Tag: Kurt Morath

Rugby TV and Podcast: Major League Rugby Highlights, Opinion, Panel Picks. Ryan Ginty Features

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NEW YORK, NY – And just like that, the first post-season for Major League Rugby – #MLR – is upon us. Time flies way too quickly through this rugby calendar, doesn’t it? With that, in this Week 53 segment of our Fantasy Sports Network Show, weird things happen; Ryan Ginty of the always-excellent Next Level […]

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Pro Rugby Stats: Analysis, Predictions, Player Interviews

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GREENWICH, CT – This weekend was full of surprises, well that is unless you saw my prediction last week. Let’s break it down by the numbers. Take a quick look at this Handy-Dandy [tm] Glossary before continuing: Average Penalty Points (APP) – Number of times points are scored off of penalties in the attacking half of the field […]

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Pro Rugby Stats: Breaking Down Stampede v Breakers, Plus Week 9 Predictions

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GREENWICH, CT – With a bye for 3 of the 5 PRO Rugby teams this weekend, all eyes were on the heavyweight clash between newly-named Denver Stampede and San Diego Breakers. And the two top team did not fail to entertain in a close back-and-forth match. Take a quick look at this Handy-Dandy [tm] Glossary before continuing: Average […]

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Pro Rugby San Diego Swipes Stuns Ohio, Hubert Buydens On Camera with Ronan Nelson

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NOTE: The Hubert Buydens/Ronan Nelson interview is at the bottom of the recap. PHILADELPHIA, PA – San Diego saved the sharp dagger for the dying moments against Ohio.  Charlie Purdon scored a try in the 81st minute to give San Diego the lead, and Kurt Morath converted to make it a 24-20 final. The momentum for the […]

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Pro Rugby Stats: Did Kickers Play Well? Attacking Effectiveness Rating

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – For the recent PRO Rugby match between Denver and San Diego, Will Magie’s Attacking Effectiveness Rating (AR) was 4.81 while Kurt Morath’s was only 2.33.  What’s that you say?  You’ve never heard of AR?  As far as I know, it hasn’t existed until just now. How do we, all of us not part […]

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Perfect Pro Rugby Denver Poise and Power Too Much for San Diego Flair

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – In the end, we got the final minutes of Pro Rugby drama and suspense we were hoping for.  However, San Diego looked frazzled for much of the final 20 minutes and ultimately, it was another deserved win for Denver, 22-16. In the opening few minutes, it was clear that Denver was not going […]

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