The Seattle Seawolves signed Conor McGill to their 2021 extended squad. The 29-year-old lock is 6’5″ and 255 lbs.
Conor is from Saint Paul, Minnesota. He attended Cretin Derham Hall from 2006-2009 and played rugby with Rugby Mound View (North Metro). From 2009 to 2012 he attended the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities, played rugby, and was in the band. He left the university prior to graduation to play rugby in Dublin, Ireland with Dublin University Football Club at Trinity College.
He has played with Metropolis Rugby Club, the Spearhead Rugby Academy in Saint Paul, the Montreal Irish, Donau Rugby Club in Vienna, Austria, before returning with Metropolis Rugby Club.
In 2018 he was the captain of the Minnesota Senior Men’s All-Stars, who won the Western Championship against select sides from Iowa, Wisconsin, and Chicago Area RFC (CARFU). During the Fall 2020 season, Conor played for NOLA Gold Academy.
Conor also gives back to the community and is a Board Member of the Cuban American Youth Orchestra.
Seattle Seawolves Comments
Conor said “I am beyond excited just to see a thriving professional rugby union league here in the US. To be involved as a player is truly a dream come true. I can’t wait to be part of keeping the Seawolves’ reputation as perennial champions alive for years to come!”