AS MLR ANNOUNCES 2020 SEASON CANCELLATION RUGBY ATL’S FOCUS IS TURNED TO SERVING COMMUNITY AND 2021 PREPARATIONS
Major League Rugby (MLR) announced that all remaining 2020 matches are cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 global crisis and the health and safety guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
“We’re disappointed to miss the opportunity to play in front of the tremendous supporter group we have here”, said Rugby ATL Head Coach and General Manager, Scott Lawrence. “At the same time, the love is still in the hard work and we will find other ways to serve the community this year.”
In response to the season cancellation and the onset of the pandemic, Rugby ATL has been taking an active role in creating positive change in our community. Recently we have partnered with Catered Southern Events and Must Ministries to help provide resources for the homeless in the Marietta area.
Atlanta, Georgia – On September 6th, 2020, Rugby ATL released our fourteenth episode of ‘The RATL Roundup,’ announcing the creation of our “Pre-Season Readiness Camp” for collegiate players, which will happen here at Rugby ATL HQ in Marietta, GA, from December 11-22. Head Coach Scott Lawrence and 404 Academy Assistant Coach Neets Gericke sat down at the island in HQ to talk through the plans for our next big investment in the driven American players who will #PushThePACE for their club in 2021.
To apply now for a chance to be selected for our Pre-Season Preparation Readiness Camp, follow the directions on our link here: https://rugbyatl.rugby/product/winter-camp/
On August 9th, for the thirteenth episode of ‘The RATL Roundup,’ we had the immense pleasure of being able to sit down and speak with players Chance Wenglewski and Ryan Britain, for their pivotal roles in creating our new logo, ‘The RATLER.’ Through their combined artistic talents, they have given life to a new era here at Rugby ATL.
In Major League Rugby’s 3rd installment, RATL entered as an expansion team in 2020, as representatives for the Southeast region of the United States...