GRR: MLR Draft
Grand Canyon University front-rower has signed with Rugby ATL.
There's been talk going on since August that the GCU prop would sign with Atlanta, but it didn't officially happen until this week.
Rodriguez Signing Latest College Get For MLR Teams
College and recent high school players are still signing and re-signing with Major League Rugby teams, and it's noticeable that the MLR rosters are getting more American by the week.
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.
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:
The period right after the Major League Rugby draft has not been a mad dash to sign undrafted players, but there have been a few key moves.