The Dallas Jackals obtained South African prop Jacobus Herman Agenbag, who was signed by the New England Free Jacks through the 2024 Major League Rugby season for a 2023 international player spot.
The 22-year-old tighthead prop is 5’11 and 265 lbs. He also has previously played loosehead prop as well.
Herman is from Bloemfontein, South Africa. He played rugby at Grey College, as well as was a South African junior athlete in track and field with the discus and shot put.
In 2018 he also played rugby for the Free State Cheetahs U18s, the South African Schools, and the South African U18s.
In 2019 he played with the Golden Lions U19s, playing one match in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, and the following year with the Golden Lions U21s, where the team finished in second place in the South African U21 Rugby Championship.
In 2020 he also played for the University of Johannesburg in the 2020 FNB Varsity Cup and played in the tournament again in 2021. He also pursued an Advanced Certificate of General Management. In 2020 he played for AMD Valke Falcons for one match in the Currie Cup First Division against Eastern Province.
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