Hamish Watson

Watson moved north from the Leicester Tigers Academy for a centrally held Scotland 7s contract in the summer of 2011 before being approached to join the club’s elite development programme following a string of impressive showings in the back-row. Watson made his first appearance for the club against Cardiff Blues in 2011, but it wasn’t […]

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Nick Haining

Having come through the ranks at Perth Super Rugby outfit, Western Force, Haining began his career as a winger. The now back-row was teammates with former Edinburgh centre Junior Rasolea, while he faced the British & Irish Lions during the 2013 tour to Australia, coming up against Scottish winger Sean Maitland. Haining joined Jersey Reds […]

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Lee-Roy Atalifo

Born in Rotuma, Fiji, Atalifo graduated with an Engineering Degree before working as a firefighter with Fiji’s National Fire Authority. The tighthead made his international debut against the Cook Islands in June 2014 before being named in the Fiji squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup where he featured in three pool matches against Canada, […]

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Marshall Sykes

Born in Woodbridge, England and educated at Ipswich’s St Joseph’s College, Sykes qualifies for Scotland through his Dundee-born Grandmother. The back-row/ lock hybrid forward represented Scotland at U18 level before making his Scotland U20 debut during the 2018 U20 Six Nations. After a successful 2018 World Rugby U20 Championship campaign, Sykes was aligned to Glasgow […]

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Ben Muncaster

Born in North Bewick, Muncaster earned a scholarship to Rugby School at an early age where he impressed enough to be picked up by Tigers. He has represented Scotland at both under-18 and under-19 levels. Muncaster made his Edinburgh Rugby debut in the home Rainbow Cup victory over Zebre in April 2021.

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Connor Boyle

The back-row then made his Edinburgh Rugby debut from the bench in the home match-up with Connacht in October 2020. Named as Scotland U20 captain for the 2019 Six Nations campaign, back-row Connor Boyle has impressed at every age-grade represented – including under-16, under-18 and under-20 levels. A former pupil at Stewart’s Melville, Boyle currently […]

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Boan Venter

Standing at 6ft 2in and weighing 124kg, the abrasive prop is a physical specimen who showcased serious ability in the loose while at Free State Stadium. Hailing from South Africa’s Northern Cape, the loosehead prop has underscored his physical presence at scrum time from a young age, captaining the Griquas in South Africa’s Craven Week […]

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Angus Williams

Williams was born and raised in the coastal town of Whitianga in New Zealand’s North Island, but qualifies for Scotland through his Edinburgh-born mum. He attended St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton for his final year, and then studied for two Bachelor degrees – one in Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, and one in […]

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Glen Young

Young came through the ranks at Riverside Park before kick-starting his professional career with Newcastle Falcons in 2012 as an academy prospect, alongside representing Scotland U20. He spent three seasons at Kingston Park as a senior player (2016-19) before moving to Harlequins in 2019, where he has was a regular starter in the Twickenham side’s […]

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Luan de Bruin

The 28-year-old South African tighthead made over a half century of appearances for the Cheetahs since his debut in the 2014 Super Rugby season, continuing with the side in the Guinness PRO14 after they joined the tournament three years later. It was in the 2018/19 campaign that de Bruin really began to deliver on the […]

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