They spent the summer training with SRU's Glasgow & the West Fosroc Performance Rugby Academy

It was a successful summer of rugby for St Columba’s pupils. 

Congratulations to Angus R (SVI), Aidan H (SVI), Fraser C (SV), Ben S (SIV) and Finlay M (SIV) who were selected to train with Scottish Rugby Union’s Glasgow & the West Fosroc performance Rugby Academy at U18, U17 and U16 age groups respectively.


Selection for the Academy saw the boys participate in a tailored weekly training programme at the National Rugby Centre in Motherwell and take part in a series of fixtures around the country against their counterparts in Caledonia, Edinburgh and Lothian & the Borders. Ben S being selected to Captain the U16 team at all 4 games.


The fixtures provided a great opportunity for the boys to experience a more intensified, competitive environment and an opportunity to promote themselves for selection into SRU Academy and Age Grade Programmes. The boys rose to the challenge with great results:-


Ben S and Finlay M have been selected for the Glasgow Warriors U16 Squad as well as the Glasgow & the West U16 Performance Development Programme.


Angus R has been selected for the Glasgow & the West U18 Performance Development Programme.


Aidan H and Fraser C have been selected to train with the Glasgow & the West U18 and U17 Long Term Development Programme.


We wish the boys every success and look forward to hearing about their progress.

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