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 […]

Pacific Islander OG Spotlight

The Pacific Islander community is rooted deep in Old Glory’s family and history. Spanning from our players and coaches to those who help OG operate and our amazing community of fans and supporters. Over the next few days, we’d like to shine a light on those members as we lead up to our match this […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

Revitalized After the Bye, Consistency and Finish is the Focus Against Atlanta 

Fresh off the bye week, Old Glory DC welcomes its Week 1 opponent, Rugby ATL, to Segra Field for a nationally televised clash on Sunday night. The 4-1 Ratlers are one of MLR’s hottest teams after a convincing 29-14 victory over previously unbeaten Austin. Although DC didn’t win in its last contest, Old Glory played […]

Old Glory DC add New Zealand’s Felix Kalapu to the squad

Old Glory is excited to announce the signing of Felix Kalapu to the DC squad for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. Kalapu will join the forwards as a back-row player.    “Felix is an exciting talent from Auckland,” said Head Coach Andrew Douglas. “He comes highly regarded and appears to be a very professional, […]

Meet the OGs – Junior Sa’u

“Hot Sauce” is defined as a spicy sauce or condiment that comes in various flavors and potencies made with chili peppers. The strongest can knock you off your feet and leave you asking for mercy. This describes the play and style of one of the newest OGs, Junior Sa’u. Given the nickname “Hot Sauce” by […]

Old Glory DC announce additional signings for the 2022 Season

Peni Lasaqa Old Glory is excited to announce the signing of Peni Lasaqa to the DC squad for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. “Peni had a very good National Provincial Championship in New Zealand in 2021,” said Coach Douglas. “We need another finisher on our team, and Peni fits the bill. He’s quick and […]