Stuart Grimes

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Stuart Grimes
Full name Stuart Brian Grimes
Date of birth (1974-04-04) 4 April 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
University University of Edinburgh
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Watsonians RFC
Edinburgh University RFC
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Caledonia Reds
Glasgow Warriors
Petrarca Rugby
Border Reivers
Newcastle Falcons
()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- North and Midlands ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Scotland 71 ()

Stuart Grimes (born 4 April 1974) is a former Scottish international rugby player and captain. Grimes' previous clubs include Padova, Border Reivers,[1] Newcastle Falcons, Caledonia Reds, Glasgow Warriors,[2] Watsonians and Edinburgh University RFC. He was previously Newcastle Falcons forwards coach.

Whilst at Newcastle he started in both the 2001[3] and 2004 Anglo-Welsh Cup finals as Newcastle emerged victorious from both.[4]

Personal information[edit]

Grimes is married, and the second eldest of six sons.

International Record[edit]

INTERNATIONAL RECORD: Scottish Caps (Part 1) 1997-00

  1. 1997 v Australia (R) (Murrayfield) L 37-8
  2. 1998 v Ireland (R) (Dublin) W 17-16 (FN)
  3. 1998 v France (R) (Murrayfield) L 51-16 (FN)
  4. 1998 v Wales (R) (Wembley) L 19-13 (FN)
  5. 1998 v England (R) (Murrayfield) L 34-20 (FN)
  6. 1998 v Fiji (Suva) L 51-26
  7. 1998 v Australia (Sydney) L 45-3
  8. 1998 v Australia (Brisbane) L 33-11
  9. 1999 v Wales (R) (Murrayfield) W 33-20 (FN)
  10. 1999 v England (Twickenham) L 24-21 (FN)
  11. 1999 v Italy (Murrayfield) W 30-12
  12. 1999 v Ireland (Murrayfield) W 30-13 (FN)
  13. 1999 v France (Paris) W 36-22 (FN)
  14. 1999 v Argentina (Murrayfield) L 31-22
  15. 1999 v Romania (Glasgow) W 60-19
  16. 1999 v S.Africa (Murrayfield) L 46-29 (World Cup)
  17. 1999 v Uruguay (Murrayfield) W 43-12 (World Cup)
  18. 1999 v W.Samoa (R) (M'field) W 35-20 (World Cup)
  19. 1999 v N.Zealand (R) (M'field) L 30-18 (World Cup)
  20. 2000 v Italy (Rome) L 34-20 (SN)
  21. 2000 v Ireland (Dublin) L 44-22 (SN)
  22. 2000 v France (R) (Murrayfield) L 28-16 (SN)
  23. 2000 v Wales (Cardiff) L 26-18 (SN)
  24. 2000 v USA (Murrayfield) W 53-6
  25. 2000 v Australia (Murrayfield) L 30-9
  26. 2000 v W. Samoa (R) (Murrayfield) W 31-8 (SN)
  1. Career Record: P71, W27, D1, L43

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Borders complete Grimes signing". BBC Sport. BBC. 17 July 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/rugby-union-france-feel-the-power-of-scotland-1086824.html
  3. ^ "Newcastle snatch Cup glory". BBC. 24 February 2001. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Newcastle 37–33 Sale". BBC. 17 April 2004. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 

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