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.
Date of birth: 1/7/2002
Scotland Debut: June 2021
Place of birth: Edinburgh
Wales (replacement), France, Italy (replacement), England, Ireland (replacement)