The Utah Warriors signed Australian forward Phil Bradford for the 2024 Major League Rugby season. The 26-year-old hooker (27 in April) is 5’11” and 250 lbs.
Phil is from Newcastle, Australia, and attended Hunter Sports High School. He played rugby for the Wanderers Rugby Football Club in Newcastle and the Maitland Blacks. In 2017 he played for the New South Wales U20s.
Phil played in over 50 New South Wales Shute Shield matches, first with West Harbour and since 2020 with the Hunter Wildfires. In the 2019-2020 season, he played for Ciencias Rugby Sevilla in Spain.