A pioneer of the wing forward role, he was regarded as the hardest man to play for Scotland and is the only Scot ever to play in three Triple Crown winning sides (1901, 1903 and 1907). 'When I was 13 - it was in 1938 - and I was a very naïve, uneducated 13-year-old,' she told the Australian ABC program. Andrew Robertson Irvine MBE earned 51 caps – 15 as captain – and scored 273 points for Scotland. 'I have no response!' Ian Ralph Smith (born 15 February 1957) is an English former professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Rotherham United, Bishop's Stortford and represented England at schoolboy and youth level.. Donna Kennedy is still the most capped rugby Scot of all time, winning 115 caps for her country in an international career which spanned 17 years and started with Scotland Women’s first ever international against their Irish counterparts in 1993. As play progressed, Melrose – for whom scrum half Ned and stand off Davie Sanderson had formed a great pairing – and Gala were left to decide the result of the final. Rutherford came top in the public vote ahead of Gregor Townsend, John Bannerman, Douglas Elliot and Bill Maclagan. As a player, his moment came in 1969. Ian joked he intended to keep his memoirs private in an effort to protect the guilty. It's like "eureka!" Service Details | Obituary | Settings. Gritty, determined and a ruthless tackler, alongside Derek White and John Jeffrey he made up one of Scotland’s greatest back rows. His Hawick years were then interrupted by active service with the Royal Artillery in Italy during the Second World War. 'When I was having a mental breakdown, my shrink suggested that I write them and I never meant for them to be published'. 'I had basically been living a lie for 54 years,' he confessed. 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John ‘Ian’ McLauchlan was born in Tarbolton, Ayrshire and educated at Ayr Academy and Jordanhill College where he studied physical education. It was this so-called friend of the family and he was 26 years old. He played for the British Lions on the 1971 tour to New Zealand. In all, the centre earned 52 caps for his country – breaking Andy Irvine’s then record of 51, against Romania in 1984, his final international. Making his debut against Ireland in 1967, he went on to earn 50 caps, a record for a Scottish forward at the time, and was notably involved in two heroic try-saving tackles in the victory over France in 1969. For the Scottish forward, see Ian Smith (footballer born 1952). Playing out of Selkirk and the South, he was picked to play at inside centre on the British Lions tour to New Zealand in 1983 and went on to be a major presence in Scotland’s 1984 Grand Slam. A back-row forward capped 29 times between 1947 and 1954, Douglas Elliot played through one of the darkest periods in Scottish Rugby history and yet his reputation as a phenomenally strong player was global. After captaining Scotland to the final Five Nations Championship in 1999, he retired from international rugby, but continued to play with Newcastle. It was while hospitalised, however, that he tuned into broadcasting, commentating on table tennis games via the hospital radio. After he retired from international rugby he became the 1909 Scottish heavyweight amateur boxing champion! He captained Scotland on seven occasions, including his quite awe-inspiring leadership that saw a Welsh team brim full of British Lions usurped 19-0 in 1951. He spent time with several clubs in both Scotland and England, playing league football only where it did not interfere with his medical career. Her international journey saw her win a Grand Slam and gain recognition from World Rugby as a Player of the Year. Thank you for helping build the largest language community on the internet. When the Browns joined forces against England in 1970, it was the first time brothers had played together for Scotland since Angus and Donald Cameron in 1902. His memorial evening at Murrayfield Stadium saw the world of rugby converge from all corners of the globe to pay tribute to a real legend and a true gentleman. Off the field, he worked in the building trade and went on to own a sports shop. He continued to play for Edinburgh Rugby until May 2012 when he moved to take on a dual role as Scottish Rugby ambassador and specialist coach. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, 'I have no response!' Having defended bravely against an ever-threatening French side, the Scots secured victory when Telfer snatched a late try in the corner. Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, the 78-year-old actor admitted his depression still loomed large in his life, but he had learned to manage it with medication and the support of his wife Gail. Pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, and painter, English naturalist, ornithologist, taxidermist and landscape architect, Ian Lennox Taylor Smith, Ian Taylor-Smith. His media career kicked off as a junior reporter with the Hawick Express then the Glasgow Herald. Born in Sydney, Australia on 10 July 1952 Passed away in Rosemeadow on 2 May 2020 Late of Rosemeadow Aged 67 years . The comments below have been moderated in advance. 'I couldn't even look in the mirror because I didn't know who I was. Solid in defence, heroic in attack and superb with the boot, he captained Scotland and the British Lions. Pictured: Ian with his wife Gail, Shock: Ian was 54 when his adoptive mother Connie admitted, just 24 hours before her death, that he had been adopted. After playing in the town’s annual Fastern’s E’en Ba – a traditional ball game, played on the Thursday before Lent – Ned became interested in the related game of rugby and he and Davie joined the local Melrose RFC side in 1880. After he retired from playing, Ned continued to be active in the Melrose club, serving for several seasons on the general and match committees, and also enjoyed taking part in cricket, curling and golf. Ian Scott Smith, born in Melbourne to Scottish parents was educated in Edinburgh and continued to Oxford, then to Edinburgh University where he studied accountancy. Mair was also a gifted cricketer – a left-hand batsman and slow left-arm bowler – and was capped in 1952 for his country. He played all his club rugby for Hawick, went on to be President, and was recently named in the club’s greatest ever team. He played for Hawick Harlequins and Hawick, and was just 19 when he made his Scotland debut, against France in 1972, scoring a try to boot. In addition to his care for elite players, his duties as Chief Medical Officer extend to looking after club players and supporting Scottish Rugby staff. 'Parents couldn't bring themselves to talk about sex or things like that. Smith joined Tottenham Hotspur as an apprentice in April 1974. Smith became assistant academy director at Ipswich Town. © Copyright Scottish Rugby Union Limited 2020. 'And there's things in there that could see me end up in court.'. Gordon Lamont Brown.
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