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Rugby 101: Who's on the field

Rugby 101: Who's on the field

Here is the next installment of San Diego Legion's Rugby 101 series. This round, we're covering 'Who is on the field,' giving you a run down of the different positions in rugby and important role each player has during the game. Be sure to share with your friends and help them understand how rugby is just like all the sports they know, only better. 🏉  

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Rugby 101: How to Score

Rugby 101: How to Score

Here is the second edition of San Diego Legion's Rugby 101 series. For this installment, we're covering 'How to Score,' and what it means to have a try, conversion, penalty kick and drop kick happen during a rugby match.  Scroll down and keep reading to learn more...Or if you prefer video highlights, check out the SD Legion Vimeo channel.  More importantly, share with your friends and help them understand how rugby is just like all the sports they know, only better. 🏉

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Rugby 101: History & Introduction

Rugby 101: History & Introduction

Learn the basics of rugby! Our first edition of rugby 101 highlights the history of the sport, how it evolved from other popular American sports and rules of the game. 

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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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A rugby 101 crossword, created by San Diego Legion

A rugby 101 crossword, created by San Diego Legion

How well do you know rugby and San Diego Legion? Put your knowledge to the test with this rugby 101 crossword puzzle, specially designed by the Legion Front Office for rugby novices & hardcore fans alike.  Each time a new puzzle is introduced, it'll be slightly harder than the last. Send us your completed crosswords for a chance to win San Diego Legion merchandise. We'll be awarding prizes for single-puzzle masters and those that can complete the entire flight.  Completed crossword puzzles may be sent to info@sdlegion.com. Here's the first installment of our rugby 101 crossword puzzle...   Here's round...

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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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RUGBY RULES EXPLAINED

RUGBY RULES EXPLAINED

  Rugby’s existence made its first debut in the town of Rugby, England, in the year 1823. Supposedly a man named William Webb Ellis was playing a casual game of association soccer, when he decided to pick up the ball and run with it toward the opposition’s goal line. The sport developed over time, leaving us with the Rugby Union, a full contact team sport traditionally played with 15 players on each side. ~ ~ ADVANTAGE LAW – Allows play to proceed after an infringement in the case of the non-offending team receiving an advantage. ATTACKING TEAM – The team in possession...

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RUGBY 101 BY COACH ROB

RUGBY 101 BY COACH ROB

Coach Rob’s playing career started at London Irish in 1999, spending 5 seasons with the club and winning the Powergen Cup in 2002. In 2004 Hoadley moved away from London Irish to join rivals London Wasps. During his time at London Wasps the club won the 2004-05 Zurich Premiership, 2005–06 Anglo-Welsh Cup, 2006-07 Heineken Cup, 2007–08 Guinness Premiership.

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