San Diego Legion
|Full name||San Diego Legion|
|Location||San Diego, California|
|Ground(s)||Torero Stadium (Capacity: 6,000)|
|Coach(es)||Rob Hoadley (Head Coach)|
Scott Murray (Forwards)
|Top scorer||Joe Pietersen (177)|
|Most tries||Mike Te'o (9)|
|League(s)||Major League Rugby|
1st place (regular season)
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. The stadium was also the home field of the former PRO Rugby team the San Diego Breakers in 2016.
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. YurView Channel 4 San Diego was the local broadcast partner for Legion games during its inaugural 2018 season, which concluded in June. Marc Stcherbina and Pete Steinberg were the on air talent.
|Season||Kit manufacturer||Shirt sponsor|
|2018||XBlades||Sharp Business Systems|
Players and personnel
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.
- Senior 15's and senior 7's internationally capped players in bold
- MLR teams are allowed to field up to five overseas players per match
- Rob Hoadley (2018–present)
- Nate Augspurger (2018–present)
|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|
|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|
|January 6||Life West||Away||Won, 76–0|
|January 13||Glendale Raptors||Home||Lost, 31–38|
|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|
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