Helen Nelson

Helen Nelson made her Scotland Women debut off the bench against France at Broadwood Stadium in the 2016 Women's Six Nations. 

She was awarded player of the match in the first Women's Rugby World Cup Qualifier against Spain at Scotstoun Stadium in November 2016. 

Born in Inverness, she first played rugby at the age of six at Lochaber Rugby Club. More recently she was part of the successful Murrayfield Wanderers team who won the 2016/17 league and cup double. 

While studying Geophysics and Meteorology at Edinburgh University, the software developer played for the university alongside her club Murrayfield Wanderers.

Nelson, who was in the Scottish Alpine Ski Team (2009-2012), was called up to join Scotland Women for the 2016 Six Nations match against France at Broadwood Stadium. 

BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy | Stage 2 player

Stats

Caps
9
Tries -
Starts
7
Conversions -
Replacements
2
Penalty goals -
Points - Drop goals -

Appearances

2017: I F W E It
2016: F(r) I(r) Sp Sp(2)
Position: 
Centre

Club

D.O.B.: 24/05/94
Place of birth:
Inverness
Height: 1.74m
Weight: 72kg