Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce the signing
of Dan Mugford from Plymouth Albion for next season.
Fly half Mugford, 22, has had a strong season for Plymouth,
proving adept at playing at number 10 and covering at full back
when required. The former England Counties and Exeter Chiefs
Academy player has scored 73 points this season including three
Commenting on the move Mugford said, "I'm very excited to be
joining a club that has been competing at the top of the
Championship for many years. Obviously this season has been
challenging but I'm hoping that the club will be back where they
belong next year and that I can help them do that.
"Nottingham have one of the strongest forward packs in the
league so as a fly half that is exciting for me, particularly as I
like to play running rugby. Having that platform will
hopefully enable me to get the outside backs firing and scoring
"Being a Devon boy, it was a hard decision to leave
Plymouth. I've had a great time at the club and a good
season, but the opportunity to play at fly half week in, week out
was too good an opportunity to turn down."
Nottingham Head Coach Martin Haag is looking forward to working
with Mugford and said, "Dan is a young lad who is still learning
the game but has lots of potential. Hopefully, together with
some other back line additions we will be able to build on our
attacking game next season and Dan will be an important part of the
"Dan likes to attack the gain line, has a good boot on him and
brings those outside him into the game. He likes to boss the
game and will be a valuable asset on and off the pitch with his
leadership qualities. He played at 10 against us in the
British and Irish Cup this season and did well and I'm sure that he
will prove to be an excellent addition to the squad."
Nottingham Rugby are back in action on Sunday 30th
March as they welcome Leeds Carnegie to Meadow Lane in the
Championship. Tickets are available by calling 0115