Scott is Scotland’s most capped rugby centre-three-quarter with 65 caps. He played in 51 Internationals with his brother Gavin and they are the only brothers to have played on two British Lions Tours to Australia in 1989 and to New Zealand in 1993.
Scott is a former Captain of the Scotland 7s team and played in tournaments around the world including Dubai and Hong Kong. In 1996 he was Captain of his club that won the famous Melrose 7s tournament where the game of 7s was invented in 1883.
Following Scott’s retirement from the game he moved into broadcasting and was in Japan in 2019 for an unprecedented 6th RWC as a commentator having played in the first three Rugby World Cup tournaments in 1987, 1991 & 1995.
In 2013 he commentated at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow and at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. He has also appeared on various television programmes including BBC’s Question of Sport, Question Time and Celebrity Eggheads!
Scott is a regular commentator on the HSBC Sevens World Series and continues to work on the coverage of the Guinness Pro14 in the UK with Premier Sports; Heineken Champions Cup Rugby with BT Sport and during the 6 Nations he commentates with ITV Sport.
Scott also runs the sports and events business, Hi Events Ltd and writes a regular rugby column for The Times Scotland newspaper.
He is married to Jenny. They have two children; Corey and Kerry-Anne, who have both represented their country at international level playing field hockey. When he is not commentating on rugby he likes running, golf and bog snorkeling!
ACCOLADES & ACHIEVEMENTS
Awarded Honorary Degree Services to Sport and Rugby
Edinburgh University (2012)
Scott with Doddie Weir and Lawrence Cowan
Euan MacDonald Centre
My Name'5 Doddie Foundation
Honorary Vice President
Scottish Rugby internationalist
65 Caps (1986-1997)
5 Nations Championship
Rugby World Cups
1987, 1991 & 1995
Barbarians v the All-Blacks (1993)
Try v New Zealand
Rugby World Cup 1995
British & Irish Lion
1989 & 1993
Scotland vs France