Alex Craig (rugby union)

Alex Craig (born 26 April 1997) is a Scottish professional rugby union player who plays for Gloucester in the Premiership Rugby. He plays as a lock.

Alex Craig
Birth nameAlexander Iain Craig
Date of birth (1997-04-26) 26 April 1997 (age 22)
Place of birthDumfries, Scotland
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight111.8kg (17st 15lb)
UniversityHartpury College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2018–
2017–2018
Gloucester
Hartpury College
6
0
(0)
(0)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

2016–2018
Scotland U18s
Scotland U20s
Correct as of 11 September 2019

He previously played for Hartpury College in the BUCS Super League competition and afterwards in the RFU Championship from the 2016-17 season. He previously played for Scotland U20s in the World Rugby Under 20 Championship from 2016 to 2018.[1]

On 14 February 2019, Craig signed his first professional contract with Gloucester, thus promoted to the senior squad from the 2019-20 season.[2]

Craig received his first call up to the senior Scotland squad on 15 January 2020 for the 2020 Six Nations Championship.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scotland U20 Squad Named for World Championship". DGWGO. 9 May 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Gloucester Rugby announce senior contracts for five youngsters". Gloucestershire Live. 14 February 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Stuart Hogg: Exeter Chiefs full-back to captain Scotland in Six Nations". BBC Sport. 15 January 2020. Retrieved 15 January 2020.

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