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NOLA Gold hosts Rugby ATL in a Major League Rugby Eastern Conference Match on Sunday, February 16 at the Shrine on Airline at 6 pm ET. The match is the CBSSN game of the week. Both teams won their home openers with NOLA Gold defeating Old Glory DC and Rugby ATL winning against the Utah Warriors. NOLA GoldNate Osborne has made three changes in his starters and four changes in his reserves for this week’s match against Rugby ATL. Lindsey Stevens, Kevin O’Connor, and Ross Depperschmidt move from last week’s reserves to starting roles at hooker, flanker, and at outside…

Rugby United New York defeated the Austin Gilgronis 49-31 on February 15 at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of MLR Vegas Weekend. The match will be streamed on ESPN+ and broadcast for international viewers on Major League Rugby Facebook live. Both teams lost in the opening week of the 2020 Major League Rugby season. RUNY lost to the New England Free Jacks to open the  MLR Vegas Weekend, while Austin Gilgronis lost their home opener to the Toronto Arrows. RUNY will travel to face Rugby ATL next Sunday, while the Austin Gilgronis host the Utah Warriors the preceding night. Rugby…

San Diego Legion re-signed Tai Enosa for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The  30-year-old halfback is 5’9″, and 190 lbs. Tai played 429 minutes in 13 matches and scored one try. He carried 27 times for 181 meters, had 2 linebreaks, 2 tackle breaks, 2 offloads, kicked 22 times for 659 meters and made 31 tackles. Tai was born in American Samoa and moved to California with his family when he was young and attended San Leandro High School. Tai was an outstanding rugby 15s and 7s player, who played for the USA Rugby National Team in both. Tai…

The Utah Warriors beat the New England Free Jacks 39-33 on February 15 at Sam Boyd Stadium that was part of MLR Vegas Weekend. The match was broadcast on Eleven Sports and for international viewers, on the Major League Facebook page live. It will also be broadcast on NESN tape delay on Feb. 16 at 5 pm ET. Last week the Utah Warriors lost to Rugby ATL, while the New England Free jacks opened MLR Vegas Weekend with a win over Rugby United New York. Next week the 1-1 Utah Warriors travel to Austin to meet the Gilgronis, while New…

Old Glory DC hosts the Seattle Seawolves in their MLR home opener on Sunday, February 16 at Cardinal Stadium at Catholic University. Kickoff is at 3 pm ET and the match will be preceded with a women’s college match at 11 am between Life University and Penn State and a women’s representative match between the Old Glory Selects and USA Rugby South at 12:30 pm. The Old Glory DC vs Seawolves match will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington, Root Sports, and ESPN+. Tickets for the match are available and are expected to sell out. Get your tickets for Sunday…

The Toronto Arrows host the Houston SaberCats on February 16 at 2:30 pm ET at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of MLR Vegas Weekend. The match is being broadcast on TSN and streamed on ESPN+. International viewers who are not located in Canada may watch on Major League Rugby Facebook live. Last week, the Arrows beat the Austin Gilgronis and the Houston SaberCats won against the Colorado Raptors. Toronto Arrows Director of Rugby Chris Silverthorn has made one change in his starters and two in the reserves for the match against the Houston SaberCats.  Jonny Sheridan starts at wing in…

The San Diego Legion hosts the Colorado Raptors on February 16 at 6 pm ET at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of MLR Vegas Weekend. San Diego opened the 2020 Major League Rugby season with a win over the Seattle Seawolves, while the Colorado Raptors lost to the Houston SaberCats. San Diego Legion San Diego Legion has made two changes from last week’s match. Aaron Mitchell is the tighthead prop and Tira Patterson is at wing with Dylan Audsley moving to fullback. Jamie Dever and Ben Mitchell could see playing time in the reserves. San Diego Legion vs Seattle Seawolves…

The Utah Warriors host the New England Free Jacks on February 15 at 2:30 pm ET at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of MLR Vegas Weekend. The match will be broadcast on Eleven Sports and for international viewers on the Major League Facebook page live. It will also be broadcast on NESN tape delay on Feb. 16 at 5 pm ET. Last week the Utah Warriors lost to Rugby ATL, while the New England Free jacks opened MLR Vegas Weekend with a win over Rugby United New York. Utah Warriors The Utah Warriors made two changes from last week’s match…

Rugby United New York host the Austin Gilgronis on February 15 at 6:30 ET at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of MLR Vegas Weekend. The match will be streamed on ESPN+ and broadcast for international viewers on Major League Rugby Facebook live. Both teams lost in the opening week of the 2020 Major League Rugby season. RUNY lost to the New England Free Jacks to open the  MLR Vegas Weekend, while Austin Gilgronis lost their home opener to the Toronto Arrows. Rugby United New York Rugby United New York Head Coach Greg McWilliams has made three changes in the starters…

Austin Gilgronis added Brendan Rams for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 30-year-old hooker/prop is 6’1″ and 282 lbs. Brendan played for the Austin Blacks to begin the 2019-2020 USA Club Rugby season. In 2019 he played 230 minutes in 11 matches for the MLR side. He carried 30 times for 133 meters and made 22 tackles. Brendan is from South Africa and attended St. Albans School and St. Albans College in Pretoria. He played age-grade rugby with the Blue Bulls Rugby Union from the Under-16s through the Senior level. He also played with the University of Pretoria (Tuks),…

Philadelphia United Rugby will host their first representative match on Saturday, February 15 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey against the Old Glory Capital Selects, and the Capital Selects. The matches will be played at South Jersey Rugby Club’s pitch, 490 E. Evesham Rd. Voorhees Township, NJ 08043. Kickoff is at Noon and 2 pm and the post-match social is at Olt’s Tavern in Voorhees. Squads Philadelphia United Head Coach Jon Grasso has named his squads after tryouts and practices. Philadelphia United Rugby: 1 Andrew Kneisly (Brandywine) 2 Gaelen Kelly (St Joseph’s U) 3 Lucas Brickley (Schuylkill River) 4 Randy Helsman…

NOLA Gold has added Konor Coan for the 2020 Major League Rugby season. The 21-year-old prop is 6’0” and 249 lb. Konor was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in New Zealand since he was 2 years old. He has dual citizenship. Konor attended Paraparaumu College and played rugby for the first XV. He played for the USA U18s and for the Hurricanes U18s. He attended the University of Otago since 2017 and helped the team advance to the Metropolitan Premier 2 semifinals. In 2018 he took time off to concentrate on pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and…

Connacht Rugby: Connacht Rugby U17s to play RUNY in New York next month Rugby United New York Release Connacht Rugby U17s team will play against the RUNY High School All-Star Academy leading into our Home Opener match against Seattle Seawolves on March 15. We’re thrilled to have Connacht Rugby join us for our first home game. Go and buy your ticket to the match here! Connacht Rugby Announcement Connacht Rugby is delighted to announce that the Connacht Rugby U17 squad will play Rugby United New York (RUNY) on Sunday, 15th March as part of a Tour to New York this…

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