The Dallas Jackals signed Nolan Buckley, a 2022 MLR Collegiate Draft second-round selection, for the 2023 Major League Rugby season. The 22-year-old eight-man (23 in April) is 6’3″ and 205 lbs.
Nolan is from North Attleboro, Massachusetts, and attended North Attleboro High School 1. He attended the University of Massachusetts Lowell from 2018 through his graduation with a Bachelor of Science Degreecompeted in three National Championship playoff runs.
Nolan also played for the MLR’s New England Free Jacks Independents in the NCR All-Star Tournament in Houston, Texas, and the Inaugural Collegiate Rugby Shield match in Utah in July 2022.