Hamish Watson (rugby union)
Watson in 2017
|Birth name||Hamish Watson|
|Date of birth||15 October 1991|
|Place of birth||Manchester, England|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 1 lb; 225 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Career in England
During his early schooling days At Terra Nova school in Cheshire he won the English schools boys national U13 trophy. He then moved to Oakham in Rutland and was at the Leicester Tigers Academy.
Career in Scotland
He progressed to a centrally held Scotland 7s contract in the summer of 2011 before being approached to join the club's elite development programme, after a string of impressive showings in the back-row. After impressing for his club, Watson made his international debut in the home defeat to Italy during the 2015 6 Nations.
His first international try came during the Autumn Internationals of November 2016 as Scotland beat Georgia with his second coming the following summer in the impressive victory over Australia in Sydney.
- "Scotland v Italy - 2015 Six Nations". Six Nations Guide.
- Association, Press (26 November 2016). "Stuart Hogg stars with two tries as rampant Scotland see off Georgia" – via www.theguardian.com.
- "Scotland move up to fourth in the world after famous win over Australia". The Independent. 17 June 2017.
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