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📰 HEADLINES

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

Old Glory DC: Damien Hoyland A Late Arrival to DC (Edinburgh Rugby)

  • Takeaway: Edinburgh Rugby announced that former Scotland international wing Damien Hoyland has "returned to the club for training purposes."
  • Late Arrival: The tweet does say "ahead of his move to join Old Glory DC for the upcoming MLR campaign," so we anticipate it's an effort by Hoyland to get some training in before he joins OGDC this season.

COLLEGE RUGBY

Women's Rugby: Rugby Northeast Teams Join National Collegiate Rugby's Women's Competition (National Collegiate Rugby)

  • Takeaway: The Rugby Northeast Division I teams will join NCR in Spring 2024.
  • Teams:
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Rhode Island

WORLD RUGBY RANKINGS

Men's Rankings: France Edge Closer to All Blacks in World Rugby Men's Rankings Powered by  (World Rugby)

  • Takeaway: There was no movement in the World Rugby men's rankings after this weekend's results in the Six Nations...but there probably should have been between Scotland and France 😉

🏉 QUICK HITS 🏉

College Rugby: GRR D1A Rankings Week 17 (Goff Rugby Report)

Ireland: Ireland's New York-born Lock McCarthy Takes Influence from the NFL (RugbyPass)

Research Study: USRF Funded Health & Safety Study Open to U.S. Rugby Stakeholders (U.S. Rugby Foundation)

Super Rugby: Super Rugby Closes Kick Tennis Loophole to Reward Attack (Stuff NZ)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego vs. Utah

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: DC vs. Houston?

72% of respondents voted for Houston over DC.