2023 Message from the Owners

We listened.  And we’re ready for a glorious 2023. There’s no doubt about it – 2022 was a disappointing year for the Old Glory family.  Our performance on the pitch was unacceptable, our coaching change was painful, and our game-day experience at Segra Field left too much room for improvement.  Throughout our off-season, we doubled […]

Old Glory DC Announces Joshua “Josh” Syms as Head Coach

WASHINGTON, DC (Monday, October 31, 2022) – Old Glory DC is proud to announce the appointment of Joshua (“Josh”) Syms as Head Coach.    Syms, a New Zealand native, comes to Washington, DC, from the Hawke’s Bay Magpies, a top tier competitor of New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship (NPC). Syms was promoted to Head Coach […]

Head Coach Andrew Douglas to Depart Old Glory DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2022) – Old Glory DC today announced that Head Coach Andrew Douglas is departing from the organization effective immediately. As the first and only head coach in the history of Old Glory DC, Coach Douglas joined the team before its first official MLR game, leading the team through a four-game exhibition […]

Old Glory DC Announces Signing of Rohan Saifoloi for 2022

Old Glory DC is excited to announce the signing of Rohan Saifoloi to the squad for the 2022 Major League Rugby season “Rohan is a player I’ve been watching for a long time. He played against the teams I was coaching in the New Zealand Schools,” said Head Coach Douglas. “It’s exciting to reconnect with […]

Major League Rugby Releases 2022 Season Schedule

Major League Rugby Releases 2022 Season Schedule Dallas (November 9, 2021) — Entering its fifth season, Major League Rugby (MLR) has announced that its 2022 season will begin with matches on February 5, 2022. The regular season will include 18 weeks of action, with two bye weeks for each team. The 13 teams, with the […]

Stan South Returns in 2022

Old Glory DC is pleased to announce the return of Stan South for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The second row played in 10 matches for Old Glory during the 2021 season. Strong in the pack, he carried for 319 meters over 65 ball carries, arrived at 241 rucks, completed 81 successful tackles, and […]

1874 Game Day Experience

Patriotic Military Bands, Celebrity Appearances, Star-Studded Anthem Singers and Kiwi Meat Pies Among Highlights of Dynamic Game Day Experience at World-Class USA Eagles vs. New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Match Oct. 23 at FedExField Washington, DC Special Guest: Matiu Walters of Six60, New Zealand’s highest selling live band of all time, to sing New Zealand […]