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Week 11 Takeaways:

  • Bye Week: New England & San Diego
  • Anthem: Wing Ty Al-Jiboori scored his third try of the season against Houston.
  • Chicago: Center Cash Maluia found paydirt for his first career MLR try.
  • Dallas: No.8 Samuel Tuifua scored two tries, made 18 tackles, and gained over 100 meters against RFCLA.
  • DC: Flyhalf Gradyn Bowd scored 11 points off the tee in DC's win over Chicago.
  • Houston: Wing Jeremy Misailegalu scored two tries in the win over Anthem RC.
  • Los Angeles: No.8 Jason Damm scored a hat trick against the Dallas Jackals.
  • Miami: Flyhalf Santiago Videla scored 15 points, including a try, in the win over Utah.  
  • New Orleans: Back row Callum Botchar and Jonah Mau'u each scored two tries against Seattle.
  • Seattle: Flyhalf Divan Rossouw scored two tries against New Orleans.
  • Utah: Loosehead prop Fantongia Paea, who was recently acquired in a trade, scored a try against Miami.

PACIFIC FOUR SERIES SUPER RUGBY AMERICAS

USA Women's Eagles: USA Women's Eagles Look to Build from Lessons Learned Against New Zealand (USA Rugby)

  • Takeaway: The USA Women's Eagles lost 57-5 against New Zealand in their second match of the Pacific Four Series. 2024 MA Sorensen Award winner Freda Tafuna scored the lone try for the U.S.
  • Next Up: Australia on Friday morning. The top three teams qualify for WXV1 and earn automatic qualification to Rugby World Cup 2025.

Canada: Canada Secure Place in in WXV1 with Australia Win (World Rugby)

  • Takeaway: Canada beat Australia 33-14 to qualify for WXV1, which Canada will host later this year, and lead the PAC4 standings.

SUPER RUGBY AMERICAS

American Raptors: Cobras and Raptors Put on a Rollercoaster Contest (Americas Rugby News)

  • Takeaway: The American Raptors cruised to a 37-14 halftime lead and held off a furious comeback to earn their third win of the season.

WPL RUGBY

Week 3 Scores:

  • TC Amazons 5 - 56 New York
  • Life West 42 - 17 Chicago NS
  • Berkeley 27 - 15 CO Gray Wolves

✅ MLR WEEK 11 RECAP

🏉 Anthem 15 - 38 Houston

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✅ Rugby Morning Pick: Houston by 20

🎱 Pools: 99% of players picked Houston

🏉 Dallas 26 - 29 Los Angeles

❌ Rugby Morning Pick: Dallas by 10

🎱 Pools: 1% of players picked LA

🏉 New Orleans 32 - 31 Seattle

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❌ Rugby Morning Pick: Seattle by 8

🎱 Pools: 3% of players picked NOLA

🏉 Chicago 21 - 22 DC

❌ Rugby Morning Pick: Chicago by 5

🎱 Pools: 4% of players picked DC

🏉 Miami 20 - 19 Utah

Rugby Morning Pick: Utah by 7

🎱 Pools: 19% of players picked Miami

Week 11 Picks:   1 ✅    4 ❌
Season Total:  40 ✅   18 ❌

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: Utah Warriors vs. NOLA Gold?

Utah
New Orleans

Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: New England Free Jacks vs. Dallas Jackals?

66% of respondents voted for New England over Dallas.