The low-down on Scotland captain Kelly Brown

first_imgNOT FOR FEATURED Long wait: Kelly Brown hasn’t played for Scotland since last year’s World Cup because of injurySARACENS No 8 Kelly Brown will captain Scotland against the world champion All Blacks at Murrayfield on Sunday – winning his 50th cap in the process. As the 30-year-old, who made his Test debut against Romania in 2005, seeks to lead his country to a first-ever win over New Zealand, we found out a little more about him. Here’s his quick-fire profile…Full Name Kelly David Robert BrownClub SaracensPosition Back-rowAge 30 (8 June 1982)Place of birth EdinburghMarital status Wife Emily, daughters Amber (7) and Leena (1)Twitter name @kellydrbrownFavourite Twitter follow? I like Andrew Cotter, he’s quite funny, and Kevin BridgesDescribe your personality Laid-back, friendly, open LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img Funny man: Scottish comic Billy ConnollyOne person you’d like to meet Billy ConnollyFavourite TV programme It was Entourage. Now I’m watching Breaking BadLast book read I’m reading Beyond Stammering, by Dave McGuire. I did his course a few years ago and I am going over it again because it is an on-going thingFavourite holiday destination CroatiaDish you most like to cook King prawn and squid stir-fryChildhood rugby hero I grew up watching the great Melrose team of the 1990s, so it’s guys like Craig Chalmers and Graham ShielWhat other sport would you like to play professionally Golf, although I am terrible at it!To switch off from rugby I… Spend time with the family. I enjoy the cinema but seldom get to goMost difficult opponent As a young, raw player I played against David Wallace and that was a real wake-up callMost surprising fact about yourself (Asks his wife…) I’m good at cooking, according to EmilyBest moment in rugby It’s a combination of my first cap for Scotland, when I scored a try, and winning the Premiership with Saracens in 2011last_img