Seattle Seawolves Sign Prairie Wolf Pack Center Mozac Samson

09-Mar-2018

Mozac won the 2015 Canadian Rugby Championship with the Wolf Pack and played with Canada 15s in the 2016 ARC

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 9, 2018

SEATTLE- The Seattle Seawolves have announced the signing of Prairie Wolf Pack center and 2015 CRC champion, Mozac Samson.

"Mozac’s speed and agility is a strong addition to our back line. We are happy to have him join the Seawolves family.” said coach Tony Healy.

Mozac Samson was born in Fiji and began playing rugby at an early age. After moving to Calgary, Alberta in 2005 to continue his education, he began playing for the Calgary Saints Rugby Football Club and Prairie Wolf Pack in 2009. He was part of the Canadian Sevens training squad from 2011 until 2015 before he was called up in 2016 to the Canadian 15s squad to play in the Americas Rugby Championship. In 2015, he won the Canadian Rugby Championship with the Prairie Wolf Pack while earning the title of top try scorer for the tournament.

“I am humbled and honored by the opportunity to play for the Seattle Seawolves; a team with an already impressive group of players and exceptional coaching staff,” says Samson “it's amazing to play in the inaugural season of MLR and I am looking forward to seeing the league grow and expand - this league will provide so many opportunities to develop North American players into a force on the world stage.”

 

ABOUT THE SEATTLE SEAWOLVES

A founding member of Major League Rugby (MLR), the Seattle Seawolves kick off their inaugural season in 2018 at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington. With an ownership group led by Seattle-based entrepreneurs Adrian Balfour and Shane Skinner, the organization strives to develop, cultivate and expand the game of rugby in the U.S. while fostering discipline, duty, respect and a spirit of inclusion both on and off the pitch. Through community outreach efforts, the Seattle Seawolves fulfill a key pillar of the franchise’s philosophy, enriching Puget Sound region youth through engagement, leadership, and service.

Select Major League Rugby games will be televised on the CBS Sports Network as part of an exclusive, multi-year television partnership between MLR and the television network. Season tickets are now on sale; to purchase, please visit www.SeattleSeawolves.com.

 

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Will Lytle, Media Relations Coordinator

Seattle Seawolves

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