Scrum-half George Horne became the 1097th player to represent Scotland when he started the national team's 30-29 defeat to USA in Houston, Texas, on the 2018 summer tour.
After a rugby schooling at Bell Baxter High and then Strathallan, livewire scrum-half George Horne made his Glasgow Warriors debut as a 20-year-old, scoring a try in a friendly against The British Army to give foresight of an eye for the line that has already garnered 34 tries for his club.
A Scotland bow came against USA on Scotland’s 2018 summer tour, where he notched a brace against Argentina a week later in Resistencia – brother Pete kicking 14 points in the same game. Horne was selected for Scotland’s 2019 Rugby World Cup squad, featuring in three games and scoring an outstanding hat-trick against Russia in the Pool A encounter.
A prolific 7s player, Horne scored 18 tries in seven events on the abbreviated circuit between 2016 and 2018.
Through the ranks
A product of Howe of Fife club, has Scotland representative honours at U17, U19 and U20, and has also represented his region, Caledonia, at all age-grade levels.
Having impressed in his debut season at Glasgow Warriors, Horne signed his first professional contract with the club in 2017.
He played a significant role in Scotland U20’s memorable 36-34 defeat of their Welsh counterparts in the 2015 Six Nations Championship, kicking eight goals from eight attempts – five penalties and three conversions.
A former pupil of Bell Baxter HS and Strathallan School, George is currently studying for a BEd in Physical Education at Edinburgh University.
Date of birth: 12/05/1995
Scotland Debut: 17/06/2018
Place of birth: Dundee