Simon progressed from Shirley Boys High School to local club Sydenham and captained for two seasons.
He earned selection for the provincial Canterbury academy B team and Crusader Knights, the development squad of the Super Rugby giants, before securing a one-year chance to prove himself in the capital.
He made his debut off the bench against Cardiff in April 2014 and his contract was extended for a further season.
In January 2017, Berghan was included in Scotland's squad to compete in his debut Six Nations Championship.
In May 2017, Edinburgh bolstered their pack for the following season with the re-signing of Berghan on a two-year deal.
Capped 5 times by Scotland, he added more experience in the national team at the 2018 Six Nations tournament.
He made 3 starts including the wins against France and England at BT Murrayfield.
He went into the 2019 Six Nations with 14 test caps.
During the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Berghan added two more caps to his collection before being named in Scotland's squad for the 2020 Six Nations.
In 2019, he signed a new two-year deal with Edinburgh, which would see him remain in the capital until at least May 2021.
As of June 2020, Berghan has made 78 appearances and has scored 10 points.
In February 2021, the Scotland international prop signed a deal with Glasgow Warriors following six seasons at Edinburgh.
(LS February 8, 2021)
|Shirley Boys' High School 1st Team
|2014 - 2021
|2021 - 2023
|2017 - 2023