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# major-league-rugby - This year 2022

'The lads have been slagging me saying I've got more clubs than Tiger Woods!'
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# Irish Abroad

'The lads have been slagging me saying I've got more clubs than Tiger Woods!'

Jun 25th 2022, 7:30 AM 26,971 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Ireland U20 hooker Sean McNulty is part of the Seattle squad aiming for MLR glory today.

# major-league-rugby - Last year 2021

'It's as close as you'll get in the US to the Munster or Leinster set-up'
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# Irish Abroad

'It's as close as you'll get in the US to the Munster or Leinster set-up'

May 29th 2021, 10:00 AM 36,793 Views 3 Comments

Mark O’Keeffe is in excellent form for Rugby ATL in Major League Rugby.

Rory Best using new Seattle role to test his appetite for a life in coaching
# On The Ladder
# On The Ladder

Rory Best using new Seattle role to test his appetite for a life in coaching

Apr 27th 2021, 1:46 PM 10,045 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland and Ulster hooker has joined the MLR side until the end of the 2021 season.

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US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis
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# Irish Abroad

US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis

Dec 15th 2020, 11:57 AM 14,297 Views 13 Comments

The former Connacht academy man is now hoping to push his career forward in America.

Hawaii-based team set to join Major League Rugby for 2021
# Exciting Move
# Exciting Move

Hawaii-based team set to join Major League Rugby for 2021

Jul 10th 2020, 9:22 AM 5,386 Views 7 Comments

It has been reported that several big-name former All Blacks are behind the expansion bid.

Major League Rugby team 'named after a premium cocktail' launched in LA
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# Cheers

Major League Rugby team 'named after a premium cocktail' launched in LA

May 29th 2020, 9:27 AM 10,771 Views 7 Comments

Aussie coaches Darren Coleman and Stephen Hoiles have been signed up.

Big Irish influence as Major League Rugby season kicks off in North America
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# Irish Abroad

Big Irish influence as Major League Rugby season kicks off in North America

Feb 8th 2020, 11:00 AM 10,817 Views 17 Comments

The likes of Cathal Marsh, David Busby, Cormac Daly, Tomas Quinlan, and John Poland have joined the league.

'The Beast' becomes Major League Rugby's latest high-profile import
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# Major Development

'The Beast' becomes Major League Rugby's latest high-profile import

Dec 18th 2019, 6:53 PM 13,745 Views 7 Comments

After retiring from international rugby, World Cup winner Tendai Mtawarira is heading to the US.

All Blacks legend Ma'a Nonu makes Major League Rugby move
# Drink It In
# Drink It In

All Blacks legend Ma'a Nonu makes Major League Rugby move

Oct 10th 2019, 10:31 AM 7,859 Views 2 Comments

The veteran centre has agreed a deal with San Diego Legion for the 2020 season in the USA.

McNulty discovers a new path having 'fallen out of love with rugby' after Leinster
# Stateside
# Stateside

McNulty discovers a new path having 'fallen out of love with rugby' after Leinster

Aug 11th 2019, 10:00 AM 38,830 Views 5 Comments

The former Ireland U20 hooker contemplated retirement but is now looking forward to life with the New England Free Jacks.

Ex-Munster scrum-half Poland among five Irish in Free Jacks squad
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# Major League Rugby

Ex-Munster scrum-half Poland among five Irish in Free Jacks squad

Aug 1st 2019, 3:20 PM 13,513 Views 1 Comment

The Boston club are gearing up for their first season in Major League Rugby.

Mathieu Bastareaud to join Major League Rugby's New York
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# Big Apple

Mathieu Bastareaud to join Major League Rugby's New York

Apr 28th 2019, 8:45 PM 14,389 Views 9 Comments

The Toulon man will join New York Rugby United for a season before seeing out the final year of his contract with his parent club.

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity
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# California Love

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity

Jan 30th 2019, 9:44 PM 22,574 Views 5 Comments

Born in San Francisco and raised in Limerick, the fullback – currently plying his trade in Major League Rugby – is on the periphery of the US squad.

Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement
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# Irish Abroad

Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement

Jan 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 12,217 Views 7 Comments

The new season in the US and Canada kicks off this weekend.

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise

Jan 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,572 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.

Ex-Leinster out-half Marsh set to sign for Rugby United New York
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster out-half Marsh set to sign for Rugby United New York

Aug 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 14,856 Views 5 Comments

The 26-year-old playmaker is close to sealing a move to the US.

'I could see young Irish guys coming here after missing out on the provinces' academies'
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# Irish Abroad

'I could see young Irish guys coming here after missing out on the provinces' academies'

Jul 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 32,468 Views 7 Comments

Adrian Balfour, general manager of the Seattle Seawolves, told us about their Major League Rugby-winning success.

Cork man Mitchell making big impression in Major League Rugby in the US
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# Irish Abroad

Cork man Mitchell making big impression in Major League Rugby in the US

May 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,931 Views 2 Comments

The former UCC second row tells us about life with Austin Elite in Texas.

Major League Rugby announces New York team for 2019 with O'Sullivan and Horgan as advisors
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# Concrete Jungle

Major League Rugby announces New York team for 2019 with O'Sullivan and Horgan as advisors

Feb 14th 2018, 10:00 AM 39,162 Views 27 Comments

Eddie O’Sullivan and Shane Horgan are involved with Rugby United New York.

Irishman Leader's path leads him into USA's Major League Rugby
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# Irish Abroad

Irishman Leader's path leads him into USA's Major League Rugby

Jan 14th 2018, 9:30 AM 31,638 Views 5 Comments

The former Connacht back has signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Legion.

Major League Rugby on the way as the US looks to fulfil its vast potential
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# Stateside

Major League Rugby on the way as the US looks to fulfil its vast potential

May 11th 2017, 4:12 PM 8,452 Views 6 Comments

The new competition launches next year, with teams in Texas, Seattle, New Orleans and Austin.