American international Will Magie moved back across the pond to play for the Exiles at end of the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Since his arrival at the club the fly-half has made seven starts for the club, scoring one try against Coventry in Round 9 of the Greene King IPA Championship.
At the age of four Magie was introduced to rugby by his father and came up through the ranks at local rivals Ealing Trailfinders, whilst also playing at school level in Middlesex.
Alongside his studies (degree in Psychology) at the University of Leeds the back captained the senior academy side at, the then, Leeds Carnegie, before moving to Otley in National 2 where he spent one season.
His good form earnt him selection to the USA U20s side, which he led to victory at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy tournament in 2012.
Having graduated from university, Ealing Trailfinders came calling in 2013 but he saw little game time. At the end of the 2013/14 season he moved to National 1 side Old Albanian for one campaign.
In early 2016 Magie moved over to the USA and signed with Denver Stampede in the newly formed PRO Rugby competition. The Eagle spent four years in the States, also spending time with Glendale Raptors in the inaugural season of Major League Rugby in 2018.
His first call up to the senior Men’s Eagles side came in February 2017 during the Americas Rugby Championship for their match against Uruguay, the following week he scored his first points against Brazil.
Whilst on duty with the USA side at the World Cup in Japan, the club announced that Magie would be joining the Scottish set up after the competition had reached its conclusion.
Magie described the call up to the World Cup squad as ‘an overwhelming achievement and an amazing experience’.
Other sports: In his free time, you can find him playing golf or watching ice-hockey and American football. The best meal he can cook is a Thai green curry and a paella.
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