Christian Alexander Townsend made his Scotland U20 debut in the first round of the 2021 Six Nations in Cardiff.

A product of Earlston High School he started his rugby career aged 5 years old at Melrose Rugby before moving on to Stewart’s Melville College for his final year of schooling.

He is currently a student of Mathematics at the University of Strathclyde.

Townsend has represented Scotland at U16 and U17 level, outside of rugby he has played tennis competitively representing the Borders, South of Scotland.

Christian is the son of current Scotland national team Head Coach, Gregor Townsend.

Stats

5

caps

1

try

Date of birth: 1/7/2002

Height: 186cm

Scotland Debut: June 2021

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Weight: 88kg

Career

Ayrshire Bulls
Ayr

Appearances

2021

Wales (replacement), France, Italy (replacement), England, Ireland (replacement)

2021

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