Professional rugby team, Major League Rugby comes to Utah

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah rugby fans now have a local professional sports team that they can get behind.Fans welcomed the Utah Warriors rugby team and Major League Rugby on Thursday at an inaugural event at the Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy.Major League Rugby is the first professional sports league headquartered in the state.The league will hold a seven-team competition with Rugby New York as an eighth team expected to be a full participant in 2019League participants include Utah Warriors, Austin Elite Rugby, Glendale Raptors, Houston SaberCats, New Orleans Gold, San Diego Legion and Seattle Seawolves.The Warriors will play their first match against the Glendale Raptors March 30 at the Rio Tinto Stadium. Written by March 23, 2018 /Sports News – Local Professional rugby team, Major League Rugby comes to Utah Associated Press Tags: Major League Rugby/Rugby/Utah Warriorslast_img

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