Alastair Kellock

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Alastair Kellock
Birth nameAlastair David Kellock
Date of birth (1981-06-14) 14 June 1981 (age 38)
Place of birthBishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Height2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
SchoolBishopbriggs High School
SpouseAshley
ChildrenKate
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002–2006
2006–2015
Edinburgh
Glasgow Warriors
56
158
(15)
(20)
Correct as of 5 November 2013
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–2013 Scotland 56 (5)
Correct as of 13 November 2013

Alastair 'Al' David Kellock (born 14 June 1981) is a Scottish former rugby union player. He played as a lock for Edinburgh Rugby, Glasgow Warriors and Scotland.

He captained Glasgow from 2006 until 2015. In his last season 2014–15 before retiring, the Warriors won the Pro12, the first major trophy that a Scottish side has won in the professional era. He was named in the Pro12 Dream Team at the end of the 2009/10 and 2012/13 seasons.

He made his Scotland debut against Australia on 6 November 2004. He captained Scotland to a historic win against Australia in November 2009.

On 25 January 2011, it was announced that Kellock would captain Scotland in the 2011 Six Nations Championship.[1] Kellock scored his first international try against France in Scotland's opening match of the 2011 RBS Six Nations.[2] Kellock also captained his country at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

His last game for Scotland was in the 42–17 win over Japan in the 2013 end-of-year rugby union internationals.[3]

He was named as part of the November 2014 Barbarian's squad, captaining them in their match against Australia.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of Stuart and Jane Kellock. His wife is Ashley and as of 2009 they have a daughter, Kate, and a son, Ruairidh.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Sport - Rugby Union - Alastair Kellock named Scotland captain for Six Nations". BBC News. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  2. ^ Campbell, Andy (5 February 2011). "BBC Sport - Rugby Union - France 34-21 Scotland". BBC News. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Scotland Rugby: Scotland hit Brave Blossoms for six | Live Rugby Match Pack | ESPN Scrum". En.espn.co.uk. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Australia hold on to beat the Barbarians 40-36 at Twickenham - BBC Sport". Bbc.co.uk. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Alastair Kellock: A long journey from childhood dreams to this very special day - Sport - Scotsman.com". Sport.scotsman.com. 11 February 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011.[dead link]

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