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10.13.2020 - Alex Goff

What’s in a name? 

Why should we care about nicknames for teams that don’t even, really, exist?

But that’s one of the premises of this article, that the New England Free Jacks Major League Rugby Team formed an academy system with a bunch of nicknames for each regional group. Instead of Group 1 or Region F, they picked names that had regional significance.

10.07.2020 - GRR Staff

Old Glory DC today announced that it has launched the Old Glory Academy for players aged 16 to 18.

Beginning Fall of 2020, the Old Glory Rugby Academy’s role is to identify and develop talented young athletes from the Mid-Atlantic Region and engage them in a performance development program led by Old Glory DC coaches and staff.

09.22.2020 - GRR Staff

DALLAS—Major League Rugby today announced that its 2021 season will start with matches on March 20, 2021 and will continue for 18 weeks of regular season action.

08.15.2020 - Alex Goff

Despite the COVID-19 problems and the very real concern that things won't be cleared up anytime soon, Major League Rugby teams are still making deals.

07.20.2020 - Alex Goff

In an anonymous survey, Goff Rugby Report asked D1A Head Coaches what they thought of the inaugural Major League Rugby Draft, and it's safe to say that, according to the coaches, it needs some work.

Coaches generally liked the concept of the MLR Draft, with 58% saying they thought it was a good idea (see chart top left).

But those who didn't care for it had some thoughts: