MLR

Chris Robshaw Q&A Exclusive: Playing in MLR and life in America

In her latest Q&A session for Talking Rugby Union, Elizabeth Cartwright speaks to Chris Robshaw about his move over to America and playing in Major League Rugby.
3 June 2021

Exclusive: Sean McNulty on the LA Giltinis adventure

LA Giltinis hooker Sean McNulty spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about the team’s start to life in Major League Rugby, playing with legendary Wallabies, Nicole Scherzinger and stepping out at the SoFi Stadium this weekend.
14 May 2021

Joe Harvey Column: A summer of rugby like no other

Following the announcement of England’s summer internationals, TRU’s resident North American, Joe Harvey, looks at the positives and negatives for England, the USA and Canada.
12 May 2021

Sebastian de Chaves Exclusive: Success on the field will make us Austin’s team

Ahead of a Texas Cup clash against Houston SaberCats, the Austin Gilgronis’ Sebastian de Chaves spoke to TRUs Joe Harvey about life in the USA and his hopes for this season.
1 April 2021

Seven months without rugby for players over thanks to the World Tens Series

Ahead of the second round of fixtures on the World Tens Series in Bermuda, TRU have caught up with Westcliff’s Jake Campey and Seattle Seawolves' Ben Cima.
29 October 2020

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