2 Things: MLR Conference Championships

Then There Were Two Saying New York and Seattle had different paths to the title match would be an understatement. New York is a team largely built around former stars and a few current Eagles. Seattle sports several Tier 2 internationals, but they lack the star power of other sides. Factor in that Seattle finished … Continue reading 2 Things: MLR Conference Championships

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

State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 13

https://twitter.com/usmlr/status/1521175775096889344 In Control 1. New England Free Jacks Next Four: v. DC, v. ATL, @ TOR, v. NOLA 2. Rugby ATL Next Four: @ UTAH, @ NE, @ NY, v. TOR 3. Rugby New York Next Four: @ TOR, v. SEA, v. ATL, @ DC In The Hunt 4. Toronto Arrows Next Four: v. NY, … Continue reading State of the Race: MLR’s Eastern Conference – Round 13

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 13

A 5-1 week pushes us up to 48-21 on the year. Its a five game slate this weekend as we enter the back third of the season. Quick picks this week. Eventual winners are in bold below. Bye(s): Houston SaberCats, Old Glory DC, Toronto Arrows Rugby ATL v. LA Giltinis New England Free Jacks v. … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 13

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 11

A second consecutive 5-1 round has us feeling better than we should. That 38-20 run for the year isn’t too bad though. Another week of quick picks. Winners are in bold below. Bye: New England Free Jacks, Rugby New York, Rugby ATL Old Glory DC v. Utah Warriors Two teams in a bit of disarray, … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 11

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 10

A 5-1 Round 9 has us at 33-19 for the first half. Will we match it for the second half? Another week of quick picks. Winners are in bold below. Bye: Utah Warriors Toronto Arrows v. Old Glory DC New England Free Jacks v. Seattle Seawolves Houston SaberCats v. Dallas Jackals NOLA Gold v. Rugby … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 10

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 9

A rough 2-3 week last round knocked up back to 28-18. However, just like an injured player in the Six Nations with obvious concussion symptoms, we’re right back to the grind this week. I’m on the road, so match ups are listed below with picks bolder. Bye: Seattle Seawolves Utah Warriors v. San Diego Legion … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 9

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 8

A 3-3 week pulls the season record down to 26-15. This week could be worse, with four games being far from certain picks. Bye(s): San Diego Legion, Dallas Jackals, Austin Gilgronis Rugby ATL v. New England Free Jacks The biggest game of the week is in the peach state. Both sides are truly elite. Waaka … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 8

Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 7

Another week saw us pick up another 4-2 result, pushing us to 23-12 on the year. Our push towards mediocrity ensues. Without further ado… Bye: Houston SaberCats Utah Warriors v. Toronto Arrows Toronto is in a weird spot. On one hand, they’re 9 points out of playoff position and are sporting a 2-3 record. On … Continue reading Spoiler Alert: MLR Round 7