Monday, October 23, 2017

Michael Reid Joins Austin Elite

Press Release

Austin Elite Rugby Management announces the signing of Michael Reid in the #9 scrum half position for the 2018 Major League Rugby season.

Michael began playing rugby at the age of 5 in Durban at Crusaders Rugby Club, then played with the Pirates in Johannesburg. After moving to Virginia, he played for the Warrenton Wolfpack, was a high-school All American for four years, and on the 2014 Junior World Cup Trophy team. He also played for the Taranaki U18, U19, USA under 20s, San Francisco Rush PRO league, and the Austin Huns championship 15's.

Michael praises his experience with the Huns, saying, "Taking it all the way to the final was something special." He is looking forward to Major League Rugby "taking off" with "a good bunch of guys around me." He is excited to be a part of building the new league and focusing on rugby at the highest levels.

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