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Bob Williams looks at the development of Major League Rugby in the US, and how the league is looking to avoid the mistakes made by previous organisations' attempts to successfully break the sport in the US market.

Major League Rugby side Glendale Raptors has rebranded itself as the Colorado Raptors. The refresh includes a change of logo as well as team name.

Major League Rugby franchise Rugby United New York (RUNY) is looking to build a permanent rugby-specific stadium in Staten Island, team majority owner James Kennedy has told SportBusiness.

Major League Rugby has hired Jon Persch as its new chief commercial officer in its attempts to "improve the MLR brand identity within the US sports industry

James Kennedy, the majority owner of Rugby United New York, is actively engaged in discussions to stage an official Major League Rugby game overseas