Conrado Joins The Jackals
Conrado grew up in Cordoba, a large city in Southern Argentina. He started playing rugby at 13 years old for Club Palermo Bajo, which is a first division team of the Cordoba Rugby Union.
Conrado went on to represent his country as a blindside flanker on Argentina’s U20 team. In 2016, he helped the team get third overall and was named MVP of the team. In 2017, he was selected to join Argentina’s 7s national team. Conrado says, “I’m proud to say I represented my country playing on the national 7s team.” He continued to play on Argentina’s 7s team through 2020. Conrado then joined Ceibos Rugby club, the second professional rugby team in Argentina. Ceibos is in the American Rugby Super League, which is the top-level of rugby competition in South America.
Conrado enjoys open air activities such as hiking and camping. He also enjoys reading and watching movies. He says, “The Jackals are in a great league with great professionals, I look forward to joining the team.” He went on to explain how great of an opportunity this is to “become a better player and person.”
“I have heard that Dallas is distinguished by the culture, art and museums, so I am excited to explore the city,” said Conrado. Welcome to the pack Conrado!
About Dallas Jackals —
The Dallas Jackals are a professional rugby team of Major League Rugby (MLR), the highest level of rugby competition in North America. The Jackals were named as an expansion team in 2020 and will play their inaugural season in 2021. The team’s central mission is to develop domestic talent to a world-class level of play and professionalism while strengthening the high performance pathway in DFW by supporting the local clubs. Through proactive Community Outreach, the Jackals will exemplify and spread the passion of rugby by inspiring tradition, respect, family, and character on and off the pitch.
About MLR —
Major League Rugby is a professional sports league entering its fourth season and represents the highest level of competition in North America. The League evolved from seven teams in 2018, to 13 teams in 2021, featuring 12 from the United States and one from Canada. The competition follows an 18-week regular schedule for a chance to advance to the playoffs. Matches are televised on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports 2, ESPN+, Facebook Live (for international viewers) and on different platforms in each local market. MLR prides itself on its incredible athletes, the passionate community behind them, and its strong values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition.
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