Ruaridh Jackson

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Ruaridh Jackson
Full name Ruaridh James Howard Jackson
Date of birth (1988-02-12) 12 February 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Northampton, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 13 st 7 lb (85.7 kg)
School Robert Gordon's College
Occupation(s) Rugby player
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half, Fullback
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2008–2014
2014–2016
2016–
Glasgow Warriors
Wasps
Harlequins
108
19
17
(443)
(78)
(77)
Correct as of 24 February 2017
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2010– Scotland 30 (20)
Correct as of 25 June 2016

Ruaridh James Howard Jackson (born 12 February 1988) is a Scottish rugby union footballer.

Jackson made his international debut for Scotland in the autumn of 2010, coming on as a substitute in the test against the All Blacks. He also came off the bench against Samoa two weeks later, kicking the winning penalty goal in the 80th minute in a match played at Aberdeen, Jackson's home town.[1] Jackson was the starting Fly-Half for Scotland's 2013 Six Nations campaign, but failed to bring the best from Scotland's attacking players. He was dropped halfway through the Championship for Glasgow teammate Duncan Weir.[2]

In the 2013–14 season, Jackson was again a back-up for Duncan Weir for Glasgow and Scotland. In March 2014, it was reported that he would not be offered another contract from Glasgow.[3] As of the 2014–15 season, he has played for English side Wasps in the Aviva Premiership.[4]

In May 2016, it was confirmed that Jackson would be joining Premiership rivals Harlequins ahead of the 2016–17 season.[5]

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