Date of birth16 July 1998
ClubGlasgow Hawks / Glasgow Warriors
Back-row Matt Fagerson become the 1096th player to represent Scotland when he started the national team's 30-29 defeat to USA in Houston, Texas on the 2018 summer tour. He is Scotland's youngest ever number 8 to date.
He is only the second Scotland forward to be capped as a teenager in 67 years (lock Jonny Gray the other in 2013).
Matt is the younger brother of #teamredsky member Zander. They became the 48th brothers to play for Scotland and the 22nd pair to play together in the same Test match against USA on the 2018 summer tour.
Matt signed his first professional contract in 2017 with Glasgow Warriors. This season resulted in Fagerson being awarded ‘Warriors most improved player of the season’.