Conrado Roura Returns for the Inaugural Season
The Dallas Jackals are happy to announce Conrado Roura is returning to Dallas for the Inaugural Season!
Roura grew up in Córdoba, a large city in Southern Argentina and the capital city of the province of Córdado. He started playing rugby at 13 years old for Club Palermo Bajo, which is a first division team of the Córdoba Rugby Union.
Roura 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. Roura 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 before joining Ceibos Rugby club, the second professional rugby team in Argentina and in the American Rugby Super League, which is the top-level of rugby competition in South America.
In 2021, Roura joined Penarol Rugby who compete in Superliga Americana de Rugby, the top-level championship league for many countries in South America.
Jackals GM Elaine Vassie said, “Excited to be welcoming Conrado to Dallas for our inaugural season. An Argentinian international across 7s and XVs , his comfort on the ball along with his versatility across the back row will be a great fit for our Jackals style!”
Welcome Back to the Pack Conrado!
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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 2022. 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 fifth season and represents the highest level of rugby competition in North America. The League evolved from seven teams in 2018, to 13 teams in 2022, featuring 12 from the United States and one from Canada. Matches are televised on CBS Sports Network, Fox Sports 2, and ESPN+, among other national and local market platforms. All matches are available on Facebook Live for international fans. MLR prides itself in fostering intense and high-stakes competition, while bringing together a passionate community built on the values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition. For more information about MLR, visit MajorLeague.Rugby.
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