Megan Gaffney


Megan Gaffney

​A North Berwick High School former pupil that has played for Scotland at under-18, Scotland Women A, Scotland under-20, Scotland Women and Scotland Women 7s.

She made her international debut off the bench against the Netherlands in Amsterdam in November 2011 and her first start against England at Esher in the 2013 Women’s 6 Nations opener. She scored her first points for Scotland against the Netherlands, running in two of the five tries in the FIRA WRWC 2014 qualifier win.

Megan played in all four tournaments during the debut Scotland Women 7s season in 2012 scoring a try against France in Amsterdam, three tries at Rugby Rocks London, two tries at the FIRA-AER European qualifier in Ghent and two tries at the FIRA WRWC qualifier in Moscow. In the FIRA Grand Prix Series in 2013, she scored against Italy (Brive) and Germany (Marbella).

She was selected to play for the GB team at the World Student Games 7s in Brive in July 2012 and scored a try against Romania on the way to GB’s title win at the tournament.

She scored the winning try in the last minute for Hillhead Jordanhill in the 2013 Sarah Beaney Cup Final at Murrayfield, against RHC Cougars.

Outwith rugby, she represented Scottish Schools in under-17 athletics. While completing her Masters in Sports Policy, Management and International Development at the University of Edinburgh, Gaffney was in the Edinburgh University Women’s squad which won three BUCS titles in 2016/17.

She was included in the initial Great Britain Olympic training squad for Rio 2016, and was recently selected for the GB7s training squad for Tokyo 2021.

Gaffney then went on to play for Watsonians in Edinburgh following a year travelling in Australia and New Zealand where she was playing for the Manawatū Cyclones. She now plays for Loughborough Lightning in the Premier 15s league.

Date of birth: 03/12/1991

Height: 1.68m

Scotland Debut:

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Weight: 68kg












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