James McNamee from Australia commits to Tennessee

Tennessee rugby announced the commitment of James McNamee.

The 6-foot, 205-pound flanker comes to Tennessee from Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview in South Wales, Australia.

Tennessee will play for its fourth consecutive SCRC championship in 2023.

The 2023 campaign will be the second for Tennessee under head coach Scott Tungay.

Prior to Tungay’s arrival with the Vols, Tennessee won the 2021 national championship under head coach Marty Bradley. Bradley served as the Vols’ rugby head coach from 2011-21 and as Tennessee’s assistant coach from 1996-2010 under head coach Butch Robertson.

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Tennessee head coach Scott Tungay. Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire

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Story originally appeared on Vols Wire