Austin Elite Rugby Signs Aidan McMullan

Austin Elite Rugby signed Canadian wing Aidan McMullan for the remainder of the 2019 Major League Rugby season. Aidan will be 22-years-old on March 16. He is 6’3″ and 194 lbs.

Aidan began playing rugby in seventh grade at Lindsay Place High School in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, on the island of Montreal. He then joined his local club, the Sainte-Anne-De-Bellevue Football Club.

When he was 17, he represented Quebec at the national level at the Canada Camp. He scored 77 points at the National Festival in Vancouver. He then was selected to the Canada Under-18s tour to Romania in 2014. Aidan also represented the Quebec Under-18s at the Eastern Nationals in New Brunswick.

Aidan played for the Voyagers in the Under-19s Canadian Rugby Championship and then won the RESQ Cegep League Championship with John Abbott College.

Aidan then represented Canada in the Under-19s tour in Ireland, joined the Canada Maple Leaf 7s development squad, and then joined the Atlantic Rock senior team to represent Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, PEI & New Brunswick in the Canadian Rugby Championship in 2016. For the latter tournament, he was the youngest player amongst the teams, scored the most tries, and was named MVP for the team that year. He also played for Canada A on tour to the U.K, playing Doncaster and Ulster’s PRO12 team.

In 2017 he continued with the Canada Maple Leaf 7s developmental squad and won the Vancouver 7s Tournament. He also played for the Maple Leafs on the South American tour. Aidan played rugby 15s with the Canadian Under-20s side for the Junior World Trophy, beating team USA in an aggregate two-game series. He then traveled to Uruguay to play for Canada A in America’s Pacific Rugby Challenge.

Aidan then moved to British Columbia to participate in the Centralized Player Program and attended the University of Victoria. He played for the University in 2017-2018 and for the Canadian National 15s side in 2018 in France against Castres and Clermont. He also played for Atlantic Rock in the 2018 Canadian Rugby Championship.


“Moving to the States to play professional rugby in the MLR is a dream come true. Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve always had a love for sports,” quoted Aidan McMullan. “I knew I wanted to play a sport professionally one day. Now after years of hard work and dedication, I’ve finally gotten the opportunity to reach this goal.”

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