One of the newest MLR franchises has struck one of the most dynamic independent agreements in league history, as the New England Free Jacks will welcome the developmental sides from all four Irish provinces in the spring. Each visiting side wills scrimmage the Free Jacks once and another provincial side once.
The four provinces produce Ireland’s professional clubs, and these sides are full of... Read More
There are four new venues for the upcoming Major League Rugby season. Two belong to expansions franchises in New York and Toronto, while the two Texas teams have also relocated.
Rugby United New York will play at MCU Park off the famous Coney Island boardwalk. The 7,000-seat stadium is the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team, but it’s also hosted the New York Cosmos soccer... Read More
Women's Test Internationals - Three Tests are scheduled for this weekend.
England v. USA, Allianz Park, London, November 9 - The Red Roses are ranked second behind the Black Ferns. Game on FLORugby at 2:45 p.m. (EST), Friday, November 9.
France v. New Zealand, Stade Felix Mayol, Toulon, November 9
Wales v. South Africa, Cardiff Arms Park, November 9
Men's Test Internationals - A full complement... Read More
There was very little movement in the rankings this week. The top 10 remains intact but some teams in the bottom half change places.
St. Bonaventure defeated NDC to get a big conference win and the Bonnies move up to 18. NDC drops to 21.
Cal Poly played its first game of the year and the traditionally strong squad lost a game to DIAA opponent Chico State. They drop out of the rankings all... Read More
With the playoffs in full swing, ranked teams will be facing off each week. We got a preview with conference finals last weekend and some movement occurred as a result.
Whitewater proved its dominance with a pair of blowout wins. Marquette and Milwaukee both drop to 13 and 19 respectively.
NC State blitzed through the conference finals beating last year runner up VMI 82-10. The Keydets were... Read More
Gary Gold has named a strong side to face Samoa Saturday, plugging five overseas pros who weren't available last week into the lineup. The surprising omission is Samu Manoa. The Cardiff forward is widely considered the best American player in the world, and he was scheduled to join the team this week, but has been mysteriously left out of the match day 23.
Eric Fry was also scheduled to join the... Read More
LONDON, ENG. - Head Coach Rob Cain has named his match-day 23 to face England’s Red Roses this Friday, Nov. 9 at 2:45 PM ET, LIVE on FloRugby.
The full roster will feature five changes made to the starting XV with four new faces in as reserves and up to three new caps to be awarded overall.
Jumping in at hooker for Katy Augustyn is Joanna Kitlinski who joins the group after being activated as an... Read More
This Saturday, November 11, begins the repechage tournament to decide the twentieth, and final fifteen to play in next September's 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The four sides in round robin play are Hong Kong, Canada, Kenya, and Germany. The matches are slotted in the Stade Pierre-Delort, Marseille, France (5,000 capacity). The winner will compete in Pool B with New Zealand, South Africa,... Read More
Major League Rugby released its 2019 schedule on Wednesday detailing 19 weeks of rugby for nine squads across the country. The original seven teams are joined by two rookie clubs in the Toronto Arrows and Rugby United NY. Beginning on January 26th with Toronto at the NOLA Gold and ending on June 2nd as the Seattle Seawolves host the Austin Elite to end the regular season, year two of the MLR is... Read More
On November 10-11, 2018 sixteen teams will gather at four sites to compete in the 2018 NSCRO Women’s Regional Playoffs. Only six teams are returning from last year’s round of sixteen, and Wayne State College is the sole surviving team that contested the 2017 Final Four. Several traditionally strong teams have gone through a rebuilding year and did not make it out of conference play. In some... Read More