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Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. I’ve dedicated a few different sections of the column throughout the course of the season to the players that have earned 50 Major League Rugby caps, and I am going to write one more in this…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. Since Major League Rugby was created the tail end of every season has mattered. The 2022 edition of MLR is shaping up to have another exciting home stretch, and that is great news for the fans.…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. If I’m being honest, I don’t have a ton to say about Round 12 in this week’s Grab Bag. I continue to be impressed by Rugby ATL, the New England Free Jacks, and the Austin Gilgronis,…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. Round 11 of Major League Rugby consisted of a little bit of everything. There were upsets, there were nailbiters, and there were blowouts. That’s what I’ve enjoyed about this competition since it’s been around. Every week…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. A few weeks ago I wrote about how I appreciated the fact that the players that have achieved 50 Major League Rugby caps are receiving the praise that they deserve. I was reminded of that again…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. With the conclusion of Round 9, we have officially hit the midway point of the 2022 Major League Rugby season. One thing I’ve liked about Major League Rugby since the league’s inception is the unpredictability. Every…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. I was in Seattle this weekend for what has turned into an annual trip for me. I always make sure to catch a Seattle Seawolves match when I am in town. My first trip to Starfire…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. Major League Rugby’s fifth season is in full swing. The halfway point is right around the corner, and it’s exciting as ever. If you look back to the Round 2 Grab Bag, I thought the MLR…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. I saw an interesting piece on Amanda Windsor White, president of Rugby ATL, in Front Office Sports on Monday. Here are some interesting bullet points from the article: The league has collectively attracted over $100 million in investments,…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. The scenes in Hoboken, New Jersey looked incredible on Sunday afternoon. Rugby New York hosted the New England Free Jacks in what was their first home match of the season and their first match at JFK…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. The month of the season is done and dusted and there have been quite a few surprises early on. I never would’ve guessed that the Warriors would be winless at this point in time. I also…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. Saturday is a rugby day for every other team in the country not named the Seattle Seawolves. Sundays are for the Seawolves. Did you know that in the 52 regular and post-season matches that the Seawolves…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. Major League Rugby had the right idea when it came to scheduling its Round 2 fixtures. With the NFL adding another regular season game to its schedule, that means that the Super Bowl is going to…

Welcome to the Major League Rugby Grab Bag where I highlight some of the best things I’ve seen from around the league every week. Be honest. Did you watch the Pro Bowl this weekend? Why would you do that? Since we are being honest, I watched a quarter of the Pro Bowl too to kill some time before the opening…

The American Raptors have hired former USA Eagle Paul Emerick to be the club’s next head coach, the team announced on Tuesday. Emerick will join the team after serving primarily as the skills and defense coach of the Houston SaberCats for the past four seasons. He served as the team’s interim head coach for the team’s final five matches of…

It took nearly every match of Major League Rugby’s 2021 season, but the playoff picture is finally set. When it came down to it, there were only two matches that had real, significant playoff implications in the final round of the regular season. Rugby United New York and NOLA Gold squared off for the final playoff spot in the Eastern…

Round 17 was an important one around Major League Rugby. Not only did it officially end the season for the Toronto Arrows and the San Diego Legion, but some of the results also ended the pursuit for the playoffs for a few teams and threw one final wrench into the Eastern Conference playoff picture as well. The first match of…

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