Gael Force is a rugby team formed by the Scottish Rugby Union to play in the newly formed British and Irish Cup. The team is formed from the ranks of Magners League sides Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby and from players in the Scottish Rugby academy.
The other two places allocated to Scotland in the British and Irish Cup are taken by the Scottish Premiership champions and the winners of the Scottish Cup. In the inaugurable competition of 2009/2010 these will be Heriot's and Ayr.
The national academy coach, Stephen Gemmell is head coach of the team. Home games will be played at Bridgehaugh, home of Stirling County RFC