||Glen Townson retired from playing in the summer of 2018 to take up the role of Forwards Coach at Ealing Trailfinders.
As a player he joined early in the 2016-17 season from Aviva Premiership side Bristol, for whom he played 112 times. He ended the season having played 12 times and twice led the side out as match-day captain.
The second-row signed for the west country club in 2011 and featured in all four matches between Bristol and Ealing Trailfinders in 2013-14 and 2015-16.
During his time down with Bristol he played alongside future Ealing Trailfinders players Rhys Lawrence, Iain Grieve and Will Davis.
Townson played for Sale Sharks’ Academy while he was completing a degree in chemistry from Manchester University. From there he spent a season with Doncaster Knights and he then moved onto Newcastle Falcons.
He hails from Morecambe and played his junior rugby for Vale of Lune. He also captained the England U18 side and took on new teammate Will Harries when England U18 took on their Welsh counterparts in 2005.