Derrick Grant

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For those of a similar name, see Derek Grant (disambiguation).
Derrick Grant
Date of birth (1938-04-19) 19 April 1938 (age 77)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Hawick RFC
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1965-1968  Scotland 14 (3)

Derrick Grant (born 19 April 1938)[1] is a former Scotland international rugby union player.

Grant was capped fourteen times as a flanker for Scotland between 1965 and 1968. He scored one try for Scotland.[2] He was selected for the 1966 British Lions tour to Australia and New Zealand but did not play in any of the internationals.

He played club rugby for Hawick RFC.

He was Hawick's most successful ever coach in the 1970s and 1980s coaching Hawick to 5 division 1 championships in a row. He also coached the Scotland team during the 80's.

His brother was another Scotland cap, Oliver Grant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. p12:15. ISBN 0-460-07003-7. 
  2. ^ Griffiths, page 2:30-2:31