John Scott
Birth nameJohn Philip Scott
Date of birth (1954-09-28) 28 September 1954 (age 69)
Place of birthExeter, Devon, England
Occupation(s)Company director
Rugby union career
Position(s) No. 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1978-1988 Cardiff RFC 268 144
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
World XV

John Scott (born 28 September 1954) is a former rugby union international who represented England from 1978 to 1984.[1]

Early life

John Scott was born on 28 September 1954 in Exeter.[1]

Rugby career

International record

Debut: 21 January 1978 –v- France (Paris) lost 15–6 (FN) (Aged: 23)

Final appearance: 9 June 1984 –v- South Africa (Johannesburg) lost 35–9 (Aged: 28)

Career Record: P34, W13, D3, L18. Points: 4 (1 Try)

English Caps 1978–84

(R) = Replacement

Scott also played for the World XV against Argentina in Buenos Aires, scoring a try in a 36 - 22 loss.

Family and later life

Married to Oonagh, they have two children, Liam and Gemma. Scott is currently director of an embroidery company in Bessemer Road, Cardiff.


Sporting positions Preceded bySteve SmithPeter Wheeler English National Rugby Union Captain Mar 1983Jun 1984 Succeeded byPeter WheelerNigel Melville