Albion Announce New Signing Matt Shields

Plymouth Albion are pleased to announce the signing of tight head prop, Matt Shields from fellow Championship club Nottingham RFC.

The 22 year old joins Albion after playing stints at hometown Carlisle, before moving on to play at Westoe, Newcastle Falcons Academy, Tynedale Rugby Club and most recently Nottingham RFC in the Championship.

Having represented the North U18s, North U20 (Captain) and England counties U20s, the tight head prop is another quality player off the Sedbergh School conveyer belt, following in the likes of Will Carling, Will Greenwood and James Simpson-Daniel.

DOB – 12/02/1991

Position – Tight head prop

Weight – 117KG

Height – 1.94cm


Matt and Head Coach James Shanahan pictured with sponsors Mike O’Neil and Andy Houston from Midas Construction.