Kian Meadon

Meadon makes the move to Chicago after spending the previous two seasons in the Houston Sabercats’ camp.

In 2023, the versatile back appeared in just two games, starting both contests. He registered 173 minutes on the field and recorded nine points scored via three conversion kicks and a successful penalty attempt. Meadon completed 16 of his 17 tackle attempts on defense.

In 2022, his first year in MLR, the Sabercats loaned Meadon to Rugby Atlanta. Over the course of the 2022 season, the South African made eight appearances, including seven starts, and played over 500 minutes. He hit seven conversion attempts and a pair of penalty kicks in addition to scoring a try, totalling 25 points scored.

The 23-year-old originally hails from Paarl in the Western Cape of South Africa. Prior to his time in Major League Rugby, Meadon progressed through the South African national team’s age-grade system. He played for the South African Under-18 squad before suiting up for the Under-20 team in World Rugby’s U20 Championship. Meadon also played for the Cell C Sharks’ U18 and U20 programs.

Position Flyhalf / Fullback
Height 5'11"
Weight 185 lbs.
Hometown Paarl, RSA