Finlay Richardson

Finlay Richardson

Key info

  • Age: 19
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Hometown: North Queensferry
  • Project participation: South Africa, Botswana, Zambia


Finlay has had a rugby ball in his hands since he could walk. He studied at Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh until 2016 and is currently on a gap year. Before joining the Pride in South Africa, he is spending a few months in South America teaching English.

Finlay’s brother, Saunders, also volunteered with BPF in South Africa in 2016.

Proud Achievement

Being awarded Player of the Tournament at the Tynedale RFC National Schools Rugby Festival in his first run out with the school’s 1st XV.

Finlay’s Goal

“Exemplary coaches and players have helped me all my life. I hope to prove myself as a great role model for my fellow Pride members and the children we coach.”

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