Alex Allan (rugby union)

Alex Grant Allan (born 29 February 1992) is a Scotland international rugby union player who plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14. He plays primarily at loose head Prop.[1]

Alex Allan
Birth nameAlex Grant Allan
Date of birth (1992-02-29) 29 February 1992 (age 28)
Place of birthHarrogate, England
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight116 kg (18 st 4 lb; 256 lb)
SchoolSedbergh School
UniversityLoughborough University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)


2012–2014
2017-18
2018-
Harrogate RUFC
Loughborough Students RUFC
Edinburgh Accies
Currie
Ayr
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011
2012–2014
2014–
Sale Sharks
Edinburgh
Glasgow Warriors
1
5
100
(0)
(0)
(10)
Correct as of 03 October 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)


2010–2012

2014
2014–
Scotland u17
Scotland u18
Scotland u20
Scotland Club XV
Scotland A
Scotland


15

1
7


(0)

(0)
(0)
Correct as of 16 November 2018

Rugby Union careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

Allan began his rugby with Harrogate Rugby Union Football Club and at Sedbergh School, before going to represent his University team. Aware of his Scottish roots he also played for the Scottish Exiles team. He put his university career on hold after two years to join Edinburgh Academicals.

Allan was drafted to Currie in the Scottish Premiership for the 2017-18 season.[2]

Allan has been drafted to Ayr in the Scottish Premiership for the 2018-19 season.[3]

Professional careerEdit

The prop started his professional career with Sale Sharks before moving to Edinburgh Rugby.

On 30 April 2014, it was announced that Allan would leaving Edinburgh's development squad to sign a two-year professional contract with rivals Glasgow Warriors.[4]

International careerEdit

He has successfully moved through the Scottish age grades from under-17 to now represent the senior Scotland national team. He qualifies for Scotland through his grandfather.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alex Allan".
  2. ^ "Pro-player draft".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 September 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/27219888

External linksEdit