Blair Kinghorn became the 1091st player to represent Scotland when he took the field as replacement in Scotland's 2018 Calcutta Cup victory over England.

The following round he made his first start on the wing (an achievement marked with his first Test try) in defeat to Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Kinghorn's prolific start to his international career continued on the 2018 summer tour, when he scored tries against Canada and Argentina in the opening and closing wins of the three-Test series.

In 2019, the full-back featured in two Rugby World Cup fixtures, starting in the 61-0 win over Russia.


Through the ranks...

He joined Edinburgh in May 2015 and joined the on his return from taking part in the World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy, that summer.

He made his professional debut, off the bench, in the 70th minute of Edinburgh round five Guinness PRO12 match against Zebre and scored his first try in the 45-10 defeat of Treviso in the 2016/17 season.

Kinghorn signed a two-year contract extension with Edinburgh ahead of the 2017/18 season and earned selection to the Scotland for the first time ahead of the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations.


Date of birth: 18/01/97

Height: 1.93m

Scotland Debut: February 2018

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Weight: 107kg

Career

Edinburgh Rugby
Edinburgh
2015 to present

Stats

17

Caps

12

Starts

5

Replacements

48

Points

7

Tries

5

Conversion

1

Penalty Goals

0

Drop Goals

Appearances

2019

Italy, Ireland (replacement), France, Wales, , France(2) (replacement), France(3) (replacement), Georgia, Georgia(2), Russia , Japan (replacement)

2019

2018

England (replacement), Ireland, Canada, USA, Argentina, Wales, Argentina

2018

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