MLR Week 16 Review: 37 Canadians in Action, 25 Starters, 12 Reserves – New England, San Diego, Old Glory, Seattle Clinch Playoff Spots
In the East New England (58) have clinched top spot and Old Glory (38) have clinched a playoff spot. New York (37) looks certain to claim the other playoff spot in the East with 2 weeks remaining. Atlanta (27) have a slim chance of catching NY. In the West it’s still a battle between San Diego (64) and Seattle (58) for top spot with San Diego having the lead. Seattle have clinched a playoff spot and just need a point in their remaining two games to ensure home field in the semi-finals. Houston (48) are leading the race for the final playoff spot with Utah (44) still in contention.
New England 35 – Atlanta 14
Matt Heaton was top tackler for Atlanta, Andrew Quattrin and Cole Keith were in the top 3 for tackles for New England. Cole Keith was named to the MLR Team of the Week.
Old Glory 28 – New Orleans 15
Kyle Baillie scored a try for DC, Doug Fraser and Kyle Baillie were top 5 for running metres for DC. Kyle Baillie and Eric Howard were top 5 tacklers for their respective teams. Kyle Baillie was named to the MLR Team of the Week.
San Diego 36 – Chicago 14
Houston 48 – Toronto 26
Owain Ruttan scored 2 tries for Toronto and Jack McRogers scored one. Rob Povey scored 11 points through the boot for Houston with 4 conversions and 1 penalty. Owain Ruttan was also top tackler for Toronto.
San Diego 43 – Dallas 14
Canadian Starters + Team of the Week