Old Glory DC obtained Quentin Newcomer from the New England Free Jacks in exchange for 2023 salary cap considerations and Old Glory’s second-round pick in the 2023 MLR collegiate draft. The 26-year-old loosehead/tighthead prop is 6’2″ and 255 lbs.
Quentin played in five matches during the 2022 season with the Free Jacks. He played 498 minutes in 14 matches in 2021, starting 6, and appeared in four matches during the truncated 2020 season as a reserve. He was proficient in breaking the gainline with 10 carries for 41 meters and made 29% of tackles that were dominant in nature.
Quentin lives in Fairfax, Virginia, and attended Oakton High School in Oakton, Virginia. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University from 2015-2018, majoring in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
Quentin began playing rugby three years ago with Steamboat Springs Rugby Club, playing two seasons in the Rocky Mountain League. He also played for the James River Rugby Club.
He previously played loosehead prop and his ability to play either side makes him an asset to the New England Free Jacks. Quentin played with Free Jacks in the Cara Cup in 2019 coming off the bench against Munster, Ulster, and Leinster. Following the season, he went to New Zealand playing with Sumner Rugby Club in the Canterbury Premier Club Division.
The additional professional experience in New Zealand should help him be an important contributor to the Free jacks through 2023.