The Dallas Jackals signed Jinho Mun for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old scrumhalf is 5’9″ and 175 lbs.
He is from Aua, American Samoa, but lived in Christchurch, New Zealand, and later in Dunedin. He attended Aranui High School and played rugby while there. From 2018-2020 he attended Otago Polytechnic.
He played rugby with the Hellers Premier Colts of the Linwood Rugby Club and also with LRC Linwood in the Metro Division 1 from 2015-2018. He played with Harbour Hawks RFC in 2018-2019 and helped his team to the Championship Cup. During his second season, he played in the Top League Tournament for Yamaha Jubilo in Japan as an injury replacement.
A few months later, he joined the Korea Sevens team for the last leg of the Asia Rugby Sevens Series in Sri Lanka. He then moved to Dallas, Texas to play for the Dallas Harlequins.
Dallas Jackals Comments
“Jinho is excited to be a part of not only growing the game in Texas but in the US in general. He is excited to meet his fellow teammates, the coaching staff, and seeing the fans cover Globe Life Park in Arlington in Jackal’s colors! Welcome to the pack Jinho!”