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American Football: Rugby is your Father

American Football: Rugby is your Father

In Southeast Louisiana, most all of us are familiar with football, which in the overall world of sports is called American Football.Rugby is football, too, just with more players on the field..
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16-May-2018
TURNER, RASILEKA REFLECT ON SEATTLE'S SURVIVAL VS NOLA

TURNER, RASILEKA REFLECT ON SEATTLE'S SURVIVAL VS NOLA

In a match full of momentum swings, defensive stands, and clutch kicking, the Seattle Seawolves outlasted a determined NOLA Gold squad for the 31-29 victory at Archbishop Shaw Field in New Orleans..
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13-May-2018
Austin over NOLA: May 3

Austin over NOLA: May 3

AUSTIN'S GERMISHUYS AND WANNENBURG PREACH DEFENSE AS KEY TO WIN (http://www.rugbytoday.com/clubs/austins-germishuys-and-wannenburg-preach-defense-key-win)After a discouraging performance last wee..
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4-May-2018
NOLA Gold Open Training at City Park: April 28

NOLA Gold Open Training at City Park: April 28

This Saturday, April 28 at 10 AM NOLA Gold is hosting an open practice at City Park! If you have an interest in rugby, want to learn more about the game, or snap some photos with your favorit..
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26-Apr-2018
NOLA MAKES MLR HISTORY WITH WIN OVER HOUSTON

NOLA MAKES MLR HISTORY WITH WIN OVER HOUSTON

The first kickoff of the inaugural MLR season was at Dyer Stadium in Houston, Texas where the NOLA Gold picked up its first-ever road win against the Houston Sabercats. After trailing 12-10 at the..
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22-Apr-2018
Major League Rugby Announce Telecast Agreement with AT&T Sports Networks

Major League Rugby Announce Telecast Agreement with AT&T Sports Networks

Major League Rugby Announce Telecast Agreement with AT&T Sports Networks AT&T SportsNet and ROOT SPORTS to broadcast 17 MLR games in local markets SALT LAKE CITY (April 5, 2018) –..
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05-Apr-2018
Americas Rugby News - TEAM OF THE WEEK

Americas Rugby News - TEAM OF THE WEEK

Last week we were flush with candidates but a week later and Europe has given us little to work with. The Jaguares also had the week off which left us with only one Super Rugby player to look at. ..
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05-Apr-2018
NOLA Gold vs Austin Elite: Game Analysis Mar. 31

NOLA Gold vs Austin Elite: Game Analysis Mar. 31

Austin Elite at NOLA Gold Finally after its fifth preseason match, NOLA Gold earned its first victory by decisively defeating the Austin Elite, 48-17. At Archbishop Shaw Field in Marrero, ..
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02-Apr-2018
NOLA Gold vs Houston SaberCats: Game Analysis Mar. 24

NOLA Gold vs Houston SaberCats: Game Analysis Mar. 24

Nine tries and 80 minutes of mayhem ended in a draw at Archbishop Shaw Field on Saturday as the New Orleans Gold (http://www.americasrugbynews.com/competitions/2018-major-league-rugby/2018-major-l..
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24-Mar-2018
​MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY AND ESPN

​MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY AND ESPN

MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY AND ESPN ANNOUNCE RIGHTS AGREEMENT SALT LAKE CITY (March 20, 2018) – Major League Rugby (MLR) and ESPN today announced an exclusive distribution agreement for MLR’s inau..
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20-Mar-2018
APRIL 7 GAME INFO.

APRIL 7 GAME INFO.

NOLA Gold vs Austin Elite (bit.ly/NOLAvsSaberCats)- Facebook Event - (https://www.facebook.com/events/2091981151081072/) This Saturday, April 7 we are headed to Austin! Geaux Gold!..
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25-Mar-2018
NOLA Gold vs HOUSTON SABERCATS: Game Analysis Feb. 24

NOLA Gold vs HOUSTON SABERCATS: Game Analysis Feb. 24

Houston: 30 New Orleans: 12 Rugby analysts from across the country weighed in on how they thought this game was going to go, with many (myself included) predicting a Houston win with ..
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25-Feb-2018
NOLA GOLD High School Combine

NOLA GOLD High School Combine

Hey everyone, we are hosting our first high school combine, and it’s FREE! No experience required, all levels are welcome! Details: Date: March 4th Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm Loca..
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15-Feb-2018
MLR UPDATE: ROSTERS, COACHING, AND VENUES

MLR UPDATE: ROSTERS, COACHING, AND VENUES

With two months to go before Major League Rugby kicks off its first official match, Rugby Today wanted to give you an update on where each club stands. Rosters, coaching, and venues are coming int..
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14-Feb-2018
MLR Announces Ram Rugby as Official Ball Sponsor

MLR Announces Ram Rugby as Official Ball Sponsor

Major League Rugby Announces Ram Rugby as Official Ball Sponsor MLR and Ram Rugby sign ball and equipment deal SALT LAKE CITY (February 7, 2018) -- Major League Rugby announced today a mu..
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7-Feb-2018
Team of the Week

Team of the Week

It was an exciting weekend with two Major League Rugby sides in action, one international team, the final pool stage of the European Cup competitions, and the Pro D2 all firing. This coming weeken..
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10-Jan-2018
New Orleans Gold Defeat Capital Selects 68-15

New Orleans Gold Defeat Capital Selects 68-15

New Orleans Gold & Capital Selects The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club faced the Capital Rugby Union Selects in their first pre-season match before the Major league Rugby season begins away o..
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20-Jan-2018
NOLA Cruise to Pre-Season Win over Capital Selects

NOLA Cruise to Pre-Season Win over Capital Selects

The New Orleans Gold have their first match in the history books as they defeated the Capital Selects by 68-15 at Gretna Park on Saturday afternoon. Ten tries in all came from the home side with J..
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18-Jan-2018
NOLA Gold 2018 Training Camp

NOLA Gold 2018 Training Camp

New Orleans Gold Opens Training Camp The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club opened their 2018 Major League Rugby Training Camp on January 3, 2018. The members of the team with jobs during the ..
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08-Jan-2018
NOLA GOLD v.s. CAPITAL SELECTS

NOLA GOLD v.s. CAPITAL SELECTS

New Orleans Gold v.s. Capital Selects New Orleans Gold Rugby Club is set to scrimmage the Capital Selects on January 20th. The game will be played at Gretna Park and kickoff will be at 1:..
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01-Jan-2018
XBlades Named Official Apparel Partner

XBlades Named Official Apparel Partner

Major League Rugby Announces XBlades as Official Apparel Partner MLR and XBlades ink exclusive apparel deal. SALT LAKE CITY (December 20, 2017) -- Major League Rugby (MLR) today ann..
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18-Dec-2017
NOLA GOLD LIFETIME SEASON TICKETS

NOLA GOLD LIFETIME SEASON TICKETS

Excited for Nola Gold Rugby? So are we! Here’s your chance to purchase a Lifetime Founder Season Ticket to attend NOLA Gold’s home matches in New Orleans. This ONE-TIME payment of $999 secures you..
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7-Feb-2018
New Orleans Gold Adds Cam Falcon

New Orleans Gold Adds Cam Falcon

The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club signed Cam Falcon for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Cameron was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is 24 years old, is 6’1″ and weighs 250 pou..
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26-Nov-2017
NOLA Gold Add Capped Eagles

NOLA Gold Add Capped Eagles

The NOLA Gold have added a couple of capped Eagles to their roster. The team announced this week that young prop Ben Tarr and hooker Cam Falcon have joined the team. Tarr is a bit unexpected given..
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30-Nov-2017
NOLA Gold sign Vincent Jobo from Eastern Province

NOLA Gold sign Vincent Jobo from Eastern Province

South African loose forward Vincent Jobo has signed with the New Orleans Gold (http://www.americasrugbynews.com/competitions/2018-major-league-rugby/2018-major-league-rugby-new-orleans-gold/) for ..
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21-Nov-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs Zack Stryffeler

New Orleans Gold Signs Zack Stryffeler

New Orleans Gold-Zack StryffelerNew Orleans Gold Rugby Club has signed Zack Stryffeler as a center for the inaugural Major League Rugby season. Zack will also bring his expertise in promoting you..
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17-Nov-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs William Waguespack

New Orleans Gold Signs William Waguespack

New Orleans Gold – William Waguespack The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club signed New Orleans native William Waguespack to play in the inaugural Major League Rugby season. William attended..
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17-Nov-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs Derrek Van Klein

New Orleans Gold Signs Derrek Van Klein

The New Orleans Gold have signed Derrek Van Klein at loosehead prop to the inaugural Major League Rugby season. Derrek grew up in Minnesota and attended Apple Valley High School and graduated ..
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13-Nov-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs Myles McQuone

New Orleans Gold Signs Myles McQuone

The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club signed Myles McQuone at lock for the inaugural Major League Rugby season which begins in April 2018. Myles is from Fairfield, Connecticut and is 24 years old, 6..
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13-Nov-2017
CBS Sports Network Partners with MLR

CBS Sports Network Partners with MLR

Major League Rugby (MLR) and CBS Sports Network today announced an exclusive, multi-year television partnership. CBS Sports Network will televise the inaugural season of the new start-up league be..
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6-Nov-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs Ratu Peceli Rinakama

New Orleans Gold Signs Ratu Peceli Rinakama

New Orleans Gold Rugby Club signed Ratu Peceli Rinakama to the team. He is a versatile player that can play multiple positions in the back line. According to Nate Osborne, Head Coach of the Ne..
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05-Oct-2017
NOLA Gold Pen Jojo Tikoisuva

NOLA Gold Pen Jojo Tikoisuva

The Minnesota to NOLA Gold connect is back with the team signing Metropolis star Jojo Tikoisuva. NOLA Gold head coach Nate Osborne used to be the head coach of Metropolis and there have been a few..
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23-Oct-2017
NOLA Gold sign scrumhalf Holden Yungert

NOLA Gold sign scrumhalf Holden Yungert

The New Orleans Gold now have an international halfback connection with the signing of USA Select XV scrumhalf Holden Yungert. A product of the Saint Mary’s Gaels rugby program, Yungert was named ..
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03-Nov-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs JP Eloff

New Orleans Gold Signs JP Eloff

The New Orleans Gold have signed US Eagles international JP Eloff for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. The 26-year-old will join the side from the Chicago Lions following the USA’s two-match to..
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31-Oct-2017
Matt Hughston joins NOLA Gold

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 hail..
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10-Oct-2017
New Orleans Gold Signs Michael Baska

New Orleans Gold Signs Michael Baska

The New Orleans Gold RugbyClub signed former Arkansas State University and Lindenwood University player, Michael Baska a fullback. Baska is from Overland, Kansas and is 6’1″ and 185 pounds. ..
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04-Nov-2017
Major League Rugby to Launch 9 Teams

Major League Rugby to Launch 9 Teams

Major League Rugby officially launched with a press release Thursday, announcing that it will get off the ground in 2018 with nine teams across the country – Glendale, Colo., Kansas City, Dallas, ..
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04-May-2017
Eric Howard signs for NOLA Gold

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 r..
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29-Sep-2017
New Orleans Gold Rugby Club Signs Moni Tongauiha

New Orleans Gold Rugby Club Signs Moni Tongauiha

New Orleans Gold Rugby Club has signed Moni Tongauiha to the team for the inaugural Major League Rugby season that is slated to begin in April, 2018. Tongauiha grew up in Oakland, Califor..
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22-Sep-2017
Buydens to join New Orleans Gold

Buydens to join New Orleans Gold

Hubert Buydens is set to to take part in Major League Rugby. The Canadian loose head prop will join the New Orleans Gold franchise for the inaugural season of the newest American professional..
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23-Sep-2017
NOLA Gold signs Sebastián Kalm

NOLA Gold signs Sebastián Kalm

The NOLA Gold have made a splash with their first official player signing by adding Ohio Aviators standout Sebastián Kalm to their roster for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Since earning leag..
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16-Sep-2017
Nate Osborne To Coach New Orleans Gold

Nate Osborne To Coach New Orleans Gold

New Orleans Gold has named Nate Osborne Head Coach for their inaugural Major League Rugby season. Nate, originally from Australia, has made an impact on USA Rugby, having coached Metropolis RFC in..
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13-Sep-2017

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