Gavin Hastings

Rugby Player

Gavin Hastings was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on January 3rd, 1962 and is the Rugby Player. At the age of 62, Gavin Hastings biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 3, 1962
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
62 years old
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American Football Player, Rugby Union Player
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Gavin Hastings Life

Andrew Gavin Hastings, (born 3 January 1962), is a Scottish former rugby union player.

He is regarded as one of the finest Scottish rugby players of his time, winning 61 caps for Scotland, 20 of which as captain, with 20 others as captain.

He played for Watsonians, Glasgow, Cambridge University, Scotland, and the British Lions.

In 1989 and 1993, he toured with the British and Irish Lions, as captain on the 1990 tour to New Zealand.

Early life

Hastings was born in Edinburgh and studied at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, Paisley College of Technology alienate, and Cambridge's Magdalene College, where he read Land Economics and graduated with a BA in 1986.


Gavin Hastings Career

Rugby union career

Hastings captained the triumphant 1985 Cambridge University team, and he gained the Gallaher Shield with Auckland University during his sabbatical year. Hastings played for Watsonians in Scotland.

Hastings played for Edinburgh District in the early days of professionalism before moving to London Scottish as he turned out for Scottish Exiles.

In 1996, when rugby union's top teams became professional, he was still playing for London Scottish.

Hastings was the first Scottish schoolboys' team to win on English soil.

Hastings made his Scottish debut against France in 1986 and was a central figure in Scotland's 1990 Five Nations Grand Slam.

Hastings' last game was against New Zealand in Pretoria on June 11, 1995, which was the quarter-finals of the 1995 Rugby World Cup. He had scored 667 international points by the end of the game, a Scottish record that had not been beaten by Chris Paterson in 2008.

Hastings captained Scotland on 20 occasions, including at the 1995 World Cup.

Hastings first played for the British and Irish Lions in 1986, against a remainder of the World XV, before appearing in all three tests of the 1989 tour to Australia and against France. He was captain on the 1993 tour to New Zealand, where the Lions lost the test series 2-1.

Hastings was appointed as the chairman of Edinburgh's "New" rugby club on August 30.

American Football career

Hasting joined the Scottish Claymores an American Football team in France in 1996. He made 27 of 27 conversions in a single season, but he missed his only shot at a field goal. Despite the Claymores winning the World Bowl, Hastings was released at the end of the season.


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Mourners assemble for Doddie Weir's memorial service, December 19, 2022
Doddie Weir's wife has expressed her gratitude for her family's 'overwhelming' support ahead of the former Scotland international and charity fundraiser's memorial service. Hundreds of people from the rugby union and elsewhere have descended on Melrose Parish Church, which overlooks the Borders town's rugby club, where Weir won three Scottish titles in the early 1990s. "We would like to thank everyone who has been so generous over the past two weeks," Kathy Weir said in a tweet. We've been overwhelmed by the numerous messages we've received from around the world as a family.' They have brought a lot of joy to me and the boys.'