NOLA Gold Rugby Club signed Ignacio Dotti to a two-year contract extension. The 25-year-old (26 in August) Uruguay International lock, who can also play in the back row, is 6’5″ and 235 lbs. He played in 13 matches during the 2019 MLR season, however, in 2020 he started the first three matches at lock before breaking his arm against the Colorado Raptors.
Dotti graduated from Ivy Thomas Memorial High School and then studied at the Universidad ORT Uruguay.
In 2014 he played against the U.S. in the Junior World Rugby Trophy Bronze match in the team’s 26-25 loss. Since then, he has played for Uruguay A and the Senior National team since 2015.
Dotti debuted for the Uruguay national Rugby Team on April 11, 2015, against Paraguay and his last match was against Wales at Kumamoto, Oct 13, 2019. He has 50 caps for Uruguay, including 4 matches in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
For Uruguay A, he played at the 2014 Americas Rugby Championship and in October 2018 in the Americas Pacific Challenge. Dotti also has played against the Houston SaberCats in a January 20, 2018 preseason match at Sugar Land, Texas.