London Scottish have added a massively proportioned flyhalf, who’s physique is more akin to a secondrow.
24-year-old Basil Strang previously represented Oxford University in Varsity matches at Twickenham, Worcester Warriors in the A League, Henley Hawks in National league One and last season for Chinnor.
According to Oli Shapley writing on the club’s website, Scottish qualified Strang can play at fly-half or centre.
He stands 6’5 and weighs 110kg.
Speaking to the website, science teacher Strang said: “I am really pleased to have signed my first professional contract with London Scottish. Having spent the last three years combining studying for a PGCE and at Oxford University with teaching at Kingham Hill School, I have been lucky enough to be involved a couple of Varsity matches at Twickenham.
He added: “After spending some time with the club and Dave Morris it is an exciting time to be joining London Scottish. I am excited to pull on the shirt for the first time and meeting the supporters.”
Director of Rugby Dave Morris is pleased to add further competition to the back-line.
“I really like Basil’s rugby journey to date with Varsity and National league experience. I like a squad with a range of life experiences and outlooks. He has some attributes to his game which are super strengths that will enable us to pose the opposition different threats. He also has real versatility being able to play a number of positions across the back line.”
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