Kyle Traynor Seals Bristol Move
Scotland prop joins Bristol Rugby from Edinburgh
Bristol Rugby are pleased to confirm that Scottish International Kyle Traynor will join the Club ahead of the 2012/13 RFU Championship season.
The 26-year old loosehead prop, who joins from Heineken Cup semi-finalists Edinburgh, graduated through the Scottish ranks, representing his country at under-19, under-21 and ‘A’ levels.
Traynor made his Scotland debut as a replacement in the 23-10 victory over Fiji during the 2009 Autumn Internationals.
As well as three International caps, the front-rower has amassed over eighty appearances in Celtic League and Heineken Cup rugby.
“Kyle fits the profile of player we want joining Bristol Rugby,” said Head Coach Liam Middleton. “He is a excellent professional with good athletic ability and physical potential.
“For a young player he has a bank of domestic, European and international experience.
“Kyle is a formidable scrummager and his dynamism and work rate in the field impresses me. He is a determined character and I’m looking forward to working with him.”
Traynor made sixteen appearances for Edinburgh during the 2011/12 RABODirect PRO12 season, scoring twice.
“I’m delighted to make the move to Bristol,” said the prop. “It’s a Club with a great reputation and huge ambitions.
“I’ve heard outstanding things about the strong culture and style of rugby at the Club.
“There are some very talented players here. I want to play my part and help Bristol to a very successful campaign.”