After a Qatar Airways Cup victory at Easter Road the previous Friday through Matt Ritchie's first international goal, Scotland travelled to Dublin to face the Republic of Ireland in their European Qualifier. Jon Walters gave the Irish the lead before a deflecte Shaun Maloney effort earned a point for Gordon Strachan's side.
Anna Signeul's team faced two FIFA Women's World Cup opponents in this time, picking up a 1-1 draw in Falkirk against Australia before narrowly losing 1-0 in Nancy to France before they flew out to the finals in Canada.
Scot Gemmill and the Scotland Under-17s reached their second consecutive finals. Unfortunately, the heights of last summer's feats could not be reached, as the team were knocked out at the group stage.