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Glendale Raptors Announce Peter Borlase as New Head Coach, Luke Gross on Staff

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PRESS RELEASE GLENDALE, CO – The Glendale Raptors have announced that Peter Borlase will serve as the head coach for Colorado’s professional rugby team, as they begin their third Major League Rugby (MLR) season. Borlase was an assistant coach for the Raptors side during the 2019 season, serving as the forwards specialist under the previous […]

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Rugby TV and Podcast: MLR Extravaganza: Glendale’s Germishuys, NOLA’s Gale, RUNY Fight Naked Cowboy

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NEW YORK, NY – With the historic 2nd season of Major League Rugby upon us, we felt compelled to damn the torpedoes (future MLR team?) and go whole hog with #MLR coverage in Week 79 of our Fantasy Sports Network show. Thus, we give you an MLR Extravaganza, starting up out west in Rugby Town […]

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More PRO Rugby/USA Rugby Uncertainty. Last Head Coaches Let Go. Story and Quotes

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NEW YORK, NY – Earlier this week, PRO Rugby let go of the remaining head coaches on the payroll. Sean O’Leary of the league’s champion Denver Stampede, Ray Egan of the San Diego Breakers and Luke Gross of the Sacramento Express. I called PRO owner Doug Schoninger for comment and asked to verify the coaches […]

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Full Interview with Pro Rugby CEO Doug Schoninger

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NEW YORK, NY – With a showdown looming between USA Rugby and Pro Rugby (specifically its owner, Doug Schoninger), the Internet has been abuzz. There are those condemning Schoninger, citing the grievances and lawsuits being filed. Others are blaming USA Rugby for its inaction, bad decisions and lack of direction. And as is the case […]

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Internet Exchange Between Pro Rugby and USA Rugby Paints Bleak Picture

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Today saw an exchange on the Internet Exchange Between Pro Rugby and USA Rugby paints a bleak picture for Year 2 of the fledgling league. Here is that exchange: PRO Rugby Players, As some of you may or may not know, we have been having serious issues with the cooperation and the enforcement of our […]

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VIDEO: PRO Rugby Fans Name the Nameless PRO Rugby Trophy…

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NEW YORK, NY – When I had the privilege of working the sidelines for the first-ever PRO Rugby championship between the Ohio Aviators and Denver Stampede, and helped present the trophy, a significant question popped up: What’s the name of the trophy? Truth is, we don’t yet have an answer. But since the fans named […]

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