Ruth Slaven

Ruth Margaret Pia Slaven took up rugby at school and, at age 16, began to play through the age groups, Academy set-up and development squads. She made her international debut as a replacement against Wales in the 2008 European championship in the Netherlands, going on to start at open side against the host nation and Spain.

She played throughout RWC 2010 where, in the play-off game against Ireland, she replaced Scotland's most capped player, Donna Kennedy, on the pitch. She also played for Scottish Universities while studying at Edinburgh University.

Ruth played in all four tournaments during the debut Scotland Women 7s season in 2012 scoring a try at Rugby Rocks London prior to the FIRA-AER European qualifier in Ghent and the FIRA WRWC qualifier in Moscow. She took part in both 2013 tournaments and into the Hne 2014 championship in Bergen, scoring tow tries.

The Portobello High School former pupil, a Napier University graduate in sports science and formerly a learning assistant in a SEBN school, is currently training to be a teacher.

Stats

Caps
0
Tries
2
Starts
0
Conversions
0
Replacements
0
Penalty goals
0
Points
10
Drop goals
0

Appearances

2012 - Ghent, Moscow
2013 - Brive, Marbella
Position: 
Flanker

Club

D.O.B.: 15/06/86
Place of birth:
Edinburgh
Height: 1.66m (5ft 5in)
Weight: 67kg (10st 7lb)