The Dallas Jackals signed Hayden Hill for the remainder of the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 22-year-old center(23 in June) is 5’10”, 185 lbs, and joins the team from Dallas RFC.
Hayden is from Omaha, Nebraska, and attended Omaha Central High School where he played baseball and football. He began playing rugby when he was 16 years old with Omaha United and represented Rugby Nebraska.
He moved to Colorado and played for Boulder RFC and Vail RFC. He continued his education at Grand Canyon University in 2018-2019 majoring in Emergency Management and playing with the rugby squad. He graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he enrolled during the pandemic.
Hayden also gained some international experience by playing with Bangalow Rebels in Australia. Prior to signing, he was in his second season with Dallas RFC, competing on both the 15s and 7s side of the Division 1 club.
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