BOSTON—January 14, 2020—The New England Free Jacks announced today a season ticket donation program, aimed at creating an expansive and new rugby fan base in New England by increasing access to those who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to attend Free Jacks matches. For fans that have discovered the ease of becoming Founding Members, this program is designed to allow season tickets holders the same ease of sharing unused tickets.

Fans that are thinking about buying tickets or becoming a Founding Member but won’t be able to make a match or two, can put their tickets toward a great cause.  With the donation program the Free Jacks encourage their Founding Member season ticket holders to donate any number of tickets to Free Jacks home games to partner causes and share the game of rugby with new fans and worthy local organizations.

“The Free Jacks are committed to spreading the positive influence of rugby throughout the New England community and the ticket donation program is one way we can help grow the game,” said Alex Magleby, CEO of the Free Jacks. “Each unused ticket donation will help invite deserving recipients who would not otherwise be able to experience the excitement of a Free Jacks match. We look forward to creating more New England rugby fans through this program and thank our Founding Members for their generosity in helping us achieve that.”

Although ticket donations may be submitted up until midnight (12:00am) on the Wednesday before each Saturday fixture, the Free Jacks encourage all Founding Members to make donations 30 days prior to the game to ensure their seat matches with an organization. To donate your tickets, complete the form below or follow the steps at

Thank you to all Founding Members who have become a part of Free Jacks Nation to date. Invite your friends, family, and teammates and encourage new members to donate their tickets and improve the lives of others. To help grow the game and join the Free Jacks at home matches in their Inaugural Season in Major League Rugby head to today.

Organizations interested in receiving donated tickets should email with the following information

  • Nature of the organization
  • Tax status
  • Preferred dates of attendance
  • Number of tickets requested
  • Number of youth tickets

About New England Free Jacks:  The New England Free Jacks are 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 please visit

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 please visit


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