Lindsay celebrates 50th cap against France

Wales v ScotlandLindsay Wheeler of Corrie has won her 50th cap for the Scotland women’s rugby team.

For flanker Lindsay, the French international in Stirling on February 25 marked her 50th outing in the international jersey.

Lindsay, who went to Arran High School, explained how she got into rugby.

She said: ‘At school, the fifth and sixth year girls were really keen on starting a rugby team so we got some of the boys to start coaching us.

‘Then we had a coach for a while, who didn’t really believe we wanted to play, lined us all up on the try line and told us to dive on the ground – so we all did. We were really enthusiastic.’

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