Ben Vellacott

Scrum Half

Edinburgh Rugby announced the signing of former Scotland age-grade scrum-half Ben Vellacott from Wasps ahead of the 2021/22 season.

The scrum-half has been at Wasps since 2019, following two seasons at Gloucester.

His breakthrough season came in 2017/18 where he made 27 appearances, scoring seven tries and subsequently being called up to train with the England squad.

He previously spent time at Hartpury College, while he was also a part of the Scotland Under 20s squad for the Junior World Championship in 2015.

During his time at Kingsholm, he ran in 14 tries in 49 appearances.

The livewire nine first pulled on Wasps colours for the first time at the 2019 Premiership 7s, helping his side reach the final of the tournament for a sixth successive time, but an unfortunate ACL injury ruled him out of action for six months of the season.

The scrum-half made his Edinburgh Rugby debut in the home win over Scarlets in September 2021.

His first tries for the club arrived in Treviso as Vellacott grabbed a brace in the United Rugby Championship match-up with Benetton in October 2021.

Player number:

Date of birth: 28/03/1995

Height: 1.7m

Edinburgh Debut:

Place of birth: Chertsey, Surrey

Weight: 78kg








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