​Centre James Lang became he 1092nd player to represent Scotland when he started the national team's 48-10 win over Canada on the 2018 Summer tour.

A product of the London Irish Academy at U16 and U17, James Alexander Lang played for Middlesex County at U16 and U18 levels and was sports captain (2011) for his school, Ashford CofE, before earning his first Scotland call for the U18 side in 2013 [pictured above].

James joined Harlequins in July 2016 from Rugby Gogledd Cymru (RGC) in North Wales where he developed under the tutelage of Phil Davies.

Lang debuted for the club away to Exeter Chiefs in September 2016 and, in his first year with the club, scored the winning penalty in the late comeback win away to Gloucester.

James has been a ballboy at Wimbledon and played tennis for his county in 2009/10. His mother played football for England and his brother had national trials in rugby league.

Date of birth: 04/04/95

Height: 1.83m

Scotland Debut: June 2018

Place of birth: Ashford, Middlesex

Weight: 95kg

Career

Harlequins
London
2016 to present

Stats

2

Caps

1

Starts

1

Replacements

0

Points

Appearances

2018

Canada, Argentina (replacement)

2018

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