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Scott Hastings  Scottish Rugby Legend business and after dinner speaker 

Former Scottish  rugby player and sports speaker Scott Hastings is considered to be a Scottish national treasure. 

Scott Hastings was the most capped centre three quarter with 65 caps Playing in 51 Internationals with his brother and Gavin. Scott Hastings is a former club captain who also played full-back for the Scottish Schools. With Gavin by his side the Hastings brothers were a force to be reckoned with on the pitch and remain the only brothers to have played together in a British Lions Test match.

Making his first appearance for Scotland a month after his 21st birthday in January 1996 against France Scott Hastings stayed with the team until 1999 when he retired to become a sports speaker

Whilst with the team Scott Hastings captained the Barbarians against the 1993 All Blacks and played in ten of Scotland's fourteen World Cup games.

Scott Hastings is now a managing director of his own consultancy where he handles sponsorship deals to raise awareness of companies by association with high profile sporting events or teams.

Scott Hastings offers audiences a great insight into what it takes to be a great team player and leader. He is able to demonstrate how lessons learned on the rugby pitch can apply  to a business environment and resulet in better performances. Scott always tailors his presentation for each event and they are filled with a mix of humerous and inspirational anecdotes 

Scott Hastings is also an excellent event host and  after dinner speaker.


Scott Hastings  Scottish Rugby Legend business and after dinner speaker.


Scott Hastings  Scottish Rugby Legend business and after dinner speaker 

Scott Hastings  is Scotland’s most capped centre three quarter with 65 caps. He played in 51 Internationals with his brother Gavin and they are the only brothers to have played together in a British Lions Test match.

 A former captain and full-back with Scottish Schools, out of George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, he was first capped for Scotland a month after his 21st birthday in January 1986 against France. 

Ever present in the Scotland team Scott Hastings captained the Barbarians against the 1993 All Blacks and has Captained Scotland at 7 a-side rugby. He played in ten of Scotland’s fourteen World Cup games in 1987, 1991, 1995 and joined ITV’s commentary team for the 1999, 2003 and 2007 Rugby World Cups.

In 1989 Scott played in 9 of the 11 games with the British and Irish Lions on their winning tour of Australia, including the final two test matches. He also toured with the Lions in 1993 on the tour to New Zealand

Scott was a full time rugby player with the Scottish Rugby Union and Edinburgh Reivers for two years before retiring from professional rugby in January 1999. 

He retired from playing with Watsonians after 19 seasons and 227 games for the First XV in April 2002 but still retains a role on the commercial and sponsorship side. 

In recent years Scott has undertaken a number of 10KM fun runs including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cardiff and New York: half marathons in Glasgow and Newcastle and has participated in the Hi-Tec Adventure Racing series (running, kayaking & mountain biking). 

A keen golfer with a bandit handicap of 18, Scott is married to Jenny and has 2 children, Corey and Kerry Anne.

Most recently Scott worked for Platinum One, a sponsorship and events company.

 As an Account Director, Scott managed the Home of Golf Pavilion for Scottish Enterprise at the last three Open Golf Championships and was Operations Director of the Golden Oldies World Rugby Festival held in Edinburgh last year.

For three years Scott was the main match commentator on Scottish Television’s Rugby Roundup programme and covered his first International match between Scotland and the Barbarians in May 2001 for Channel 5.

Scott continues to be involved in the media and writes the occasional newspaper column. He is also a regular commentator with Sky Sports in their coverage of the Heineken Cup and IRB7’s.

Scott Hastings offers audiences a great insight into what it takes to be a great team player and leader. He is able to demonstrate how lessons learned on the rugby pitch can apply  to a business environment and resulet in better performances. Scott always tailors his presentation for each event and they are filled with a mix of humerous and inspirational anecdotes 

Scott Hastings is also an excellent event host and  after dinner speaker.

Scott Hastings  Scottish Rugby Legend business and after dinner speaker 

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