James Johnstone

James McCrone Johnstone spent the majority of season 2012/13 with Scotland 7s, while in contract with Glasgow Warriors before signing for the abbreviated national team full-time at the outset of the 2013/14 season.

As well as being involved on the World Series, Johnstone has won six caps in the Rugby Europe GP Sevens circuit and in June 2013 he played in the Rugby World Cup 7s in Moscow.

Impressive performances throughout the 2013/14 season saw him named in the Scotland 7s squad that would compete in the summer's home Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow.

A powerful, elusive presence, the centre learned his trade with Edinburgh clubs Watsonians and Currie and has represented Scotland under-20, under-19 and under-17.

Johnstone is a former pupil of Merchiston Castle School.

Player stats

Commonwealth Games stats: 1 cap (Glasgow 2014), 1 try and 5 points

Rugby Europe stats (from 2012): 6 caps, 15 tries, 2 conversions and 79 points

Rugby World Cup 7s stats: 1 cap (Moscow 2013)

HSBC Sevens World Series stats: below

Stats

Caps
21
Tries
29
Starts - Conversions -
Replacements - Penalty goals -
Points
145
Drop goals -
Position: 
Centre
D.O.B.: 17/04/90
Place of birth:
Dumfries
Height: 5ft 10in
Weight: 89kg
Twitter: @Jimmy_J90