Old Glory DC Rugby Coming to Maryland SoccerPlex for 2024 Season | Sports Destination Management

Old Glory DC Rugby Coming to Maryland SoccerPlex for 2024 Season

Nov 21, 2023

Old Glory DC is excited to announce that all 2024 home regular season and playoff matches will be played at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, MD. Entering its 6th season and following an exceptional Championship Series playoff berth and a first ever Eastern Conference Championship appearance, Old Glory aims to continue its success with rugby fans, supporters and sponsors throughout the Greater Washington region.


Old Glory DC matches will be played at Maureen Hendrick’s Field at Championship Stadium; sporting a natural, high use Bermuda grass pitch. The bowl-like stadium design features fixed seating for 3,200 fans and a large, grassy berm for general admission seating. The move to the Maryland SoccerPlex provides easy access to Old Glory fans throughout The District, Maryland and NOVA.


Old Glory DC fans will enjoy a new Beer Garden, improved food & beverage concessions, and more expansive concourse areas directly connected with views of the field of play.


“If you happened to catch the Collegiate Rugby Championship there this past spring, you know that the SoccerPlex has really stepped up its ability to present the unique game of rugby in a top quality environment,” said Old Glory Chairman, Chris Dunlavey.  “There’s a vibe there that really taps into the rugby community’s culture and spirit.  We look forward to providing Old Glory fans this environment once again.”


“We are excited at the SoccerPlex to be the new home of Old Glory DC.  We plan to be the best facility in Major League Rugby,” said Matt Libber, Executive Director Maryland Soccer Foundation and Maryland SoccerPlex. “Bringing the highest level of rugby in the US to Maryland raises the profile of professional sports in the State.  This is also another step to show the world that we are more than a soccer facility.”

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