Academy quartet sign Glasgow deals

Glasgow Warriors are delighted to announce that props Zander Fagerson and D'arcy Rae, along with hooker Fergus Scott and full-back Glenn Bryce have signed their first professional deals with the club from the start of next season.Zander Fagerson has signed until 2017
 
Rae and Fagerson have penned two-year contracts to stay at Scotstoun until at least May 2017, while Scott and Bryce have signed one-year contracts until May 2016.
 
Scott joined the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy in 2012, while Rae joined last season and Fagerson and Bryce were recruited this term.
 
Rae and Scott play their club rugby for Ayr RFC, Bryce plays for Heriot's and Fagerson is with Glasgow Hawks.

Zander Fagerson  

Fagerson, a product of Dundee High School and Strathallan School made his Warriors debut off the bench against Benetton Treviso in October and has gone on to make seven appearances for the club this season.
 
The 19-year-old was invited to train with the Scotland squad during last November's viagogo Autumn Tests. He scored the winning try for Scotland under-20s in their victory over Wales last month and was named man of the match when Scotland under-20s defeated Italy 45-0.
 
Zander Fagerson said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for me to continue my development and I'm very happy to sign my first professional contract with the club.
 
"The last few months have been an incredible learning curve for me and now I've signed this deal I'm determined to work hard and make the most of the chance I've been given."

D'arcy Rae  

D'arcy Rae has signed until 2017Rae, who is a product of Marr College, has played for Kilmarnock, Marr RFC and Whitecraigs.

He went on loan to Benetton Treviso in December and has made four appearances for the Italian side.
 
The 20-year-old came back to Scotstoun last month for a short spell and made his Warriors debut off the bench against Munster.
 
Rae has now returned to Benetton Treviso on loan until the end of the season.
 
D'arcy Rae said: "I'm proud to have signed my first professional deal with the club, after making my debut against Munster.
 
"Playing for Benetton Treviso is a great experience for me and I'm happy to have returned to Italy until the end of the season.
 
"I've been made to feel very welcome in Treviso and by extending my loan period it will hopefully enable me to continue to get regular game time at a high level, before returning to Glasgow in the summer."

Glenn Bryce

Glenn Bryce has signed until 2016

Glenn Bryce, brother of Warriors hooker Kevin and a product of Stirling County Youth Section, joined the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy from Doncaster last June. He also played for Jersey in the Greene King IPA Championship for two seasons.

The 23-year-old has made three appearances for the Warriors this season and came off the bench in the 26-5 win over Zebre last Friday.
 
Glenn Bryce said: "I'm very happy to be joining my brother as a full time professional at the Warriors, after coming through the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy this season.
 
"Hopefully I can force my way into contention for regular game-time next season, but I know I'll have to work very hard to achieve this."

Fergus ScottFergus Scott has signed until 2017

Scott, a product of Currie, has represented Scotland under-20s and although the 22-year-old has yet to make his competitive debut for the club, he featured in the pre-season friendly with Harlequins and has played for the Warriors 'A' side this season.

Fergus Scott said: "I'm delighted to take the next step up and sign my first professional contract with the Warriors, after spending the last three seasons in the academy set-up.
 
"This is a big opportunity for me and my aim is to work hard and compete with the other hookers at the club."

 

Written by
Jeremy Bone