Tim Swinson rugby player
Tim Swinson rugby player

Tim Swinson

17th Feb 1987 1.93m/111kg No 5 Lock

Tim Swinson made his Newcastle Falcons debut against Bath during the 2007/8 season and went on to amass over 100 appearances for the club. In the 2012/13 season, he signed a deal to join the Glasgow Warriors.

To date he has caps for Glasgow with nine tries to his name. He qualifies for Scotland courtesy of a maternal grandmother from Glasgow. Swinson made his Scotland debut as the starting lock in the 2013 defeat to South Africa in Nelspruit.

The lock has won 25 caps for Scotland and his most recent appearance came in the win over Argentina in the Autumn Test at Murrayfield. The Glasgow Warriors player has played 63 games for his club since moving to the Scottish club from Newcastle.

A new Glasgow deal soon followed in January 2017, with him extending his stay at Scotstoun until at least 2020. In January 2017, he was included in Scotland's squad to compete in the 2017 Six Nations tournament and may be able to add to his 12 appearance in the competition and earn his first points.

In May 2017, after an encouraging Six Nations period scoring a try against France. Swinson was included in the Scotland squad for their upcoming three-Test summer tour squad. The second-row has won 29 caps.

Ahead of the 2019 Six Nations, Swinson has 38 test caps.

(18/5/17)
17/01/19

Career

warriors logo Glasgow Warriors
No 5 Lock
2012 - present
Scotland A
No 5 Lock
2013 - present
Oundle RFC logo Oundle RFC
No 5 Lock
newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
No 5 Lock
2007 - 2012
scotland Scotland
No 4 Lock
2013 - 2019