Rugby United New York will have a couple of familiar faces on Major League Rugby’s Team of the Week.
Fly Half Cathal Marsh, Wing Connor Wallace-Sims, and Center Ben Foden have all been chosen after excellent performances against the NOLA Gold. Swamp likewise won the MLR’s Player of the Week, the most noteworthy respect an MLR competitor can get every week.
Marsh scored 17 points for New York’s pro rugby team, making him the main scorer over the sum of Major League Rugby on the end of the week. He appeared to be relentless on the day, conveying the ball multiple times for 91 meters. On protection, he didn’t miss a handle, finishing eight of eight. Marsh’s two extra shots, three changes, and one attempt earned him Man of the Match respects, notwithstanding the awards put forward by Major League Rugby
Wallace-Sims wins his spot on the Team of the Week for a second time this season in the wake of proceeding with his scoring ways against an intense NOLA side. He specked down after a long Marsh break, and his help play was sufficient to get the sides all tied up at 17, just around halfway through the main half. Notwithstanding that, he drove the group in kicking meters, with three kicks put into play for an astounding 117 meters. Wallace-Sims kept NOLA threat man Tristian Blewett off the score sheet, making every one of the four of his handles that he tried.
The last RUNY playmaker to win this week by week respect is the veteran Ben Foden. The Englishman, that featured for the two his national group just as the Premiership’s Northampton Saints, was a cooling nearness on the field this previous end of the week. He played every one of the 80 minutes while representing six carries.
Congrats to all the RUNY competitors that were chosen, and to Cathal Marsh for his achievement has MLR Player of the Week.
Rugby United New York proceeds with their debut Major League Rugby season this Sunday, February 24th, at 7 PM EST, when they go head to head against the ruling MLR champions, Seattle Seawolves. The match will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network as the Major League Rugby Game of the Week.