The San Diego Legion signed Eagle 516, Dylan Audsley at center. The 24-year-old Audsley is a recent St. Mary’s College graduate. He is 6′ tall and weighs 195 pounds.
Audsley is from London, U.K. and was USA eligible due to his American mother.He went to high school in the U.S., first at Notre Dame High School from 2008 to 2010 before transferring to Chaparral High School in 2010 and graduating in 2012. He then attended St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California from 2013 through his graduation in 2017 as an Art History, Criticism, and Conservation major.
He was a Junior All-American at the 2013 Junior World Championship and was a likely selection in 2014 before an injury derailed his selection.
In 2015 Audsley was named College Back of the Year by the Goff Rugby Report. He also won College Player of the Year honors with This Is American Rugby. In 2016 was honored with the Rudy Scholz Award as the nation’s best men’s college rugby player and was named to the Eagles Elite Development Squad.
In 2017 Audsley toured Ireland and Scotland with St. Mary’s College.
USA Rugby Men’s Eagles
Dylan Audsley debuted for the Eagles in the Americas Rugby Championship on Feb. 3, 2018, against the Argentina XV in Carson, California. Since that was not a national team, he earned his first test cap the following Saturday against Canada when he entered the match as a reserve in the 5th minute. His second cap was against Chile on Feb. 17 as a starter.
San Diego Legion
- Ryan Matyas – Wing/Center
- Mike Te’o – Fullback
- Dylan Audsley – Center
- Ben Cima – Flyhalf
- Tadhg Leader – Flyhalf/Center
- Nate Augspurger – Scrumhalf
- Brett Thompson – Wing
- Cam Dolan – No.8
- Tony Purpura – Prop
- Sione Tu’ihalamaka – Lock
- Malon Al-Jiboori – Backrow