D'Arcy Rae

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D'Arcy Rae
Birth nameD'Arcy Rae
Date of birth (1994-12-21) 21 December 1994 (age 26)
Place of birthIrvine, Scotland
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight120 kg (260 lb; 18 st 13 lb)
SchoolMarr College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Kilmarnock RFC
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Glasgow Warriors
London Scottish
Correct as of 21 June 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Scotland U17
Scotland U18
Scotland U20


Teams coached
Years Team
2019- Marr (Forwards)

D'Arcy Rae (born 21 December 1994 in Irvine, Scotland) is a Scotland international rugby union player who plays for Bath at the Tighthead Prop position.

Rugby Union career[edit]

Amateur career[edit]

Aged 17, Rae was part of the all conquering Ayr team of 2012–13 that won the Premier League, Scottish Cup and the Bill McLaren Shield, a unique treble that had never been achieved before and as of yet has not been repeated. He was drafted to Marr in the Scottish Premiership for the 2017-18 season.[1]

Rae has been drafted to Ayr in the Scottish Premiership for the 2018-19 season.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Rae signed for the Glasgow Warriors in 2013–14. He is also a qualified community rugby coach.[3] On 23 December 2014 he joined Treviso until the end of January 2015 and experienced playing in and winning the two Italian derbies against Zebre and also played against Ulster and Edinburgh.[4]

He made his competitive debut for Glasgow Warriors on 6 February 2015 against Munster at Thormond Park. He became Glasgow Warrior No. 241.[5] On 9 April 2015 he joined London Scottish on loan till the end of the 2014–15 season and played against Nottingham, Rotherham Titans, Leeds Carnegie and then experienced playing in the Championship playoff semi finals home and away against the eventual winners Worcester Warriors.[6] He was contracted to Glasgow Warriors until 2017.

On 28 May 2021 it was announced that he would sign for Bath for the 2021-22 season. Rae stated:[7]

I’ve loved my time here at Glasgow Warriors. Playing for my boyhood club has been a dream come true but it’s time for a new challenge. I’m really excited for what’s in front of me and looking forward to getting started at Bath.

International career[edit]

Rae has represented Scotland at under-17, under-18 and has been capped 18 times at under-20 having played in two Junior World and two Six Nations Under-20 Championships.[8] During the 2014 Junior World Championship held in New Zealand Scotland had to make a powerful second-half comeback to beat their Italian counterparts during which D'arcy Rae made a magnificent break, charging a good 30-meter, to cross for the third score that sealed the victory that ensured Scotlands participation at the elite level in 2015.

He was one of three uncapped players selected by Gregor Townsend for the 2017 Scotland Summer tour of Singapore, Australia and FIji[9] and in January 2018 he was called up to the senior Scotland squad for the 2018 Six Nations Championship.[10]

Rae received his first senior cap for Scotland against Ireland in the 2019 Six Nations Championship.[11]

Coaching career[edit]

Rae has agreed to be Marr's forward coach for season 2019 - 20.[12]


[8] [3] [4] [6]

  1. ^ "Warriors find out pro draft destinations - Glasgow Warriors". Glasgowwarriors.org. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 September 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b "Glasgow Warriors (D'arcy Rae) - Glasgow Warriors". Glasgowwarriors.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Glasgow prop D'arcy Rae moves to Treviso on loan". Bbc.co.uk. 23 December 2014.
  5. ^ @GlasgowWarriors (28 May 2021). "📰" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  6. ^ a b "London Scottish FC". Londonscottish.com. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Rae to join Bath". Glasgow Warriors.
  8. ^ a b "Scotland U20 (D'arcy Rae) - Scottish Rugby Union". Scottishrugby.org.
  9. ^ "Gregor Townsend names Scotland squad for summer tour". www.scotsman.com.
  10. ^ "Six Nations: Scotland returns for Greig Laidlaw & Scott Lawson". BBC. 16 January 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Scotland 13-22 Ireland: Joe Schmidt's side earn crucial Six Nations victory". Sky Sports.
  12. ^ "Glasgow Warriors | Coaching role for D'arcy Rae". www.glasgowwarriors.com.

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