Price signs professional contract

BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy scrum-half Ali Price has signed a professional contract with Glasgow Warriors.Price has signed a professional deal with Glasgow Warriors
 
The 22-year-old, who is the latest Stage 3 player to graduate from the Scottish Rugby academy system, will be staying at Scotstoun until at least May 2016.
 
Kings Lynn-born Price has made nine appearances for the Warriors and was part of the GUINNESS PRO12 title-winning squad last season.
 
The Scotland under-20 scrum-half was also in the Glasgow squad which won the Melrose 7s earlier this year.
 
He previously played for Bedford Blues and was part of the Saracens Storm 'A' league set-up.
 
Ali Price said: “It’s a huge honour to sign my first professional contract and I’m looking forward to continuing my career in Glasgow with the Warriors.
 
“I’ve developed a lot as a player over the last 12 months, having had the opportunity to train and play with the first team squad.
 
“I’m always learning and it’s great to be able to work closely with the likes of Mike (Blair), Henry (Pyrgos) and Grayson (Hart).”
 
Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend said: “We’re delighted to see another player come through our Academy system and Ali deserves this opportunity.
 
“He works really hard in training and has made real improvements to his game in the past 12 months.
 
“It’s great for him to have experienced players around him and we look forward to seeing him continue to develop within our environment.”

Watch an exclusive interview with Ali Price on this week's Warriors HQ at 5pm on Wednesday

Written by
Jeremy Bone