Jacks Announced Lifetime Founding Member Benefits In conjunction with #LastCall with Lansdowne Match

  • The New England Free Jacks will enter Major League Rugby competition in 2020
  • 2020 Season Ticket holders automatically become Founding Members
  • Deposits for Season Tickets Now Available Online
  • The exclusive group of Founding Members receive:
  • Season tickets inaugural year 1 (2020)
  • Preferred pricing on top of existing discount to season ticket holders in future years
  • Lifetime Founding Member number
  • The first 2,000 Founding Members will have their name on the Founding Member scarf 
  • The opportunity to have one’s name permanently etched in stone and on display at our future stadium
  • Merchandise discounts and exclusive Founding Members insignia polo
  • Early invites to team meet and greets
  • Reserve your place in line now to have the first right to select your seats when season tickets become available in the coming weeks

Boston, MA – As the New England Free Jacks are preparing for their last game of the 2019 exhibition season today the team is pleased to announce the opportunity for fans to become Free Jacks Founding Members—a once in a lifetime opportunity to lock in season tickets, future discounts, and to be on the ground floor of helping to build a world-class rugby and sporting organization.

“We are really excited to announce the opportunity to become a future Free Jacks founding member. It is not often we can lock in our place in history and be part of something at the ground level for all future generations to see,” said Free Jacks co-founder and CEO, Alex Magleby. “As we all help to grow the game here in New England having a core group of fans as part of the Free Jacks family year in and year out ‘keeping the club true’ will pay big dividends to the match environment, community, and club culture in future years.”

Mechanically, all season ticket holders in year 1 will automatically become Founding Members, which will grant Members rights to future season tickets, discounts, and additional engagements with the club management and players.

By putting a fully refundable deposit down today for 2020 New England MLR season tickets one locks a place in line to purchase their Founder Member status (and season tickets) when those become available in the coming weeks.

“Its been an incredible launch to professional rugby so far in New England, and this is a huge opportunity to declaratively be a part of the club from ‘day 1’. Schools, clubs, friends and the whole community have come together to grow the game of rugby in Boston and the New England area,” noted Free Jacks Operations Director, Owen Scannell. “One of our missions at the Free Jacks is to grow the game for everyone and it has been exciting to watch the support for team grow as fans have led the growth of the game. We want to make sure these first fans have an opportunity to lock in long-term benefits for all their support they have given this exhibition year.”

To reserve your spot in line to be one of the founding members of the Free Jacks inaugural MLR season, make your season ticket deposit now on the team website. You can guarantee your tickets now with a refundable deposit and ensure you have your spot to catch all the action of the Free Jacks’ inaugural MLR Season!

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New England Free Jacks

Rugby Club New England, aka the Free Jacks, is greater Boston’s 1st Professional Rugby team representing all the greatness of the six New England states on and off the field. The Free Jacks were named the 9th member of Major League Rugby on September 20th and will compete in the 2020 MLR regular season.

For more information on the Free Jacks:

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Major League Rugby

Major League Rugby (MLR) is a professional rugby league, launched in April 2018. It is an initiative of the American rugby community, in partnership with private investors, who believe that American rugby can thrive at the highest levels—as a commercial enterprise; as an influential player on the international scene; and as a participation sport at the youth and senior level. MLR is the pinnacle of American rugby, and provides a rallying point for local communities, a focal point for American rugby fans, and an aspirational destination for young athletes.

For more information on Major League Rugby

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