Former New Zealand U20 back Cole Forbes joined Glasgow Warriors in February 2021, having impressed on trial with the club.

Comfortable in the back-three or at fly-half, he has represented Bay of Plenty in the Mitre10 Cup, playing alongside former Warrior Hugh Blake.

Forbes was also part of the New Zealand U20 squad for the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina, playing in all three of the junior All Blacks' group games.

He made his Glasgow Warriors debut in February 2021, starting on the wing against Leinster just days after agreeing a full-time contract with the Scotstoun squad.

He then scored his first try for the club in the first match of the 2021 Rainbow Cup, collecting a goal-line drop-out to run in from 90 metres against Benetton.

The back-three man then followed it up with an impressive performance in his first outing against Edinburgh - a 29-19 win at Scotstoun -, cutting a sublime line to score the opening try in a Player of the Match-winning display.

Date of birth: 10 August 1999

Place of birth: Pukekohe, New Zealand

Club of Origin: Te Puke Sports

Height: 5ft 11in

Weight: 91kg

Glasgow Debut: v Leinster, 28 February 2021

Player number: 323













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