Zander Fagerson

Zander James Ragnar Fagerson (born 19 January 1996) is a Scottish international rugby union player who plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14.[1]

Zander Fagerson
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Fagerson in 2017
Birth nameZander James Ragnar Fagerson
Date of birth (1996-01-19) 19 January 1996 (age 24)
Place of birthPerth, Scotland
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight126 kg (19 st 12 lb; 278 lb)
SchoolHigh School of Dundee,
Strathallan School
Notable relative(s)Matt Fagerson, brother
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017- Stirling County ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014– Glasgow Warriors 50 (10)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

2013
2014–2016
2016–
Scotland U16
Scotland U18
Scotland U20
Scotland


19
22


(10)
(0)
Correct as of 17 September 2019
Teams coached
Years Team
2019- Glasgow High Kelvinside (Asst.)

Rugby union careerEdit

Amateur careerEdit

Fagerson was drafted to Stirling County in the Scottish Premiership for the 2017-18 season.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Fagerson made his debut for Glasgow Warriors in a 40–23 win at Treviso in October 2014 going on to become the youngest player to reach 50 caps for Glasgow Warriors at the age of 21.[3][1]

International careerEdit

Fagerson represented Scotland at under-16, under-18 and under-20.[1]

Fagerson received his first call up to the senior Scotland squad by coach Vern Cotter on 19 January 2016 for the 2016 Six Nations Championship.[4] He made his debut for Scotland as a replacement in the Six Nations match against England at Murrayfield on 6 February 2016.[5]

Coaching careerEdit

From the 2019-20 season Fagerson will be an assistant coach at Glasgow High Kelvinside.[6]

Outside of rugbyEdit

Outside rugby, Fagerson was Scottish Downhill Mountain Bike Champion in 2010, sang with NYCoS National Boys Choir in 2006 and is a qualified lifeguard.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Glasgow Warriors: Lifestyle key for debutant Zander Fagerson". BBC. 8 October 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Glasgow Warriors - Pro-player draft". www.glasgowwarriors.com.
  3. ^ "Glasgow Warriors rookie Zander Fagerson praised after stunning debut". The Courier. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Six Nations 2016: Ryan Wilson not in Scotland squad". BBC. 19 January 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  5. ^ http://thescotlandteam.com/2016/02/05/scotland-v-england-2/
  6. ^ Palmer, Mark (5 May 2019). "Pros spearhead league side's promotion hope" – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
  7. ^ "Preaching to the former choirboy". The Herald. 3 October 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2015.

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