18 year old GHA Hooker James Malcolm has been selected on the bench for the Scotland U20 team to face their Irish counterparts at Netherdale on Friday night.

James will become the 8th GHA player to be selected for the Scotland U20 (previously U21) squad whilst playing at the club since the amalgamation in 2002. 

GHA’s Scotland U21 Caps

Justin Reid – 2003
A J MacFarlane – 2005
John W. Beattie – 2005
James Eddie – 2005
Iain Kennedy – 2005, 2006
Calum Forrester – 2006

GHA’s Scotland Under 20 Caps (Age group replaced Under 21s from 2007 onwards)

Peter Jericevich – 2008

Also in Friday night’s team is former GHA wing Rory Hughes, now a full time professional with the Scotland 7s squad and playing his club rugby with Stirling County. Rory goes in to the game on great form having scored a hat trick in the final 5 minutes of County’s win over Currie last Saturday. 

The SRU press release can be viewed here

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