MLR 2021 - Week 1

March 21 2021

MLR Rugby

MLR Rosters for Week One - 35 Canadians in Action: Weekend Results

There are 35 Canadians in action over the weekend (24 starting) in MLR matches. The Old Glory DC v NOLA match has been moved to Sunday due to COVID protocols.

20 Canadians got the start on Saturday, 10 with the Toronto Arrows and 10 with 8 other teams in the USA. Only the Houston Sabercats don't have Canadian representation in their roster.

On Sunday, 5 Canadians are on the rosters with 4 getting the start.

The stats for Canadian players breaks down this way:

276 players total - 35 Canadian = 12.68% (13%)
180 starters total - 24 Canadian = 13.33% (13%)
Toronto provides 10 of the 24 starters = 42%

The Live Stream link is here:



Rugby United New York @ San Diego Legion 3pm PT (LIVE STREAM)

Players to Watch
Josh Thiel for SD with start at #10
Quinn Ngawati for RUNY with start at #14

New England Free Jacks @ LA Giltinis 3:30pm PT (LIVE STREAM)

Players to Watch
DTH for LA on the wing
Josh Larsen(c) for NE in second row

Toronto Arrows @ Atlanta 4pm PT (TSN 2)

Players to watch
Matt Heaton(c) for ATL at openside
Lucas Rumball(c) for TOR at openside

Seattle Seawolves @ Houston Sabercats 5pm PT

Players to watch
George Barton for Seattle at centre
Jake Ilnicki for Seattle at tighthead

Utah Warriors @ Austin Gilronis 5pm PT (LIVE STREAM)

Players to watch
Cole Davis for AUS on the wing
Fraser Hurst for UT off the bench


Old Glory DC @ NOLA (New Orleans) 1pm PT

Pemberton Holmes
Real Estate Sales

Tom Woods' Listings
Heritage House Trophies
Lionheart Sports