Eric Fry

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Eric Fry
Eric Fry 2011.jpg
Full name Eric Fry
Date of birth (1987-09-14) September 14, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Davis, California, United States
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 117 kg (258 lb; 18.4 st)
School Jesuit High School (CA)
University University of California, Berkeley
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Las Vegas Blackjacks RFC
Old Boys University
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
London Scottish
Newcastle Falcons
correct as of 27 December 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011- United States 27 (15)
correct as of 2 November 2014.

Eric Fry (born September 14, 1987 in Davis, CA) is an American rugby union player who plays prop. Fry plays for the Newcastle Falcons of the English Premiership, and previously played for London Scottish in the RFU Championship.[1] Fry can play either tighthead prop or loosehead prop, and is considered a strong scrummager with a high work rate.[2]

Youth and college[edit]

Fry played rugby in high school for Sacramento Jesuit, where Fry helped the school win the 2004 National High School Championship.[3] Fry played college rugby at Cal, where he was a four time All-American selection and won four national championships.[4]


Fry played for the United States U-19 team in 2004-05.[5] Fry was selected to tour with the United States national rugby union team, the USA Eagles, in their November 2010 tour of Europe against Portugal, Scotland A, Saracens and Georgia.

In 2011 Fry earned his first international cap as a substitute against Tonga in the Churchill Cup. Fry was also a member of the USA Eagles for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand where he started against Australia. Fry played for the US in the June 2012 mid-year tests, starting all three matches.[6]

Club and professional[edit]

Fry began playing for Old Boys University in 2012 in The Jubilee Cup.[7] On July 17, 2012 Fry signed to play for the Manawatu Turbos in the ITM Cup.

In August 2012 joined London Scottish who compete in the RFU Rugby Championship.[8] At the conclusion of the 2013-14 season, Fry was named in the Championship Dream XV based on his performance during the season.[9] After two seasons with London Scottish, Fry signed with the Newcastle Falcons for the 2014-15 Aviva Premiership season.[10]

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