The New England Free Jacks signed Kieran Mcclea for the 2023 Major League Rugby season. The 24-year-old scrumhalf is 5’8″, 181 lbs. and is from Ashburton, New Zealand.
Kieran attended Waitaki Boys High School, and then the University of Otago from 2017 through his graduation with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Economics and Management.
He played rugby at the University of Otago and played provincial rugby with North Otago in 2018 and New Zealand Universities in 2021. In 2022 he played with Otago Rugby in the Bunnings National Provincial Championship.