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Jeremy Campbell-Lamerton

Jeremy Campbell-Lamerton
Date of birth (1957-02-21) 21 February 1957 (age 63)
Place of birthGibraltar
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight17 st 7 lb (111 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1986-1987  Scotland 3 (0)

Jeremy Robert Edward Campbell-Lamerton (born 21 February 1957 in Gibraltar) is a former Scottish rugby union lock. He won 3 caps playing for the Scottish national team in the 1986-7 season.[1]

Army career

Campbell-Lamerton served as an officer with the Scots Guards in Germany, in Northern Ireland and through the Falklands war, reaching the rank of Captain before he left the British Army in 1983.[2]

Rugby career

After leaving Downside School Campbell-Lamerton matriculated at Durham University in 1975, where he read for a General Arts degree and competed for the university rugby team.[3] He was 6 ft 5 and a half inches and 17.5 stone.[2] He made his international debut on 18 January 1986 at Murrayfield against France.

He was selected for the Scotland squad for the 1987 Rugby World Cup.[4] He played two matches, the last against Romania on 2 June 1987 in Dunedin.


He is the son of Mike Campbell-Lamerton, the noted rugby player.[1] He has one son and three daughters (one of whom, Olivia, played tennis for Great Britain).

See also


  1. ^ a b Bath, p123-4
  2. ^ a b "Debut for Scotland has Jeremy following in father's footsteps". The Glasgow Herald. 13 January 1986. p. 7. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  3. ^ Moyes, Arthur (2007). Be The Best You Can Be: A History of Sport at Hatfield College, Durham University. Hatfield Trust. p. 136.
  4. ^ McMurtrie, Bill (9 April 1987). "World Cup call-up for Anglo Jeremy". Glasgow Herald. p. 44. Retrieved 22 January 2016.


  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-86200-013-1)
  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0-904919-84-6)

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