|Full name||John William Beattie|
|Date of birth||21 November 1985|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||16 st 10 lb (106 kg)|
|School||Jordanhill School, The Glasgow Academy|
|University||Scottish Institute of Sport, Glasgow University|
|Notable relative(s)||John Beattie (father)
Jenny Beattie (sister)
|Rugby union career|
Beattie is the son of former Scotland number 8 John Beattie and brother of Scotland women's footballer Jenny Beattie. He was educated at The Glasgow Academy, and played age group rugby for Glasgow and Scotland. As a youth, Beattie also represented Scotland at cricket and played football for the Rangers youth team.
Beattie gained his first cap against Romania on 18 November 2006.
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