Harley Wheeler Temporarily Released

Harley Wheeler Temporarily Released

 

 

Harley Wheeler has been temporarily released by Rugby ATL to pursue his Olympic dreams in 2021.  Wheeler will return to RugbyATL for the remainder of his multi-year contract in the 2022 season. The physical wing started in 4 of the 5 matches for Rugby ATL in the inaugural season.  Making his debut at Hooker for USA 7s during the 2019 Pan-American games, Harley now sets his focus on becoming a 2021 Olympian.

General Manager and Head Coach, Scott Lawrence reflected on the development goal of creating Eagles through Rugby ATL in the decision to temporarily release Wheeler for the 2020-2021 Olympic campaign.

“The MLR was founded with the intention of making the United States more competitive on the International stage and we (Rugby ATL) are committed to that cause. We wish Harley the best and hope he is able to further develop as a player and as a person in pursuit of his Olympic dream.  We are grateful to provide another American wing an opportunity to fill Harley’s shoes for us in pursuit of an Eagles 15s jersey”

Wheeler’s release and transfer to USA 7s training program takes place with immediate effect.

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Atlanta, Ga (Monday, March 9th, 2020).  Rugby ATL is proud to announce that the next home match (exact date TBD by Major League Rugby) will be dedicated to “First Responders”.  To support this effort, several attractive ticket packages have been put together for First Responders and their families.    Learn More. 

Are you interested in sponsoring tickets for First Responders?  Please reach out to [email protected] if this is something you would like to do.

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“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.

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