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GRR: MLR Academies

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06.29.2024 - Alex Goff

The San Diego Legion Academy won the MAAC academy/select side tournament Saturday at Mount St. Mary's.

The Legion beat the Sabercats Academy 24-7 in the final of this U19 tournament. 

The Legion were led by the Belmont Shore star prop Max Amasio but the Sabercats put the Legion under pressure early. Two early penalty attempts by the Sabercats went wide.

06.27.2024 - Alex Goff

The Mid-Atlantic Academy Championships (MAAC) kicks off tomorrow at Mount St. Mary's with eight U19 boys teams, three U16 boys teams, and two U19 girls teams competing.

These are select sides from various regions as well as MLR academy sides. This is an expansion, really, of a series of games from the fall between DC Young Glory, the NCYRU, and the Ohio Aviators.

10.25.2023 - GRR Staff

The Young Glory academy side took on the North Carolina All-Stars over the weekend.

This was a meeting of U18 players, with Young Glory coached by Ben Cima and the NC All-Stars coached by Michael Markofski (who coaches the Sandill Sharks) in conjunction with program director Trevor Caterson of the Chapel Hill Highlanders.

06.28.2023 - Alex Goff

The Florida Jaguares took home the honors this past weekend at Major League Rugby's first MLR Academies tournament.

Held in Boston, Mass. and hosted by the New England Free Jacks at their stadium, the MLR Academies Tournament featured a round-robin between five teams:

07.15.2021 - Alex Goff

The New England Free Jacks and DC Old Glory MLR teams ran out their academy teams against each other this past weekend.

Both teams are running Girls U19 as well as Boys U19 programs. 

The Free Jacks teams (dubbed the Junior Jacks) won both games. The Junior Jacks Girls beat DC 19-7, while the Junior Jacks Boys won 23-17