Johnnie Beattie

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Johnnie Beattie
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Full name John William Beattie
Date of birth (1985-11-21) 21 November 1985 (age 31)
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
Playing career
Position Flanker / Number Eight
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Glasgow Warriors
Correct as of 31 January 2015
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006– Scotland 38 (15)
Correct as of 14 March 2015

John William "Johnnie" Beattie (born 21 November 1985 in Glasgow) is a Scottish rugby union player who plays for Bayonne at the number 8 position.


Beattie is the son of former Scotland number 8 John Beattie and brother of Scotland women's footballer Jenny Beattie.[1] 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.

International career[edit]

Beattie gained his first cap against Romania on 18 November 2006.

He was named in the XV for the standout performers of the 2010 Six Nations Championship by Planet Rugby.[2]


  1. ^ George Mair (19 March 2012). "Scots rugby star to donate his brain to neuroscience". The Herald. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Six Nations: XV of the Championship". Planet Rugby. 22 March 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 

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