26th August 2005 at 01:00
The close season has been brief for many of Scotland's school rugby players as they were attending training camps.

Some 188 of the most talented boys who have come through the Scottish Rugby Union's national pathway programme or have been identified by local development officers attended the week-long Struan rugby camp in Perthshire this month to hone their skills.

Colin Thomson, SRU's head of community rugby, said: "The players invited to Struan were the best in their age groups and hopefully they will go on to graduate to playing and winning for their country."

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