Company Release – 01/07/2019 10:00 AM PST
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San Diego, CA— San Diego Legion, a Major League Rugby franchise, is pleased to announce the signing of USA national team prop Paul Mullen for the 2020 season.
Mullen was named to the US National Team in 2018 and made his debut in a winning test match against Russia. Mullen played in all four of the Eagles’ 2019 Rugby World Cup matches in Japan.
“Paul is a stand-out US player and we are delighted to have him as part of the San Diego Legion organization. He brings great experience and talent to the key tight head prop position” said San Diego Legion coach Rob Hoadley.
About San Diego Legion
Founded in 2018, San Diego Legion is part of the professional Major League Rugby organization, one of seven founding teams launched in North America. Featuring a mixture of the most talented athletes from around the globe, including international provincial all-stars combined with domestic talent from the U.S. and Canada, to showcase the best professional rugby has to offer.
Beyond the pitch, SD Legion is committed to building a grassroots community around the sport of rugby in Southern California. By creating outreach programs to bring new players to the game and high-performance pathways to retain the best athletes in the sport, the Legion works closely with local clubs, academies, scholastic and college programs to create the competitive pathway to elevate the American game to the next level.
All home games are hosted at the University of San Diego Torero Stadium, an excellent destination for rugby fans and families to experience the action “up close and personal.”
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