Hooker Jake Kerr became the 1101st player to represent Scotland when he took to the field as a replacement in the national team's opening Guinness Six Nations victory over Italy at BT Murrayfield Stadium in 2019.

Kerr lifted the Scottish Schools’ Cup on three occasions (U16 and U18 twice) and was recognised with the man of the match award in the most recent final (2014).

After representing Scotland U18 in the 2013/14 season, the former George Watsons College hooker joined Edinburgh Rugby as an elite development programme before joinging the Scottish Rugby academy as a full-time 'Stage 3' player, alongisde turning out for Boroughmuir.

The Edinburgh-born hooker then moved south of the border to study at Loughborough University and played National League rugby before joining Leicester Tigers in 2017, scoring a try in a pre-season fixture against theOspreys in the build-up to the 2017/18 campaign, and going from stregth to strength in the season since.

From a sporting family, Jake’s younger brother Josh is a GB international athlete, winning European Junior gold over 1500 metres. His dad John played representative rugby for Scotland 7s and Scotland A in the 1990s.

Jake Kerr also ran cross country for Scotland as a youngster.

Date of birth: 13/04/96

Height: 1.85m

Scotland Debut: Uncapped

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Weight: 105kg

Career

Leicester Tigers
Leicester
2017 to date

Edinburgh
Edinburgh
2014 to 2017

Stats

1

Caps

0

Starts

1

Replacements

0

Points

0

Tries

0

Conversions

0

Penalty Goals

0

Drop Goals

Appearances

2019

Italy (replacement)

2019

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