San Diego Legion signed Dean Muir at hooker for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. Dean is 29-years-old, almost 6 feet tall, and in 227 lbs.
Dean is from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and is moving to San Diego from Cape Town. He attended Glenwood High School from 2002-2007 and the University of South Africa.
He played youth rugby with the Sharks from 2006-2008, playing with the Under-18s during Craven Week in 2006 and in 2007. He played with the Under-19s in 2008. Four years later, he returned to the Sharks for the 2012 Vodacom Cup, but did not enter a match against the Boland Cavaliers as a reserve.
During the 2010 season he played with the TUT Vikings in the Varsity Cup, appearing 8 times. He then played in the Currie Cup during the 2013-2014 season with the Border Bulldogs, making 31 appearances and scoring 4 tries. In 2014 he also played with the UKZN Impi, making 10 appearances with 1 try.
Dean moved to the Valke (Falcons) from 2014-2016, playing 39 times with 4 tries. During the Fall 2016 season, Dean played in New York for Old Blue in the American Rugby Premiership. For the 2017-2018
Dean is an experienced hooker who adds stability and experience to the front row. His addition along with other changes should bolster the team in set pieces.