Peter Murchie

Peter Edward Murchie joined Glasgow Warriors in June 2009 from Bath, making his debut in the Firhill win against Magners League defending champions Munster with which Warriors opened their competitive season. he made his Scotland debut on the 2013 quadrangular tournament in South Africa, gaining his first cap against the home side and continuing in the starting XV the following week in the win against Italy.

He has developed into a highly consistent full-back, comfortable under the high ball, equipped with an impressively high work-rate and displaying good pace in Glasgow’s start to the 2012-13 RaboDirect PRO12 campaign. He reached 50 Warriors appearances in the 18-3 win away to Cardiff Blues in October 2012.

He is qualified for Scotland through his Ayrshire-born father, Finlay, who used to play for Ardrossan Academicals.

Peter played for England under-18s and English Universities, and after his development in the Bath academy system he was in the club’s first XV squad as a teenager, playing in the Middlesex Sevens at 19. In 2006 he joined Waterloo, the National League One club, scoring five tries in 24 appearances, before he moved on to Pertemps Bees in 2007 and then London Welsh in 2008.

He made his Scotland A debut in the win over Ireland Wolfhounds at Netherdale in January 2011 and featured in Scotland A’s victory over England Saxons in 2013. He is currently drafted to Aberdeen Grammar Rugby in the RBS Premier Division and has also played club rugby for Dundee HSFP and Stirling County

Stats

Caps
2
Tries
0
Starts
2
Conversions
0
Replacements
0
Penalty goals
0
Points
0
Drop goals -

Appearances

2013 - SA It
Position: 
Full-back

Club

D.O.B.: 07/01/86
Height: 6ft 3in (1.91m)
Weight: 14st 13lb (95kg)