Carlo De Nysschen
BIRTHPLACE: PRETORIA, RSA
POSITION: Backs / Scrumhalf
Carlo originates from Pretoria, South Africa, where he attended Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool (Affies). In 2014, he played for the Blue Bulls Rugby Academy U18s during the National Academy Tournament and helped the Bulls to the U19 National Currie Cup Championship.
Carlo continued his education and rugby career at the University of the Free State. In 2017, Carlo moved to the US and joined the Glendale Rugby Academy then played for the Glendale Raptors for the 2018 Fall Exhibition season. Carlo signed with the Colorado Raptors for the 2019 season and earned 11 caps, seven of which he scored two tries and kicked 5 conversions, and was named twice in the ‘MLR Team of the Week’. Carlo became an American Qualified player and resigned with the Raptors for the 2020 season.
As a seasoned MLR player, Carlo’s knowledge and experience paired smooth and accurate skills provide a fantastic addition to our backline. We very much look forward to Carlo’s impact on and off the field.