For the first Major League Rugby preseason game at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., the Raptors showed their rugby prowess and professionalism handing NOLA Gold a 38-14 defeat. Behind a two-try performance from Harley Davidson, Glendale leaped out to a 19-0 lead and never looked back.
“We were able to play through the phases, create some pressure, and make some good line breaks,” Glendale head... Read More
With the USA Eagles on their way to another top finish at the Vancouver 7s, plenty of rugby was on tilt stateside. St. Mary’s, Life, Lindenwood, San Diego State, Central Washington, Oklahoma, and LSU each won their D1A matches. Cal and Army advanced to the final at the Cal Invitational and the Bears withstood the Black Knight barrage to win 50-41 on Sunday. In club land, OMBAC, Life West, and... Read More
It was a monumental weekend for the USA Eagles as the 15s clinched their second ARC Championship with a 61-19 win over Uruguay and the 7s was triumphant in Las Vegas dominating Argentina in the final, 28-0, to win their first HSBC title on their home turf. With all the celebration, many college and club programs joined the rugby craze this weekend.
The Houston Sabercats completed their MLR home... Read More
One of the most anticipated moments of the MLR preseason was on Saturday night when the Houston Sabercats hosted NOLA Gold at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. With multiple games already under their belt, the Sabercats showed their experience and cohesiveness by commanding the lion’s share of the position and possession. Behind a two-try effort from Malacchi Esdale and a 15 total points... Read More
With USA picking up its fourth win of the ARC in Brazil, rugby on the homefront was busy with 21 games in college, four tests in DI club, and the first match of MLR foes this preseason. The teams in the D1A top five picked up wins while OMBAC, SFGG, and Olympic Club won out west. In the historic first game between two clubs of the MLR, the Houston Sabercats defeated NOLA Gold, 30-12.
In D1A non-... Read More
With every team in the top six of D1A Rugby and 13 of the top 25 in action, it was a busy weekend in the college ranks. In addition, the Houston Sabercats held on for a 39-38 win against NYAC; OMBAC, SFGG, and Belmont Shore were victorious in the PRP; and Dallas, Austin, and Glendale enjoyed comfortable wins in the DI Red River.
The weekend was highlighted by three marquee matchups in D1A. First... Read More
With two months to go before Major League Rugby kicks off its first official match, Rugby Today wanted to give you an update on where each club stands. Rosters, coaching, and venues are coming into focus as more information and signings are announced every day. All information is subject to change.
With 39 players signed and Justin Fitzpatrick at the helm, the Houston Sabercats are well on their... Read More
The headlines of the second week of February saw #10 Arizona take out #14 Utah, #3 Life and #5 Lindenwood win in the Mid-South, and Belmont Shore, Life West, and OMBAC grab victories in the first round of the Pacific Rugby Premiership.
In the much-anticipated test between two top 15 D1A clubs in the PAC, #10 Arizona asserted itself against Utah, 70-19, in Tuscon, Ariz. The Wildcats’ win improves... Read More
The City of Houston and Major League Rugby’s Sabercats have struck a deal for the Sabercats to build a 5,000-seat stadium at the already existing Houston Sports Park. The deal was finalized with a successful vote from the Houston City Council Wednesday.
The Sabercats will be leasing 41 acres of the park, building a stadium with an estimated price tag of $5.25 million, as well as two practice... Read More
With the emphatic win of the USA National team against Argentina serving as the nightcap, plenty of college and club rugby was on display on Saturday. Most of the D1A heavyweights were in action as St. Mary’s, Cal, Life, Lindenwood, and Arizona walked away as victors. In the club world, the Houston Sabercats preyed on the Capital Selects and the Dallas Reds and Austin Blacks continued their... Read More