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MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON SCHEDULE

 The countdown to #MLR2021 Kick-Off continues! Today, Major League Rugby announced details on the 2021 season schedule with matches beginning on March 20, 2021. Check out San Diego Legion's full season schedule below as well as the official announcement from MLR.  If you're not a current (2020) season ticket holder and interested in learning more about next season, join our waitlist here.  Thanks for all the support - our team is excited to get back on the field stronger than ever before. 🏉 MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON SCHEDULELeague to Begin Play March 20; Play 18 Weeks Prior to...

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Josh Furno and Faka'osi Pifeleti re-sign with San Diego Legion

Josh Furno and Faka'osi Pifeleti re-sign with San Diego Legion

With just a few months until the start of Major League Rugby 2021 season, the San Diego Legion continues to solidify its roster. Join us in welcoming back two familiar names, Josh Furno and Faka’osi Pifeleti. Both players are aggressive and hungry for the season to begin.  Josh Furno returns to the sunny beaches of San Diego. One of the most experienced players to step foot on Torero Stadium, the 37 capped, Italian lock will be back next year. He is an utter powerhouse in the lineout and during open field play. Josh joined the SD Legion squad late in...

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A Sneak Preview: San Diego Legion 2021 Team Kits 👀

A Sneak Preview: San Diego Legion 2021 Team Kits 👀

San Diego Legion is gearing up for the 2021 season of Major League Rugby! As March 20, 2021 grows closer and the squad begins training, today, SD Legion shared a sneak preview of the designs for its 2021 home and away team kits. This is great news for eager rugby enthusiasts and novices alike, as SD Legion also launched pre-sales for its 2021 home and away replica jerseys available via sdlegion.com. Pre-order your 2021 HOME replica jersey here Pre-order your 2021 AWAY replica jersey here Next season’s team kits will feature sleek designs showcasing the notable red and black SD...

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San Diego Legion re-signs Lua Lia, 2021 season

San Diego Legion re-signs Lua Lia, 2021 season

As the 2021 Major League Rugby season draws near, the San Diego Legion is creating excitement by confirming the return of another familiar player. Come March 2021, Lua Li will be wearing our red and black SD Legion colors and jersey once again.  Lua Li is a name many SD Legion fans might remember from the 2020 season; however, due to the season ending abruptly earlier this year, Lua did not have a chance to grace us with his talents on the field. Lua Li is coming to San Diego from New Zealand, where he played with former SD Legion...

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Major League Rugby Appoints Director of Youth Development

Major League Rugby Appoints Director of Youth Development

San Diego Legion is pleased to share that our very own Chief Operations Officer Guy Hagen has been appointed as Director of Youth Development by Major League Rugby.  This is another important step for MLR in growing rugby in the U.S. More details are available below...  DALLAS (October 28, 2020) – In another important step for grassroots rugby growth, MLR has appointed Guy Hagen as Director of Youth Development. Hagen currently is the Executive Director of the Legion Community Foundation and the Chief Operations Officer for San Diego Legion. A former rugby player since 1990, Hagen previously served as a...

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DIY: SD Legion Halloween Pumpkin 🎃

DIY: SD Legion Halloween Pumpkin 🎃

Show off your love for San Diego Legion and rugby this Halloween with our shield pumpkin stencil! Use the stencil below and follow the simple instructions to create your own SD Legion Halloween pumpkin.  Once you're done, post your picture on socials, tag @SDLegion and use #WeAreLegion for a chance to be featured on our social accounts. If it's easier for you, feel free to email info@sdlegion.com your pumpkin photos - we'd love to see 'em!  Follow these instructions: Print one of the images below and lay it on your pumpkin Use a thumbtack or pin along the lines of...

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Nathan Sylvia and Tevita Tameilau return for the 2021 MLR Season

Nathan Sylvia and Tevita Tameilau return for the 2021 MLR Season

As we remember our exciting, undefeated 2020 Major League Rugby season, the San Diego Legion continues preparing for 2021 and announcing its much-anticipated roster. This week, we’re thrilled to confirm the returns of Nathan Sylvia and Tevita Tameilau. Nathan Sylvia, a Cal Poly graduate and Collegiate all-American will return for his fourth season with SD Legion. Nathan is a passionate advocate for the growth of the sport via his involvement in coaching community rugby. On the field, he is a skilled tight head prop with the ability to use his strength and power to control his opposition in the front row....

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San Diego Legion & Mr. Trustee Ice Cream Collaboration, August 21

San Diego Legion & Mr. Trustee Ice Cream Collaboration, August 21

Trust Restaurant Group (TRG) Executive Pastry Chef Jeremy Harville invented two San Diego Legion-inspired ice cream flavors to celebrate the local Major League Rugby team. Several hundred fans voted for the ‘official Mr. Trustee ice cream flavor of San Diego Legion.’ Thanks to an influx of support, the winning creation – Red Velvet Ice Cream with Fudge Chocolate Brownie Bites – will be served at Mr. Trustee Creamery for a limited time, starting August 21. Friday, August 21 to Sunday, August 23, 202012 to 10 p.m.The specialty ice cream flavor will be available while supplies last. Plan to arrive early and...

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2019 MLR Championship Preview

2019 MLR Championship Preview

Sunday afternoon’s Major League Rugby Championship will feature two sides in the Seattle Seawolves and the San Diego Legion that are extremely familiar with one another. The Championship match at Torero Stadium will also feature two teams that are extremely evenly matched. Between the familiarity and the similarity between the two sides, Sunday’s match has all the makings to be another instant classic. Dating back to last season, the top-ranked Legion and the second place Seawolves come into Sunday’s match having played each other four times. The all-time series is tied at 2-2, with the Seawolves taking the two matches...

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LEGION/SABERCATS PRESEASON RECAP

LEGION/SABERCATS PRESEASON RECAP

~ TORERO STADIUM — San Diego Legion put on a strong show in their first home match against the Houston SaberCats on April 7, 2018, scoring two sweeping tries and keeping the powerful SaberCats set piece at bay for over an hour. Houston, playing their 11th preseason match to date, showed late-match stamina to take victory, but it was our team’s tenacity in the first 60 minutes that energized a boisterous legion of San Diego fans. A quick start for San Diego Legion put immediate pressure on Houston, forcing the SaberCats to concede a penalty in the third minute. San Diego fly-half, Tadhg Leader,...

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TRAINING HAS BEGUN!

TRAINING HAS BEGUN!

April marks the inaugural season for Major League Rugby in the United States. The past few weeks we’ve been training at the Exos facility and fields up in the Carlsbad area. Our intensive work on and off the field is preparing us for game one. We’ll see you there!

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