Alasdair Strokosch

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Alasdair Strokosch
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Full name Alasdair Karl Strokosch
Date of birth (1983-02-21) 21 February 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth Paisley, Scotland
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb) [1]
School Claremont High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
2002–2004 Boroughmuir
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Gloucester Rugby
USA Perpignan
correct as of 6 September 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006-15 Scotland 47 (10)
correct as of 17 Apr 2016.

Alasdair Strokosch (born 21 February 1983, Paisley, Scotland) is a Scottish rugby union footballer, currently playing in the Pro D2 for USA Perpignan. He previously played for Gloucester in the Aviva Premiership and Edinburgh in the Pro 12. He plays as a flanker.[2]

Strokosch started his professional career with Edinburgh Rugby. Before his first professional contract he played with Boroughmuir and East Kilbride rugby clubs.

Strokosch has represented Scotland in various competitions with the 'Sevens' and 'A' teams, his first full international cap for the Senior Scotland squad being on 25 November 2006 against Australia.

Strokosch is a member of the Scottish Institute of Sport. At the age of 12 became a black belt in karate, later representing Scotland at the European and world Under-21 karate championships.[3] His father is German and his mother Scottish.[3]

He was selected in the Scotland squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.[4] He announced his retirement from international rugby on the 5th November 2015.[5]


  1. "USAP". Retrieved 3 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Rugby - Fiche joueur Strokosch Alasdair - Statistiques en club". 21 February 1983. Retrieved 13 November 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mike Averis (7 March 2008). "Six nations: Exile Strokosch helps stoke Scotland's forward fire | Sport". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 March 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Rugby World Cup 2015: Scotland select Strauss & omit Cowan". BBC Sport. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Strokosch retires from international rugby". Scottish Rugby. 5 November 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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