Matt Shields

English-born prop Matt Shields joined from English Championship side Rotherham Titans in December of last year on a deal until the end of the season.

Born in Carlisle, the 26-year-old tighthead progressed through the Newcastle Falcons Academy before signing for Nottingham, where he played for two seasons.

A former English Counties star, Shields spent the next two seasons with Plymouth Albion and Darlington Mowden Park before penning a deal with Premiership outfit Harlequins in February 2016.

Shields made his Edinburgh debut in the European Challenge Cup victory over London Irish at BT Murrayfield.

Stats

Caps
6
Tries -
Starts - Conversions -
Replacements - Penalty goals -
Points - Drop goals -
Position: 
Prop
D.O.B.: 12/02/91
Place of birth:
Carlisle
Height: 190
Weight: 126kg