Iwan Tukalo

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Iwan Tukalo
Full name Iwan Tukalo
Date of birth (1961-03-05) 5 March 1961 (age 53)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position wing
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Rugby Selkirk
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1985-1992  Scotland 37 (60)
Coaching career
Years Club / team
Heriots RFC
Rugby union career

Iwan Tukalo (born 5 March 1961 in Edinburgh)[1] was a Scottish rugby union footballer, winning 37 caps for his country between 1985 and 1992. He was part of the Grand Slam winning team in 1990.

He won his first cap against Ireland and his last against Australia, losing both. He scored a total of 15 tries during his international career. He coached the Heriots RFC side in the Scottish Premiership Division One and is currently not involved with rugby at senior level.

The son of a Ukrainian father and Italian mother, Tukalo was educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh.[2][3]

He now has a second career working for Scottish And Southern Energy as Group Safety Manager.


  1. ^ Iwan Tukalo player profile Scrum.com
  2. ^ Bateman, Derek (18 January 1984). "Iwan - unlikely name for an honorary Souter". The Glasgow Herald: 23. Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Turnbull, Simon (29 November 1998). "Football: Swansong for soccer-mad Sokoluk". The Independent. Retrieved 18 March 2012.