The Utah Warriors are a professional rugby union team that competes in Major League Rugby, the top-level rugby competition in the United States that played its first season in 2018. The team is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was founded in 2017 by Rugby Utah Ventures.
|Ground(s)||Zions Bank Stadium|
|Coach(es)||Chris Latham (Head)|
Ben Nicholls (Assistant)
Shawn Pittman (Forwards)
Shaun Davies (Backs)
Sica Glauser (Trainer)
Mark Drown (Manager)
Brandon Sparks (Director of Rugby Operations)
|Top scorer||Tim O'Malley (134)|
|Most tries||Tonata Lauti (10)|
|League(s)||Major League Rugby|
|2019||8th place (regular season)|
The Utah Warriors play at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah, which has a seating capacity of 5,000. The adjacent training facility includes two full-sized indoor turf fields. The Warriors share the venue with Real Monarchs, a USL Championship team affiliated with Real Salt Lake.
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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.
- Internationally capped players in bold
- MLR teams are allowed to field up to five overseas players per match
* Players qualified to play for United States on dual nationality or residency grounds
- Alf Daniels (2018–2019)
- Chris Latham (2020–)
- Josh Pray (2019–present)
|2018||4th||8||3||0||5||269||274||–5||10||22||Lost semi-final 21–34 to Glendale Raptors|
|2019||8th||16||2||2||12||381||517||−136||9||21||Did not qualify|
|March 30||Glendale Raptors°||Home||Rio Tinto Stadium||Sandy, Utah||Lost, 42–15|
|April 6||Ontario Arrows°||Home||Rio Tinto Stadium||Sandy, Utah||Lost, 24–20|
|April 20||Prairie Wolf Pack°||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Herriman, Utah||Won, 80–12|
|April 29||San Diego Legion||Away||Torero Stadium||San Diego, California||Lost, 24–31|
|May 5||Glendale Raptors||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Herriman, Utah||Lost, 29–36|
|May 11||Austin Elite||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Herriman, Utah||Won, 41–22|
|May 20||Seattle Seawolves||Away||Starfire Stadium||Seattle, Washington||Lost, 30–41|
|May 26||Houston SaberCats||Away||Dyer Stadium||Houston, Texas||Won, 36–30|
|June 1||Austin Elite||Away||Round Rock Multipurpose Complex||Austin, Texas||Lost, 33–41|
|June 16||New Orleans Gold||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Herriman, Utah||Lost, 43–46|
|June 23||Houston SaberCats||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Herriman, Utah||Won, 31–27|
|June 30||Glendale Raptors°°||Away||Infinity Park||Glendale, Colorado||Lost, 21–34|
° = Preseason game
°° = Playoff semifinal
Matches won are colored green
|October 13, 2018||Glendale Raptors||Away||Infinity Park||Postponed|
|October 20, 2018||Glendale Raptors||Home||Postponed|
|January 12, 2019||Life West||Home||RSL Academy Indoor Field||Won, 25–10|
|February 9, 2019||New England Free Jacks||Home||Zions Bank Training Center||Won, 70–15|
|February 1||Austin Elite||Away||Dell Diamond||Win, 17–9|
|February 17||San Diego Legion||Away||Torero Stadium||Lost, 10–21|
|February 23||Glendale Raptors||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Draw, 26–26|
|March 2||New Orleans Gold||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 19–21|
|March 9||Rugby United New York||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 21–47|
|March 23||Houston SaberCats||Away||Constellation Field||Lost, 27–29|
|March 30||Toronto Arrows||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 31–64|
|April 5||Seattle Seawolves||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 36–48|
|April 13||New Orleans Gold||Away||Gold Stadium||Lost, 19–28|
|April 20||Rugby United New York||Away||MCU Park||Lost, 22–24|
|April 27||Austin Elite||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Won, 35–19|
|May 4||Glendale Raptors||Away||Infinity Park||Lost, 22–64|
|May 12||Toronto Arrows||Away||York Stadium||Lost, 21–28|
|May 18||San Diego Legion||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 21–31|
|May 26||Seattle Seawolves||Away||Starfire Sports||Draw, 27–27|
|June 1||Houston SaberCats||Home||Zions Bank Stadium||Lost, 27–31|
- Utah Warriors (Rugby Super League) – defunct rugby union team of the same name that played nationally in 2011.
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