The Glendale Raptors stomped through the inaugural Major League Rugby regular season nearly undefeated this year, losing a meaningless game at the very end.
But the championship.
The proverbial “hardware” that is the reward at the end of a successful campaign…
It was not to be.
The Seattle Seawolves – the other squad that pursued Glendale in a league dominated by the two teams – captured the league’s first title Saturday in San Diego, beating the Raptors 23-19.