James Johnstone

James McCrone Johnstone spent the majority of season 2012/13 with Scotland 7s, while in contract with Glasgow Warriors before signing for the abbreviated national team full-time at the outset of the 2013/14 season.

As well as being involved on the World Series, Johnstone has also won two caps in the FIRA-AER European GP circuit and was involved in the Rugby World Cup 7s in Moscow in June 2013.

Impressive performances throughout the 2013/14 season saw Johnstone named in the Scotland 7s squad that would compete in the summer's home Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow.

A powerful, elusive presence, the centre learned his trade with Edinburgh clubs Watsonians and Currie and has represented Scotland under-20, under-19 and under-17 level.

Johnstone is a former pupil of Merchiston Castle School.

Player stats

Commonwealth Games stats: 1 cap (Glasgow 2014), 1 try and 5 points

FIRA-AER stats (from 2012): 3 caps, 5 tries, 2 conversions and 29 points

Rugby World Cup 7s stats: 1 cap

HSBC Sevens World Series stats: below

Stats

Caps
18
Tries
22
Starts - Conversions -
Replacements - Penalty goals -
Points
110
Drop goals -
Position: 
Centre
D.O.B.: 17/04/90
Place of birth:
Dumfries
Height: 5 ft 10 in
Weight: 92kg
Twitter: @Jimmy_J90