About Old Glory Rugby

Old Glory DC is a professional rugby team based in the District of Columbia and officially joined Major League Rugby (MLR) in 2018.

Old Glory’s inaugural exhibition season starts May 19, 2019 vs Shannon RFC of the All Ireland League. From mid-May to mid-June, the team will host a series of matches against international and state side competition. The team will begin MLR league play in 2020.

The Old Glory ownership team is led by DC natives and life-long rugby players Paul Sheehy and Chris Dunlavey. The organization seeks to grow the sport of rugby in the region through community engagement, by promoting an alternative path for personal development through sport, embracing the unique values of rugby: respect, determination, diligence, teamwork, and commitment.

Old Glory’s home pitch is currently located at the Catholic University of America.