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Disciplinary Rulings: Player Suspensions (Major League Rugby)

  • Takeaway: MLR suspended Miami Sharks no.8 Tomas Casares six weeks after he was cited for violating Law 9.12, which states that "a player must not physically or verbally abuse anyone."
  • Takeaway: MLR suspended NOLA Gold no.8 Olajuwon Noa four weeks for a red card he recevied in the match against the Houston SaberCats.
  • Takeaway: MLR suspended Old Glory DC lock Rob Harley two weeks after he was cited for violating Law 9.20(b), which states that a "player must not make contact with an opponent above the line of the shoulders."

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY PLAYERS ASSOCIATION

Heads Up: New Announcements in the Days Ahead (Major League Rugby Players Association)

  • Takeaway: The Major League Rugby Players Association (MLRPA), which the United States Rugby Players Association (USRPA) organized after MLR recognized the group as the collective bargaining unit for MLR players, announced it's building out the organization, and will be making "announcements in the days ahead."

USA RUGBY

Injury: USA Women's Eagle Georgie Perris-Redding Suffers Knee Injury (Georgie Perris-Redding)

  • Takeaway: USA Women's Eagle flanker Georgie Perris-Redding tore her ACL in the 79th minute of last weekend's PWR match between the Sale Sharks and Bristol Bears.

Moving On: USA Women's Eagle Alycia Washington to Depart Sale Sharks Women (Sale Sharks Women)

  • Takeaway: Sale Sharks Women announced that lock Alycia Washington, who joined the club ahead of the 2022-23 season, will leave the team.

🏉 QUICK HITS

Premiership Rugby: Twickenham Tightens Security for Premiership Final Amid Protest Fears (The Guardian)

USA U20s: A Global Pipeline of Talent (Goff Rugby Report)

Youth Rugby: National Youth 7s Set for Friday in Ohio (Goff Rugby Report)

Poll Question

MLR Pick'Em Time: San Diego Legion vs. Houston SaberCats?

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Yesterday's Poll Answer

MLR Pick'Em Time: Dallas Jackals vs. Utah Warriors?

70% of respondents voted for Dallas over Utah.