State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 17

https://twitter.com/usmlr/status/1531296817064816641 In The Playoffs 1. (xyz*)New England Free Jacks Remaining Schedule: v. NY 2. (x)Rugby ATL Remaining Schedule: v. NOLA 3.(x)Rugby New York Remaining Schedule: @ NE Eliminated 4. Toronto Arrows Remaining Schedule: v. DC 5. NOLA Gold Remaining Schedule: @ ATL 6. Old Glory DC Remaining Schedule: @ TOR Key x -> Clinched Playoff … Continue reading State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 17

MLR Should Change Its Draft Order Allocation Method

Entering Round 17 of Major League Rugby's 2022 season, there are three clear groups of teams: Teams in Playoff PositionAustin, LA, and New England have clinched playoff spotsAtlanta, New York, and Houston have strong leads over the teams chasing themTeams Still Mathematically in Playoff ContentionSan Diego, Seattle, and Toronto all have slim chances of making … Continue reading MLR Should Change Its Draft Order Allocation Method

State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 16

https://twitter.com/usmlr/status/1528753964140879872 In The Playoffs 1. (x)New England Free Jacks Remaining Schedule: v. NOLA, v. NY In Control 2. Rugby ATL Remaining Schedule: v. TOR, v. NOLA 3. Rugby New York Remaining Schedule: @ DC, @ NE Fading Fast 4. Toronto Arrows Remaining Schedule: @ ATL, v. DC Eliminated 5. NOLA Gold Remaining Schedule: @ NE, … Continue reading State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 16

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

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

Power Rankings: MLR Round 13

1. New England Free Jacks (1) 8 wins in a row. Their biggest rival could be complacency. ( Ex: NOLA @ LA 2021) 2. Austin Gilgronis (2) A wild playoff could be fun. An Austin-New England Final could be much more fun. 3. LA Giltinis (4) At this point, they could have a prop play … Continue reading Power Rankings: MLR Round 13