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Jim Hamilton was a lock who notably represented both Saracens and Scotland. Discover more about his career with RugbyPass, your resident rugby gurus.

Jim Hamilton Bio

Throughout his glittering career, Jim Hamilton made 63 appearances for the Scottish national team. A strong and powerful lock, he’s undoubtedly one of Scotland’s modern greats.

Born 17 November 1982, Jim Hamilton began playing rugby at a young age in Coventry, where he grew up. After playing amateur rugby for Barkers Butts RFC, he joined Leicester Tigers in 2003.

Jim Hamilton stayed with Leicester until 2008, making 64 appearances for the first team. However, in 2008, he made the move to Scotland and signed for Edinburgh, where he remained until 2010. Following this, he signed for Gloucester (2010-13), Montpellier (2013-14) and Saracens (2014-17) before he retired at the end of the 2016-17 season.

Jim Hamilton’s time with Saracens was highly successful. He helped the side win the Premiership title in 2015 and 2016, and also helped Saracens win the Heineken Champions Cup in 2016 and 2017.

Although Jim Hamilton represented England at U19 and U21 level, he opted to play for Scotland at international level. When he made his debut for the side in 2006, he became the 1,000th man to be capped by Scotland when he came off the bench against Romania. Between 2006 and 2015, he made 63 appearances for his country and was selected for two Rugby World Cup squads. However, after he wasn’t selected for the Scotland squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, he retired from international duty.

After retiring from the game entirely in 2017, Jim Hamilton now works in the media. This includes a role as a content director and producer right here at RugbyPass.

Fixtures & Results

Fri Jun 24, 2022
8:00pm EDT
TBC
Chile Chile
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8:00pm
Scotland Scotland
1st Test
LIVE
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0
Sat Jul 2, 2022
3:10pm EDT
TBC
Argentina Argentina
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3:10pm
Scotland Scotland
1st Test
LIVE
0
0
Sat Jul 9, 2022
11:00am EDT
TBC
Argentina Argentina
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11:00am
Scotland Scotland
2nd Test
LIVE
0
0
Sat Jul 16, 2022
11:00am EDT
TBC
Argentina Argentina
-
11:00am
Scotland Scotland
3rd Test
LIVE
0
0
Sat Feb 4, 2023
11:45am EST
Twickenham
England England
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11:45am
Scotland Scotland
Round 1
LIVE
0
0
Sat Feb 11, 2023
11:45am EST
BT Murrayfield Stadium
Scotland Scotland
-
11:45am
France France
Round 2
LIVE
0
0
Sun Feb 26, 2023
10:00am EST
Stade De France
France France
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10:00am
Scotland Scotland
Round 3
LIVE
0
0
Sun Mar 12, 2023
11:00am EDT
BT Murrayfield Stadium
Scotland Scotland
-
11:00am
Ireland Ireland
Round 4
LIVE
0
0
Sat Mar 18, 2023
8:30am EDT
BT Murrayfield Stadium
Scotland Scotland
-
8:30am
Italy Italy
Round 5
LIVE
0
0

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