Utah Warriors & Angus Maclellan
The Utah Warriors will have USA Eagles prop Angus Maclellan back with the team for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. Maclellan is 26 years old, 6’1″ tall, and weighs 255 pounds.
Maclellan is from Empire, Michigan and began playing rugby in high school with the Traverse City Alliance. After graduating from St. Francis High School, he attended Davenport University where, as Captain, he lead the Panthers to back to back D1 AA National Championships in 2010 and 2011.
MacLellan earned All-American honors at Devenport and was also a part of the USA U20’s team in 2011 that competed for the Junior World Cup Championship in Georgia. The following year he captained the team, as it won the World Rugby U20 Trophy in a tournament held at Murray Park, Utah.
In 2014 MacLellan played the USA Selects for the Americas Rugby Championship and was selected for the 2015 Rugby World Cup training squad before injuring his ACL. He made his USA Eagles debut on June 18, 2016, against Italy at San Jose’s Avaya Stadium and it is expected that he will gain his 5th cap for the Eagles against Chile on Feb. 17, 2018. Angus MacLellan is Eagle number 493.
Maclellan also played rugby at Trinity College in Dublin and for the Linwood Rugby Club in Christchurch, New Zealand. He joins the Utah Warriors, after playing for the Chicago Lions.
The 2018 year was an important one for Maclellan. He played for the Utah Warriors during the inaugural Major League Rugby season and looks to make an even greater impact for the team in 2019. He also played in the Americas Rugby Championship for the Eagles, in the Americas Pacific Challenge for the USA Selects, and for the Chicago Lions in the Midwest Premier Division.