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Colorado’s rugby scene is second to none. The United States is working hard to become the rugby powerhouse that it has the potential to be, and a significant amount of that work revolves around the state of Colorado. From the high school competition to the men and women’s club scene to Major League Rugby, Colorado is a pillar in American…

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 what Major League Rugby suspending the 2020 season for 30 days means in the long run before sitting down for a conversation with Colorado Raptors scrum-half Sean Yacoubian in an attempt to keep the show somewhat normal. Colton talks to Sean about his life, his unique path to St. Mary’s and what it’s like…

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…

Colton Strickler gives a brief preview of the Colorado Raptors’ Round 5 matchup against the Toronto Arrows before sitting down for a conversation with Derek Bressette of Layman’s Sports. Derek provides an in-depth look at the Arrows depth, what they do well, and what to look for ahead of the match. He also gives his take on the Raptors and…

Colton Strickler recaps the Colorado Raptors Round 4 victory over the Utah Warriors, talks about some key points in the match and highlights some of the top performers in the win. Afterwards, he sits down for a conversation with flanker Connor Cook about his dog, his rugby career and the upcoming match against the Toronto Arrows. Cook is in his…

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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