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#Major League Rugby

# major-league-rugby - Friday 10 July, 2020

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Friday 29 May, 2020

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Saturday 8 February, 2020

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Thursday 10 October, 2019

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Sunday 11 August, 2019

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Mathieu Bastareaud to join Major League Rugby's New York

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.

# major-league-rugby - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

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

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.

# major-league-rugby - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Second season of Major League Rugby sees increased Irish involvement

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

# major-league-rugby - Sunday 13 January, 2019

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Saturday 25 August, 2018

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Saturday 28 July, 2018

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Sunday 20 May, 2018

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Sunday 14 January, 2018

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

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

# major-league-rugby - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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