Matt Fagerson

Number 8


Matt Fagerson

Versatile forward Matt Fagerson made his Scotland debut on the 2018 summer tour against USA, becoming the country’s youngest number 8 at 19 years, 335 days old.

The younger brother of tighthead prop Zander, the pair become the 22nd pai of siblings to represent Scotland in the same game in that USA test match.

Previously, Fagerson represented Scotland U20 in the 2017 World Rugby under-20s Championship in Georgia, helping the team finish fifth, and after making his Glasgow Warriors debut in the 2016/17 pre-season fixture vs Canada ‘A’, recently reached 100 appearances for the Scotstoun club.

He has also featured heavily for Scotland, passing 40 caps at Rugby World Cup 2023, and has three international tries.  

Date of birth: 16/07/1998

Height: 1.86m

Scotland Debut: 11/06/2018

Place of birth: Perth

Weight: 110kg

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Stats

42

Caps

33

Starts

9

Replacements

15

Points

3

Tries

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