Duncan Weir

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Duncan Weir
Full name Duncan Weir
Date of birth (1991-05-10) May 10, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Rutherglen, Scotland
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb)
School Cathkin High School
University Cumbernauld College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Cambuslang RFC
Glasgow Hawks
correct as of 16:39, 06 Sept 2010 (GMT).
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010– Glasgow Warriors 80 (594)
correct as of 19 October 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2012– Scotland 15 (34)
correct as of 28 June 2014.

Duncan Weir (born 10 May 1991) is a Scottish rugby union footballer. He plays professional rugby for Glasgow Warriors at fly-half.

Weir was reserve Fly-Half for Scotland's 2013 Six Nations campaign but with Scotland failing to score tries, Weir's Glasgow teammate Ruaridh Jackson was dropped and Weir stepped in. He started Scotland's final two games in the Championship which Scotland finished in 3rd place.

Aged 22 and having recovered from a broken leg, Weir was starting Fly-half for Scotland's 2014 Six Nations having impressed in Glasgow's successful season. He scored a last minute Drop-goal to beat Italy in Rome for the first time since 2006. In March 2014, Weir signed a new 2 year contract with Glasgow. Glasgow coach and former Scotland Fly-half Gregor Townsend said

“We are delighted that Duncan has committed to the club for the next two seasons and this is really good news for us and for Scottish rugby. He has made a great return from injury this season and has been a consistent performer for the club and for Scotland during this year’s RBS 6 Nations. His drop-goal to win the Italy game was top drawer and he has shown that he can operate at the highest level of the game. Duncan works hard at getting better every day at training and he’s made great strides in both the technical and tactical side of playing at stand-off. His ability to lead the attack is beginning to become a real strength of his game. He has a big role to play at the club over the next couple of years.”[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glasgow: Duncan Weir signs, Jackson set to exit". The Scotsman. 2014-03-11. Retrieved 2014-08-25.