George Horne rugby player
George Horne rugby player

George Horne

12th May 1995 1.74m/79kg Scrum Half

George Horne, a product of Howe of Fife club, represented his region, Caledonia, at all age-grade levels.

He played a huge role in Scotland under-20's memorable 36-34 defeat of their Welsh counterparts in the 2015 Six Nations Championship.

Horne was then selected for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship and appeared in all five games, starting against in the pool stages game against Ireland.

He is brother of Scotland and Glasgow Warriors centre, Peter, and is son of Howe of Fife 1XV coach, Garry. His mum, Hazel, is a tennis coach.

In April 2017, Horne signed a professional contract with Glasgow Warriors, having played for Glasgow Hawks in the Scottish Premiership.

The half-back is a reliable place kicker and despite his modest 79kg frame, he is a terrier in the tackle.

In February 2018, the scrum-half extended his contract at Glasgow until May 2019.

May 2018 saw him get included in Scotland's squad for the 2018 Summer Tour.


The scrum-half was the club’s top try scorer during the 2017/18 season, his first season as a professional, and was named Player and Young Player of the Season at the end of year awards dinner.


In his career to date, he has averaged one try in every two Warriors games scoring 15 times in his 30 appearances.


In December 2018, he signed a new contract at Glasgow Warriors, committing to the club until at least 2021.

Ahead of the 2019 Six Nations, Horne has 4 test caps.


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Career

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Scrum Half
2016 - present
scotland Scotland
Scrum Half
2018 - present
scotland Scotland U20's
Scrum Half
2015 - 2018
scotland Scotland 7's
Outside Centre
2016 - 2018