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Jamie Ritchie

Rugby

Fact File

Date of birth

16 August 1996

Sport

Rugby

Club

Edinburgh Rugby

Discipline

Back Row

Biography

Edinburgh back-row Jamie Ritchie became the 1093rd player to represent Scotland when he started the national team's 48-10 win over Canada on the 2018 Summer tour.

He made his first start for Scotland a week later in the national team's 30-29 defeat to USA in Houston, Texas.

Flanker Ritchie signed a senior deal with Edinburgh aged just 17, after continually impressing as part of the Scotland age-grade set-up.

The former Scotland U20 captain came off the bench to make his senior team debut for Edinburgh in Dublin against Leinster in the Guinness PRO12 match in October 2014.

Outwith rugby, the talented sportsman was also a Silver medallist at the British Judo Championships in 2009, was British Independent Schools Judo Champion in 2010 and played 1st XV cricket at his school.

Achievements

2019
Scotland Rugby Team Member
2018
1st Cap for Scotland
2015
Scotland U20 Captain