Major League Rugby Owners (Quick Facts)

There is a wide variety of franchise owners in Major League Rugby. Many have strong rugby backgrounds, and some played or coached with the U.S. Eagles. There is also overseas representation in the ownership groups of some MLR clubs. I’ve put together some tables and quick facts that give a good overview of the MLR … Read more

Who Owns The Utah Warriors? (Explained)

The Utah Warriors are a professional rugby franchise based in Salt Lake City. The franchise played in the inaugural season of Major League Rugby (MLR) in 2018. This article takes a close look at the business and rugby backgrounds of the Utah Warriors owners. Utah Warriors Owners Entrepreneur and former U.S. Eagle Kimball Kjar is … Read more

Who Owns The Toronto Arrows? (Explained)

The Toronto Arrows is a Canadian professional rugby franchise that competes with U.S. clubs in Major League Rugby. This article takes a close look at the business and rugby backgrounds of a fairly lengthy list of owners of the Arrows. Who Owns The Toronto Arrows? Equity investment manager Bill Webb is the majority owner of … Read more

Who Owns Rugby ATL? (Quick Facts)

Rugby ATL is a professional rugby franchise based in Atlanta, Georgia. The franchise was formed in 2020 and played in the truncated 2020/2021 season of Major League Rugby (MLR). This article takes a close look at the business and rugby backgrounds of two owners of Rugby ATL. Who Owns Rugby ATL? Atlanta real estate attorney … Read more

Who Owns Old Glory DC? (Explained)

Old Glory DC is a professional rugby franchise founded in 2018 by two Washington businessmen with strong rugby backgrounds. This article takes a close look at the business and rugby backgrounds of the Old Glory DC owners. We also review an investment in the franchise by Scottish Rugby. Who Owns Old Glory DC? Old Glory … Read more

Who Owns NOLA Gold? (Explained)

The NOLA Gold professional rugby franchise was established in 2017 by Tim Falcon, owner of a Louisiana legal firm. Falcon had joined talks in 2016 about a new professional league, and his franchise was one of the inaugural clubs in Major League Rugby. This article takes a closer look at the business and rugby background … Read more

Who Owns The San Diego Legion? (Explained)

The San Diego Legion rugby franchise was established in 2017 when Ryan Patterson, a San Diegan real estate developer, provided the funds for the new franchise to join Major League Rugby. Patterson was approached by a small group of people who had been involved with a previous attempt to bring professional rugby to San Diego. … Read more

Who Owns The Seattle Seawolves? (Explained)

The Seattle Seawolves Rugby Club was established in 2017 by a group of Seattle-based investors and entrepreneurs. More investors took minority stakes in subsequent years. This article takes a closer look at the business and rugby backgrounds of the people involved in the Seattle Seawolves. There are some big rugby names in the ownership group. … Read more

Who Owns The Dallas Jackals? (All The Facts)

The Dallas Jackals ownership group announced in June 2020 that they would join the second season of Major League Rugby. They’ve had a rocky start by delaying their entry by an extra year. Dallas rugby fans were understandably worried by this turn of events. So, what are the chances that the Dallas Jackals will succeed? … Read more

Who Owns The Houston SaberCats?

The Houston SaberCats haven’t published a full list of their owners. But we know that two brothers from El Paso are major and minor owners respectively. The Houston SaberCats are owned by a consortium led by majority owner Miguel “Mike” Loya. Loya’s younger brother, Javier, is one of the minority owners of the Texan rugby … Read more