MacArthur re-signs with Warriors
January 2, 2013
Pat MacArthur has committed his future to the Warriors © PA Photos
Glasgow Warriors hooker Pat MacArthur has penned a new contract that will keep him at the side until May 2016.
The 25-year-old has established himself as a key part of the Warriors' set-up and has played his way through the Scottish age-groups. MacArthur's decision follows hot on the heels of Al Kellock, Tom Ryder, Tommy Seymour, Peter Murchie and fellow front-row Mike Cusack in re-signing for the Warriors.
"I'm really pleased to have signed this new deal and committed myself to Scotstoun and the Warriors," MacArthur said. "It's great playing my rugby here and it's great to be part of this squad. I'm a west coast boy and, having grown up playing rugby in the west, playing professionally for the Warriors is fantastic but it's about all of us working together and getting success with this team.
"We are all pushing each other to get better as players and I'm certainly no different. There is terrific competition for the number 2 shirt with Dougie [Hall] and Fin [Gillies] but it's about making the team as strong as it can be. I know I have to keep working hard on my game, keep looking at ways to improve if I'm to keep challenging for my place in the starting line-up."
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