‘A Very Monumental occasion’: NOLA down Houston in Major League Rugby No one could agree on the final score but the Gold definitely shocked the SaberCats as the US pro league began with a bang Tom Dart at Dyer Stadium, Houston @Tom_Dart Sat 21 Apr 2018 21.24 EDT “It’s got to start somewhere,” said Tim 

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MLR Season Preview – Houston SaberCats The busiest team in Major League Rugby this year is the Houston SaberCats. An entirely new franchise built from scratch, they have already gone through a name change (previously the Strikers) and will move to a new home for their season opener after enjoying a nine-week stay at Constellation 

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Major League Rugby: Inside rugby’s latest attempt to crack America Numerous attempts at introducing professional rugby stateside have all failed. Finding a middle ground while introducing a ready-made product into the most competitive of sporting markets, ensuring rugby union is not forced to run before being able to find its feet has proven too difficult. 

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MLR OPENER A DREAM COME TRUE FOR MILLS By Pat Clifton | 04.18.18 Houston is a burgeoning rugby town. With the Sabercats set to kickoff the inaugural Major League Rugby season Saturday on the back of a very promising slate of friendlies, and a fourth tier-one test in six years on tap for the summer, 

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Sports Extra: Houston Sabercats by the numbers KHOU 11 Sports anchor Jason Bristol talks numbers with Houston Rugby Sabercats players Sam Windsor and Matt Trouville.   FULL ARTICLE

Glendale, NOLA, and Houston earn preseason wins The Major League Rugby preseason came to a close for five teams on Saturday with three matches scattered across the country. Glendale were on the road in New York, Austin were hosting New Orleans at Round Rock, and San Diego was celebrating the return of professional rugby to 

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GLENDALE, NOLA, HOUSTON ARE ROAD WARRIORS IN FINAL MLR WARM-UPS By Evan Lappen | 04.08.18 It was a bad weekend to be the home team in the Major League Rugby preseason. All three hosts lost on Saturday as the Glendale Raptors, NOLA Gold, and the Houston Sabercats picked up road wins to conclude their preseason 

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HOUSTON’S REAL ‘MONEY’ PLAYER? SABERCATS’ KOLINISAU APPEARS ON FIJIAN BILL He is worth his weight in gold, the Houston SaberCats will tell you, but Osea Kolinisau is also connected to another form of currency. Author: Jason Bristol He is worth his weight in gold, the Houston SaberCats will tell you. But Osea Kolinisau is also 

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Team of the Week What a weekend for Americas players! The Jaguares in fine form, Major Leauge Rugby preseason action, and many players enjoying strong games in Europe. It’s been a while since we’ve seen so much competition for places, in fact this might be the best weekend on record with enough players to select 

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SAN DIEGO BEATS AUSTIN, HOUSTON TIES NOLA, RUNY RULES IN MLR PRESEASON By Evan Lappen | 03.26.18 The MLR preseason was in full swing this weekend as the San Diego Legion beat the Austin Elite in both teams’ first test, the Houston Sabercats and NOLA Gold tied in a rematch, and Rugby United New York 

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