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National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) & Steve Lewis WEST CHESTER, PA  24 APRIL 2018 (Release) “The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) welcomes veteran rugby coach and consultant, Steve Lewis, to its Board of Directors. “Since its inception in 2007, NSCRO has continued to grow in size and participation. Currently, we have more than 230 men’s and 130 women’s team receiving a full range of services,” said Steve Cohen, president of NSCRO. “Having someone with Steve’s extensive High-Performance background and expertise will be vital as we continue to upgrade the level of opportunities and education to our member athletes…

Seattle Seawolves vs. San Diego Legion – MLR Opener The Seattle Seawolves opened the Major League Rugby season against the San Diego Legion on Sunday, April 22 in front of a sold-out Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington. The match was broadcast on ESPN+ and locally on ROOT SPORTS in the Northwest and on Cox’s YurView network, available on Channel 4 to Cox and Spectrum cable customers in San Diego. Seattle Seawolves vs. San Diego Legion Recap San Diego Legion created pressure on the Seattle Seawolves early with their line speed. A Seawolves penalty for not releasing resulted in a Ben Cima…

Boston Mystics & Ontario Arrows The Boston Mystics lost to the Ontario Arrows 29-19 on April 21 at Pine Banks Park in Malden, MA. The Ontario Arrows jumped out to a 19-0 lead at the half, but the Boston Mystic second-half comeback with three tries did not match the five tries the Arrows had on the day. Preceding the match against the Ontario Arrows, the D2 Barbarians beat Boston Irish Wolfhounds 48-26 in a NERFU playoff match. Boston Mystics vs. Ontario Arrows Recap Since the match was not streamed, a scoring recap will need to suffice. The Ontario Arrows took…

Glendale Raptors Win MLR Home Opener Against Austin Elite Rugby The Glendale Raptors beat Austin Elite Rugby 41-26 on April 21 in their home opener of Major League Rugby at Infinity Park. The match was broadcast on CBS Sports Network as the game of the week and was streamed internationally on the Major League Rugby Facebook page. Glendale Raptors vs. Austin Elite Rugby Recap The Glendale Raptors saw Austin Elite Rugby jump out to an early 7-0 lead before a penalty kick and three tries gave them a 24-7 lead at the break. The Raptors increased their lead in the…

New Orleans Gold Spoils Houston SaberCats Home Opener The Houston SaberCats opened the regular Major League Rugby season against New Orleans Gold Rugby Club, losing 35-26 on Saturday, April 21 at Dyer Stadium in Houston, Texas. The match was broadcast on ESPN+ and locally in the Houston and New Orleans area on AT&T SportsNet -Southwest region. Internationally, the match was streamed on the Major League Rugby Facebook page. Entering the match, both teams were familiar with each other having played twice in the pre-season. The SaberCats won 30-12 on February 24 at Constellation Field, while on March 24 they played…

Seattle Seawolves vs. San Diego Legion – MLR Opener The Seattle Seawolves open the Major League Rugby season against the San Diego Legion on Sunday, April 22 in front of a sold-out Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington at 5 pm. PDT. The match will be broadcast on ESPN+ and locally on ROOT SPORTS in the Northwest and on Cox’s YurView network, available on Channel 4 to Cox and Spectrum cable customers in San Diego. For a live stream the game through YurView here: bit.ly/watch-stream-sdlegion. The match should excite the crowd and the broadcast audience, as both teams are talented offensively. The…

Glendale Raptors & Austin Elite: CBSSN Game of  Week The Glendale Raptors host Austin Elite Rugby this Saturday, April 21 in the home opener of Major League Rugby at 3 pm MDT at Infinity Park, the first rugby-specific stadium in the nation. Two hours prior to kickoff, there will be festivities at the Raptors Fan Zone, a tailgate-style pregame party featuring games, activities, food, drinks, and more. Raptors head coach David Williams discussed entering the inaugural season of professional rugby, indicating his team is prepared: “We’ve become more resilient during a long, successful preseason, but real tests are the in-season…

Utah Warriors & Wolf Pack Rugby The Utah Warriors exploded for a 40-7 lead at the break over Wolf Pack Rugby and won 80-12. Josh Whippy was the Man of the Match with four tries, however, in the 73rd minute the match was stopped early as Whippy needed medical attention. Nobody likes to see someone injured and the thoughts of many will go out to Josh, his family, and the team. The Warriors will savor the win and then turn their attention to their opening match at the San Diego Legion on Sunday, April 29.  The crowd was behind the…

Houston SaberCats Open MLR vs. New Orleans Gold Rugby The Houston SaberCats will open the regular Major League Rugby season against New Orleans Gold Rugby Club on Saturday, April 21 at 2 pm CDT at Dyer Stadium in Houston, Texas. Tickets sales are strong but are still available. The match will be broadcast on ESPN+ and locally in the Houston and New Orleans area on AT&T SportsNet -Southwest region. Both teams are familiar with each other having played twice in the pre-season. The SaberCats won 30-12 on February 24 at Constellation Field, while on March 24 they played to a…

Boston Mystic River & Ontario Arrows The third match of the professional season will be in Boston against a very tough Ontario Arrows team that won their last match against the Utah Warriors 24-20. Boston Mystic River improved their performance against Rugby United New York on March 31, although the in the closing minutes, RUNY scored two tries in a match that was closer than the score indicated. The kickoff against the Arrows is slated for 4 PM EDT at Pine Banks Park in Malden, and there is NO COST to attend. Last weekend, Mystic River D1 side defeated NYAC…

Utah Warriors & Wolf Pack Rugby The Utah Warriors have a bye week one as the Major League Rugby season opens on Saturday, April 21. Ahead of the team’s opening match at the San Diego Legion on Sunday, April 29, the Utah Warriors will play their third and final pre-season match against the Wolf Pack Rugby in their new field at Zion Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah at 7 pm MDT. Tickets are still available. The Utah Warriors have faced stiff competition in the pre-season losing to the Glendale Raptors 42-15 and then executing a strong second half performance against…

Ontario Arrows Host Against Rugby United New York This Saturday, April 14, the Ontario Arrows will host their inaugural home match at York University’s Alumni Stadium in Toronto at 4:30 pm ET. The Arrows have played three matches against Major League Rugby competition and have a 1-1-1 record entering the match against RUNY. The team also will play Boston Mystic Rugby away on April 21 and home at 4:30 pm on May 5, to conclude their 2018 season. Rugby United New York enters the match with a 3-0 record and a chance to go undefeated on the season. They are…

San Diego Legion & Houston SaberCats The San Diego Legion pre-season consisted of two matches. They won their opening match 32-24 two weeks ago against Austin Elite Rugby and lost 33-17 to the Houston SaberCats on Saturday, April 7 at Torero Stadium in San Diego. The team will begin their regular Major League Rugby season against the Seattle Seawolves on Sunday, April 22 at 5 pm PDT at Starfire Stadium. After the win against the San Diego Legion, the Houston SaberCats are 12-2-2. The SaberCats will face NOLA Gold Rugby Club at Houston’s Dyer Stadium on April 21 at 2…

Austin Elite Rugby vs. New Orleans Gold Rugby The Austin Elite Rugby Club met the New Orleans Gold Rugby Club in the concluding Major League Rugby pre-season match for both teams on April 7 at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex. NOLA Gold left with a 38-10 win and went 3-2-1 in the pre-season. Although Austin Elite Rugby was 0-3 during the pre-season, the improvement was evident. The Major League Rugby regular season begins on April 21 with Austin Elite Rugby facing the Glendale Raptors away in the CBSSN game of the week. New Orleans Gold is also away in Houston…

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