Greig Laidlaw

By Rory Baldwin It was vintage Argentina, but not the post-Henry Argentina we love It wasn’t quite the stodge seen in their match against Wales, but Argentina – or the…

Gavin Hastings takes a high ball during a Test against Wales

Major Teams: Watsonians, London Scottish, Cambridge University Country: Scotland Test span: 1986-95 Scotland caps: 61 (61 starts) Lions caps: 6 (6 starts) Test points: 733 (18T, 87C, 160P) He was…

Ken Scotland

Major Teams: Army, Heriot’s FP, Cambridge University, London Scottish, Leicester Country: Scotland Test span: 1957-65 Scotland caps: 27 (27 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 79 (8C, 16P,…

Andy Irvine

Major teams: Heriot’s Country: Scotland Test span: 1972-82 Scotland caps: 51 (51 starts) Lions caps: 9 (9 starts) Test points: 301 (12T, 26C, 67P) The owner of an extremely accurate…

Donna Kennedy

The world record caps holder in the women’s game with 115, Donna Kennedy’s legacy is not just down to her longevity but also the leadership and tenacity she brought to…

Gary Armstrong in action against England

Major teams: Jed-Forest, Newcastle, Borders Country: Scotland Test span: 1988-99 Scotland caps: 51 (49 starts)
 Test points: 21 (5T) “Inside me at scrum-half I have one of the toughest players…

Colin Deans of Scotland

Major teams: Hawick Country: Scotland
 Test span: 1978-87 Scotland caps: 52 (52 starts) Test points: 10 (2T) Although Deans had much to celebrate in his career, he was denied the…

Scotland's Gordon Brown

Major teams: West of Scotland     Country: Scotland Test span: 1969-77 Scotland caps: 30 (28 starts) Lions caps: 8 (8 starts) Test points: 8 (2T) And there were few personalities…