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The ninth-best Raptors match is also one that comes with a bit of baggage. It is also the only loss on the list. While the Raptors didn’t come away with the result that they wanted in the 2018 Major League Rugby championship match, there are several reasons why the 23-19 loss to the Seattle Seawolves should be included on a…

Just a week after announcing that they would suspend all operations for 30 days to adjust to the ever-evolving COVID-19 crisis, Major League Rugby announced on Thursday morning that it would cancel the remainder of the 2020 season. The decision comes after safety requirements set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) limited almost all the possibilities…

Colton Strickler provides an update on Major League Rugby’s MLR 2020; Virtual campaign. He dives into what the video game tournament will look like, how the teams will be decided, and how long it is slated to run. After that, he provides an update on what the Colorado Raptors will do during their two-week hiatus. To close the show, Colton…

As with any sport, there are a lot of numbers associated with rugby. Whether that be points, positions, or measurements, it can be confusing for new fans to keep up. As a way to help people become familiar with the game while we get through this coronavirus-induced break, I decided to dive into the numbers that make up the game…

Major League Rugby has suspended the 2020 season for 30 days to assess the impact of COVID-19, the league announced on Thursday afternoon. “After discussions with all clubs, we have determined that the decision to suspend our season is in the best interest of our community, fans, players, officials, and staff. We will update our fans when further decisions have…

Colorado Raptors prop Blake Rogers joins Colton Strickler to talk about the Raptors’ 22-19 victory over the Toronto Arrows in Round 5. After that, Colton asks Blake about his rugby career, his path to the Raptors, and his mullet. After Blake’s interview, the two answer your questions about injuries, a potential Major League Rugby combine and draft, and the biggest…

Toronto Arrows 19 – 22 Colorado Raptors The Colorado Raptors used two big defensive stands, timely tries from John Ryberg and Mika Kruse, and 12 points off the boot of Robbie Petzer to hand the Toronto Arrows their first loss of the season. The Arrows proved why they are the top-ranked team in the East in the loss, though. While…

Friday night’s matchup against the Toronto Arrows couldn’t have been much bigger for the Colorado Raptors. With a loss to the undefeated Arrows (4-1(1-0 EC)), the Raptors (2-3, (1-2 WC)) would’ve been deep in a hole as they approach the midpoint of the second quarter of the season. While certainly not impossible, the Raptors would’ve had their work cut out…

The Colorado Raptors are going to have their work cut out for them if they want to pick up their second win of the season on Friday night. The scorching hot Toronto Arrows are coming to town with their fifth win in as many weeks on their minds and the Raptors in their sights. Unlike the first four teams the…

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