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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…

With only eight teams in action over the Fourth of July weekend, Major League Rugby’s Round 16 slate was a little lighter than usual. Two fewer matches didn’t mean there was any less action, though as Round 16 was packed full of meaningful upsets across the board. The weekend started with a match between two of Major League Rugby’s proudest…

Round 15 of Major League Rugy’s 2021 season is officially in the books, and with its completion, the playoff race is that much tighter. An action-packed weekend leaves us with a clearer picture of what the league’s third playoff tournament could look like, but several scenarios remain with three weeks left in the regular season. The first match of the…

Round 14 of Major League Rugby brought with it four more matches decided by six points or less and saw one more team officially eliminated from playoff contention. As each team’s story continues to be written, there is arguably none more interesting than the season that the Utah Warriors are having thus far. For the third-consecutive week, the Warriors chipped…

It sounds crazy that it’s taken until Round 13, but the cream is beginning to rise to the top as Major League Rugby’s 2021 season enters the home stretch. With five rounds to play, the race for the two playoff spot in each conference remains as tight as it has been all year long, but some of the teams at…

The 2021 Major League Rugby season has been jam-packed with razor-thin results and that has led to what will surely be a photo finish for the two playoff spots in both the Eastern and Western Conferences. Round 12 brought with it much of that same action. While the Houston SaberCats continued to sputter in a 28-9 loss – their seventh…

Round 11 of Major League Rugby’s 2021 season brought with it the twists and turns that have made this season so fun to follow. There was a point in the season that the Los Angeles Giltinis looked untouchable. Now when you take a look at the table, they look human. That’s because of the superhuman performance that Rugby ATL put…

Round 10 of Major League Rugby’s 2021 season is officially in the books. Every team in the competition has seven matches to play, and while the playoff picture is beginning to take shape, the final two months of the season is going to be chaos for well over half of the teams in the league. The top two teams in…

The first half of Major League Rugby’s 2021 season is officially in the books as Round 9 came to a close on Sunday afternoon. There have been a few constants through the first nine weeks of the season. Every match has been unpredictable, the standings will be jumbled around after every single match, and the Los Angeles Giltinis will sit…

Round 8of Major League Rugby was the best of the season. All six matches that happened over the weekend were decided by less than seven points. It seemed like every match was coming down to last-second scores and game-saving tackles. On top of all of that, the unthinkable happened when the almighty Los Angeles Giltinis were dealt their first loss…

Bye weeks for four teams meant that Round 7 of Major League Rugby was a little lighter than normal, but it certainly didn’t lack action or suspense. The table in the Eastern Conference continues to be determined by razor-thin margins while the West continues to be a two-horse race for second place. The Los Angeles Giltinis kicked off the month…

Six weeks into the fourth season of Major League Rugby has gone by in a flash. With May right around the corner and the midway point of the season approaching quickly, the parity that exists within the league has been on full display. The table is reshuffled after every result because every team is within a few table points of…

If there is one thing that is certain after the first five weeks of the 2021 Major League Rugby season it’s that every weekend is going to be filled with unpredictable results. Look no further than Round 5. The weekend started with some early morning rugby between the Seattle Seawolves and the Toronto Arrows down in Georgia. The Seawolves, who…

The first month of Major League Rugby’s 2021 is in the books after last weekend’s round of matches, and the one thing that remains certain is the unpredictability of how every match will shake out. The exception to this rule has been the Los Angeles Giltinis, who have put beatdowns on the New England Free Jacks, Seattle Seawolves, and most…

Major League Rugby’s third round of action was a little lighter than the first two. With the league-leading Los Angeles Giltinis and the defending champion Seattle Seawolves on a bye in the Western Conference and Rugby United New York and NOLA Gold on a bye in the Eastern Conference, the other eight teams that make up the competition battled it…

Scoring was on full display for the second week in a row across Major League Rugby as Round 2 wrapped up on Sunday evening. While the points came in droves, the results were much different than opening weekend. Four of the six matches in Round 1 were decided by seven points or less. That was not the case in Round…

Major League Rugby returned to action for the first time in 373 days on Saturday, and it looked a lot different than the last time we all saw it. A lot has happened in the last year. The Colorado Raptors’ decision to withdraw from the competition last April was an indication that the already wild offseason was only going to…

When the Colorado Raptors announced their intention to withdraw from Major League Rugby back on April 9, it left people with several different questions. Several of those questions remain unanswered some three months later, but one thing that we continue to learn about is where the players that made up the 2020 version of the Raptors will be playing their…

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