Jac Pritchard signs up for Senior Academy

Rob LloydAcademy News, News

Highly-rated tight-head prop Jac Pritchard will be part of the Scarlets Senior Academy next season.

The 18-year-old enjoyed an outstanding campaign as Scarlets clinched the U18s Regional Age Grade Championship in style.

A strong scrummager and carrier, Jac’s displays at the heart of a dominant forward effort was rewarded with a recent Wales U18s cap during the Six Nations Festival in Parma.

At the end-of-season awards, he also received the coach’s vote for Man of Steel, given to the player for commitment, dedication to training and the team.

Jac played his junior rugby for Llandybie and Llandeilo RFC, was a pupil at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr and is currently studying at Coleg Sir Gar.

Scarlets Head of Academy Scott Sneddon: “Jac is a diligent and meticulous young man with a bright future. A strong scrummager and ball carrier and someone that thrives in a competitive environment. 

“We are excited to welcome Jac into the Senior Academy and work closer with him over the next few years alongside his further education. Our challenge is to keep pushing Jac to reach his potential at senior