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Matt Fagerson

Rugby

Fact File

Date of birth

16 July 1998

Sport

Rugby

Club

Glasgow Hawks / Glasgow Warriors

Discipline

Backrow

Biography

 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’.

 

 

Achievements

2019
Scotland Team
2018
Scotland First Cap
2016
Glasgow Warriors First XV debut, BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy Stage 3 Player
2015
Scotland U18s Captain, Strathallan School Captain
2014
Scotland U16s, Strathallan School Captain