Full name Gary Armstrong
Born September 30, 1966, Edinburgh
Current age 50 years 210 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, Newcastle Falcons, Scotland A, Scotland, Scotland XV
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 198 lb
|IRB Rugby World Cup||1991-1999||9||9||0||9||2||0||0||0||5||4||0||55.55|
|Test debut||Scotland v Australia at Murrayfield, Nov 19, 1988 match details|
|Last Test||Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield, Oct 24, 1999 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
Gary Armstrong was a scrum-half who played 51 times for Scotland during an eleven year period beginning in 1988.
He made his debut against Australia in Murrayfield, a game the Scots lost 32-12, and he went on to captain his country. He led his side to the 1999 Five Nations title and retired later that year after the World Cup.
He could have won more than his 51 caps but for two serious knee injuries and competition from Andy Nicol and Brian Redpath. He started his club career at Jed-Forrest RFC before he moved south to play for Newcastle Falcons. He finished his career with the now defunct Borders before retiring in 1996.