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Major League Rugby Team Miami Sharks to visit Cayman

Sports 08 May, 2024 Follow News

Major League Rugby Team Miami Sharks to visit Cayman

The Miami Sharks, a Major League Rugby team, will be visiting Cayman.  This is the first time a Major League Rugby (MLR) team has ever visited Cayman.

MLR is a professional rugby competition for rugby clubs in the US and Canada.  There are currently 12 teams competing in MLR, and the Miami Sharks is one of the newer teams to enter the league.   The Miami Sharks currently train at the InterMiami stadium.

The Miami Sharks will be travelling to Cayman with 19 team members, including players who have represented Scotland, Wales, Uruguay, Argentina, Canada, United States and the Maori All Blacks.

James Greenwood, Director of Rugby for Cayman says the club is “really excited to build bridges with MLR team Miami Sharks, being able to showcase the MLR to our junior players should give great insight into a pathway for performance rugby.”

The Miami Sharks will holding an open training sessions for juniors (boys and girls) and will also be running a training session with the the FFP Cayman Men’s XVs as preparation for Cayman’s match against Mexico on May 31st.

Schedule:

Friday May 17th, 2024

4pm – 6pm

Miami Sharks will be running junior training session for  U16/18 Boys and U16/18 Girls

Free to anyone to attend, however players will would need to register by emailing Caroline Deegan at caroline.deegan@caymanrugby.com.

Saturday May 18th, 2024

9am – 10.30am

FFP Cayman Men’s XV team will be training alongside Miami’s top tier players in preparation for Cayman Big Game X. 

Spectators are welcome to come down and watch the FFP Cayman Men’s XV team train in preparation for their upcoming game against Mexico.  Cayman will be playing Mexico on May 31st, 2024 at Truman Bodden Stadium.


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