Alastair Kellock
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Alastair Kellock

Alastair Kellock
Birth nameAlastair Kellock
Date of birth (1981-06-14) 14 June 1981 (age 37)
Place of birthBishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Height2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
SchoolBishopbriggs High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Correct as of 5 November 2013
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004-2013 Scotland 56 (5)
Correct as of 13 November 2013

Alastair 'Al' Kellock (born 14 June 1981) is a Scottish former rugby union player. He played as a lock for Edinburgh Rugby, Glasgow Warriors and Scotland.

He captained Glasgow from 2006 until 2015. In his last season 2014-15 before retiring, the Warriors won the Pro12, the first major trophy that a Scottish side has won in the professional era. He was named in the Pro12 Dream Team at the end of the 2009/10 and 2012/13 seasons.

He made his Scotland debut against Australia on 6 November 2004. He captained Scotland to a historic win against Australia in November 2009.

On 25 January 2011, it was announced that Kellock would captain Scotland in the 2011 Six Nations Championship.[1] Kellock scored his first international try against France in Scotland's opening match of the 2011 RBS Six Nations.[2] Kellock also captained his country at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

His last game for Scotland was in the 42-17 win over Japan in the 2013 end-of-year rugby union internationals.[3]

He was named as part of the November 2014 Barbarian's squad, captaining them in their match against Australia.[4]

Personal life

He is the son of Stuart and Jane Kellock. His wife is Ashley and as of 2009 they have a daughter, Kate, and a son, Ruairidh.[5]


  1. ^ "BBC Sport - Rugby Union - Alastair Kellock named Scotland captain for Six Nations". BBC News. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ Campbell, Andy (5 February 2011). "BBC Sport - Rugby Union - France 34-21 Scotland". BBC News. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ "Scotland Rugby: Scotland hit Brave Blossoms for six - Live Rugby Match Pack - ESPN Scrum". ESPN scrum.
  4. ^ "BBC Sport - Australia hold on to beat the Barbarians 40-36 at Twickenham". BBC Sport.
  5. ^ "Alastair Kellock: A long journey from childhood dreams to this very special day - Sport -". 11 February 2011. Retrieved 2011.

External links

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