NBC SPORTS WASHINGTON TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF 8 OLD GLORY DC GAMES DURING 2020 MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY SEASON

NBC SPORTS WASHINGTON TO PRESENT LIVE COVERAGE OF 8 OLD GLORY DC GAMES DURING 2020 MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY SEASON

BETHESDA, Md. – Feb. 4, 2020 – NBC Sports Washington (NBCSW) will present live coverage of eight Old Glory DC Rugby Football Club games during the team’s inaugural Major League Rugby (MLR) season, beginning with the regular-season opener at NOLA Gold this Saturday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m.

NBCSW’s Old Glory coverage is scheduled to feature four road games and four home games, including the home opener on Feb. 16 against the Seattle Seawolves at Catholic University of America’s Cardinal Stadium in Washington, D.C. NBCSW’s full Old Glory Schedule is as follows:

 

Day      Date            Opponent                                      Time             TV

Sat.       Feb. 8          at NOLA Gold                                4 p.m.            NBCSW

Sun.     Feb. 16        vs. Seattle Seawolves                  3 p.m.            NBCSW

Sat.       Feb. 22        at Houston Sabercats                  8 p.m.            NBCSW

Sat.       Feb. 29        at Austin Gilgronis                        4 p.m.            NBCSW

Sun.     Mar. 15        vs. Colorado Raptors                    3 p.m.            NBCSW

Sun.     Mar. 22        at San Diego Legion                    6 p.m.            NBCSW

Sat.       Apr. 11        vs. NOLA Gold                               3 p.m.            NBCSW

Sun.     May 24        vs. New England Freejacks        3 p.m.            NBCSW              

 

All times Eastern

 

“This partnership with an iconic sports media brand allows Old Glory DC to use the NBC Sports Washington platforms to help spread awareness of the great game of rugby and the values of teamwork, respect, and community that embrace our club,” said Old Glory Chairman Chris Dunlavey.

 

About Old Glory:

Old Glory DC is a professional rugby team based in the District of Columbia and officially joined Major League Rugby (MLR) in 2018. Old Glory competes in MLR’s Eastern Conference against teams from Atlanta, New England, New Orleans, New York and Toronto, as well as play games against Western Conference teams Austin, Glendale, Houston, San Diego, Seattle, and Utah.

The Old Glory ownership team is led by DC natives and life-long rugby players Paul Sheehy and Chris Dunlavey and includes the Scottish Rugby Union, represented on Old Glory’s board by the SRU’s COO Dominic McKay. The organization seeks to grow the sport of rugby in the region through community engagement, by promoting an alternative path for personal development through sport, embracing the unique values of rugby: respect, determination, diligence, teamwork, and commitment.

 

About NBCSW:

NBC Sports Washington, part of NBC Sports Group, is the official sports network of the NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NFL’s Washington Redskins and ACC. NBC Sports Washington – the leading multiplatform sports media organization serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia – delivers more than 400 live events per year, along with Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and entertainment programming. NBC Sports Washington’s digital portfolio is the region’s top source for written, video and interactive sports content. Follow the network on Twitter via @NBCSWashington, and on NBCSportsWashington.com.

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