3 Things: MLR Round 16

Free Jacks Get Key Loss No team will say they want a loss. That won't stop Scott Mathie from breathing a bit easier. The New England coach must've been feeling significant pressure building as his side went on a historic winning streak. While its great to see New England fans take in a team that's … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 16

Giltinis HC Hoiles Suspended

Who says the MLR can't surprise you? The league has announced that Giltinis head coach Stephen Hoiles is suspended for their Round 16 match against the Jackals in Dallas. Announced via the league's disciplinary wire, the infraction was listed as a 'Team Disciplinary Report,' indicating that the suspension originates from the team instead of the … Continue reading Giltinis HC Hoiles Suspended

Giltinis Get Long Awaited Flyhalf Reinforcement

To say the LA Giltinis need help at ten is no surprise. To say where that long need help is coming from might be. LA's Round 16 lineup includes a return to the 23 for Eagle Luke Carty. The younger brother of Ireland international Jack Carty has spent the year sidelined with a pectoral injury. … Continue reading Giltinis Get Long Awaited Flyhalf Reinforcement

Power Rankings: MLR Round 15

1. New England Free Jacks (Last Week: 1) Their run in schedule is brutal: after playing ATL on Friday May 13th, they'll travel to Toronto for a Thursday game on May 19th, sit around for a week and a half, host NOLA, then finish with New York coming to town five days later. If they … Continue reading Power Rankings: MLR Round 15

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

https://twitter.com/usmlr/status/1526229706298871810 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 … Continue reading State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 15

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 15

A 4-2 week pushes us up to 57-24 on the year. With multiple playoff spots on the line, we've entered the back of the season. Quick picks are in bold. Bye(s): Austin Gilgronis New England Free Jacks v. Rugby ATL Toronto Arrows v. Dallas Jackals Houston SaberCats v. Utah Warriors NOLA Gold v. Old Glory … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 15

3 Things: MLR Round 14

The Eastern Playoff Berths are Basically Sealed Dear Arrows, thank you for playing. While the Free Jacks are the first team to lock in a playoff spot, Toronto's loss against New York was even more consequential. With just four games to go and an eleven point gap between third and fourth place, the Eastern field … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 14

Today’s Results Are Unlikely to Alter the Trade Market

The MLR Trade and Signing Deadline is just a day away. Today’s action is unlikely to dramatically impact any moves. Entering this weekend, teams seemed focused on shoring up the edges and complying with salary cap rules. Only the Jackals seemed focused on bringing in new players, and that’s driven by a need to fulfill … Continue reading Today’s Results Are Unlikely to Alter the Trade Market

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 14

A 4-1 week pushes us up to 53-22 on the year. Its a full six game slate as we enter the final round before the Trade and Signing Deadline. Bye(s): NOLA Gold New England Free Jacks v. Old Glory DC New England keeps pushing the winning streak. A bye week to further develop Nate Osborne's … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 14