The loosehead prop of Scotland Gordon Reid admits that moving away Glasgow Warriors was a big decision; however he is getting stuck into training of pre-season with the new club London Irish, although in the Aviva Premiership, he is all ready to test himself.
When Gordon was holding two jobs that is, training and playing rugby for the top-flight club with Ayr in late 2010, coming back to the Warriors was nowhere in his mind. Nevertheless, his consistent and good performances by the men of Millbrae helped him to earn a contract of part-time with the professional team and his debut came in the year 2011, against the Ospreys.
For the Scotstoun outfit, he went on to make over 100 appearances and the result of same is; now he has 27 caps for his nation. This is also the result of his consistent play in the club’s No 1 jersey.
Though, each player at some point needs a change, though the favorite of and fans Reid was interested to ponder up new options as his spell of Warriors ended. Reid explored a multiple opportunities, and this also included the possibility of going to France, but finally he settled to London Irish.
After moving to south, in his first interview, Reid said, “I had to ensure that move that I have made now and earlier and will make in future will remain right for my family. This is the reason, I take my time can say enough time exploring up the options and doing all my research.,” He further added that, “When interest was shown by London Irish I made sure, this is the place that I was looking for and I talk to the guys over the phone and made my decision to join it, absolutely no confusion.”