|Date of birth||19 May 1948|
|Place of birth||Kirkcaldy|
|Notable relative(s)||Rory Lawson (son)
Jim Thompson (nephew)
|Rugby union career|
Alan Lawson (born 19 May 1948 in Kirkcaldy) is a retired Scottish rugby union player. He played scrum-half for Scotland on 15 occasions between 1972 and 1980. He made his test debut for Scotland against France at Murrayfield on 15 January 1972 and played his last match for Scotland against Wales at Cardiff on 1 March 1980.
He is married to Linda, the daughter of rugby commentator Bill McLaren. The couple have three children: Rory, who is also a Scotland rugby union international; Gregor, a Scotland 7s international and entrepreneur founding fancy dress company Morphsuits; and a daughter Lindsay.
- "Alan Lawson - Rugby Union - Players and Officials - ESPN Scrum". ESPN scrum.
- Campbell, Denis (3 March 2002). "Now and then...the voice of rugby". The Observer. Archived from the original on 27 September 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2015.