Grant Stuart Gilchrist made his international debut against France in the 2013 6 Nations, going on to captain his country during their tour to Argentina the year after.
A recipient of the prestigious John Macphail Scholarship in 2011 after representing Scotland at numerous age-grade levels, Grant Stuart Gilchrist was rewarded for some excellent early club displays with Edinburgh Rugby by being selected for the 2013 Six Nations game against France in Paris aged 22– the start of an international career now boasts over 50 caps.
His has been journey punctuated by its fair share of injury setbacks, and yet Gilchrist has appeared at two Rugby World Cups (2015 and 2019) as well as captaining his country on numerous occasions.
He featured in a remarkable 12 Tests for Scotland in 2019 alone and was key member of the squad who won in Paris in 2021, the first time such a result had been achieved in some 22 years. Gilchrist was named as captain for Scotland’s 2022 Summer tour to Argentina and featured in all four Autumn Nations Series matches last year.
Date of birth: 09/08/1990
Scotland Debut: 09/06/2014
Place of birth: Stirling