Tuesday, July 3, 2018

MLR Announces All-MLR Teams

Press Release

After an exciting inaugural regular season of Major League Rugby showcasing the highest level of American professional rugby, the league announced First and Second All-MLR Teams. The top-30 players were picked by selected MLR media members.

First Team:

Loosehead Prop, Paul Mullen, Houston SaberCats
Hooker, Zach Fenoglio, Glendale Raptors
Tighthead Prop, Tim Metcher, Seattle Seawolves
Left Lock, Ben Mitchell, Austin Elite
Right Lock, Ben Landry, Glendale Raptors
Blindside Flanker, Vili Toluta'u, Seattle Seawolves
Openside Flanker, Hanco Germishuys, Austin Elite
No 8., Cam Dolan, San Diego Legion
Scrum-half, Phil Mack, Seattle Seawolves
Fly-half, Sam Windsor, Houston SaberCats
Blindside Wing, Tonata Lauti, Utah Warriors
Inside Center, Paul Lasike, Utah Warriors
Outside Center, Ryan Matyas, San Diego Legion
Openside Wing, Harley Davidson, Glendale Raptors
Fullback, Mat Turner, Seattle Seawolves

Take the jump to read more.Second Team:

Loosehead Prop, Alex Tucci, Utah Warriors
Hooker, Pat Blair, San Diego Legion
Tighthead Prop, Oli Kilifi, Seattle Seawolves
Left Lock, Matt Jensen, Utah Warriors
Right Lock, Matt Trouville, Houston SaberCats
Blindside Flanker, Peter Dahl, Glendale Raptors
Openside Flanker, Matt Hughston, NOLA Gold
No 8., Sam Figg, Glendale Raptors
Scrum-half, Shaun Davies, Glendale Raptors
Fly-half, Will Magie, Glendale Raptors
Blindside Wing, Josua Vici, Houston SaberCats
Inside Center, Andrew Suniula, Austin Elite
Outside Center, Osea Kolinisau, Houston SaberCats
Openside Wing, Brock Staller, Seattle Seawolves
Fullback, Zinzan Elan-Puttick, Austin Elite

The First and Second All-MLR Teams represent the best players from each positional group who consistently demonstrated top play on the pitch throughout the regular season.

Number of Selections by Team:

Austin Elite - 4
Glendale Raptors - 7
Houston SaberCats - 5
NOLA Gold - 1
San Diego Legion - 3
Seattle Seawolves - 6
Utah Warriors - 4

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