3 Things: MLR Round 13

In LA, Everyone Plays 10 Luke Carty? Still hurt. Matt Giteau? Injured... or missing... no one seems to know. Orene AI'i? Suspended. Luke Burton? Somehow on the bench despite Super Rugby experience at flyhalf. Enter Harrison Goddard. Goddard is one of the top 9s in Major League Rugby and entered LA's game with a 9 … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 13

3 Things: MLR Round 10

Each week brings too many story lines to cover in depth. 3 Things is our weekly feature to rectify that, taking a shallow dive into three story lines that deserve more coverage. LA Has Fully Returned When the Giltinis entered the MLR in 2021, they built a roster that was head and tails above the … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 10

3 Things – MLR Round 9

Each week brings too many story lines to cover in depth. 3 Things is our weekly feature to rectify that, taking a shallow dive into three story lines that deserve more coverage. The Giltinis Have Officially Stirred Can a 42 year old player be considered a revelation? On paper, LA came in ready to defend … Continue reading 3 Things – MLR Round 9

3 Things: MLR Round 1

Each week brings too many story lines to cover in depth. 3 Things is our weekly feature to rectify that, taking a shallow dive into three story lines that deserve more coverage. Let the Overreactions Fly 'SaberCats are going to win it all!' 'The Jackals/Old Glory couldn't beat a college team!' 'Ma'a Nonu is going … Continue reading 3 Things: MLR Round 1

3 Things – USA v Canada: RAN 1 Playoff Series 2021

34-21. Canada. The statement was made. While no one necessarily expected a blowout, most observers expected an Eagles victory. While the Canadians deserve some credit, this was more of a US loss than a Canadian win. Match Roster Was... Odd If you listed the 23 for this game simply as a pool of players, it … Continue reading 3 Things – USA v Canada: RAN 1 Playoff Series 2021