Old Glory Rugby Football Club
Old Glory DC exists to grow the game of rugby for its supporters, players, and coaches by bringing people together and sharing rugby’s ethos and values throughout the Mid Atlantic.
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 D.C. entered league competition with Major League Rugby (MLR) in February of 2020. Playing its home games at Segra Field in Leesburg Virginia, Old Glory will compete in MLR’s Eastern Conference against teams from Atlanta, New England, New Orleans, New York and Toronto, as well as play games against Western Conference teams Austin, Houston, San Diego, Seattle, and Utah.
The Old Glory ownership team is led by DC natives and life-long rugby players Paul Sheehy and Chris Dunlavey and includes the Scottish Rugby Union, represented on Old Glory’s board by the SRU’s COO Dominic McKay. 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 DC’s mission is to develop an elite Major League Rugby organization that excels both on the pitch and in the community. We are driven to grow a rich rugby pathway, from youth to professional level and we strive to become a beacon to all rugby players and supporters in the Mid-Atlantic.