New Orleans Gold Rugby Club re-signed Australian Scott Gale through the 2022 Major League Rugby season. Gale is 25 years old (26 in October), 6’1″ tall, weighs 190 lbs and plays flyhalf or scrumhalf. He played in 14 matches in 2019 and was a leader on the pitch.
Gale is from Albury, Australia and went to St. Joseph’s Nudgee College in Boondall from 2007-2011. He played rugby for Brisbane City and in 2013 signed professionally with the Super Rugby Queensland Reds. During his time with the club through the 2016 season, he made five appearances.
From 2014 through 2015, he also played with the Queensland Country in the National Rugby Championship. Injuries plagued him in 2016 with the Reds, and this led to him signing with the Kamaishi Seawaves, a Japanese Top League team, for the 2017 season.
In 2016, Gale also played with the University of Queensland and with the Sydney Rams. In 2018 he played in the Hong Kong 10s with King’s College and then returned to play with the University of Queensland where he was pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce.
While at UQ in 2018, he was employed by the Indigenous Development Office and was an Assistant Rugby Coach at St. Joseph’s Nudgee College.
Scott helped NOLA Gold Rugby Club become the second leading MLR team in the attack in 2019 and the backline should even be more exciting in 2020.
NOLA Gold Rugby Comments
Ryan Fitzgerald, General Manager, said that “It’s another great day for NOLA Gold as we are proud to announce that Scotty Gale and Con Foley are back for the next 3 years.
Both Scotty and Con are outstanding players and First-class men. Both of these guys share a lot in common with their ability, knowledge of the game, toughness and leadership.
They check all the boxes; but most importantly: they garner such respect from their fellow teammates.
I have tremendous respect for how they conduct themselves as professionals on and off the pitch and couldn’t be more excited to have them back on board.”