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Murray McCallum: Worcester Warriors signal Glasgow’s ex-Edinburgh prop

Murray McCallum made his Scotland senior worldwide debut as a alternative towards Wales in Cardiff within the opening match of the 2018 Six Nations

Worcester Warriors have signed Glasgow Warriors’ Scotland prop Murray McCallum on an 18-month deal from 1 January till the top of the 2022-23 season.

The three-times capped worldwide, 25, has labored beforehand with Warriors director of rugby Alan Solomons throughout his time in command of Edinburgh.

McCallum was with Glasgow on a short-term contract, having signed from Edinburgh in the summertime.

“It’s terrific information that Muzza shall be becoming a member of us,” mentioned Solomons.

“Notably as Jack Owlett is simply anticipated to return from his hip operation on the finish of February.

“I do know Muzza nicely, having coached him at Edinburgh when he was a younger, promising participant simply beginning to come by way of.

“He has since gone on to play for Scotland and established himself as a top-class prop.”

Summer season signing Owlett underwent surgical procedure final month on the hip harm he sustained within the Premiership defeat at Northampton.

“The Premiership is the last word check for a prop and a league I’ve at all times needed to problem myself in,” mentioned McCallum.

“Figuring out Solly from my Edinburgh days after which assembly JT (head coach Jonathan Thomas) I’m actually bought on the membership’s imaginative and prescient.

“You’ll be able to see the membership’s ambitions with the appointment of Steve Diamond as lead rugby marketing consultant.”

Worcester are second backside of the Premiership, having received simply two of their eight video games this season.

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