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Former England captain joins Major League Rugby side Seattle Seawolves

The Seattle Seawolves have announced the arrival of Mathew Turner as both the team’s Operations Director and as a Senior Player.

The South African-born, former England Sevens skipper will be seen in multiple roles with the Seawolves including assisting as the rugby ambassador for the club.


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“We are thrilled to have Mat on board. It’s hugely beneficial to have someone with Mat’s immense experience and passion associated with the team,” said Adrian Balfour, co-founder of the Seattle Seawolves

Turner will be a key man working behind the scenes to support team operations and the coaching group. “I’m extremely excited to be given the opportunity to be part of the Seattle Seawolves team on and off the field.

“Getting to be part of the launch of professional rugby in North America is a once in a lifetime opportunity.”

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