3Things: MLR Round 6

Every week in the MLR provides us with too much information to process over two game days. We’ll be providing 3 immediate takeaways each week. Toronto is Fully Back Ben Foden started. Troy Lockyear started. Dan Hollinshead started. Andy Ellis came off the bench. The RUNY backline is star studded. Toronto could care less. The … Continue reading 3Things: MLR Round 6

3 Things: MLR Round 5

Every week in the MLR provides us with too much information to process over two game days. We’ll be providing 3 immediate takeaways each week. When Will LA Fall? If not for a ten minute outburst with Toronto on a yellow card, the Arrows would’ve pushed LA to the brink last week. This week say … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 5

3 Things: MLR Round 4

Every week in the MLR provides us with too much information to process over two game days. We’ll be providing 3 immediate takeaways each week. LA is Not Invincible Another week, another LA win. Coming off the bye, LA ran out to their third bonus point victory. They now lead the Western Conference by 3 … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 4

3 Things: Round 3

What’s Wrong with Houston? The SaberCats do not have a bad roster. It’s easy to say it’s still early. But two consecutive blowout shut outs have Houston reeling. How does a franchise with a history of winning its opener before falling apart put the pieces back together? We’re three weeks in. There’s 13 left to … Continue reading 3 Things: Round 3

3 Things: Round 2

Every week in the MLR provides us with too much information to process over two game days. We’ll be providing 3 immediate takeaways each week. The Sequel is Never as Competitive Round 1 was a thriller, with only the LA-New England match being less than competitive. Round 2 didn’t have nearly as many tight match … Continue reading 3 Things: Round 2

Tuesday Table: Round 1

One round of rugby is in the books. If the playoffs started today, two things would happen: 1) the standings below would determine participants and seeding and 2) a lot of people would ask why the regular season is only one round. They’d have a point. Eastern Conference https://twitter.com/usmlr/status/1373998397728821258 The most impressive thing about the … Continue reading Tuesday Table: Round 1

3 Things: Round 1

Every week in the MLR provides us with too much information to process over two game days. We'll be providing 3 immediate takeaways each week. Rugby is Back Games were rough (which we all saw coming). It was a 'skills' over 'tactics' weekend. Take the NOLA/DC match. New Orleans looked like the far better side, … Continue reading 3 Things: Round 1

3 Things – Countdown to Kickoff

Every week in the MLR provides us with too much information to process over two game days. Once again this year, we'll be providing 3 immediate takeaways each week. COVID Will Shape the Season MLR released its Covid protocols last week. It's good to see the league borrowing from the success of other American sporting … Continue reading 3 Things – Countdown to Kickoff