Austin Gilgronis Adds Reegan O’Gorman

Austin Gilgronis signed Reegan O’Gorman for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old Canadian international lock is 6’6″ (1.98m) and 265 lbs (118 kg).

Reegan is from Vancouver, Canada, and attended Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. He played for the Canada U18s and then the U20s in 2016 at the World Rugby Trophy competition in Portugal. He made his Senior National Team debut against Chile at Langford on 11 February 2017 and his last of his 4 caps was against Brazil at Pacaembu on 3 March 2017. The two matches that he started in the Americas Rugby Championship in 2017 was against the United States and Uruguay.

Reegan overcame two season-ending injuries scattered throughout the last three years.

Reegan has played rugby for Marist Albion Rugby Club in Christchurch, New Zealand from 2015-2018, and missed the club season in 2019 while he played with the Canadian Rugby World Cup Training Squad. He also played with South Canterbury in 2018 and in 2019 in the New Zealand Heartland Championship prior to returning home for a centralized contract with Canada.

He also played club rugby with the Vancouver Rowing Club and for the UBC Thunderbirds during the 2019-2020 season. During the 2020 MLR season, Reegan agreed to terms on a contract with the Toronto Arrows just before COVID-19 canceled the remainder of the MLR season.

In 2021 he will make his MLR debut for the Austin Gilgronis.

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