Old Glory DC
Old Glory DC RFC is a professional rugby union team that is a member of Major League Rugby (MLR), founded in 2018. The organization is led by two local business leaders, former USA Eagles' Paul Sheehy and local club rugby player Chris Dunlavey. The Scottish Rugby Union has a part ownership of the team. Andrew Douglas is the head coach. Old Glory played an abbreviated schedule of exhibition games in 2019 and began regular-season MLR play in 2020.
|Ground(s)||Cardinal Stadium (2020)|
Segra Field (2021–present) (Capacity: 5,000)
Scottish Rugby Union
|Captain(s)||Mungo Mason & Thretton Palamo|
|League(s)||Major League Rugby|
Major League Rugby (MLR) announced on May 15, 2018, that an MLR expansion team would begin play in Washington, D.C., by no later than the 2020 season and confirmed the team in November 2018. On February 6, 2019, the team name was announced as Old Glory DC.
|Season||Kit manufacturer||Shirt sponsor||Other Shirt sponsor(s)|
Iron Vine Security
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.
- Senior 15s and senior 7s internationally capped players are listed in bold.
- * denotes players qualified to play for the United States on dual nationality or residency grounds.
- MLR teams are allowed to field up to ten overseas players per match.
- Andrew Douglas (2020–present)
|2020||3rd||5||4||0||1||122||129||-7||1||17||Season cut short due to Coronavirus Pandemic|
All games in the 2019 season were exhibition games and did not count in the MLR standings.
|May 19||Shannon RFC||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Lost, 22-26|
|May 27||Scotland U-20||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Lost, 7-70|
|June 1||USA Rugby South Panthers||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Won, 28-7|
|June 9||Ontario Blues||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Won, 29-15|
|February 8||New Orleans Gold||Away||Gold Mine||Lost, 13-46|
|February 16||Seattle Seawolves||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Won, 28-22|
|February 22||Houston SaberCats||Away||Aveva Stadium||Won, 22-13|
|February 29||Austin Gilgronis||Away||Toyota Stadium||Won, 28-19|
|March 8||Rugby ATL||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Won, 31-29|
|March 15||Colorado Raptors||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Cancelled|
|March 22||San Diego Legion||Away||Torero Stadium||Cancelled|
|March 29||Rugby United New York||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Cancelled|
|April 11||New Orleans Gold||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Cancelled|
|April 18||New England Free Jacks||Away||Union Point Sports Complex||Cancelled|
|April 26||Toronto Arrows||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Cancelled|
|May 3||Utah Warriors||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Cancelled|
|May 9||Rugby United New York||Away||MCU Park||Cancelled|
|May 17||Rugby ATL||Away||Life University Running Eagles Stadium||Cancelled|
|May 24||New England Free Jacks||Home||Cardinal Stadium||Cancelled|
|May 31||Toronto Arrows||Away||Lamport Stadium||Cancelled|
|March 21||NOLA Gold||Away||Gold Mine||Draw, 26-26|
|March 27||Rugby ATL||Home||Segra Field||Won, 30-23|
|April 3||Toronto Arrows||Home||Segra Field||Lost, 19-40|
|April 18||RUNY||Away||MCU Park||Lost, 34-38|
|April 25||New England Free Jacks||Home||Segra Field||Won, 35-22|
|May 1||LA Giltinis||Away||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||Lost, 17-47|
|May 8||Utah Warriors||Away||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 33-34|
|May 16||Seattle Seawolves||Home||Segra Field||Won, 22-18|
|May 22||Houston SaberCats||Away||Aveva Stadium||Won, 21-13|
|May 30||RUNY||Home||Segra Field||Lost, 10-46|
|June 6||New England Free Jacks||Away||Union Point Sports Complex||Lost, 34-38|
|June 12||NOLA Gold||Home||Segra Field||Lost, 21-25|
|June 26||Rugby ATL||Away||Lupo Family Field|
|July 4||Toronto Arrows||Away||Lupo Family Field[a]|
|July 10||San Diego Legion||Home||Segra Field|
|July 17||Austin Gilgronis||Home||Segra Field|
- Team has temporarily relocated for the 2021 season.
- Neibauer, Michael (May 17, 2018). "Two local business leaders may field professional D.C. rugby team". Washington Business Journal.
- Pengelly, Martin (May 15, 2018). "Washington DC team to enter Major League Rugby 'no later' than 2020". The Guardian.
- Rowe, James (November 3, 2018). "Toronto Officially Joins Major League Rugby For 2019; Washington, DC In 2020". The Runner Sports.
- "Scottish Rugby take minority stake in new U.S. team". ESPN. Reuters. March 28, 2019. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
- Augenstein, Neal (October 22, 2020). "Pro rugby team Old Glory DC moving to Loudoun County". WTOP-FM. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
- "Old Glory DC". Americas Rugby News. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
- "MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY SUSPENDS 2020 SEASON FOR 30 DAYS". Major League Rugby. March 12, 2020. Retrieved March 14, 2020.
- "Major League Rugby cancels remainder of 2020 campaign". Yahoo! Sports. Agence France-Presse. March 19, 2020. Retrieved March 19, 2020.