Major League Rugby Week 4 Recap: SaberCats Stand Alone Atop West
2024/04/02

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Major League Rugby's match of the year award could have been decided in Week 4, and it did not disappoint. The showdown between the only teams without a loss yet this MLR season was filled with tension and excitement. Week 4's electric matchup was just one of many thrilling games in the United States' top professional league this past weekend.

The Houston SaberCats traveled to face the Seattle Seawolves in a clash between the last two undefeated teams in the league. The SaberCats emerged victorious in a thrilling 42-40 win, marking their first-ever victory in Seattle. Former Seawolves player AJ Alatimu played a crucial role in the win, showcasing his kicking prowess against his former club.

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Meanwhile, the San Diego Legion secured a solid 27-11 victory over Old Glory DC, solidifying their position in second place behind Houston in the Western Conference. San Diego's stellar defense and impressive second-half performance highlighted their potential as a formidable contender in the league.

In the Eastern Conference, the New England Free Jacks continued their winning streak with a hard-fought 22-17 victory over the Chicago Hounds. Reigning MLR Player of the Year Jayson Potroz delivered a standout performance to lead his team to victory.

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NOLA Gold also made a strong statement with a 35-22 win over the Dallas Jackals on the road, showcasing their resilience and determination. 

Both the Miami Sharks and Rugby FC Los Angeles secured their first MLR victories, marking significant milestones for the clubs. Miami dominated Anthem Rugby Carolina with a 50-21 win, while RFCLA emerged victorious in a thrilling 36-32 matchup against the Utah Warriors, signaling a promising start to their MLR campaigns.

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