Gloucester Rugby have signed Irish prop Conor Maguire from PRO14 facet the Dragons in accordance with evaluations popping out of Wales.
The South Wales Argus evaluations Maguire, 23, has left the Dragons after securing a take care of the Cherry and Whites, who sit backside of the Gallagher Premiership.
Maguire, who’s 5ft 10in and 15st 8lbs, moved from Leinster, the place he was on the fringes of the educating squad, to Rodney Parade closing March to fill a void left by an harm disaster inside the doorway row on the Welsh membership.
After arriving he made a quick cameo in opposition to Benetton contained in the Guinness PRO14 nonetheless then the opponents was halted on account of coronavirus pandemic.
Nonetheless the loosehead, who’s nicknamed ‘The Bull’, returned after lockdown and carried out contained in the Dragons’ derby fixtures in opposition to the Ospreys and Scarlets in August, impressing sufficient to earn a short-term deal to cowl for accidents.
He went on to make substitute appearances in opposition to Leinster, Munster, Glasgow and Bordeaux-Begles making seven appearances in all.
Maguire cherished a worthwhile age grade profession as he obtained proper right here by the use of the ranks of Boyne RFC in Louth and went on to play underage rugby for Leinster at U18, U19, and U20 diploma, together with representing the Eire U18s and U19s.
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In 2016, Maguire made a swap to Earlier Wesley RFC, the place he has carried out for 4 years, impressing contained in the AIL whereas furthermore worthwhile caps for Eire Universities and Eire Golf gear.
Initially a hooker he switched to loosehead prop at Earlier Wesley and has seen his profession flourish since.
Gloucester’s present selections at loosehead prop are: Val Rapava Ruskin, Alex Seville, Jay Tyack and Olly Adkins.
Rapava Ruskin has been actually considered one of many Cherry and Whites’ avid players of the season so far nonetheless questions maintain regarding the depth behind him.