James Malcolm believes the experiences he has gone through with Glasgow Warriors, Doncaster Knights and London Scottish in recent years will help him as he steps out of his comfort zone to move to Dallas in a few months’ time.
Zack Test experienced university rugby in England during his time at Loughborough and now the San Diego Legion coach hopes the system in the USA can follow suit by producing players who are ready to take the next step.
After the announcement last week that Harlequins and England stalwart Chris Robshaw would be joining Major League Rugby side San Diego Legion, Joe Harvey spoke to the flanker about his move to California.
When Blaine Scully was replaced after only 20 minutes in the USA’s final 2019 World Cup pool stage fixture, little did the wing know that would be the final time he would step out on a rugby field as a player.
The opening two weekends have provided thrills, spills and so much more. Quite frankly, week three was no different. With each side in the league so evenly matched, there is no certainty of one of the leagues perceived stronger sides coming away with four or five points.
There are home debuts and then there are home debuts - and Mungo Mason had a “monster game” last weekend for Washington-based Old Glory DC, according to the experts who pick the Major League Rugby (MLR) team of the week.
Last weekend saw the return of Major League Rugby. Taking place for a third season, TRUs Joe Harvey watched several of the games and has rounded up last weekend’s action and looked ahead to the fixtures taking place this weekend.
After speaking to the New England Free Jacks CEO, Alex Magleby, Joe Harvey also chatted to the side’s Head Coach, Josh Smith, about their preparations for their inaugural season in Major League Rugby, as well as what he hopes to achieve.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, Talking Rugby Union’s Joe Harvey watched the USA take on Canada in Glendale. Here’s what Joe made of performance from both teams and how MLR will help both the teams be more competitive in Japan this autumn.
It is still over two months until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, but the USA national team are already in camp gearing up for the Pacific Nations Cup where the side will play Japan, Samoa and the old enemy, Canada.