​Lisa Janice Martin first took up rugby after going to watch Scotland games with her parents and then going along to a Portobello Hornets open day.

Since then Lisa has played for Scotland’s under-16, under-18 and A teams and made her Scotland debut off the bench against Ireland in the last 2010 RWC game, having come into the squad as replacement for the injured Celia Hawthorn. Her first start for Scotland was in the January 2011 friendly against Spain in Madrid.

She captained her country for the first time in the 2016 Six Nations opener against England at Broadwood and went on to retain the role in the following two year's championships.

Martin played a part in the team's best Women's Six Nations finish in seven years in 2017 and their first away win in twelve year's versus Ireland at Donnybrook in 2018.

She was named as one of eight ‘2021’ contracted players by Scottish Rugby ahead of the 2018/19 season moving from DMP Sharks in England to French Top 8 side, LMRCV, to play alongside Scotland Women teammate Chloe Rollie.

She led her then club, Murrayfield Wanderers, to victory in the Sarah Beany Cup in 2014 and has played for Scotland 7s, Scottish University 7s and Great Britain University 7s. She captained the East team to victory in the inaugural Donna Kennedy Cup in 2015 on the international pitch at BT Murrayfield.

Outside rugby, she has played basketball at under-16 level for East of Scotland and was a member of the Scottish Schools Cup Final winning teams from 2002 to 2007. Her dad played rugby while stationed with the RAF and her nephew is contracted to a Premier League football academy.

The Portobello High School former pupil studied Applied Sports Science at University of Edinburgh and is currently a performance sport co-ordinator.

Date of birth: 31/03/90

Height: 1.64m

Scotland Debut: January 2011

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Weight: 67kg

Stats

49

Caps

39

Starts

10

Replacements

10

Points

0

Tries

2

Conversions

2

Penalty Goals

0

Drop Goals

Appearances

2019

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

2019

2018

Wales, France, Ireland, Italy, Italy, Canada

2018

2017

Ireland, France, Wales, England, Italy

2017

2016

England, Wales, Italy, France, Ireland, Spain, Spain

2016

2015

France, Wales, Italy, England, Ireland

2015

2014

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

2014

2013

Netherlands (replacement), Italy (replacement)

2013

2012

England, Wales, France, Ireland, Italy

2012

2011

Spain, France, Wales , Ireland, England , Italy

2011

2010

Ireland (replacement)

2010

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