Major League Rugby Eastern and Western Conference Eliminator previews

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The Major League Rugby finals begin this weekend with the Eastern and Western Eliminators.

Eastern Eliminator, Rugby ATL vs Rugby New York- Sunday 10:30am.

On Sunday, Rugby ATL will take on Rugby New York at Silverbacks Park, Atlanta. In our first final of the year, it is the second placed on the Eastern table, Rugby ATL, who finished with 11 wins and five losses, verses the third place Rugby New York, who also finished with an 11-5 record. With the winner to take on New England Free Jacks in the Eastern Conference Final.

Key players to watch out for are:

  • Harley Davidson
  • Ryan Nell
  • Will Leonard
  • Jack Heighton
  • Ed Fidow
  • Connor Wallace-Sims

 

Western Eliminator, Seattle Seawolves vs San Diego Legion- Monday 12pm.

On Monday the Seattle Seawolves will take on San Diego Legion, in the Western Eliminator. Second placed Seattle, with a 9-7 record  vs Third placed San Diego, with an 8-8 record. The winner will take on the Houston SaberCats in the Western Conference final.

Key players include:

  • AJ Alatimu
  • Riekert Hattingh
  • Duncan Matthews
  • Joe Pietersen
  • Michael Smith
  • Nate Augspurger

 

 

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