Old Glory DC will have Hannibal Vaivao back as part of the extended squad for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 34-year-old loosehead prop (35 in March) is 6’2″ and 265 lbs.
Hannibal played in the 2022 preseason match last weekend against the Toronto Arrows.
Hannibal joined Old Glory DC during the 2021 Major League Rugby season and played one minute in one match. He hopes to contribute more in 2022 after being with the team during their preseason training.
Hannibal is from Long Beach, California. He attended Southeast Missouri State University from 2007-2009 and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Studies.
From 2010-12 he played rugby union with NOVA RFC. During the Summers of 2011 and 2012, he played rugby league with the Northern Virginia Fairfax Eagles and the Washington Slayers, respectively. He played with NOVA 7s in Summer 2013.
Hannibal played rugby union with Potomac Athletic Club from 2012-2015, Park City Haggis in 2016, Seattle Saracens RFC (now Seattle) from 2017-2019, and the Washington Irish in 2019-2020. He also played touch rugby in 2020 with the DC Galaxy.
Hannibal has played representative rugby with the Capital Selects against Philadelphis United Rugby and the Old Glory Capital Selects against USA Rugby South.