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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Robert
SURNAME Russell
HEIGHT 177 cm
WEIGHT 98 Kg
BIRTH DATE 01 May 1976
BIRTH PLACE Brisbane
PLAYER WRITE-UP
ROBERT RUSSELL (Saracens) Hooker. Born 1.5.76 in Brisbane, Australia. 5ft 10in, 15st 2lb. Robert Reid Russell made his first appearance in the 2003 RBS Six Nations Championship when he came on as a substitute for Gordon Bulloch in the victory against Wales. The same sequence allowed him to sample Six Nations rugby for the first time three years previously. Thereafter injury ruled him out for the remainder of that season and prevented him touring with Scotland to New Zealand. He won his first cap against Romania at Hampden Park in August 1999, seven months after he had returned for his second stint in Scottish rugby. He scored a try to mark his second international appearance - as a replacement in the 1999 World Cup match against Uruguay. Previously, he had played for Queensland's under-19 and under-21 teams before being called into the state's senior training squad in 1998. He had a season with the Aberdeen Grammar School FP club in 1997-98 and returned to Scotland in January 1999 to enlist with Edinburgh Reivers, though after that season he joined Saracens. He has made six appearances for Scotland A, scoring a try in the 61-6 win against the Italians in March, 1999, and he played in two of the four matches on that year's Scotland XV tour to South Africa, scoring a try against Northern Free State. He qualifies for Scotland through his grandfather, also Robert Reid Russell, who was born in Edinburgh. International record: 11 caps. 1999 - R WC(U(rep) Sp Sam(rep) NZ(rep)). 2000 - I (rep). 2001 - F (rep). 2002 - F (rep) W (rep). 2003 - W (rep) It (rep). Points: 5 - 1 try. Other Honours: International Debut: 28 Aug 1999 against Romania Scotland Squad Six Nations 2003 - Hooker Scotland vs SA Vodacom Incoming Tours 2003
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
 
SQUAD LIST
Scotland Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2004
Scotland IRB Rugby World Cup - 2003
Scotland Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
Scotland Six Nations - 2003
Scotland IRB Rugby World Cup - 1999

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 16 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs Argentina
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Saturday, August 23 2014
21:40 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Saturday, September 06 2014
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Patersons Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 13 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, September 27 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, October 04 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 08 2014
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, November 15 2014
00:00 - England vs South Africa
Twickenham, London
Saturday, November 22 2014
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Saturday, November 29 2014
00:00 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

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