Head Coach Scott Wight believes Scotland Women Sevens build-up has been perfect as they head off to Hungary for the second and final leg of the Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Trophy this weekend.

The same squad who won the first round of the Trophy in the Czech Republic last month will be in Esztergom where they will face Malta, Czech Republic and Finland in pool A on day one.

Wight said: “The competition among the extended squad has been fierce and the players have challenged each other to improve every week.

“The effort from the whole group has been outstanding and has driven us forward since we came together at the start of summer.

“The squad who played in the first leg achieved what we set out too and will take confidence from winning the first round, but we are only half way through the job of gaining promotion to the Grand Prix so mustn’t be complacent.

“Last time we took three uncapped players, who did really well, among the more experienced players with all 12 proving they are strong enough to start.

“I think the balance was right in terms of experience and the combinations complimented each other which is why I’ve gone for a settled selection.

“Our build-up over the past month has been really strong and everyone is excited to kick-off the second round on Saturday.”

Results will be posted on the Rugby Europe website and games will be live streamed on Rugby Europe TV.

Scotland Women Sevens Hungary


Abi Evans (Hillhead/Jordanhill)

Megan Gaffney (Edinburgh University)

Lauren Harris (Melrose)

Rhona Lloyd (Edinburgh University)

Lisa Martin (Murrayfield Wanderers)

Jenny Maxwell (Lichfield)

Louise McMillan (Hillhead/Jordanhill)

Elizabeth Musgrove (Edinburgh University)

Helen Nelson (Murrayfield Wanderers)

Chloe Rollie (Murrayfield Wanderers)

Hannah Smith (Hillhead/Jordanhill)

Lisa Thomson (Edinburgh University)


Saturday, July 22:

9am BST Scotland v Malta

11.45am BST Scotland v Finland

2.30pm BST Scotland v Czech Republic

Keep your eyes peeled our column from Scotland Captain Lisa Thomson on Friday

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