Scott Lawson

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Scott Lawson
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Full name Scott Lawson
Date of birth (1981-09-28) 28 September 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Lanark, Scotland
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Biggar RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Glasgow Warriors
Sale Sharks
Gloucester Rugby
London Irish
Newcastle Falcons
correct as of 25 November 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005– Scotland 46 (10)
correct as of 25 November 2014.

Scott Lawson (born 28 September 1981 in Lanark) is a Scottish rugby union player who plays club rugby for Newcastle Falcons.

Lawson started playing rugby with Biggar RFC he went through the youth system and all the way to the first XV. He then moved to sign and play for the Glasgow Pro' team.

He played for Gloucester Rugby after moving from Sale Sharks in September 2008. After four years, Lawson left Gloucester in 2012 and joined London Irish on a two-year contract. But on April 22, 2013, it was announced Lawson would join newly promoted Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership for the 2013/14 season.[2]

He plays internationally for Scotland. He plays as a hooker.Lawson scored a try during his twelfth cap for Scotland in 2007, in a match against Portugal. He was selected for the 2007 World Cup, and scored a try against Portugal in Scotland's opening match [1].[dead link]

Personal life[edit]

Lawson is no relation to Scottish scrum half Rory Lawson or former Scottish Rugby International Alan Lawson. He is also no relation to domestic goddess, Nigella Lawson. Lawson himself has two sons, Fran Innes Lawson and Quinlan Lawson. He also has two daughters, Orla and Ada Lawson. He should not be confused with vet, Scott Lawson BVMS MRCVS.


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign Scott Lawson from London Irish". Sky Sports. 22 April 2013. 

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