February 21, 2024
The San Diego Legion continued its successful methods Saturday, setting two league data. Picture credit score: @SDLegion through Twitter

The San Diego Legion defeated the last-place Chicago Hounds Saturday in a record-breaking 36-14 win at SeatGeek Stadium.

The Legion (13-1) stays is first place within the Western Division of Main League Rugby with 64 factors, already having secured a spot within the 2023 playoffs.

The crew set a MLR report with their eleventh straight win, breaking the earlier mark of 10 straight by New England final season. It additionally develop into the primary MLR crew to succeed in 50 wins.

Legion tries towards Chicago (1-13) had been scored by Blair Cowan, 22’, Tomas Aoake, at 40’ and 42’, Christian Poidevin, 54’, Richard Judd, 72’ and Poidevin once more, 80′.

“We positively put a worth on being within the place we’re at, being on the prime, and we’re going to should maintain on the entrance of the race right here as we go down the following couple of weeks,” Legion veteran Nate Augspurger informed the league forward of the Chicago journey. “It means every little thing, as a result of lots of people have put a number of effort and power into the membership, particularly in our offseason final yr.”

And don’t be fooled by the win streak. The Legion isn’t resting on their laurels.

“We haven’t performed our greatest rugby but as a crew,” Augspurger mentioned. “We positively don’t really feel like we now have scratched the floor of our greatest rugby, however we now have proven nice character, we now have proven a number of camaraderie, so all of that stuff performs into having a profitable season.”

The Legion stay on the street for a June 10 match towards one other last-place membership, the Toronto Arrows (1-11-2) of the Jap Convention.