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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
McBurney – whose grandmother was from Cadder, Lanarkshire – joined the Ulster academy set-up in 2016 and represented Ireland from U18 to U20. His progress led to a senior debut for Ulster in 2017 and his first senior contract with the Irish Province a year later. He went on to make 35 appearances for the […]
Jones started his rugby career at Lasswade RFC aged 5. He attended Lasswade High School and completed his senior schooling at Stewart’s Melville. He has previously represented Scotland at U16 and U18. Outside of rugby he has competed nationally in the shotputt.
A product of the Kelvinside Academy (where Richie Gray, Scott Cummings and Andrew Davidson started their careers), the lock played much of his early rugby playing for Biggar RFC. Campbell has been capped for Scotland U20s, and is currently playing in partnership for FOSROC Super6 side Southern Knights. The lock made his full debut for […]
He was first involved in the then Scottish Exiles (now Scottish Qualified) programme as a teenager, while at Taunton Titans, before he was picked up by the Chiefs in the 2014/15 season. He was then selected for England U20 – and faced many of his Scotland contemporaries in the age-grade Six Nations – before becoming […]