Scotland lost by 2pt to England while title-holders Ireland trounced Wales 10-5 on the opening day of the boys' home golf internationals at Western Gailes Golf Club, Ayrshire, on Tuesday 5th August.
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Scotland lost the foursomes 3-2 and despite good wins by Ewen Ferguson, Robert MacIntyre, Adam Fisher and George Burns they also lost the singles by one point, 5 1/2-4 1/2 for an overall defeat of 8 1/2-6 1/2.
Newmachar's Adam Fisher marked his debut for Scotland by winning twice.
Fisher, a member of the new Team Lawrie, partnered Stuart Easton of Irvine GC to a 6 and 4 foursomes win over Jack Singh Brar and Jamie Li.
Then, in the singles, Fisher again did not have to play the last four holes. He beat Harry Hall 5 and 4.
SCOTLAND 6 1/2, ENGLAND 8 1/2
Ewen Ferguson and Murray Naysmith bt Haydn McCullen and Jamie Dick 5t and 4.
Robert MacIntyre and Ben Kinsley lost to Bradley Moore and Jonathan Thomson 1 hole.
Calum Fyfe and Niall McMullen lost to Marco Penge and Harry Hall 2 and 1.
Adam Fisher and Stuart Easton bt Jack Singh Brar and Jamie Li 6 and 4.
George Burns and Ryan Lumsden lost to Ashton Turner and Jake Story 4 and 3.
Singles (4 1/2-5 1/2)
Ferguson bt Matty Lamb 3 and 2.
MacIntyre bt McCullen 2 holes
Kinsley lost to Dick 2 and 1.]
Naysmith lost to Moore 4 and 2.
McMullen halved with Thomson
Joseph Bryce lost to Penge 5 and 4.
Fisher bt Hall 5 and 4.
Fyfe lost to Storey 6 and 5
Lumsden lost to Singh Brar 3 and 2.
Burns bt Turner 3 and 1.