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San Diego Legion

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San Diego Legion
San diego legion logo.png
Full nameSan Diego Legion
Founded2017; 4 years ago (2017)
LocationSan Diego, California
Las Vegas, Nevada[a]
Ground(s)Torero Stadium (Capacity: 6,000)
Coach(es)Scott Murray (Co-head coach/forwards)
Zack Test (Co-head coach/backs)
Captain(s)Joe Pietersen
Top scorerJoe Pietersen (177)
Most triesMike Te'o (9)
League(s)Major League Rugby
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
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Current season
Legion home field, Torero Stadium.
Legion home field, Torero Stadium.

The San Diego Legion is an American professional rugby union team based in San Diego, California.[1][2] The team was founded in 2017 and competes in Major League Rugby.[3]

Home field

The team plays at Torero Stadium, which is located on the campus of the University of San Diego and has a seating capacity of 6,000.[4] The stadium was also the home field of the former PRO Rugby team the San Diego Breakers in 2016.[5] Due to the restrictions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the team temporarily relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, for the 2021 season.[6]


Select Legion 2019 home and away Major League Rugby games not already broadcast nationally on the CBS Sports Network are televised locally on FOX 5 San Diego and also streamed live on ESPN+ and archived on Legion's YouTube channel.[citation needed] YurView Channel 4 San Diego was the local broadcast partner for Legion games during its inaugural 2018 season, which concluded in June.[citation needed] Marc Stcherbina and Pete Steinberg were the on air talent.


Season Kit Manufacturer Front of Jesery Sponsor
2018 XBlades Sharp Business Systems
2019 None
2020 Paladin None
2021 Ballast Point Brewing Company

Players and personnel

Current squad

The San Diego Legion team for the 2021 Major League Rugby season is:[7]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Peter Malcolm Hooker United States United States
Dean Muir Hooker South Africa South Africa
Cronan Gleeson Prop Ireland Ireland
Lua Li Prop New Zealand New Zealand
Aaron Mitchell Prop United States United States
Fakaʻosi Pifeleti Prop United States United States
Nathan Sylvia Prop United States United States
Siaosi Mahoni Lock United States United States
Ben Mitchell* Lock Ireland Ireland
Keni Nasoqeqe* Lock Fiji Fiji
Chris Robshaw Flanker England England
Michael Smith Flanker Canada Canada
Jasa Veremalua Flanker Fiji Fiji
Psalm Wooching Flanker United States United States
Travis Larsen Number 8 Canada Canada
Tevita Tameilau Number 8 United States United States
Player Position Union
Nate Augspurger Scrum-half United States United States
Carlo de Nysschen* Scrum-half South Africa South Africa
Santiago González Iglesias Fly-half Argentina Argentina
Patrick Madden Fly-half United States United States
Joe Pietersen (c) Fly-half South Africa South Africa
Dylan Audsley Centre United States United States
Cam Clark Centre Australia Australia
Ryan Matyas Centre United States United States
Josh Thiel Centre Canada Canada
Bjorn Basson Wing South Africa South Africa
Save Totovosau Wing Fiji Fiji
Cole Zarcone Wing United States United States
Cecil Afrika Fullback South Africa South Africa
  • 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.

Head coaches



Season standings

Year Pos Pld W D L F A +/− BP Pts   Playoffs
2018 3rd 8 5 0 3 214 201 +13 4 24   Lost semi-final 24–38 to Seattle Seawolves
2019 1st 16 12 1 3 457 296 +161 12 61   Lost championship final 23–26 to Seattle Seawolves
2020 1st 5 5 0 0 161 108 +53 3 23   Season cut short due to  Coronavirus Pandemic


2018 season

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
March 25 Austin Elite° Away Won, 24–32
April 7 Houston SaberCats° Home Lost, 17–33
April 22 Seattle Seawolves Away Lost, 23–39
April 29 Utah Warriors Home Won, 31–24
May 4 Houston SaberCats Home Won, 35–32
May 13 Glendale Raptors Away Lost, 27–31
May 25 Austin Elite Away Lost, 5–31
June 9 New Orleans Gold Away Won, 39–22
June 17 Austin Elite Home Won, 31–17
June 23 Glendale Raptors Home Won, 23–5
June 30 Seattle Seawolves°° Neutral Lost, 24–38

° = Exhibition game
°° = Playoff semifinals at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado.

2019 season


Date Opponent Home/Away Result
January 6 Life West Away Won, 76–0
January 13 Glendale Raptors Home Lost, 31–38

Regular season

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
January 27 Rugby United New York Home Lost, 23-25
February 2 Seattle Seawolves Home Won, 17-13
February 9 Houston SaberCats Home Won, 17-13
February 17 Utah Warriors Home Won, 21–10
February 23 Austin Elite Away Won, 45-17
March 10 Toronto Arrows Home Lost, 20-27
March 16 Glendale Raptors Away Draw, 28-28
March 31 Seattle Seawolves Away Won, 28-22
April 7 Austin Elite Home Won, 45-15
April 14 Rugby United New York Away Won, 29–19
April 20 Glendale Raptors Home Won, 46–15
April 28 Houston SaberCats Away Won, 41-19
May 5 Toronto Arrows Away Lost, 19-23
May 11 New Orleans Gold Away Won, 26-19
May 18 Utah Warriors Away Won, 31-21
June 2 New Orleans Gold Home Won, 22–10

Post season

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
June 9 Rugby United New York Home Won, 24-22
June 16 Seattle Seawolves Home Lost, 23–26

2020 season

On March 12, 2020, MLR announced the season would go on hiatus immediately for 30 days due to fears surrounding the 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic.[9] It was cancelled the following week[10]

Regular season

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
February 9 Seattle Seawolves Home Won, 33–24
February 16 Colorado Raptors Home Won, 49–22
February 23 New England Free Jacks Home Won, 30–21
February 29 New Orleans Gold Away Won, 25–21
March 8 Rugby United New York Home Won, 24–20
March 15 Austin Gilgronis Away Cancelled
March 22 Old Glory DC Home Cancelled
March 27 Utah Warriors Away Cancelled
April 5 Houston SaberCats Home Cancelled
April 12 Seattle Seawolves Away Cancelled
April 26 Rugby ATL Away Cancelled
May 3 Austin Gilgronis Home Cancelled
May 10 Toronto Arrows Away Cancelled
May 16 Houston SaberCats Away Cancelled
May 25 Utah Warriors Home Cancelled
May 30 Colorado Raptors Away Cancelled


  1. ^ Team has temporarily relocated for the 2021 season.
  1. ^ "Major League Rugby nears kick-off as next attempt to make US a union power". The Guardian. UK. November 17, 2017. Archived from the original on November 19, 2017. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  2. ^ Nelson, Ronan (January 18, 2018). "MLRs San Diego Legion Holds Combine". Rugby Wrap Up. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  3. ^ "Irishman Leader's path leads him into USA's Major League Rugby". The 42. January 14, 2018. Archived from the original on February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 5, 2018.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "San Diego Legion confirm coaches and home field". Americas Rugby News. February 16, 2018. Archived from the original on February 17, 2018. Retrieved February 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "Pro rugby finds a home in San Diego", San Diego Union-Tribune, Tod Leonard, 2016-05-14.
  6. ^ "Legion to Call Vegas Home for 2021 MLR Season". KNSD. January 25, 2021. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  7. ^ "San Diego Legion". Americas Rugby News. Retrieved December 30, 2020.
  8. ^ a b c "Coaching staff". San Diego Legion. Archived from the original on February 13, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  9. ^ Anonymous, "MAJOR LEAGUE RUGBY SUSPENDS 2020 SEASON FOR 30 DAYS,", March 12, 2020 Retrieved March 14, 2020
  10. ^ "Major League Rugby cancels remainder of 2020 campaign". Yahoo! Sports. AFP. March 19, 2020. Retrieved March 19, 2020.

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