Austin Elite Rugby Host San Diego Legion

Austin Elite Rugby & San Diego Legion First Pre-season Match

Austin Elite Rugby and the San Diego Legion will face each other at the Multipurpose Stadium in Round Rock, Texas on Sunday, March 25. This will be the first of three pre-season Major League Rugby matches for Austin Elite, while it will be the first of two matches for San Diego.

The gates will open at 1 pm CDT with the kickoff at 3 pm. Admission is free and the Multipurpose Stadium is located at 2001 N. Kenney Fort, Round Rock.

Austin Elite Rugby will travel to Glendale, Colorado to face the Glendale Raptors to open the Major League Rugby season. The match will be the CBSSN game of the week and broadcast nationally. The San Diego Legion will open their regular season the following day in Seattle against the Seattle Seawolves.

Austin Elite Rugby & San Diego Legion Squads

Austin Elite: 1 Tim Fitzgerald 2 Chris Scade 3 Mason Pedersen (C) 4 Ben Mitchell (VC) 5 Kyle Breytenbach 6 Pita Naruma 7 Hanco Germishuys 8 Deon Minnaar 9 Michael Reid 10 Timothée Guillimin 11 Reece Czarnecki 12 Andrew Suniula 13 Sani Taylor 14 Vetekina Malafu 15 Sione Fangaiuha 16 David LeMasters 17 Siaosi Finau 18 Robert Drummond 19 Dylan Goulding 20 Knute O’Donnell 21 Pat Sullivan 22 Joedee Reyes 23 Alex Faison-Donahoe

San Diego Legion: 1 Gil Covey, 2 Pat Blair, 3 Josh Zamudio, 4 Jay Harmon, 5 Cam Dolan, 6 Chris Turori, 7 Derrick Broussard, 8 Mungo Mason (VC), 9 Nate Augspurger (C), 10 Tadhg Leader, 11 Nick Evans, 12 Ben Cima, 13 Anthony Salaber, 14 Taku Ngwenya, 15 Dylan Audsley 16 Tony Purpura, 17 Tasi Toilolo, 18 Patrick Walls, 19 Devin Short, 20 Sione Tu’ihalamaka, 21 Nick Boyer, 22 Cody Melphy, 23 Faitala Talapusi

Austin Elite Rugby Pre-season Schedule

  • March 25 vs. San Diego Legion (Multipurpose Complex, Round Rock)
  • March 31 at New Orleans Gold
  • April 7 vs. New Orleans Gold

Austin Elite Rugby 2018 Major League Rugby Schedule

  • April 21 at Glendale Raptors
  • April 28 at Houston SaberCats
  • May 5 vs. New Orleans Gold
  • May 11 at Utah Warriors
  • May 26 v. San Diego Legion
  • June 2 vs. Utah Warriors
  • June 9 vs. Seattle Seawolves
  • June 17 at San Diego Legion

San Diego Legion Pre-season Schedule

  • March 25 at. Austin Elite (Multipurpose Complex, Round Rock)
  • April 7 vs. Houston SaberCats

San Diego Legion 2018 Major League Rugby Schedule

  • April 22 at Seattle Seawolves
  • April 29 vs. Utah Warriors
  • May 4 vs. Houston SaberCats
  • May 13 at Glendale Raptors
  • May 26 at Austin Elite
  • June 9 at New Orleans Gold
  • June 17 vs. Austin Elite
  • June 23  vs. Glendale Raptors

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