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New Orleans Regains #1 Position in MLR Standings

March 7, 2019 - Major League Rugby (MLR) - NOLA Gold News Release

As Mardi Gras was in full force, the boys in Gold traveled to Salt Lake City over the weekend to battle the Utah Warriors in the snow. Weather at kickoff was 32 degrees with snow flurries for the entire first half. The Warriors were hailed as having the second ranked defense in MLR and it showed holding the Gold's number one offense to only 21 points. With multiple lead changes and no team able to pull away, the Gold ceased the win on Nick Feakes' third try of the night in the last minute of the game.

Upcoming: NOLA Gold @ Houston SaberCats After this week's bye, the Gold will hit the road for another testy matchup against the Houston SaberCats. The game is set for Saturday March 16 at 7p.m. and will be played at Constellation Field. If you are interested in traveling with the Gold, the SaberCats are offering us a 20% discount ticket by using the promo code GEAUXGOLD. Gold Fans are sitting in sections 7 & 8 and staying at the Hilton in Sugarland.

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3 Gold Players Named for MLR's First XV - Week 6:

In a tightly contested match, the NOLA Gold had three men selected to be on the MLR's First XV of the week. Fly Half, Scott Gale; Left Wing, Nick Feakes; and Inside Center, Con Foley. See who else made the cut here.

Nicholas Feakes - MLR Player of the Week

For the third time this season, a Gold player took home MLR Player of the Week honors. This week, Rookie Left Winger Nick Feakes, posted the first Hat Trick of the MLR's 2019 season. His third try coming with mere seconds left in the game to secure the victory for the Gold.

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