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March 14, 2019 - Major League Rugby (MLR) - NOLA Gold News Release

NOLA Gold vs. the Seattle Seawolves
NOLA Gold vs. the Seattle Seawolves
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MLR Week 7 Recap

The lads had a much deserved bye week after a frigid battle in Utah that ended with a 21-19 Gold victory. This past weekend saw a trio of highly entertaining Rugby matches take place. The Toronto Arrows found themselves down 17 points against the San Diego Legion through 51 minutes of play, but in a span of 14 minutes they turned that around and scored 24 unanswered. RUNY had a field day with the Utah defense scoring a staggering 47 points to the Warriors' 21 handing them their second straight loss. The Glendale Raptors defended home turf against Austin Elite Rugby keeping AER winless in their 2019 campaign. The win for the Raptors helped them jump from fifth to third in the standings. The Houston SaberCats and the Seattle Seawolves had a back in forth match that, on paper, had Houston controlling the ball in their opponent's territory for the majority of the match; but they couldn't hold on against the defending champions.

Next Game: NOLA Gold @ Houston SaberCats

This weekend, the Gold will hit the road for a high octane matchup against the Houston SaberCats. The game is set for Saturday March 16 at 7 p.m. and will be played at Constellation Field. Catch the game on ESPN+ or Cox Sports TV (CST). If you are interested in traveling with the Gold, the SaberCats are offering a 20% ticket discount by using the promo code GEAUXGOLD. Gold Fans are sitting in sections 7 & 8 and are encouraged to stay at the Hilton in Sugarland.

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Viewing Party at Finn McCool's Irish Pub

If you aren't able to travel to the Houston game this weekend, be sure to stop by Finn McCool's Irish Pub in Mid City for the official viewing party. Kickoff for the game is at 7 p.m. Let's pack the house full of Gold to show support for the boys as they look to keep sole possession of the number one spot in MLR. The pub is located at 3701 Banks Street, New Orleans.

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