A former pupil of Denholm PS and Jedburgh Grammar School, Banff-born Lauren Harris went on to attend Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen where she studied physiotherapy.
Harris then played for Edinburgh University when she was studying for an MSc in Strength and Conditioning.
Harris is currently playing for Exeter University and Bristol Bears Women whilst she studies a PhD in “Biomechanical risk factors for injury in rugby academy players at Exeter University.
Top try scorer for Aberdeenshire Quines in 2009/10, she also represented Scotland in the Home Nations University 7s championship and was in the GB University 7s team at the World University Championships in Portugal in summer 2009.
She made her Scotland debut against Spain in the January 2011 friendly in Madrid. Her first try for Scotland came against Ireland in the 2011 Six Nations and in the November 2011 victory over the Netherlands, she scored a brace of tries in the 33-10 win in Amsterdam. Her fourth score came against Italy in the 2012 RBS 6 Nations.
Aside from rugby, Lauren has represented Scottish Borders in football, South of Scotland in hockey and won medals at the Scottish University Indoor and Outdoor Athletics championships in 2008 an
Date of birth: 19/10/88
Scotland Debut: January 2011
Place of birth: Banff
Wales (replacement), France (replacement), England (replacement), Ireland, Italy, Italy, Canada
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England, Italy, Wales, France (replacement)
Ireland (replacement), Italy
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