Beginning his career at Taranaki on New Zealand’s North Island Blade Thomson was introduced into the Hurricanes training squad in 2012 and joined the senior squad in 2013.
He arrived at Scarlets from Super Rugby having represented the the Maori All Blacks and New Zealand U20 (winning the 2010 IRB Junior World Championship).
Thomson is eligible for the national team through his paternal grandfather, Robert, from Wishaw.
Date of birth: 04/12/90
Scotland Debut: October 2018
Place of birth: Auckland
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
2018 to present