​Kicking off his career with Edinburgh as an Elite Development Player, Douglas James Fife made his first senior professional appearance in season 2011/12 against Ospreys, sealing his debut with a try.

Fife went on to establish himself in the starting line-up under then Edinburgh Head Coach Alan Solomons and enjoyed his most prolific spell to date in season 2013/14 when he scored five times in seven matches - his Heineken Cup try against Gloucester at BT Murrayfield a highlight for the capital suppport.

Fife was rewarded for his impressive club form when he earned his Test debut against Wales in Cardiff in 2014, becoming Scotland's 1053rd cap. He scored his first try in the away 2015 RBS 6 Nations opener against France and was included in the extended squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

The Firhill High School former pupil also has an impressive academic record. Alongside his rugby commitments, Fife earned a Higher National Diploma in sports coaching with development in sport at Telford College, Edinburgh, and went on to study at Edinburgh Napier University where he graduated with a degree in Sports Coaching.

After a stint with Scotland 7s - where he scored a dramatic last-minute try to win the London 7s at Twickenham - Fife returned to Edinburgh at the start of the 2017/18 campaign where he impressed under new Head Coach Richard Cockerill. The winger then signed a new deal with the club keeping him in the capital until at least 2020.

Date of birth: 08 August 1990

Height: 6'

Edinburgh Debut: 10 September 2011 (Ospreys)

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Weight: 94.5kg

International career

Scotland - 8 Caps

Stats

124

Appearances

135

Total Points

27

Tries

Other players

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