The Houston SaberCats, one of seven teams in the newly-formed Major League Rugby (MLR) league, made its home in Houston in 2018. The team began its inaugural home season January 2018 at Contellation Field in Sugar Land, where the team will remained until AVEVA Stadium opened in 2019.
In Central Southwest Houston, AVEVA Stadium is home to the Houston SaberCats Rugby team and is the first of its kind in Houston and the second in the United States. The stadium opened to the public with help from the City of Houston in an effort to bring an affinity for Rugby to the United States and to boost events in Houston.
The stadium seats more than 3,000 people and has a total capacity of more than 4,000. Rugby fans have the option to purchase one of the stadiums 600 VIP seats right in the middle of the stadium for a perfect vantage point. Seating is reserved only with no general admission.