Glendale Raptors Named Major League Rugby Team of the Week
GLENDALE, CO - The Glendale Raptors were named the Major League Rugby Team of the Week the League announced today. Glendale improved to 7-0 and secured the number one seed in the inaugural MLR Championship Series with a 33-11 win over Seattle.
The Seawolves scored 11 points in the early going and held Glendale scoreless for the opening 35 minutes, but it was not enough to tame the Raptors' high-powered attack. Outside centre Chad London poached a ball out of the back of a Seawolves ruck and took it in for a long try to kick off a 33-point Glendale run.
This is the second time the Raptors have been named Team of the Week in Major League Rugby's inaugural season.
MLR also announced the First XV:
Loosehead Prop, Luke White, Glendale Raptors
Hooker, Pat Blair, San Diego Legion
Tighthead Prop, Tim Metcher, Seattle Seawolves
Left Lock, Ben Mitchell, Austin Elite
Right Lock, Saia 'Uhila , Utah Warriors
Blindside Flanker, John Wayne Cullen, Utah Warriors
Openside Flanker, Ross Deacon, Austin Elite
No 8., Matt Hughston, NOLA Gold
Scrum-half, Nick Boyer, San Diego Legion
Fly-half, Maximo De Achaval, Glendale Raptors
Blindside Wing, AJ Tu'ineau, Utah Warriors
Inside Center, Mika Kruse, Glendale Raptors
Outside Center, Chad London, Glendale Raptors
Openside Wing, Tim Maupin, NOLA Gold
Fullback, Don Pati, Utah Warriors
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