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Major League Rugby: Round Two Review

Round Two in Major League Rugby took place this weekend and despite there only being three matches, there was no shortage of excitement as Joe Harvey explains...
4 February 2019

Major League Rugby: Round One Review

The new MLR season kicked off last weekend and after a very promising debut campaign in 2018, the league is set to continue moving in the right direction this year. Joe Harvey has the latest from Round One of the 2019 term.
30 January 2019

Major League Rugby 2019 - Round 1 Preview

The second Major League Rugby season kicks off this weekend as Seattle Seawolves aim to defend their title, while the league also introduces two new teams.
25 January 2019

'I thought that if I didn’t take the opportunity, I was probably going to regret it' - Turner

Mat Turner says he would have regretted not moving to America to continue his rugby career if he had passed up the chance to join current Major League Rugby champions Seattle Seawolves.
25 January 2019

SaberCats aiming for more consistency ahead of MLR season

Houston SaberCats are preparing for the new Major League Rugby season which begins this weekend and fly-half Sam Windsor is hoping his side can start on the front foot and show real enterprise this term.
23 January 2019

Three MLR players that now play in the UK

After a successful maiden MLR season last year, a few players from the USA’s top division moved across the pond to the UK to take the steps in their respective careers.
23 January 2019

From Aberdeen to Houston - How Kieran Farmer is enjoying life in the States

Major League Rugby in America is on the rise and Kieran Farmer is continuing to experience the division with the Houston SaberCats in 2019.
6 December 2018

New Zealand end Dubai 7s drought with 21-5 win over USA

New Zealand went on to win their first Dubai 7s title in 10 years as they defeated USA 21-5 in the final to begin the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series on top.
2 December 2018

Q&A with USA Captain Madison Hughes

Ahead of this week’s opening round in the 2018/19 World Sevens Series in Dubai, captain Madison Hughes took some time out to chat to Callum Wood about all things US Rugby and how his career has unfolded.
29 November 2018

Ireland release seven players ahead of Test against USA

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has released seven players back to the provinces ahead of their autumn international clash against USA to be played at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
21 November 2018

Keeping Up with the MLR

TRU’s Joe Harvey rounds-up the latest news from across the pond as the build-up to the new Major League Rugby season continues….
14 November 2018

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw to miss remainder of Ireland's autumn international series

Ireland internationals Robbie Henshaw and Conor Murray has been ruled out of the remainder of the autumn international campaign after failing to make sufficient recovery from their respective injuries.
13 November 2018

Boston the perfect fit for Leader as his MLR journey continues

Four months after his first interview with TRU, former Connacht fly-half Tadhg Leader spoke to Joe Harvey again on his recent move away from San Diego Legion, the Boston FreeJacks, USA Rugby and his car bursting into flames.
31 October 2018

Major League Rugby has the ability to go far - Hewitt

In Joe Harvey’s latest Major League Rugby interview, he chatted to Houston SaberCats and former Worcester man Charlie Hewitt.
24 October 2018

Connor Wallace-Sims: The American Dream

Connor Wallace-Sims is a young USA 7s representative, educated in Plymouth in the UK, who has just signed for new Major League Rugby franchise Rugby United New York [RUNY].
11 October 2018

Arnald: "The project of establishing this rugby team in New York is very exciting"

Rugby United New York's CEO Pierre Arnald tells Joe Harvey he is keen to "establish the brand" of the new MLR franchise.
9 October 2018

'Japan 2019 has to be something on the radar'

Bedford Blues' Will Hooley chatted to Joe Harvey about all things Championship rugby, representing the USA as well as his personal ambitions at club and international level.
21 September 2018

The sky's the limit for the MLR and new franchise Rugby United New York

After the success of the inaugural Major League Rugby season, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to Rugby United New York’s General Manager James English as the new franchise prepare to enter the MLR for the 2019 campaign.
13 September 2018

Rugby Rumours: USA import, Returning Puma, Brits to Bulls and Hassle with Hassler

USA import, Returning Puma, Brits to Bulls and Hassle with Hassler
1 August 2018

'I think the American sporting population will be captivated by the World Cup' - Friday

USA Men’s 7s Head Coach Mike Friday believes hosting the Rugby World Cup Sevens is a wonderful chance to help promote the game in the States.
20 July 2018