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The Seattle Seawolves host the Utah Warriors at 5 pm (8 pm ET) on May 26 at Starfire Stadium. A limited number of standing room tickets are available for military appreciation night. The match is being broadcast on ESPN+, KMYU, and on Root Sports. The Seattle Seawolves have been difficult to beat at home. The team is not only trying to secure a playoff spot but is also seeking to move into second place and host one of the two semifinal playoff matches. Currently, the Seawolves are in third place with a 10-4 record with 51 points, one point behind…

The Houston SaberCats beat Austin Elite Rugby 36-15 on May 25 at AVEVA Stadium and moved into seventh place in the Major League Rugby standings. With their second consecutive win, the Houston SaberCats are 4-10 with 20 points. They play a makeup game home on May 29 against the Glendale Raptors and conclude their season on June 1 away against the Utah Warriors. Austin Elite Rugby has had an injury-plagued season are 0-15. The team finishes their season on June 2 in Seattle against the Seawolves. Match RecapUpdate: Andres Vilaseca was a last minute replacement for JP Aguirre. After sustained…

Old Glory DC hosts the Scottish Rugby Under-20s at Cardinal Stadium at Catholic University, Washington, D.C. on Monday, May 27 with the kickoff at 7 pm. The team opened their exhibition season against Shannon RFC losing 26-22. Preceding the match at 4:30 pm is a girl’s high school rugby match between Fort Hunt and the Maryland Exiles. Old Glory DC will conclude their home exhibition season against USA Rugby South on June 1, and the Ontario Blues on June 9. The Scottish U20s squad will face OLD Glory DC in preparation for the World Rugby U20 Championship, 4-22 June 2019…

Guilford College Release GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College Director of Athletics Sue Bower announced the addition of women’s rugby to the school’s varsity athletics program Friday. The announcement raises the college’s number of varsity teams to 21. Beginning in the 2019-20 academic year, Guilford will sponsor a varsity women’s rugby team. Since 2002 women’s rugby has been considered an emerging sport by the NCAA. An emerging sport is a women’s sport recognized by the NCAA that is intended to help schools provide more athletic opportunities for women and more sport-sponsorship options for the institutions, and also help that sport achieve…

The Toronto Arrows host the Glendale Raptors on May 26 at 2 pm at Lamport Stadium. Tickets are still available and for those who can’t attend, the match is being broadcast on ESPN+ and on GameTV. The Toronto Arrows have a 9-5 record and are one point behind Rugby United New York for the last playoff spot. The teams will meet on June 2 in the last regular season match in Toronto. The Glendale Raptors are 7-5-2 with 43 points. They are in 6th place and conclude their season on May 29 in Houston against the SaberCats. They need two…

Rugby United New York hosts NOLA Gold Rugby Club on May 26 at 1 pm at MCU Park in Brooklyn. Tickets are available and the match is being broadcast on ESPN+, SNY, and Cox Sports TV. The Roosters enter the match with a 10-4 record and are in 4th place in the MLR standings with 49 points. They conclude the regular season on June 2 in Toronto, who is also contending for a playoff spot. NOLA Gold has a 9-5 record, but have generated bonus points to be in 2nd place with 52 points. They conclude their regular season on…

The Houston SaberCats host Austin Elite Rugby on May 25 at AVEVA Stadium at 5 pm (6 pm ET). Tickets are available and the match is being broadcast on CBS Sports Network. This Saturday is the SaberCats Salute to Service night, as well as Pride in The Park night. The Houston SaberCats are 3-10 after last week’s 27-20 win over NOLA Gold. They play a makeup game home on May 29 against the Glendale Raptors and conclude their season on June 1 away against the Utah Warriors. Austin Elite Rugby has had an injury-plagued season are 0-14. Last week the…

The Utah Warriors lost 31-21 to the first-place San Diego Legion on May 18 at Zions Bank Stadium. The Warriors next match is Sunday, May 26 at the Seattle Seawolves. The match can be seen locally on KMYU-TV. The last match the season for the Warriors is Saturday, June 1st against the Houston SaberCats who upset the New Orleans Elite today 27-21. The Legion has a bye week and ends their season at home on June 2 against second-place NOLA Gold. Match Recap The match between the Utah WArriros was a tight one with the Utah Warriors losing 17-7 to the…

Sunday, May 19 was a special day for Old Glory DC. The team opened their 2019 exhibition season against Shannon RFC from Ireland coming back from a 26-8 deficit at the break in the 26-22 loss. There were two preliminary matches. The first was a Men’s Division 1 match between the Washington Irish and Baltimore Chesapeake and the second match the Honor Cup Men’s Final (Charitable Event Game for supporting the military, law enforcement, and fire/emergency rescue.) Old Glory DC will play home matches against Scotland U20s on May 27, USA Rugby South on June 1, and the Ontario Blues…

Rugby United New York defeated Austin Elite Rugby 27-5 on Sunday, May 19 at 1 pm. They picked up a bonus point and moved into fourth place with a 10-4 record and 49 points in the Major League Rugby standings. Rugby United New York plays NOLA Gold on May 26 at home in a key match in their quest for the playoffs. A win likely propels the team to a showdown in Toronto on June 2 for the final playoff spot. Austin Elite Rugby has had a difficult season with injuries and is winless on the season. They played hard…

The Glendale Raptors lost a rare match at Infinity Park 53-36 to the Seattle Seawolves on Saturday, May 18. They did pick up a bonus point in the loss and remain in sixth place in the MLR standings with 43 points. For the Raptors, It is their final home match of the season. Glendale will conclude the regular season away against the Toronto Arrows on May 26 and away against Houston on May 29. Their record is 7-5-2. The Seawolves moved to 10-4 with the win and they are in 3rd place with 51 points, one point behind both the…

Sunday, May 19 is a special day for Old Glory DC. The team opens their 2019 exhibition season against Shannon RFC from Ireland. The match will be held at Catholic University’s Main Football Arena at 5 pm. Gates open at 11 am and come early to meet the team. There will be two preliminary matches. The first is a Men’s Division 1 match between the Washington Irish and Baltimore Chesapeake with the kickoff at 1 pm. The second match is at 3 pm and is the Honor Cup Men’s Final (Charitable Event Game for supporting the military, law enforcement, and…

NOLA Gold lost to the Houston SaberCats 27-20 in their final home match at Gold Stadium on May 18. NOLA Gold’s record falls to 9-5, but they will maintain second place in the MLR with 52 points. San Diego Legion is in first place in the MLR with 52 points, but pending their match with the Utah Warriors, they hold the point differential tie breaker. The top four teams in the MLR will make the playoffs, with six teams still in the playoff hunt. The Toronto Arrows have played 14 games and have a bye this week. They are in…

Rugby United New York host Austin Elite Rugby on Sunday, May 19 at 1 pm. Tickets are available for the match and it is being broadcast on ESPN+, SNY, and Facebook Watch. Rugby United New York likely need to win their three remaining matches in order to be in contention for the playoffs. Six teams are currently in the hunt for four playoff spots. Four of the teams have three matches remaining, while San Diego and Toronto have two. The top six teams are separated by 10 points, with only 4 points separating the third-place Toronto Arrows from fifth place…

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