FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONS OF TORONTO AND WASHINGTON, D.C.
SALT LAKE CITY (November 2, 2018) – Major League Rugby (MLR) released today the Toronto Arrows will join MLR for the upcoming 2019 season. Additionally, the team in Washington, D.C. (DC MLR) has been accepted as a member for 2020.
Major League Rugby will launch season two in January with nine teams: Austin, Houston, Glendale (Colorado), New Orleans, Rugby United New York, San Diego, Seattle, Salt Lake City (Utah) and Toronto. Each market has an extensive history of rugby-support in their respective communities.
“We are thrilled to officially expand the League to Washington, D.C. and Toronto” said Dean Howes, Commissioner of MLR. “Each team’s leadership has demonstrated their ability to positively affect their community, and we look forward to watching their top-tier talent on-field.”