Simon Berghan

Simon Berghan (born 7 December 1990) is a New Zealand-born Scottish rugby union player. A prop forward, he currently plays for Edinburgh in the Guinness Pro14.

Simon Berghan
Date of birth (1990-12-07) 7 December 1990
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight120 kg (18 st 13 lb)
SchoolShirley Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014 Sydenham RFC ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014– Edinburgh Rugby 67 (5)
Correct as of 26 October 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017– Scotland 24 (0)
Correct as of 26 October 2019

He earned selection for the provincial Canterbury academy, B team and Crusader Knights, the development squad of the Super Rugby giants, before securing a one-year contract to play for Edinburgh.[1]

He is eligible to represent Scotland through his grandfather, Andrew Davidson, from Stirling. He was called up to the Scotland squad for the 2017 Six Nations Championship and won his first cap, coming on as a 2nd half substitute in the match against France.[2]

References

  1. "Edinburgh Rugby (Simon Berghan) - Edinburgh Rugby". www.edinburghrugby.org.
  2. "Six Nations: Scott and Taylor return to Scotland squad". BBC. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
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