W Nation: Position Previews for 2021 Utah Warriors

Mar 4, 2021, 1:21 PM | Updated: 1:27 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The 2021 Utah Warriors rugby season is almost here and this year’s squad of players is ready to play for Warriors Nation.

In the most recent episode of W Nation, Jarom Jordan and Jared “Banksy” Danielson preview this season’s Warriors roster.

Utah is scheduled to open its season against the Austin Gilgronis on Saturday, March 20 at 7 p.m. (MDT).

Warriors matches will be streamed on KSLSports.com and the KSL TV app.

2021 Utah Warriors Squad

Yuri Yassin – Scrum-Half

Te’0 Mikey – Wing/Fullback

Logan Tago – Center

Aston Fortuin – Lock/Flanker

Cumorah Saulala – Fly-Half

John Powers – Wing

Paul Mullen – Prop

James Mocke – Second Row

Joe Mano – Wing

Kal Kistner – Second Row

Olive Kilifi – Prop

Fraser Hurst – Scrum-Half

Elijah Hayes – Prop

Mike Gieselman – Second Row

Danny Giannascoli – Fly-Half

Derek Ellingson – Wing

Sama Malolo – Hooker

Bailey Wilson – Flanker

Tu Vere Vugakoto – Hooker

Jurie Van Vuuren – Eight Man/Flanker

James Vaifale – Wing/Fullback

Alex Tucci – Prop

Thomas Tu’avao – Flanker

Jaggar Tauvao-Wall – Flanker

Sione Tau’ataina – Wing

Hagen Schulte – Fly-Half

Mike Payne – Prop/Hookerr

Charlie Hola – Eight Man/Flanker

Tyler Fisher – Center

Danny Christensen – Scrum-Half

Michael Baska – Scrum-Half

Franco Van Den Berg – Prop

Calvin Whiting – Center

Lance Williams – Flanker

Joshua Whippy – Center/Fullback

Jared Whippy – Fullback

Saia ‘Uhila – Lock

Angus Maclellan – Prop

Tonata Lauti – Wing

Matthew Jensen – Lock

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