Glendale Raptors signed South African flanker Dwayne Pienaar for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. Dwayne is 5’11”, 207 lbs., and will be 24-years-old on Thursday.
Dwayne was Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa. He attended Mulders Drift Primary from 2002-2008, Helpmekaar College from 2009-2010, and Hoërskool Monument High School from 2011-2013.
While at Hoërskool Monument, the rugby team won the 2012 Lantic 7s and he was selected for the Golden Lions Under-18s for Craven Week and for Academy Week.
In 2014 he played for the Golden Lions Under-19s and in 2015 with the
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Dwayne also played for the Kansas City Blues in 2018 and for the Glendale Raptors against the Rugby Americas Selects, scoring a try as a replacement.
Dwayne will make his 2019 debut with the Raptors tomorrow against the San Diego Legion in a preseason match, after signing a contract to play in the MLR in 2019.