New England Free Jacks and NESN TV 2021 MLR Partnership

Free Jacks Release

The New England Free Jacks and New England Sports Network (NESN) announced a partnership to carry New England Free Jacks Major League Rugby for the 2021 season. The Free Jack’s partnership with NESN continues the relationship that began during the COVID-19 shortened 2020 MLR season.

“NESN is the region’s top-rated regional sports network and sports fans in New England are well conditioned to turn to NESN for the best live sports,” said Free Jacks Co-founder and CEO Alex Magleby. “NESN’s linear and digital reach offers a significant platform to grow fan interest and awareness in rugby and the Free Jacks.”

NESN and NESN+ are available throughout New England and all of NESN’s programming is available to watch on or the NESN App via authenticated TV provider. For a complete channel listing in your area, click here.

The full schedule of Free Jacks matches can be found below with broadcast details to be released shortly:

Week 1 Saturday, March 20 8:30 p.m. @ LA Giltinis
Week 2 Saturday, March 27 8:00 p.m. @ Houston SaberCats
Week 3 Saturday, April 3 4:00 p.m. vs. Utah Warriors
Bye Week
Week 5 Saturday, April 17 4:00 p.m. @ NOLA Gold
Week 6 Sunday, April 25 1:00 p.m. @ Old Glory D.C. Rugby
Week 7 Saturday, May 1 7:00 p.m. @ San Diego Legion
Week 8 Saturday, May 8 4:00 p.m. vs. Austin Gilgronis
Week 9 Saturday, May 15 8:00 p.m. @ Rugby Atlanta
Week 10 Sunday, May 23 2:00 p.m. @ Rugby United New York
Week 11 Saturday, May 29 4:00 p.m. vs. Toronto Arrows
Week 12 Sunday, June 6 4:00 p.m. vs. Old Glory D.C. Rugby
Week 13 Sunday, June 13 5:00 p.m. vs. Seattle Seawolves
Bye Week
Week 15 Sunday, June 27 4:00 p.m. vs. NOLA Gold
Week 16 Saturday, July 3 4:00 p.m. vs. Rugby United New York
Week 17 Sunday, July 11 12:00 p.m. @ Toronto Arrows
Week 18 Sunday, July 18 4:00 p.m. vs. Rugby Atlanta

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