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Get Ready for Impact: San Diego Legion Announces the Start of an Action-Packed 2024 MLR Season

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2024 Major League Rugby Season Announcement

Get Ready for Impact: San Diego Legion Announces the Start of an Action-Packed 2024 MLR Season

San Diego, CA – December 18, 2023 – Anticipation mounts as the San Diego Legion announces the kickoff of Major League Rugby's (MLR) 2024 season, starting March 2nd. In its seventh year, MLR guarantees fans an exhilarating 25-week spectacle of top-tier rugby, showcasing 11 teams and introducing eagerly awaited matchups.

The MLR lineup features 11 formidable teams vying for supremacy: Old Glory DC, New England Free Jacks, NOLA Gold, Chicago Hounds, Miami Sharks, Dallas Jackals, Houston Sabercats, Seattle Seawolves, San Diego Legion, Los Angeles, and the Utah Warriors. This structure sets the stage for a series of intense matchups across the US.

The upcoming MLR season is marked by the expansion of the MLR with the addition of two new teams, Los Angeles and the Miami Sharks, bringing fresh competition and excitement to the rugby field.

Danny Lee, the esteemed Head Coach and Director of San Diego Legion, expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming season: "The seventh season of the MLR is nearly upon us, and the recently released 2024 schedule indicates this will be the most exciting to date. The established rivalries and the inclusion of 2 new teams, the Miami Sharks and Los Angeles, respectively, adds flavor to an already spicy competition. You don't want to miss out on any of the action, so get in quick and book your season tickets today at sdlegion.com."

Other notable games for the regular season include:

*Saturday, March 2: The 2024 MLR season opens with the Seattle Seawolves hosting the San Diego Legion in a rematch of the 2023 Western Conference Championship.

*Saturday, March 16: The San Diego Legion's home opener features a showdown against Californian rivals, Los Angeles.

*Sunday, April 14: The San Diego Legion hosts the New England Free Jacks in a rematch of the 2023 MLR Final.

The San Diego Legion is coming off a historic season, having set records for the most wins and longest winning streak in MLR history and scoring the most points in a season. As the 2023 West Conference Champions, the Legion made a valiant effort in the MLR Championship game, narrowly missing victory against the New England Free Jacks.

Established in 2017 as one of the founding teams of MLR, the San Diego Legion has become a cornerstone of North American rugby union competition. With a team ethos emphasizing strength, unity, and excellence, the San Diego Legion is poised to bring another thrilling season to fans and supporters.

The San Diego Legion invites all fans to become part of the excitement that is Major League Rugby. Season tickets for the 2024 season are now available. Don't miss the chance to witness the Legion's quest for glory and the evolution of rugby in North America.

Secure your seat in the stands now and be part of the Legion's journey to victory in the 2024 season. Season tickets are selling fast – visit sdlegion.com today!

ABOUT MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY

Major League Rugby is a professional sports league entering its seventh season that represents North America's highest level of rugby competition. The League evolved from seven teams in 2018 to 11 in 2024, featuring 11 from the United States. Matches are televised on Fox Sports, among other national and local market platforms. Select matches are available to stream live in North America on The Rugby Network, and all matches are available on The Rugby Network for international fans. MLR prides itself in fostering intense and high-stakes competition while bringing together a passionate community built on the values of Respect, Inclusivity, and Tradition. For more information about MLR, visit www.majorleague.rugby

ABOUT SAN DIEGO LEGION

The San Diego Legion is a professional rugby team based in San Diego, California. They are one of the founding members of Major League Rugby (MLR), the premier rugby union competition in North America. The San Diego Legion has been instrumental in championing the growth and popularity of rugby union throughout North America. The team is dedicated to rigorous training, strategic gameplay, community engagement, and a commitment to excellence on and off the field. The team is committed to growing the sport of rugby across the region and providing a top-tier experience for fans and players alike. The San Diego Legion prides itself on fostering a culture of teamwork, respect, and integrity. For more information on the San Diego Legion and the upcoming season and to purchase tickets, please visit sdlegion.com.


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