The Utah Warriors signed Gabe Kettering for the 2023 Major league Rugby season. The 23-year-old prop (24 in February) is 6’4″ and 255 lbs.
Gabe is from O’Fallon, Missouri, and played eight-man in high school. He attended Lindenwood University from 2017 through his graduation in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry with minors in math, philosophy, and engineering physics. He played rugby at the university and sevens for the St Louis Bombers, where the team finished in third place at the USA Club Sevens Nationals.
He played in the Collegiate Rugby Shield in July 2022 at Zions Bank Stadium and then played at Trinity College in Ireland before an injury had him return to the United States.