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Player

Michael Collins

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Michael Collins
Position
Prop
Weight
112 kg
Height
1.80 m
DoB
10th May 1974
Age
44
Club
Statistics 2007/2008
Games
5
Started
2
Tries
Penalties
Conversions
Drop Goals
Team and League Statistics
Michael is a hugely experienced prop who joined the Warriors from London Irish in May 2007.

Michael can play on either side of the scrum.

He joined the London Irish from New Zealand Division 1 club, Waikato Chiefs. He played 81 games for the Chiefs, more than any other player in modern times.

Michael has also played for the All Blacks A team and for the New Zealand Barbarians.

On the prospect of joining the Warriors Michael said: “Glasgow are playing good rugby at the moment and getting big results so I’m keen to help them move even further forward. I’ve heard great things about the Magners League too so I’m looking forward to playing in that.

“Their results have been excellent. I’ve played against Ulster at Ravenhill a few times and I know how difficult it is to go there and win and the Ospreys are a great side so it shows how well the Warriors are doing just now. It’s exciting to be joining a team capable of taking scalps like that,” he added.

Warriors coach Sean Lineen said: “This is a fantastic acquisition for Glasgow because Michael is a well respected player and natural leader. We have a crop of young props here, like Moray Low, who will learn a huge amount from someone of Michael’s experience.

“I have no doubt that he will bring a lot to our plate having seen him play. He’s a mobile and aggressive player and the fact that he is comfortable on either side of the scrum is a bonus for us,” he added.

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    Comments
    Posted by Henry Edmonds on August 9, 2007 03:08 AM | Reply to this comment

    He looks too skinny to be a prop. Have they checked his credentials?

    Posted by Richard Taylor on November 8, 2007 08:53 PM | Reply to this comment

    Yes but look at the size of his buttocks!

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