Magnus Bradbury rugby player
Magnus Bradbury rugby player

Magnus Bradbury

23rd Aug 1995 1.91m/116kg Blindside Flanker

Magnus Donald Blackburn Bradbury, born on August 23, 1995, is a professional rugby union player from Scotland.

He currently plays for Bristol Bears in the Gallagher Premiership. Bradbury has had a successful career in both club and international rugby.

Bradbury began his rugby journey with Oban Lorne and later attended Merchiston Castle School on a scholarship.

He played for Glasgow District at under-16 and under-17 levels but came under Edinburgh's catchment area after moving to Merchiston Castle. He represented Edinburgh District at under-18 level.

In 2014, Bradbury made his professional debut for Edinburgh Rugby in a Guinness PRO12 match against Leinster. His performances caught the attention of the coaching staff, and on August 28, 2017, he was announced as the captain of Edinburgh Rugby for the 2017/18 Pro14 season.

In March 2022, Bradbury announced that he would be leaving Edinburgh Rugby and joining Bristol Bears at the start of the 2022/23 Premiership Rugby season.

On the international front, Bradbury has represented Scotland at various levels.

He played for Scotland U17 and Scotland U18, making his U18 international debut against England in March 2013. He also played for Scotland U20, making his debut against Ireland in Athlone in January 2014.

Bradbury earned his first cap for the full Scotland international team on November 19, 2016, in an Autumn Test against Argentina.

Bradbury's versatility and skills have made him a valuable player for both his club and country. His performances have earned him recognition and opportunities to represent Scotland in prestigious competitions such as the Six Nations and the Rugby World Cup.



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