|Full name||Ben Gerald Hinshelwood|
|Date of birth||22 March 1977|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Height||1.91m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||100kg (15 st 10 lb)|
|School||North Sydney Boys High School|
|University||University of Sydney|
|Notable relative(s)||Sandy Hinshelwood|
|Rugby union career|
Benjamin Gerald Hinshelwood (born 22 March 1977 in Melbourne). Son of famous Scottish winger Sandy Hinshelwood, Ben was the outstanding sportsman in his days at North Sydney Boys High School. Joined the University of Sydney Rugby Union team where as a centre he helped secure the 2001 Premiership before leaving for England where he played rugby union at fullback for Worcester Warriors.
Hinshelwood won 19 caps for Scotland, making his debut against Canada in 2002 and a final Test appearance from the bench in last season's Six Nations fixture against Italy. He played in the World Cup in 2003 making four appearances before Scotland's exit in the quarter final stage to Australia national rugby union team
He retired in December 2005 following a back injury. Two months previously he had announced that he was taking a break from international rugby but, after further medical advice called time on his career completely.
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