MLR Week 17 Recap: One Week Left in Regular Season; New England and San Diego Top Conferences; Seattle, Houston, NY, DC in Post Season
There’s one week left in the regular season and the only question that remains about post-season play is who will have home field advantage in the East in the first round of the playoff, Old Glory (38) or New York (42). Old Glory hosts Atlanta in the final weekend while New York visit Utah. A win by NY will guarantee home field advantage. The East conference winner New England will host the winner of Old Glory v New York, while in the West San Diego will host the winner of Seattle v Houston.
There were 39 Canadians in action, 24 starters and 15 reserves.
Houston SaberCats 31 – 7 Old Glory DC
Dallas Jackals 10 – 15 NOLA Gold
Rugby ATL 24 – 39 New York Ironworkers
Matt Heaton was top tackler for Atlanta , 2nd for ball carries and top 3 for running metres.
Utah Warriors 24 – 26 Chicago Hounds
Toronto 17 – 50 San Diego
Lucas Rumball and Will Grant scored tries for Toronto.
Seattle 26 – New England 34
Ethan Fryer and Andrew Quattrin scored for New England.