Seattle Seawolves Signs Cameron Orr

The Seattle Seawolves signed Cameron Orr for the 2024 Major League Rugby season. The 28-year-old loosehead prop (29 in April) is 6’2″ and 265 lbs.

Cameron is from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and attended Trinity Grammar School. He attended the University of Sydney from 2013 through graduation with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services, Allied Health, and Health Science. He then enrolled at the University of South Australia in 2019 to pursue another Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences which focused on Nutrition and Exercise and is expected to complete the program in 2024.

Cameron played for Australia’s Under-20 team in 2014 and 2015 at the IRB World Junior Championships, which were held in New Zealand and Italy respectively.

He began his professional career in 2015 with the Greater Sydney Rams in the National Rugby Championship and made six appearances. He also played with West Harbour in the NSW Shute Shield in 2014-2016 and again in 2021-2023.

“Orrzy” moved to England in 2016 and played for two seasons with Gloucester in the English Premiership, making 22 appearances. During the 2018-2019 season, he then returned to Australia to play with Western Force for the World Series Rugby Invitational and the NRC season, making 16 appearances.

In 2019, he joined the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby, where he played 1,613 minutes in 38 matches, starting 20, during the three seasons with the team. “At the end of 2020, Cameron was awarded the prestigious Spirit of Weary Dunlop, an award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Club both on and off the field.”

In 2023 he played with the Wellington Lions in the NPC, making 12 appearances.

Cam has also shared his knowledge gained through rugby and his education in Health Sciences with athletes. He is the co-founder of Elite Performance Journals, which focuses on Tactile Performance Journals, Athlete Mentoring, and Elite Level Training Supports for individuals.

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