Scottish youngsters fly out to Germany for Four Nations

Scotland U16 Girls travel to Mannheim in Germany this
week for a challenging Four Nations tournament against three of
Europe’s top international teams and talented youth

Head Coach Elaine Brierley has named eighteen players in the
squad for the tournament running from 11-13 June, when the Scots
will face hosts Germany, Belgium and Holland over three competition

Speaking to the Scotsman’s Gary Heatly earlier this week,
Brierley said, “I have been pleased with the way the squad has
grown in the last few months. It is always difficult to come out of
your school and club teams to learn new systems on the
international stage, but they have responded to it well.

“The warm-up matches have been crucial to us as it has allowed
us to try a number of things and combinations and I feel the squad
picked is one that can go to Germany and give a good account of

“We are under no illusions though. These will be three very
tough tests and, with them coming in a three-day spell, the girls
will have to work extremely hard to compete against the calibre of
players they will likely be facing.”

Scotland will need to hit the ground running with Holland their
first match on Saturday morning, before they face the Germans on
Sunday, and Belgium on Monday.

Scotland U16 Girls: Jenny Eadie (Clydesdale HC
and Hutchesons’ Grammar), Alison Hendry (Clydesdale HC and St
Aloysius), Kirsty Johnston (GHK and High School of Glasgow), Maisie
Morris (GHK and Kelvinside Academy), Eliza Stubing (Hillhead and
High School of Glasgow), Kerry-Anne Hastings (CALA Edinburgh and
Mary Erskine School), Catriona McLellan (Watsonians and George
Watson’s College), Waverley Miller (Watsonians and George Watson’s
College), Kirsten Peters (Watsonians and George Watson’s College),
Rebecca Trimble (CALA Edinburgh and Mary Erskine School), Laurie
Kirkland (Kelburne and St Columba’s), Evie Travers (Ayr and
Wellington School), Georgina Black (Dundee Wanderers and Dundee
High School), Susan Graham (Grove Menzieshill and Dundee High
School), Jessica Ross (Dundee Wanderers and Morgan Academy), Emily
Newlands (Borders Fjordhus and Selkirk High School), Lucy Ramsay
(Borders Fjordhus and Kelso High School).

Match Schedule:

11th June: 11.00, Scotland v Netherlands, Mannheimer HC
12th June:11.00, Scotland v Germany, Mannheimer HC
13th June: 09.00, Scotland v Belgium, Mannheimer HC

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