Monday 21 January – back pitches, Murrayfield Stadium, 2pm – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to attend the Scotland squad training session. The session will conclude at approximately 3.20pm, at which point assistant coaches George Graham and Alan Tait will be available for informal interviews.
Also at the conclusion of the training session there will be a number of photocalls to mark this coming weekend’s highlights of the schools and youth rugby calendar.
Scotland players with a connection to the two teams who have reached the final of the Bell Lawrie Scottish Schools under-18 Cup, Merchiston Castle School and George Watson’s College, will meet players from both schools for a photocall and interviews. The final takes place on the international pitch at Murrayfield on Friday 25 January, kick-off 7.30pm.
Scotland players with a connection to the finalists in the John Lewis Youth League Cup will meet players from those clubs for a photocall and interviews. That final takes place on the international pitch at Murrayfield on Saturday 26 January, kick-off 6pm
Tuesday 22 January – trackside, Murrayfield Stadium, 12 noon – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to a photocall to mark the launch of an exciting new sponsorship for Scottish Rugby. The photocall will involve Scottish Rugby’s new partner, Scotland head coach Frank Hadden and two Scotland international players.
Wednesday 23 January – Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London SW6 3PR, 9.30am onwards – Media launch of the 2008 RBS 6 Nations Championship. The captain and coach of all six countries are due to be in attendance. Scotland will be represented by head coach Frank Hadden and captain Jason White. Further inquiries on this event to Kelly Russell at Karen Earl, RBS agents on firstname.lastname@example.org; or 0207 202 2862
Friday 25 January – Bell Lawrie Scottish Schools Under-15 Cup Final – George Heriot’s v George Watson’s, kick-off 6pm, Murrayfield Stadium. All media welcome
Friday 25 January – Bell Lawrie Scottish Schools Under-18 Cup Final – Merchiston Castle School v George Watson’s, kick-off 7.30pm,Murrayfield Stadium. All media welcome
Saturday 26 January – John Lewis Youth League Cup Final – Musselburgh v Stirling County or Hawick Wanderers, kick-off 6pm, Murrayfield Stadium. All media welcome
For further information please contact
Graham Law, Scottish Rugby Communications Department
0131 346 5164
Head of Media
Scottish Rugby Union
Direct line: 0131 346 5164
Mobile: 07764 178940
Switchboard 0131 346 5000
Fax 0131 346 5192