Henry Pyrgos

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Henry Pyrgos
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Pyrgos in 2017
Birth name Henry Benjamin Pyrgos
Date of birth (1989-07-09) 9 July 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Dorchester, Dorset, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 80 kg (12 st 8 lb; 176 lb)
School Bryanston School
University Loughborough University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-Half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017– Stirling County ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010– Glasgow Warriors 141 (101)
Correct as of 24 March 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009
2010–2012
2012–
Scotland U20
Scotland A
Scotland
10

28
(5)

(29)
Correct as of 24 March 2018

Henry Benjamin Pyrgos (born 9 July 1989) is a Scotland international rugby union player. His regular playing position is scrum-half. He plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14.[1]

Rugby Union career[edit]

Amateur career[edit]

Pyrgos has been drafted to Stirling County in the Scottish Premiership for the 2017-18 season.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Pyrgos plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14. He won the Pro12 title with the club in 2014-15. He was made co-captain of the side (with Jonny Gray) for the season 2016-17. The co-captaincy has been scrapped by new Head Coach Dave Rennie for the 2017-18 season. The scrum-half remains in the leadership group and has played over 100 matches for the Warriors.[3]

International career[edit]

He has represented both Scotland Under 20 and Scotland A.[4][5]

On 24 October 2012 he was named in the full Scottish national team for the 2012 end-of-year rugby union tests.[6]

On 6 November 2012, Pyrgos was announced as a substitute for the Scotland versus New Zealand match, the first of the end-of-year test series, and made his debut around a week later when he was brought on in the final five minutes of the match.[7] The final score was 22–51.

His second cap appearance on 17 November was against South Africa at Murrayfield when he scored his first international try, however Scotland still lost with a final score of 10–21. His third cap appearance was against Tonga on 24 November where he made the starting line up. This game was played in Pittodrie in Aberdeen and they lost 15–21.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Henry Pyrgos Glasgow Warriors profile". Archived from the original on 2012-11-28. Retrieved 25 Oct 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pro-player draft". 
  3. ^ "Henry Pyrgos". 
  4. ^ "Henry Pyrgos Scotland squad profile". Retrieved 25 Oct 2012. 
  5. ^ "Henry Pyrgos IRB JWC 2009 profile". Archived from the original on 2014-11-08. Retrieved 25 Oct 2012. 
  6. ^ "Seven rookies in Scotland squad". Retrieved 25 Oct 2012. 
  7. ^ "Scotland squad announced for New Zealand match". Retrieved 6 Nov 2012. 

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