Glendale Raptors Host San Diego Legion: MLR Preview

The Glendale Raptors host the San Diego Legion at Infinity Park on Saturday, March 16 at 7 pm MDT (9 pm EDT). Tickets are available and the match is being streamed on

The Raptors enter the match in third place in the MLR standings with a 3-2-1 record with 20 points, one point behind league-leading NOLA Gold. The Legion has a 4-2 record with 19 points and is in fifth place with the top five teams in the league separated by 3 points in the standings.

Match Comments

The Glendale Raptors welcome back their four Eagles, Hanco Germishuys, Malon Al-Jiboori, Shaun Davies, and Will Magie and they return as starters along with Mika Kruse.
The San Diego Legion have made one change from last week as Siaosi Mahoni replaces Lou Stanfill, who is not on this week’s squad.
The match features two of the better teams in the league. The Glendale Raptors have an edge in points and in tries scored, while the Legion concede fewer points. The Legion create more turnovers in tackles and have a slight edge in lineouts. The Raptors have more line breaks and the Legion have fewer handling errors. Both teams are effective in the scrum.

Squads with Player Article Links

Glendale Raptors: 1 Kelepi Fifita 2 Zach Fenoglio 3 Blake Rogers  4 Casey Rock 5 Luke White (VC) 6 Brendan Daly 7 Hanco GermishuysMalon Al-JibooriShaun Davies (C) 10 Will Magie 11 Harley Davidson 12 Robbie Petzer 13 Mika Kruse 14 John Ryberg 15 Dylan Taikato-Simpson 16 Chad Gough 17 Marco Fepulea’i  18 Max Lum 19 William Munro 20 Connor Cook 21 Mickey Bateman 22 Ata Malifa 23 Chad London

San Diego Legion:Faka’osi Pifeleti  2 Deon Muir 3 Paddy Ryan (VC) 4 Siaosi Mahoni 5 Keni NasoqeqePsalm Wooching 7 Devin Short 8 Jordan Manihera  9 Nate Augspurger 10 Joe Pietersen (C) 11 Conor Kearns 12 JP du Plessis 13 Dylan Audsley 14 Mike Te’o15 Kyle Rogers 16 Kapeli Pifeleti17 Pat Blair 18 Aaron Mitchell 19 Jasa Veremalua 20 Drew Gaffney 21 Nick Boyer 22 Tai Enosa 23 Nick Lupian + Head Coach Rob Hoadley

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