Charlie Shiel

Charlie Shiel is a Scotland Club XV international rugby union player who plays for Edinburgh Rugby. His usual position is Scrum-half.[1]

Charlie Shiel
Birth nameCharlie Shiel
Date of birth (1997-12-03) 3 December 1997
Place of birthMelrose, Scotland
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight76 kg (12 st 0 lb)
SchoolRoyal High School, Edinburgh[1]
Notable relative(s)Graham Shiel, father
Dougie Morgan, grandfather
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015– Currie ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016– Edinburgh 2 (0)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Scotland U16
Scotland U18
Scotland U20
Scotland Club XV
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2019– Scotland 7s 1 (0)

Rugby Union career

Amateur career

Shiel is the son of Graham Shiel,[2] and grandson of Dougie Morgan; both former Scotland rugby union international players.[1] A former pupil of the Royal High School, Edinburgh, Shiel played for their then associated side RHC Cougars.[3] He signed for Currie in 2015.[3] Shiel entered the Scottish Rugby Academy in the 2015-16 season as a Stage 2 player.[4]

Professional career

Shiel was previously enrolled in the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy as a Stage 3 player.[5] Stage 3 players are aligned to a professional club and given regional support.[6] In 2016, 2016-17, Shiel first became a Stage 3 player assigned to Edinburgh Rugby[7] Shiel remains a Stage 3 player for the 2017-18 season still assigned to Edinburgh Rugby. However Shiel has turned out for Glasgow Warriors in their 2017-18 pre-season match against Northampton Saints.[8]

International career

Shiel has played for Scotland U16, scoring two tries in his 3 caps for the side.[1] He made an appearance off the bench for the Scotland U18 side against England U18.[1] He has had 10 caps for the Scotland U20 side.[9]


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