Seamus Cowden is a character in the Lilydale series.
Seamus hails from the upper tip of the Scottish Highlands. Due to his imposing physical stature and athlecticism, he found early success as the Captain of the 1998 Scotland National Under-20 Ruby Union Team. He has a strong desire for public service which inspired him to enlist in the army at 18, after five years of active duty, he was recruited by SAS.
He displays natural leadership qualities, likely developed during his amateur sports career. His comfort on the front line can be attributed to his confidence and tactical experience.