Know Before You Go | Old Glory DC vs Rugby New York

Know Before You Go | Old Glory DC vs Rugby New York

Streaming

Old Glory DC vs. Rugby New York will be streamed live on The Rugby Network and NBC Sports Washington at 2:30 PM Eastern on Sunday, May 29. Tickets are still available! Help us cheer on the Old Glory squad and let’s pack Segra Field. Purchase tickets now

Prematch and Post Match Headquarters

Glory Days Grill will be showing Old Glory vs. Rugby New York at select locations. Be sure to stop in and enjoy a set of delicious wings and cheer on our boys for the Week 17 match of the Major League Rugby Season. Fans are also welcome to grab a pre-game beverage, post-game beverage, or watch the game at Loudoun Brewing Company and Mattie and Eddies.

Game Day Activities

Old Glory DC fans can enjoy multiple match day experiences including;

  • Military Appreciation 
    • This Sunday, Old Glory DC launches our Tries for Troops. In addition to recognizing those members in the Old Glory community who have or are currently serving on Old Glory social media channels and the website, Old Glory DC dedicate tries scored by both Old Glory and New York this weekend to those members.
    • Old Glory is excited to announce our limited edition military-themed kit honoring those who have served this nation. These special edition jerseys will be game-worn, signed, and auctioned off, with proceeds donated to Veterans Moving Forward! Bid now.
    • The Marines and National Guard recruiting teams will be on the concourse talking about service opportunities
    • The 2022 Match Day Ball will be delivered by Old Glory DC Team Manager, Richard Merryman. Gunnery Sergeant Richard “Gunny” Merryman joined the Marine Corps in 2006 and has spent the last 17 years on active duty serving as an M1A1 Tank Armor crewman, Drill Instructor, Martial Arts Instructor, and Combat Marksman Instructor Trainer. Gunny served two tours to Iraq and one as a member of a Marine Expeditionary Unit. Gunny finishes his tenure in the Marines most recently serving as a Senior Enlisted Leader and Assistant Rugby Coach at the United States Naval Academy and is set to retire from the Marines next month.
  • Other activations
    • Curtain Raiser: Young Glory U23 takes on Rugby New York U23 at 12:00 PM
    • Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira Meet and Greet on the concourse from 11:45-12:45 PM at Veterans Moving Forward Tent and 1:00-1:45 PM in VIP.
    • Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s), the first league of its kind with women’s and men’s teams competing under one umbrella with equal pay, will celebrate women in sport throughout their tournament at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, July 16. Visit their table on the concourse on Sunday and buy tickets!
    • We are honored to welcome back-to-back National Champions NOVA Women’s Rugby to Segra Field this Sunday and honor the team at halftime.
    • Rugby 101 for All
    • 45 minutes before each home match, Old Glory DC will host a free rugby 101 session featuring rotating Old Glory DC players and staff. This rugby 101 is open to all and should give new fans the resources they need to enjoy an Old Glory DC match and give opportunities for them to ask questions! The rugby 101 will be at 12:15 PM at the Sheehy Corner.
  • OG Hype Squad
    • OGDC has teamed with hip-hop dance troupe Culture Shock DC to keep the audience rocking during those relatively few times when the on-field action takes a break. Break into dance on the concourse and look for the team in the crowds and learn a dance you can do from the seats.
  • Mobile Information Desk
    • Rugby on Wheels! Look for our mobile information desk on wheels and grab your rugby 101 guide and ask questions about the home match.
  • Merchandise Offers
    • We will have new 2022 merchandise on sale at the merchandise table this Saturday, be sure to stop by and pick up Old Glory apparel while supplies last.
  • OG Kids Zone
    • Kids will have their own area to learn about and explore the game of rugby, play games, and get their arms or faces painted!
  • Beer Garden
    • Situated near the Sheehy Showcase area by the north try zone, enjoy a drink with your mates in the shade of the tents while you watch the match!

Gates will open at 11:30 AM to allow you to arrive early to enjoy all of the various game-day opportunities.  Make sure you arrive early to ensure that you can partake in ALL of the amazing activities throughout the day!

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