San Diego Legion Signs Dominic Day

San Diego Legion signed Dominic Day for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 33-year-old (34 in August) lock is 6’6″ and 256 lbs.

Dominic was born in Haverfordwest, Wales and grew up in Lamphey, outside of Pembroke. He attended school in Pembroke and was a discus thrower, as well as playing rugby. He joined the Scarlets Academy at 18 and attended the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, which is now Cardiff Metropolitan University, majoring in sports science. He played rugby his first year at the University and during his second year for Carmarthen Quins FRC, a Scarlets feeder team. Then it was on to Lianelli in 2005 where he made his Welsh Premier Division debut in 2006. He played with the team until 2011 and with Liandovery in 2011. From 2006-2012 he also played with the Scarlets in PRO12 Rugby.

From 2012-2016 he played with Bath in the English Premiership and in 2016-17 with the Toyota Verblitz in Japan. Later in 2017, he played Super Rugby with the Melbourne Rebels. From 2017-2019 he played with the Saracens, winning two European Championships and two English Premierhip titles.

Dominic also has National team experience. In 2004 he played with Wales Under-19s in the World Championship in Argentina and from 2005-2006, the Under-21s. In 2006 he played with the U21s in the World Championship in France. In 2015 he made his Senior National team debut against Ireland on 8 August and has been capped three times.

Dominic is married to Irish model and actress nadia Forde and has a daughter Wyatt.

Look for Dominic to be an impact player at lock for 2020.

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