Iwan Tukalo

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Iwan Tukalo
Full name Iwan Tukalo
Date of birth (1961-03-05) 5 March 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1985–1992  Scotland 37 ((60))
Teams coached
Years Team
Heriots RFC

Iwan Tukalo (born 5 March 1961 in Edinburgh)[1] was a Scottish rugby union footballer, winning 37 caps for his country between 1985 and 1992. He was part of the Grand Slam winning team in 1990.

He won his first cap against Ireland and his last against Australia, losing both. He scored a total of 15 tries during his international career. He coached the Heriots RFC side in the Scottish Premiership Division One and is currently not involved with rugby at senior level.

The son of a Ukrainian father and Italian mother, Tukalo was educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh [2][3] and was awarded his MBA from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

He now has a second career working for Scottish And Southern Energy as Sales and Development Director.


  1. ^ Iwan Tukalo player profile Scrum.com
  2. ^ Bateman, Derek (18 January 1984). "Iwan - unlikely name for an honorary Souter". The Glasgow Herald: 23. Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Turnbull, Simon (29 November 1998). "Football: Swansong for soccer-mad Sokoluk". The Independent. Retrieved 18 March 2012.