The Houston SaberCats signed Christian Dyer for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old center is 6’2″ and 220 lbs.
Christian is from Sacramento, California, and attended Jesuit High School in Sacramento, playing football and rugby. From 2016-2020, he attended the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a BAchelor’s Degree in Political Science and International Relations. He also played for Cal Varsity Rugby Club, earning All-American honors.
Dyer was selected by Rugby United New York in the supplementary draft but did not join the team in 2021. Instead, he trained at Chula Vista with the goal of being selected to the Olympic team in Tokyo. Although this did not materialize, he was capped in rugby sevens for the National team and was selected for the USA’s tour of England and Ireland in July, where he played in both matches. He now has 6 caps for the Eagles XV.