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Seattle Seawolves sign Shalom Suniula

Another World Cup veteran is headed to Major League Rugby. Seattle Saracens star Shalom Suniula will play for the Seawolves in the 2018 season, the first for the newest professional competition in the USA. The 29-year-old joins just after the confirmation of Eric Duechle’s signature on Tuesday. One of three ...

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Seawolves sign Air Force Captain Eric Duechle

The Seattle Seawolves have added some brute force to their roster in the form of US Air Force Captain Eric Duechle. An imposing physical specimen, the former Belmont Shore loose forward earned international recognition with the USA Select XV in the 2012 Americas Rugby Championship. He subsequently spent time at ...

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Ray Barkwill signs for Seattle Seawolves

Another Canadian is headed to Seattle. The Seawolves have added 2015 World Cup hooker Ray Barkwill to their roster for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. He joins Head Coach Tony Healy and player-coach Phil Mack for the team’s inaugural season, set to kick off in April. It’s the second ...

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Matt Hughston joins NOLA Gold

The New Orleans Gold have added another player for the 2018 Major League Rugby season in the form of Matt Hughston. A versatile player skilled as both a flanker or center, the 28-year-old who hails from Charlotte, North Carolina, is well known in American rugby circles having represented the Junior ...

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Healy and Mack to lead Seattle Seawolves

Tony Healy and Phil Mack are headed to Major League Rugby. The Canadian duo led the BC Bears to MacTier Cup glory in the Canadian Rugby Championship earlier this year in their first season in charge. They will now reprise their roles south of the border with Tony Healy taking ...

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2 Years To Go – USA: The Forwards

There are now two years to go until the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan and while a lot can happen in that time, narrowing down squad selection will already be on the minds of international selectors with a finite number of elite level games available to fine tune and ...

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Eric Howard signs for NOLA Gold

Eric Howard is the next Canadian to pledge for Major League Rugby. The 24-year-old hooker has signed on the dotted line for the New Orleans Gold, joining fellow Canadian international front row Hubert Buydens on the roster for the inaugural season. Part of Rugby Canada’s Centralized Training group, Howard joins ...

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Team of the Week

The slow start to the season continued with several European-based professionals from the Americas performing well below their best this week, and others not even seeing the field. Newcastle were very much an exception, however, with their near-historic road win over Bath followed up with a crushing victory by their ...

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Seawolves sign England Sevens star Mat Turner

The Seattle Seawolves on Monday announced the signing of former England Sevens star Mat Turner for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Born in Cape Town, he was a trialist for South Africa’s u20 team before opting to represent the country of his mother. The 29-year-old wing or fullback will ...

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