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Glendale Raptors & Seattle Seawolves The Glendale Raptors played their final regular season match against the second place Seattle Seawolves at Infinity Park on Saturday, June 16 winning 33-11. With the win, the 7-0 Raptors secured first-place in the Major League Rugby regular season with the 6-2 Seawolves in second. This match may serve as a preview of Major League Rugby Championship that will be held in San Diego on July 7. The Raptors swept the season series, as they won 19-15 during week two. The Raptors still have a match left against the San Diego Legion on June 24…

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San Diego Legion & Austin Elite Rugby The San Diego legion took an 18-3 lead at the break and earned a 31-17 win to move into third place in the Major League Rugby standings, moving Austin Elite Rugby to fourth. Austin Elite has ended their regular season and will now watch anxiously next week’s match between the Utah Warriors and the Houston SaberCats. The Warriors will only need a losing bonus point to claim fourth place. With the Legion win, NOLA Gold Rugby becomes the second team to miss the playoffs. The playoff semi-finals will be held on June 30…

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San Diego Legion & Austin Elite Rugby The San Diego Legion (16 points) face the 3rd place Austin Elite Rugby (18 points) at 5 pm PT (8 pm ET) at Torero Stadium in San Diego on June 17. The winner will be in the Major League Rugby playoffs on June 30 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. Both the Legion and Austin will want to control their destiny, so look for an entertaining and very competitive match on Sunday. Austin Elite Rugby defeated the Legion 31-5 on May 26 in Austin. With the USA Men’s Eagles facing Scotland on June…

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Utah Warriors & NOLA Gold Rugby With two wins the Utah Warriors could control their destiny and make the playoffs. The Warriors took an early lead and threatened to break open the match. New Orleans Gold Rugby Club answered back and claimed a thrilling 46-43 win, keeping the team in contention for the playoffs should the San Diego Legion loss Sunday and both the Warriors and Legion lose next Saturday. Both teams gained bonus points, with the Warriors gaining two. NOLA Gold ended the regular season with a 3-5 record with 17 points. The Warriors record fell to 2-5 and…

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Glendale Raptors & Seattle Seawolves First Place Battle The Glendale Raptors play their final regular season match against the second place Seattle Seawolves at Infinity Park on Saturday, June 16 at 7 pm MT. The teams met during the second week of the season in Seattle with theRaptors winning19-15. That was the only loss of the season for the Seawolves. The first-place Raptors (6-0) and the Seawolves (6-1) may serve as a preview of Major League Rugby Championship that will be held in San Diego on July 7. The gates will open to the public at 5 PM. Single game…

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Utah Warriors & NOLA Gold Rugby The Utah Warriors host the New Orleans Gold Rugby Club with both clubs seeking the Major League Playoffs. The Warriors have a 2-4 record and are in 5th place, while NOLA Gold has a 2-5 record and are in 6th place. The race for the final two playoff spots is close with Austin Elite Rugby in 3rd (18 points), San Diego Legion 4th (16 points), Utah Warriors 5th (15 points), and NOLA Gold Rugby 6th (12 points). Only the Houston SaberCats with 10 points have been eliminated from the playoffs. NOLA Rugby will need…

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Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens USA Rugby Release: Chula Vista, CA. – The Women’s Collegiate All-American Sevens have assembled for a three-day training camp beginning today at the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Set to undergo a rigorous schedule of activities in preparation for the Women’s Academy Tournament later this week, 12 athletes who possess the characteristics to excel in the senior program will be challenged to adapt together in a high performance (HP) training environment. During camp, graduating student-athletes will be evaluated for 2018-19 Women’s Sevens contracts. Younger players will be scouted for future senior HP training…

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2018 Junior World Trophy North American Qualifier The USA Rugby Men’s Junior All-Americans (MJAAs) lost to a dominant Canadian U20s side in their first match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier series at Penberthy Rec Sports Complex at College Station, Texas. At the end of the first half, the match was close with the USA losing 15-10. During the second half, Canada took over winning 60-22. The second and final match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier will take place at Rice University on Sat, June 16 at 3:30 PM CT. The Canadians opened the scoring with a try by…

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MJAA Squad vs. Canada: World Rugby Trophy Qualifier USA Rugby Release: COLLEGE STATION, TX. – Men’s Junior All-Americans (MJAAs) Head Coach Scott Bracken has named his starting lineup to compete in the first match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier series with Canada’s U20s tomorrow at 7 PM CT. After a week of rigorous preparation, including an exhibition game against Austin Elite Academy, the MJAAs look ahead to a promising showing in the first of two games against northern neighbor Canada. The match takes place at Penberthy Playing Field at Texas A&M University. Admission is complimentary but parking (located in…

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New Orleans Gold & Glendale Raptors The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club will face the Glendale Raptors in a rematch of one held during the pre-season. The stakes are higher for NOLA GOLD as the team is in fifth place with 12 points in the Major League Rugby standings with Austin Elite Rugby in third place with 17 points and the Utah Warriors in fourth with 15. Meanwhile, the Glendale Raptors after back-to-back bye weeks, are in second place with the Seattle Seawolves the top-ranked team. The Raptors, however, remain the only undefeated squad. It is First Responders Night for…

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Houston SaberCats & Seattle Seawolves The Houston SaberCats will play the Major League Rugby first place team, the Seattle Seawolves on June 2 at Dyer Stadium at 8 pm CDT (9 pm ET). The SaberCats need to win their final three matches to have a chance at the playoffs. Tickets may still be purchased for the match. Students, teachers, and school staff get 15% OFF TICKETS for the SaberCat’s last home game and you may buy one adult ticket and get one kid’s ticket free! Should you not be able to attend, the match will be broadcast nationally on CBS…

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USA Rugby Women’s 2018 Pathway USA Rugby Release LAFAYETTE, CO. – After several months of preparation, USA Rugby rolls out a comprehensive women’s schedule for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year. By leveraging existing resources and prioritizing age-grade assemblies, the schedule makes a commitment in looking ahead to the 2021 World Cup; with a shared emphasis on succession planning for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games and 2025 World Cup. Each event focuses heavily on talent verification, player development, and competition. In alignment with the restructured American Rugby Model, the schedule incorporates nine total age-grade assemblies which capitalize on breaks…

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Austin Elite Rugby & Utah Warriors Austin Elite Rugby hosts the Utah Warriors on June 1 at Round Rock Multipurpose Complex with the kickoff at 8 pm CDT (9 pm ET). For those not being able to attend, the match is being broadcast locally on AT&T Sports Net, nationally on ESPN+, and internationally on the Major League Rugby Facebook page. Major League Rugby Standings Leading the MLR standings is the Seattle Seawolves with 21 points. The undefeated Glendale Raptors are in second place with 19 points but have a game in hand over the other League teams. This match pits the…

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Women’s Premier League The 2018 Women’s Premier League Fall Schedule has been released. This fall the league has expanded to ten teams, all culminating in the 2018 USA Rugby WPL Championships hosted at Life University in Atlanta, GA October 26-28. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the WPL. The league will stage the 2018 WPL All-Star Match as the main event of Rugged Rugby Tour Denver at Denver University July 28th, 2018. The match will pit the all-stars from the Red (East) and Blue (West) conferences to showcase their skills and also serving as a selection vehicle for the new women’s…

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