Browsing: Major League Rugby

Major League Rugby is a professional USA league that began in 2018 and has teams in the U.S. and in Canada. Current MLR teams include Austin Elite Rugby, Glendale Raptors, Houston SaberCats, New Orleans Gold, Rugby United New York, San Diego Legion, Seattle Seawolves, Toronto Arrows, and the Utah Warriors. In 2020, teams in Atlanta, New England, and Washington, D.C. will join the league and have exhibition matches in 2019.

Strikers Rugby Release Strikers Rugby is proud to announce Matt Trouville is joining the team as our inaugural Academy Director. Matt, a USA Rugby Eagle and World Cup player, will be responsible for extensive Strikers’ youth outreach programs. These include: Rookie Rugby, four Strikers’ supported high school teams, “young players with promise” talent identification scheme, and Strikers own academy and U/20 teams. Strikers Head Coach, Justin Fitzpatrick said: “Matt brings a wealth of talent and experience, not only as a respected international player, but also as a prominent member of the Atavus Rugby USA Rugby Academy and National Development Academies.…

Strikers Rugby Release Strikers Rugby is delighted to announce Sam Windsor will be joining us as Flyhalf and Backs coach. Sam is a product of the famous ACT Brumbies Rugby Academy in Australia. He has played for Ulster Rugby Official in the PRO12 Rugby competition and for English Aviva Premiership team Worcester Warriors. Sam says: “I’m excited about my role with such an ambitious team and look forward to helping to build an environment which will produce long-term success. Their planned facilities will be on a par with, if not better than, many professional teams in Europe and in the…

Strikers Rugby Strikers Rugby will be part of Major League Rugby next season. They announced last night that Justin Fitzpatrick, who is currently Director of Rugby for the Seattle Saracens, will become the new head coach of the team. The Seattle Saracens are also joining MLR. Strikers Rugby Release Strikers Rugby is proud to welcome Justin Fitzpatrick as their Head Coach. Justin commenced his professional playing career at London-Irish (1994-1998). In 1998, he joined Ulster Rugby Official where he helped them to be the first Irish team to win the prestigious European Cup. In the same year, Justin was selected…

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