Alastair Biggar

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Alastair Gourlay Biggar (4 August 1946 – 6 February 2016) was a Scotland international rugby union player.[1]

He was capped twelve times for his country,[1] between 1969 and 1972, including the Five Nations seasons of 1970, 1971 and 1972. In the 1972 game against Wales, he sustained a hamstring injury.[2] He also played for London Scottish. He toured New Zealand in 1971 with the British and Irish Lions.[3] He died on 6 February 2016 from cancer.[4]


  1. ^ a b Alastair Biggar rugby profile
  2. ^ Wales V Scotland Classics
  3. ^ Alastair Biggar Lions profile
  4. ^ "Alastair Biggar". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2016-02-10. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
  • Godwin, Terry Complete Who's Who of International Rugby (Cassell, 1987, ISBN 0-7137-1838-2)
  • McLaren, Bill Talking of Rugby (1991, Stanley Paul, London ISBN 0-09-173875-X)
  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0-904919-84-6)

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