Fraser and Williamson Handed Professional Contracts With Glasgow Warriors - Stirling County RFC

Fraser and Williamson Handed Professional Contracts With Glasgow Warriors

Earlier this month, Angus Fraser and Max Williamson put pen-to-paper and signed their first professional contracts with Glasgow Warriors, ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.

Fraser and Williamson are graduates from the FOSROC Scottish Rugby Academy and have been training with Glasgow Warriors senior squad this season. The two players been a regular feature for Stirling County in the FOSROC Super6 2021 campaign and the 2022 Sprint Series.

“We are absolutely delighted to see Max and Gus make the move into the pro ranks and once again highlights the important role both the FOSROC Super6 and our club play within the player pathway. Max has been involved at the club for 15 years whilst Gus joined the club at the outset of Super6. We are all really looking forward to seeing how the guys progress and we wish them all the best for the future.”, Stirling County Super6’s Head Coach, Ben Cairns commented.

Angus Fraser

Angus said, “I’m delighted to sign for Glasgow Warriors, as I have been involved with the academy for the last three or so years and ever since I started, I have wanted to get the opportunity to play for them.” 

Fraser joined County at the beginning of Super6 season, having represented Scotland at U18 and U20 level. The hooker was an integral part of the 2021 FOSROC Super6 campaign for County. He will look to continue his development as part of the Scottish Rugby programme, with the aim of pulling on a Warriors shirt.

“It has been a long graft training and playing, trying to show what I can do and I am so chuffed that my efforts have been rewarded. I can’t wait to kick off training with Glasgow and will be working hard to put my hand up for selection.”

Max Williamson

“It’s been really exciting to sign my professional contract with Glasgow Warriors. It’s been a great experience training with Glasgow and playing for the Stirling Super6 side for the past two seasons.”, Williamson also commented.

Having joined County at age 5, Max Williamson has developed through the ranks at club and national level, recently breaking into the Scotland U20 squad. The University of Strathclyde sport scholar has impressed throughout the Super6 campaign and looks to continue with the squad to further his development.

“I’m hoping to get some more games for Stirling County in the FOSROC Super6 and Scotland U20s in preparation for the new season to hopefully work for an opportunity to play my first game for Glasgow.”

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