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MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY AND CBS SPORTS NETWORK ANNOUNCE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY AND CBS SPORTS NETWORK ANNOUNCE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP

~ First National TV Partnership in Domestic Professional Rugby Major League Rugby (MLR) and CBS Sports Network today announced an exclusive, multi-year television partnership. CBS Sports Network will televise the inaugural season of the new start-up league beginning in April, 2018, marking the first national television partnership in the history of American professional rugby. CBS Sports Network will televise a 13-game package with 10 weeks of regular season coverage – highlighted by a Major League Rugby Game of the Week – and two weeks of postseason coverage in 2018, including the semifinals and the first MLR Championship Game. “We look forward...

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SABERCATS IN TOWN SATURDAY

SABERCATS IN TOWN SATURDAY

~ Be a part of San Diego sports history and join us for our Season Preview! Come watch our Pre Season home game vs. Houston SaberCats Rugby at Torero Stadium! Location: 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92111 5PM Curtain Raiser with San Diego State University vs. California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) Beer Garden opens 7PM Kickoff Houston SaberCats Rugby vs San Diego Legion Giveaways, half-time fun and delicious eats will be served to fans of all ages. A ‘Meet and Greet’ with players will be hosted prior to kickoff, where fans will have an opportunity to get their SD Legion swag signed. Gather your friends and...

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FIRST EVER VICTORY FOR LEGION

FIRST EVER VICTORY FOR LEGION

AUSTIN, TX — The San Diego Legion made the most of their first-ever rugby match yesterday by earning a 32-24 win over the Austin Elite. Going on the road proved fruitful for the Legion who, despite a mid-match rally from the Elite, put on a four try display to score their first victory of the preseason. An attritional opening few minutes gave San Diego time to ease into the contest and find their feet. An early attack into Austin’s half saw the Elite pinged for infringement, giving Legion fly-half Tadhg Leader his first opportunity to kick for goal. Leader capitalized on...

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WE ARE LEGION!

WE ARE LEGION!

  We’ve been training day in and day out. In the gym and on the field. We’re ready to compete. We’re ready to play. Together, we are Legion!    

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LEGION KITS UNVEILED

LEGION KITS UNVEILED

2018 SAN DIEGO LEGION HOME & AWAY KITS!    

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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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RUGBY DEFINED: WHAT’S A SCRUM

RUGBY DEFINED: WHAT’S A SCRUM

A scrum (short for scrummage) is a method of restarting play in rugby that involves players packing closely together with their heads down and attempting to gain possession of the ball. A scrum is formed by the players who are designated forwards binding together in three rows. The scrum then ‘engages’ with the opposition team so that the players’ heads are interlocked with those of the other side’s front row. The scrum-half from the team that did not infringe then throws the ball into the tunnel created in the space between the two sets of front rowers’ legs. Both teams may then try to...

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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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