Week 5 | First XV

  1. Loosehead Prop, Jamie Mackintosh (Austin Gilgronis) Mackintosh played a long game and made 12 dominant carries around the ruck for 26 meters and a tackle break. Leading the front row he held the composure of the front row together as they began to dominate.  On defense he completed 8 tackles and in the …

Week Four | First XV

  1. Loosehead Prop, Jake Turnbull – Old Glory Turnbull put in a strong 80-minutes going opposite Mason Pedersen in scrum. On defense he completed 13 tackles. Where he shined was in the break down with 20 attacking ruck arrivals and six defensive ruck arrivals.   2. Hooker, Tiaan Erasmus – Austin Gilgronis Erasmus’ return …

Week Three | First XV

  1. Loosehead Prop, James Rochford – Rugby United New York Starting immediately on his return, Rochford made his presence known to Atlanta by establishing a strong scrum and then taking his talents to the open field with six hard carries for 22 meters.  On the defense he hit hard with 14 tackles. In the …

Week Two | First XV

  1. Loosehead Prop, Tendai Mtawarira – Old Glory DC Not often can one shift the fortunes of an entire team.  The Beast settled down the Old Glory set piece at the scrum and lineout to give his team a chance.  In the open field he bruisingly carried ten times for 40 meters and one …

Round 1 | First XV

  1. Loosehead Prop, Matt Harmon – NOLA Gold Harmon led the way up front in the scrum for the Gold forcing Gordon Fullerton to concede five scrum penalties throughout their match up.  Around the breakdown he got to work with 22 ruck arrivals on attack and three in defense.   2. Hooker, Andrew Quattrin …

MLR Championship | First XV

Loosehead Prop, Djustice Sears-Duru (Seattle Seawolves) – Sears-Duru provided great stability for the Seawolves attacking platform against Paddy Ryan and the rest of the San Diego Legion scrum on their way to a 100 percent scrum rate. In the open field, he made three crunching carries for seven meters and one offload while also completing …