Rugby TV and Podcast: Major League Rugby: Old Glory Owner, Coach, Star & Most Important Players in Western Conference

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WASHINGTON, DC – After hitting two Major League Rugby pre-season matches in 24 hours, we have two separate shows this week. In this one, we have interviews on the pitch with Old Glory Co-Owner Chris Dunlavey, Head Coach Andrew Douglas and star center Thretton Palamo, wrapped in some exclusive footage from their exhibition vs Rugby ATL. We also have former USA Rugby & Rugby United NY coach Mike Tolkin and our Matt McCarthy with RWU MIPsMost Important Players for each team in the Western Conference. Tolkin also breaks down what he saw of the historic match in Washington, as he was the color commentator for the broadcast. Be sure to check out our other installment, this one from our trip to Buffalo to see the Toronto Arrows bang heads with Rugby United NY in the Bills bubble. Great footage from that, along with interviews with stars Ben LeSage and Tomás de la Vega.


Here’s the other segment from this week…  with stars Toronto stars Ben LeSage and their Argentinian import Tomás de la Vega.



With the move of the HSBC Sevens Series move from Vegas to Los Angeles around the corner, the architect of the move, USA Rugby and Bath legend Dan Lyle teams with our Matt McCarthy give you 7 Reasons To Go To the #LA7s. This segment includes TWO exclusive announcements. (The ink is dry, FYI)



New members of the Rugby United NY ownership team, Guy Bolton and Ben Young join Steve Lewis and Matt McCarthy in the studio. Also, MLR Chairman and Free Jacks co-founder/Chairman Errik Anderson answers questions on the streets of NYC. Finally, Steve and Matt are joined by Derek Lipscomb, part-time RUNY player, full-time teacher and budding broadcast star in the studio of MLR analysis.



Coach-turned-commentator Pete Steinberg and our Matt McCarthy breakdown the New Coaches and dig beyond top layer stars for Players To Watch. Then, Kees Lensing the new Head Coach of the 2X champion Seattle Seawolves, joins McCarthy re the challenges of taking over a team of champions, the expectations of a three-peat and keeping everyone focused and happy. Plus, we have a surprise guest that leaves Lensing tongue-tied. The show includes:
-American Head Coaches
-Evolution/Elevation of MLR play
-Key Players Not Returning
-Higher Standards for Wings/Fullbacks
-Skipping College for MLR
-Spinal Tap drummers
-Favorite Player of American Truck Drivers

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Matt McCarthy comes to from their partner in the USA, RWU and MTM feature a stable of diverse contributors, with coverage that is both serious and with a wink. Find him on twitter: @Matt_McCarthy00