Suspension applies to the Utah Warriors home opener that had been scheduled for Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Zion’s Bank Stadium.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, March 12, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — MLR has suspended all matches for the next 30 days, effective immediately. At the appropriate time, the league and clubs will release further updates. Further decisions will be made in guidance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), and other public health authorities. This suspension applies to the Utah Warriors home opener that had been scheduled for Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Zion’s Bank Stadium.

“While we are disappointed to have to cancel our home opener, the health and safety of our players, staff, and fans are our top priority,” said Kimball Kjar, CEO & GM of the Utah Warriors. “Any fans with tickets to this Friday’s game should contact us at [email protected] for exchange information.”

At the appropriate time, the league and clubs will release further updates regarding the continuation of the 2020 season. Our priority at this time is the health and safety of our community, fans, players, officials, and staff.”

The Utah Warriors are a professional rugby team and are one of 12 teams competing in Major League Rugby. The Warriors are comprised of individuals from nine different countries and many with local ties to the state of Utah. The team is built upon four core values of Community, Family, Tradition, and Respect. You can find more information on the Utah Warriors and Major League Rugby at www.warriorsrugby.com.


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