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Callum MacBurnie aiming to help himself and Coventry RFC.

By Brian Dick, Coventry Telegraph.
May 28 2012

CALLUM MacBurnie says he comes to Coventry hoping to re-establish himself and his new club back in the Championship.

The 22-year-old arrives at the Butts Park Arena from rivals Moseley for whom he made his breakthrough into the senior game.

Having joined as a Colt, MacBurnie spent three seasons at Billesley Common during which time he made 38 appearances and scored seven tries – including four in one game against Birmingham & Solihull.

But after a disrupted pre-season he struggled for first-team action last term and ended the campaign on loan at Coventry, which proved to be a propitious move for both parties.

“That made it an easy decision,” MacBurnie said. “I played five games in a row at Coventry and it’s no surprise that my form became quite good.

“I had to work to get myself in their team and once I did I tried to keep playing, not make any mistakes and get my confidence up. I really enjoyed playing and that is a big reason why I am going there again.”

MacBurnie made his first Coventry start in the draw against Blaydon, a result that was seen as the turning point of their season.

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