Old Glory DC Taps Into Talented Alumni of Rugby Powerhouse Gonzaga CHS

Guy Lopresti Old Glory DC is proud to announce the signing of hooker Guy Lopresti. Lopresti, of Hyattsville, Maryland, played rugby at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, DC and at the University of Maryland, where he received Atlantic Coast Rugby League Fall XV First Team honors and represented the university at the Collegiate Rugby […]

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Old Glory DC Announces Exhibition Season Visiting Coach Andrew Douglas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – May 9, 2019) – The professional rugby team Old Glory DC has announced that internationally experienced coach Andrew Douglas is assisting the team with preparations for its 2019 exhibition season. Old Glory is scheduled to play a five-game exhibition season from May 19 through June 15, in preparation […]

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Old Glory DC Announces Signing of Michael Fletcher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – April 11, 2019) – Old Glory DC is proud to announce the signing of backrow player Michael Fletcher. As a naval veteran and long-time member of the D.C. club rugby community, Fletcher is a leader on and off the pitch. Michael grew up in Wilmington, Delaware in a […]

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Old Glory DC Rugby Welcomes Scottish Rugby Union As Strategic Partner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – March 28, 2019) – A relationship has been formed between Old Glory DC and the Scottish Rugby Union. Scottish Rugby is the first Tier 1 national governing body in rugby to link with a club in the newly sanctioned Major League Rugby competition in the United States. Scottish […]

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DC Native Ryan Burroughs Signs With Old Glory Rugby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – March 22, 2019) – Old Glory DC is honored to announce the signing of former professional Rugby League player, military veteran and DC area native Ryan Burroughs. Ryan is a graduate of Liberty High School in Manassas and makes his home in Northern Virginia. He is a United […]

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Will Vakalahi Signs with Old Glory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – March 18, 2019) –Old Glory DC pro rugby continued its momentum with the signing of Will Vakalahi, a product of the storied Penn High School program in Mishawaka, Indiana. Vakalahi’s signing is announced just three days after Old Glory DC’s first player signing of Rocky Gorge RFC star […]

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Maryland Native Josh Brown Signs with Old Glory Rugby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – (Washington, D.C.- March 15, 2019) – Old Glory is honored to announce the signing of our first player, back row Josh Brown. This move makes Josh the first professional rugby player for the first professional rugby union team in the history of the greater D.C. area and the Mid-Atlantic region. Josh […]

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Iron Vine Security As Founding Partner for 2019 Exhibition Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — (Washington, DC – March 12, 2019) – Iron Vine Security, LLC, a rapidly-growing cybersecurity and technology company based in Washington, D.C., is the latest Founding Partner for the 2019 exhibition season of the professional rugby team Old Glory DC. As Founding Partner, Iron Vine Security will have its logo prominently featured […]

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Cuisine Solutions Joins As Presenting Sponsor for 2019 Exhibition Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – (Washington, D.C.- March 1, 2019) – Northern Virginia-based Cuisine Solutions, a global prepared food company and masters of the sous vide cooking technique, has signed on as Presenting Partner for the 2019 exhibition season of the professional rugby team Old Glory DC. As Presenting Partners, Cuisine Solutions of Sterling will have […]

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Rugby Steps Out of the Shadow of Its Offspring

This week, the NFL playoffs and the college football championship game have taken center stage, but the national press is offering glimpses of a growing awareness of the virtues of American Football’s predecessor: rugby. Quietly – or not so quietly – rugby’s popularity is reaching new heights in the US, and Americans are increasingly studying […]

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