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
Position(s) Fly-half, Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Glasgow Warriors
Correct as of 24 February 2017
Current local club Harlequins
National team(s)
Years 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]