Rugby ATL signed Seth Purdy, who was selected in the 2022 MLR Collegiate draft in the first round, pick 4, for the 2023 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old center is 6’0″ and 215 lbs.
Seth is from Mill Bay, British Columbia, Canada. He attended Shawnigan Lake School and was the Stags captain in 2017. While there, the team won multiple Triple-A Boys Championships.
Seth attended the University of California, Berkeley, from 2017 through his graduation in 2022. He played for Cal Varsity and age-grade rugby for Canada. In 2016 he played for the Under-18s, in 2017 the Under-19s, and in 2018 the Under-20s.
Seth also played for Westshore RFC in the British Columbia Premier League, and for the Vancouver Island Rugby Union.