Nottingham Rugby are pleased to announce the
signing of Conor Carey from Ealing Trailfinders ahead of the
The Green and Whites have moved quickly to bolster their front
row following the departures of dual registered Leicester Tigers,
Ryan Bower and Harry Williams.
Carey, 22, is primarily a tight head prop but is equally adept
playing at loose head. He is a fierce scrummager but also
loves to get his hands on the ball in the loose.
He began his career with Ulster where he also represented
Ireland at age group level. He then moved on to Ealing
Trailfinders following their promotion to the Championship and was
one of their leading lights as they narrowly missed out on survival
Commenting on the move, Carey said, "I know that Nottingham has
a good tradition and a clear vision of what they want to achieve
next season. They already had the core of a strong squad and
the additions they've already made for next year made it an easy
decision for me.
"There are clearly a close knit group of lads at the club who
want to be challenging at the top end of the league. I just
want to be involved as much as I can and help the team to achieve
their objectives. I'm looking forward to getting
Nottingham Head Coach Martin Haag said, "I believe we have
secured a player of real quality by bringing Conor to the
club. He's young and hungry to learn but has also played a
lot of games in the Championship already. He's exactly the
type of player we want to be bringing to this club and he'll add
good competition to the front row for next season."