Gavin Kerr

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Gavin Kerr
Full name Gavin Kerr
Date of birth (1977-04-03) 3 April 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 17 st 11 lb (113 kg)
School Berwick County High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Youth clubs
Years Club / team    
  Berwick RFC
Jed-Forest RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
Leeds Tykes
Border Reivers
Edinburgh Rugby
Sale Sharks




National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2002–2010 Scotland 50 (5)
Correct as of 23 February 2008

Gavin Kerr is a retired rugby union footballer who played prop, he played international rugby for Scotland. He played club rugby for Leeds Tykes (now Leeds Carnegie), the defunct Border Reivers, Edinburgh and Sale Sharks. He played both sides of the scrum. During his time at Leeds he helped them win the 2004–05 Powergen Cup, the final of which he started.[1]

He debuted for Scotland in the February 2003 game against Ireland but became a regular starter for Scotland after his solid performance against New Zealand in the Autumn Test series, replacing Tom Smith after his retirement.

In April 2009 it was announced that Kerr will play for English club Sale Sharks in the Guinness Premiership. He signed a two-year deal keeping him at the Stockport based club for the 2009–10 and 2010–11 seasons. On 18 August 2010, Kerr announced he would retire from rugby due to a neck injury.[2] Kerr currently works as a Chartered Building Surveyor.[3]



  1. ^ "Bath 12-20 Leeds". BBC. 16 April 2005. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^,25883,3823_6322830,00.html
  3. ^ Dunton, Jim (23 May 2013). "Former Scots rugby star swaps scrum for surveying". Building. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 

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