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If there is one thing that is certain after the first five weeks of the 2021 Major League Rugby season it’s that every weekend is going to be filled with unpredictable results. Look no further than Round 5. The weekend started with some early morning rugby between the Seattle Seawolves and the Toronto Arrows down in Georgia. The Seawolves, who…

Colton kicks this Colorado XO-heavy show off with “The Breakdown” by talking about XO prop Ma’ake Muti’s move to the Los Angeles Giltinis and Colorado’s upcoming match against Clemson before wrapping up with all of the rugby you can watch this weekend (0:00-12:15). After “The Breakdown”, Colton talks with Clemson Director of Rugby and former USA Eagle Troy Hall about…

The first month of Major League Rugby’s 2021 is in the books after last weekend’s round of matches, and the one thing that remains certain is the unpredictability of how every match will shake out. The exception to this rule has been the Los Angeles Giltinis, who have put beatdowns on the New England Free Jacks, Seattle Seawolves, and most…

Major League Rugby’s third round of action was a little lighter than the first two. With the league-leading Los Angeles Giltinis and the defending champion Seattle Seawolves on a bye in the Western Conference and Rugby United New York and NOLA Gold on a bye in the Eastern Conference, the other eight teams that make up the competition battled it…

The 35 players that make up the Colorado XOs all have something in common. It’s not they are rugby players. In fact, only nine of them had ever played rugby before accepting a contract with the team. It’s not even that they’ve all played football before. A handful of players on the team didn’t play football growing up. The one…

Major League Rugby returned to action for the first time in 373 days on Saturday, and it looked a lot different than the last time we all saw it. A lot has happened in the last year. The Colorado Raptors’ decision to withdraw from the competition last April was an indication that the already wild offseason was only going to…

Colton Strickler has returned from New Orleans with a brain full of notes about the Colorado XOs victory over New Orleans RFC in their first-ever match. Read his recap right here: https://thednvr.com/colorado-xos-secure-win-in-first-ever-match-over-new-orleans-rfc/ Please send in any questions you have about the Colorado XOs, rugby in Colorado, Major League Rugby, or American rugby as a whole to @DNVR_Rugby and @coltonstrickler on Twitter or leave a…

Colton kicks off the show with ‘The Breakdown’ by talking about the Colorado XOs’ upcoming match against New Orleans RFC and all of the rugby you can watch this weekend (0:00-13:45). Following ‘The Breakdown’, Colton talks with Colorado XO Director of Rugby Mark Bullock about how the program is progressing and what to expect in their first match. (13:47-28:17). After…

Colton starts the show with ‘The Breakdown’ by talking about what’s going on with the Colorado XOs, MLR’s first external transfer, and all of the rugby you can watch this weekend (0:00-12:22). Following a short version of ‘The Breakdown’, Colton chats with Colorado XO fly-half Line Latu about getting back into rugby, playing football at Eastern Michigan, how he’s feeling…

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