MLR

James the Jackal ready to live US dream

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.
19 August 2020

Exclusive: Harry Barlow - The former Harlequin hoping to take America by storm

After his move to the New England Free Jacks was announced last week, TRU spoke to former England U20 cap and National League player Harry Barlow.
19 August 2020

Zack Test - The Eagle that went to Loughborough

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.
24 July 2020

Lee Radford's new challenge in rugby union with the Dallas Jackals

Lee Radford has been associated with rugby league for the past 23 years, but now he is making his steps in rugby union over in the USA.
6 July 2020

From BUCS to MLR - Adrian Wadden is hoping to make an impact at the Arrows

After three seasons wearing the purple of Leeds Beckett University, Adrian Wadden has returned to Canada in order to represent the Toronto Arrows in Major League Rugby.
24 June 2020

Andrew Durutalo on getting ready for life after rugby

Having played rugby professionally with Ealing, Worcester and the Sunwolves in his career, Andrew Durutalo moved back to America mid-season to take up a role with USI Insurance Services in Seattle.
19 June 2020

TRU Talks - Ross Neal

In the latest edition of TRU Talks, Joe Harvey speaks with former Wasps and London Irish player Ross Neal about his time in Major League Rugby.
16 June 2020

The changing face of college rugby with Colton Cariaga

With the first ever Major League Rugby Draft just over a day away, TRU's Joe Harvey has spoken to Life University Men’s Rugby head coach, Colton Cariaga about the process.
12 June 2020

New York's Greg McWilliams on the continued improvement of rugby in the USA

This Saturday will see the very first Major League Rugby Draft take place and Rugby United New York Coach Greg McWilliams shared his thoughts with TRU.
11 June 2020

MLR: Updates from North America

It has been two and a half months since TRU has provided an update of the goings on in Major League Rugby, so Joe Harvey has done just that.
3 June 2020

Mark Winokur on Building the Toronto Arrows

When the Toronto Arrows were inducted into Major League Rugby, it marked a changing in the tide for the sport in Canada.
12 May 2020

Dave Clancy - Developing America

The University of California, Los Angeles has a rich rugby history and Joe Harvey caught up with Dave Clancy, the man who is now charged with taking UCLA forward.
27 April 2020

MLR 2020: Week Four

After another weekend in which there were surprises, great tries and legends of the game in action, Talking Rugby Union’s Joe Harvey brings you the latest from Major League Rugby.
5 March 2020

MLR 2020: Week Three

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.
27 February 2020

Mtawarira is the big star in Washington, but Mason is making his mark in MLR

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.
20 February 2020

MLR 2020: Week Two

After another round of, quite frankly, enthralling action across the pond, TRUs Joe Harvey has once again rounded up what has happened in the second week of Major League Rugby.
20 February 2020

MLR 2020: Week One

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.
13 February 2020

Ben Foden: 'Everyone is hungry to learn, hungry to play'

Two weeks ago, Talking Rugby Union released an interview with former England full-back, Ben Foden, about his thoughts on Saracens.
5 February 2020

‘We are not here to just make up the numbers’ - Landry

Ben Landry talked to Joe Harvey about the USA’s preparations for the Rugby World Cup, how Major League Rugby has helped the squad and his time in the Championship with Ealing.
20 August 2019

Free Jacks excited for debut MLR season

Former USA international Alex Magleby talked to Joe Harvey about the New England Free Jacks and their aims for the MLR.
5 August 2019