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 […]

Women’s Day Profile – Margy Dessypris Thomas

Margy has had a significant influence on rugby in the Mid-Atlantic, but you probably never knew her name. After her playing days were over, Margaret Dessypris Thomas, affectionately known as Margy, rose through the administrative ranks of club rugby to become the Chairwoman of the USA Club Rugby National Competitions Committee (NCC). Margy has heard […]

Needing a Win, Old Glory Awaits NOLA for a Saturday Test

After opening each of the last two seasons against the NOLA Gold in New Orleans, Old Glory DC this year tackles their Eastern Conference foes in Week 8, this coming Saturday. The series between the two teams has been characterized by feisty and tempestuous clashes, and OGDC will look to get their first win over […]

Women’s Day Profile – Kat Aversano

Any catastrophic accident would keep the average person down. But not Katherine Aversano. After a long and grueling recovery after a sky-diving accident, Kat rediscovered rugby and the joy and confidence it ignited in her. Knowing that her playing days were over, she decided to bring her passion to the next generation of women and […]

Know Before You Go | Old Glory DC vs NOLA Gold

Streaming Old Glory DC vs. NOLA Gold will be streamed live on NBC Sports Washington and The Rugby Network at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 26. More information on NBC Sports Washington can be found here. Tickets are still available for this weekend’s match! Help us cheer on the Old Glory squad and let’s […]

Uruguayan International and World Cup capped player Facundo Gattas joins Old Glory DC

Old Glory DC announces the signing of Uruguayan International and World Cup capped player, Facundo Gattas. Facundo Joins Old Glory with 33 appearances for Uruguay with his first international test in 2016 against Canada in the Americas Rugby Championship. Facundo was selected to the Uruguay roster for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. In 2021 Facundo […]

OGDC Women’s Day Profile – Takunda Rusike

When Takunda Rusike enrolled at Howard University, rugby wasn’t a sport that was offered. So instead of finding another sport to play or continue to play club, she blazed her own trail bringing rugby to the HBCU. Herd Women’s+ Rugby at Howard University is now in its second year and has its sights set on […]

OGDC Women’s Day Profile – Celeste Valerio

One of the most promising up-and-coming players in the DMV is Celeste Valerio. Ever since stepping onto a rugby pitch when she was six, Celeste has been hooked on the contact sport. As a senior in high school, Celeste has played on multiple select sides and hopes to play in college next fall. One of […]