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The second-best Raptors match of all-time comes from Major League Rugby’s inaugural season in 2018. After a magical 7-1 regular season, the Raptors earned the number one seed heading into the playoffs. With a shot at an appearance in the first MLR championship on the line, the Raptors would need to take care of business against their Rocky Mountain Rivals…

The third-best Raptors match of all time was one of the most exciting games in Major League Rugby history and took place during a crucial part of the 2019 season. With both the Raptors and the Houston SaberCats looking to gain some ground in the table as the playoffs neared, the two teams squared off in what turned out to…

Colton Strickler checks in after a short break. He chats about USA Rugby’s return to play timeline, the first few MLR trades, and this weekend’s #DNVRWatches event. Please send in any questions you have about the Colorado Raptors, Major League Rugby or rugby as a whole to @DNVR_Raptors and @coltonstrickler on Twitter. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link – Stitcher…

Colton Strickler talks about the recent developments surrounding the MLR Expansion Draft, the upcoming MLR Collegiate Draft, and the news of the United States Rugby Players Association’s efforts to get the MLR to work with them. After that, he talks about the return of Super Rugby before providing an update on this weekend’s #DNVRWatches event. Please send in any questions…

Major League Rugby was founded in 2017, but the league’s existence began at Infinity Park on April 21, 2018 when the Glendale Raptors hosted Austin Elite Rugby in the inaugural match. The fourth-best Raptors match of all time is quite possibly the most important one. It was a snowy day in April when the Raptors knocked off Austin Elite Rugby…

With the recent news regarding the Colorado Raptors withdrawing from Major League Rugby, the thought of leaving the list unfinished crossed my mind. The longer that I thought about it, the more I figured that this list was the best way to remember both an incredibly important step in American rugby and a stint from a club that brought a…

The Colorado Raptors have withdrawn from Major League Rugby. The ownership group sent out a letter to the players informing them of their decision on Tuesday night and the team confirmed the news in a post on their social media platforms on Thursday. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Colorado Raptors (@coloradoraptorsrugby) on Apr 9,…

The seventh-best Colorado Raptors match of all time comes from their May 4, 2019 match against the Utah Warriors and is arguably the most complete match the Raptors have played since Major League Rugby began in 2018. This match took place a week after the Raptors defeated Rugby United New York 20-16 in thrilling fashion. It also served as the…

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…

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