GAVIN HASTINGS

1986-1995

PLAYER PROFILE
Country:  Scotland
H.O.F. Inductee: 2003
Position: Fullback
Date of Birth: 03/01/1962
Place of Birth: Edinburgh
CAREER STATUS
Test Caps 61
Test Points 667
Test tries 17
Penalties 140
Conversions 86
Drop Goals 0
CAREER SUMMARY
Two Blues for Cambridge University in 1984 and 1985. Kicked a then record six penalty goals on his international debut against France in 1986 Scotland won the match 18-17. Subsequently broke the record for most individual points in a match six times. In the 1995 World Cup scored 44 points against the Ivory Coast and 31 against Tonga.

His best points return in a championship match was 21 against England in 1986. In 11 internationals against France he totalled 116 points. Took over as captain of Scotland in 1992 and led the Lions in 1993. Had also played for the British Isles in the 2-1 series win in Australia in 1989. Played 10 times for the Barbarians including the games against Australia (1988), New Zealand (1989) and Scotland (1996).
GREATEST MOMENT
Sharing in Scotlandís historic Grand Slam with the defeat of England at Murrayfield in 1990.
INTERESTING FACTS
He is Scotlandís highest-ever pointsí scorer by a considerable margin. He played 50 of his 61 internationals in partnership with his brother, Scott; they also played two tests together for the British Isles in Australia in 1989.