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Derek White (rugby union)

Derek Bolton White is a former Scottish International Rugby Union No.8. He was once described as "a big bulky back-row with pace and a mean streak"

White had 42 caps for Scotland, from 1982 to 1992, scoring 11 tries, 44 points on aggregate. He played at the 1987 Rugby World Cup and at the 1991 Rugby World Cup. He toured Australia in 1989 with the British and Irish Lions. He was educated at Dunbar Grammar School, and began playing Rugby for Dunbar RFC, before moving to Haddington, and then Galashiels. White moved to Petersfield, Hampshire, where he played for London Scottish until the mid-1990s. He then played for Petersfield Rugby Football Club, with whom he is still involved, as a player/coach.

has no ongoing links with the Scottish Rugby Union, aside from the occasional Player's Reunion Pre-Match Functions.

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