May 4 vs Austin Is Now a Home Game
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the road game against Austin Elite Rugby (0-10, 4 points) has been turned into a home game for the Gold (8-2, 43 points). The Gold faced off against Austin at home on March 23 and took home the W off the legs of Michael Baska with support from Kevin O'Connor.
Tickets for grandstand seating is only $10 due to the short notice. VIP will be available for $80 as well. This game is not included in season ticket packages.
The theme for this game is Derby Day! We will be serving Mint Juleps at concessions for $7. Wear your big hats and come out to support the Gold at home!
Kick off is slated for 3 p.m. at Gold Stadium. It will be streamed on Facebook Live.
Next Game: NOLA Gold @ Seattle Seawolves The No. 1 NOLA Gold (8-2, 43 points) travel to face the No. 2 Seattle Seawolves (7-3, 37 points) this Sunday, April 21. In week three, the Gold claimed 43-31 win over the Seawolves at home. This rematch between Major League Rugby's top teams also features a matchup between the league's leading point-getters. Seattle's Winger Brock Staller leads the MLR with 128 points, while Gold Fullback JP Eloff follows closely with 111 total points. Eloff also leads the MLR in Conversions this season and holds the edge over Staller who has knocked through 29. Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. Central on CBS Sports Network.
Gold Handle Business Against the Warriors
The Gold held off the Utah Warriors 28-19 at home on Saturday afternoon and remain atop the Major League Rugby standings. NOLA opened the scoring in the first two minutes when Tristan Blewett anticipated and intercepted a Utah pass, returning it the opposite way for the score. Man of the Match honors were awarded to Fly Half Scott Gale. Gale played the full 80 minutes and was a factor on both sides of the ball.
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