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MLR enters its third season this weekend after an offseason of change designed to strengthen the position of the start-up rugby union competition within the US sporting landscape. Bob Williams reports

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 is preparing for the possibility of staging its fourth season next year in a quarantined bubble format in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic

Major League Rugby has hired veteran sports executive Mark Yates as its new chief commercial officer

Major League Rugby is poised to expand its geographical reach in a significant way after announcing it is in talks to bring in a Hawaii-based expansion team in 2021

Major League Rugby has signed a multiyear partnership with The Rugby Shop, which designates the multibrand equipment and apparel provider as the league's official merchandising partner