Scott in action at Glasgow Sevens

Midlothian rugby development officer Scott Riddell in action against South Africa at the Emirates Airline Glasgow 7's
Midlothian rugby development officer Scott Riddell in action against South Africa at the Emirates Airline Glasgow 7's

MIDLOTHIAN Council’s rugy development officer Scott Riddell secured another Scotland cap when he was part of the squad for the inugural Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens at the weekend.

Unfortunately, it was to prove a disappointing end to for the Scotland players, losing to Spain in the Bowl semi-final, 7-10.

From the moment the Scots lost the opening kick-off, they struggled to take a hold of the game and were dominated at the ruck by a very physical Spanish outfit, who had impressed throughout the weekend.’s play.

After losing an early try, scored by Cesar Sempere, Andrew Turnbull hit back with his fourth try of the weekend and Colin Gregor converted the score, but their efforts were in vain – and all it took was one more try in the second-half from Javier Carrion to conclude their campaign.

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