Young Guns in Scottish Success

KELBURNE Hockey Club?s young guns played a key role in the Scotland Under-16 side?s Home Nations success down in Cardiff.

The Paisley side had no less than five players in the national squad which defeated England 3-2 in the final on penalty strokes.

The Kelburne players who took part were captain Michael Bremner, Alan Forsyth, Josh Cairns, Ryan Dunn and Greig Cunninghame, with all five of them playing a major part in the Scots? wins over Ireland and Wales earlier in the tournament.

A Kelburne spokesperson said: ?We?re absolutely delighted with our players making a contribution in the Home Nations.

?They?ve actually still got another year at Under-16s level and they?ve fully justified their selection to the squad.?

Scotland manager Alan Auld, ?They are one of the best squads I?ve worked with over four years and they definitely deserve to come out on top.

?They played with good quality, moved the ball around and backed each other well.

?In the final match they made it hard for England to settle.?

He added: ?This squad has become a welded unit over the last three years, they?ve developed their game as a team not as individuals and that has made the difference.?