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📰 HEADLINES

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

Preseason Results: 

  • Saturday:
  • Dallas - New Orleans - anyone got a bead on the score of this match!?
  • Utah 7 - 34 Los Angeles

ICYMI: Latest Player Moves ⤵️

Anthem RC: sent salary cap considerations in 2024 to the Utah Warriors in exchange for potentially soon-to-be U.S.-eligible scrumhalf Siaosi Nai.

San Diego Legion: As ARN's Bryan Ray pointed out, center/flyhalf Luke Burton is back on the roster but Nick Duffy is not listed.

Seattle Seawolves:Credit to MLR stats guru James Deeley,but former New York Ironworkers back row Kara Pryor was seen sporting Seawolves' gear.

COLLEGE RUGBY

D1A: Arkansas State Holds Off Lindenwood in a D1A Smackdown(Goff Rugby Report)

  • Takeaway: #8 in the CRAA D1A Power Rankings beat #2, as Arkansas State beat Lindenwood at home, 13 - 7. 

SUPER RUGBY AMERICAS

Week 1: Cobras Stun Peñarol; Dogos and Pampas Power to Bonus Point Wins (Americas Rugby News)

  • American Raptors: Wing Thomas Morani scored a try and flyhalf Patrick Madden converted a penalty in the Raptors' 56-8 loss to Dogos. 
  • Historic: Os Cobras (Brazil) beat Peñarol (Uruguay) for the first time ever. 

🏉 QUICK HITS 🏉

College Rugby: Central Washington Controls Possession to Beat Cal Poly (Goff Rugby Report)

Commentary: Technology and TMOs Have Turned Up Spotlight on Rugby Union Referees (The Guardian)

High School Rugby: SCRIF, Cross-Border Stuff, and Florida (Goff Rugby Report)

Six Nations: England's Alex Mitchell Ruled Out of Scotland Match with Knee Injury (BBC Sport)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego vs. Utah

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Utah

Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: DC vs. Houston?

72% of respondents voted for Houston over DC.