MLR 2023 – Week 13

MLR Week 13 Wrapup: 42 Canadians in Action, 27 Starters, 15 Reserves; San Diego Leads West, New England Tops East

Week 13 saw the largest number of Canadians participating, mostly due to the Toronto Arrows starting 13 Canadian players, a season high for them.

San Diego continues to lead the West with Seattle, Houston, Utah vying for playoff spots. In the East New England leads with NY, DC, Atlanta and NOLA all within striking distance of a playoff spot.

Toronto 34 – Atlanta 34

Canadian try scorers for Toronto were D’Shawn Bowen, Peter Nelson, Shane O’Leary, Ross Braude, Mitch Richardson and Avery Oitomen. For Atlanta Canadians on the try sheet were Matt Heaton and Jack Shaw. Topping the tackle list was Travis Larsen with 22 tackles.

San Diego 26 – New Orleans 12

Michael Smith scored a try for San Diego for the 2nd week in a row, he was also the 2nd leading ball carrier for the Legion with 74 metres made.

Utah 36 – Dallas 26

Dewald Kotze was 5th on the tackle list for Dallas with 9 tackles.

Seattle 34 – Houston 17

Rob Povey (Houston) and Nakai Penny (Seattle) were subs in the match.

New England 42 – Old Glory 24

Grady Bowd kicked 2 conversions for DC and he was 3rd in kicking metres with 105. For New England Ben Lesage was 5th in running metres (58) and 4th in ball carries (7). Reegan O’Gorman was 5th in tackles with 13.

New York 21 – Chicago 20

Andrew Coe scored another try for NY and was top ball carrier with 163 metres.

Canadian Starters Week 13

Matt Heaton Rugby Atlanta
Mason Flesch Toronto Arrows
Dewald Kotze Dallas Jackals
Cole Keith New England Free Jacks
Conor Keys New England Free Jacks
Reegan O’Gorman New England Free Jacks
Ben LeSage New England Free Jacks
Quinn Ngawati New York Ironworkers
Andrew Coe New York Ironworkers
Gradyn Bowd Old Glory DC
Kyle Baillie Old Glory DC
Jack Shaw Rugby Atlanta
Michael Smith San Diego Legion
Jason Higgins San Diego Legion
Lucas Rumball Toronto Arrows
Travis Larsen Toronto Arrows
Mitch Richardson Toronto Arrows
Tyler Rowland Toronto Arrows
Adrian Wadden Toronto Arrows
Shane O’Leary Toronto Arrows
James O’Neill Toronto Arrows
Avery Oitomen Toronto Arrows
Will Grant Toronto Arrows
D’Shawn Bowen Toronto Arrows
Peter Nelson Toronto Arrows
Tyler Wong Toronto Arrows
Emerson Prior Utah Warriors

Canadian Reserves Week 13

Lindsey Stevens Chicago Hounds
Liam Murray Dallas Jackals
Kyle Steeves Dallas Jackals
Robbie Povey Houston SaberCats
Foster DeWitt New England Free Jacks
Isaac Olson New England Free Jacks
Cali Martinez Old Glory DC
Seth Purdey Rugby Atlanta
Djustice Sears-Duru San Diego Legion
Nakai Penny Seattle Seawolves
Ross Braude Toronto Arrows
Mike Sheppard Toronto Arrows
Owain Ruttan Toronto Arrows
Kobe Faust Toronto Arrows
Connor Grindal Toronto Arrows

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