Date of birth14 March 1994
Jonny Gray is today the ‘the rock’ within the Scottish forward pack and a formidable presence both on and off the field. Quietly spoken, yet physically imposing, he made his Scotland debut in 2013 when he was introduced as a replacement for brother Richie in the second half of Scotland’s Autumn Test against South Africa.
Jonny soon became a mainstay in the Scottish pack, and it was inevitable that he was named in the 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup where he started in four out of five possible matches.
In 2018, Jonny featured in every test of Scotland's 6 Nations campaign and was the championship leader for most tackles, ending the tournament with a record 100 tackles across all five games. He played at a second World Cup, in Japan in 2019, starting in three of Scotland's matches and producing his usual barnstorming form.
Jonny exceptional tackling stats are not confined to the international stage, he made a world-record 43 tackles in a single match during Glasgow's 39-24 victory over Leinster in April 2019.
Off field Jonny is very interested in ‘giving back’ and regularly visits his old school and supports many charities in his spare time.
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