Martin Pengelly in New York

Author's details

Name: Martin Pengelly in New York
Date registered: October 7, 2014
URL: http://www.theguardian.com/football/mls

Latest posts

  1. Saracens to face Newcastle in Philadelphia under four-year US deal — May 17, 2017
  2. Ireland to play USA in New Jersey as Pro12 eyes North America expansion — February 21, 2017

Author's posts listings

May 17

Saracens to face Newcastle in Philadelphia under four-year US deal

Promotional partner for new Premiership venture heralds regular-season game featuring ‘the Manchester United of rugby’ as building block for rugby in America

Premiership Rugby announced on Wednesday a new four-year deal to stage regular-season games in the US, starting, as previously reported in the Guardian, with Saracens – “the Manchester United of rugby” – against Newcastle in Philadelphia on 16 September.

Related: Aviva Premiership moves US game to September, start of NFL season

Related: Alex Corbisiero takes front row seat as NBC shows English Premiership rugby

Continue reading…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/may/17/saracens-newcastle-philadelphia-premiership-rugby

Feb 21

Ireland to play USA in New Jersey as Pro12 eyes North America expansion

  • Red Bull Arena will host Test match on 10 June
  • Pro12 expansion plan centers on Houston and Toronto

Amidst reports of Pro12 plans to place teams in the US and Canada, it has been confirmed that Ireland will play the USA in New Jersey on 10 June.

Related: Six Nations: tactics, star players and Lions – Andy Robinson’s verdict so far

Related: Harlequins’ California trip seeks to aid US talent – maybe a new Samu Manoa

Continue reading…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/21/ireland-usa-new-jersey-pro12-north-america-rugby