State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 15

In The Playoffs

1. (x)New England Free Jacks

Remaining Schedule: @ TOR, v. NOLA, v. NY

In Control

2. Rugby New York

Remaining Schedule: v. ATL, @ DC, @ NE

3. Rugby ATL

Remaining Schedule: @ NY, v. TOR, v. NOLA

Fading Fast

4. Toronto Arrows

Remaining Schedule: v. NE, @ ATL, v. DC

Eliminated

5. NOLA Gold

Remaining Schedule: v. SD, @ NE, @ ATL

6. Old Glory DC

Remaining Schedule: v. HOU, v. NY, @ TOR

Key

x -> Clinched Playoff Spot

y -> Clinched Home Playoff Game

z -> Clinched Home Field Advantage Throughout Conference Playoffs

* -> Clinched Home Field Advantage Throughout Championship Series

Clinching Scenerios

  • New England will clinch a home playoff game with:
    • a win or draw OR
    • an ATL loss or draw OR
    • a 2 bonus point loss OR a
    • bonus point loss AND an ATL win + 0 zero bonus points.
  • New England can clinch the top seed in the East with a win and any of the following:
    • an New York loss to ATL OR
    • a New York draw with 0 bonus points OR
    • a bonus point and a New York Loss or draw
  • New England can clinch home field advantage throughout the MLR Championship Series with:
    • a win AND an Austin loss OR
    • a bonus point draw AND an Austin loss with zero bonus points
  • Rugby New York can clinch a playoff spot with any of the following:
    • a New York win OR
    • a Toronto loss OR
    • a New York draw AND a Toronto draw OR
    • a New York bonus point draw AND a Toronto win with 0 bonus points
  • Rugby ATL can clinch a playoff spot with any of the following:
    • a bonus point win AND a Toronto loss OR
    • a win AND a Toronto loss with 0 bonus points

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