The Seattle Seawolves are an American professional rugby union team based in Seattle, Washington. The team was founded in 2017 and competes in Major League Rugby, the top-level rugby competition in the United States that played its first season in 2018.
|Ground(s)||Starfire Stadium (Capacity: 3,800)|
Phil Mack (Assistant)
|Top scorer||Brock Staller (277)|
|Most tries||Mathew Turner (12)|
|League(s)||Major League Rugby|
2nd place (regular season)
The team was founded in 2017 by an investor group headed by Adrian Balfour and Shane Skinner. The Seawolves won the inaugural MLR Grand Final in 2018, and defended the title in the 2019 Major League Rugby Championship. In the final on June 16, 2019, the Seattle Seawolves defeated San Diego Legion 26–23 at Torero Stadium on the campus of the University of San Diego.
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Players and personnelEdit
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.
- Internationally capped players in bold
- MLR teams are allowed to field up to ten overseas players per match
- Riekert Hattingh (2018–present)
|2018||2nd||8||6||0||2||232||188||+44||5||29||Won championship final|
|2019||2nd||16||11||1||4||498||407||+91||12||58||Won championship final|
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- "MLR Off-Season Update – December 13, 2018". Americas Rugby News. 2018. Retrieved 2018-12-23.
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- "Anton Moolman new Head Coach of Seattle Seawolves". Americas Rugby News. September 9, 2018. Archived from the original on October 15, 2018.
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