MLR Week 8 Results: NOLA, New England, Houston, LA, Toronto Claim Wins: Austin and New England Top Conferences – VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
Old Glory DC 22 v New Orleans Gold 31
@ Segra Field 12pm PT
DC are last in the East at 0-6. Jake Ilnicki starts at tighthead, Luke Campbell at #8, Doug Fraser on the wing.
NOLA are 5th in the East at 2-4. There are no Canadians in the roster with Eric Howard not in the match 23.
Rugby ATL 27 v New England Free Jacks 41
@ Silverbacks Park 12pm PT
Atlanta are top of the East conference at 5-1. Matt Heaton captains the side at openside, Conor Keys is in the reserves. George Barton gets his first appearance on the bench.
New England are 3rd in the East at 5-1, just 2 BP behind Atlanta. Josh Larsen starts in the second row, Reegan O’Gorman is blindside flanker, Foster Dewitt is reserve prop.
Utah Warriors 12 v Houston SaberCats 28
@ Zions Bank Stadium 4pm PT
Utah are 6th in the West at 2-4. There are no Canadians on the roster.
Houston are 4th in the West at 3-3. Rob Povey gets the start at fullback.
Seattle Seawolves 12 v LA Giltinis 31
@ Starfire Stadium 3pm PT
LA are 5th in the West at 3-3. Sears-Duru starts at loosehead prop, there’s no sign of LeSage, DTH or Corey Thomas in the match 23.
Seattle are 2nd in the West at 4-3. Nakai Penny starts at openside and Reid Watkins is the reserve scrum half.
Rugby New York 10 v Toronto Arrows 14
@ JFK Stadium 12pm PT
New York are 2nd in the East at 5-1. Andrew Coe starts on the wing and Quinn Ngawati is in the centres.
Toronto are 4th in the East at 3-3. Keith and Quattrin are in the front row, Sheppard and Ciulini in the second row and Rumball and O’Neill in the back row. Braude is at scrum half, Richardson, Sheridan, Webster the back three – 10 Canadians in the starting lineup. In the reserves are McRogers, Brouwer, Rowland, Nott, Kelly, Du Toit.
Andrew Quattrin and Johnny Sheridan were the only Canadians to score tries in Week 8 MLR. Quattrin in particular should be on the 1st XV list again, he led Toronto in Ball Carries and Running Metres.