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The Colorado Raptors are getting closer, but they aren’t quite there yet. Saturday night’s 27-20 loss to the NOLA Gold was proof of that. It was the Raptors’ best match of the season, and they fell just short. Propelled by a hot start and herculean effort from fullback Carl Heinrich Meyer, the Gold (2-1, 1-1) took advantage of a few…

The first two weeks of the 2020 Major League Rugby season haven’t started the way the Colorado Raptors would’ve liked. They started their campaign with a 21-12 loss to the Houston SaberCats in Round 1 and followed up that performance with a 49-22 loss to the first-place San Diego Legion in Las Vegas in Round 2. After two tough matches,…

The Colorado Raptors ran into the buzzsaw that was the San Diego Legion on Sunday afternoon in Sin City. After their season-opening victory over the reigning champion Seattle Seawolves, the Legion (2-0, 2-0) affirmed opinions of being the top team in the competition with a 49-22 victory over the Raptors (0-2,0-2) at Sam Boyd Stadium in what was the finale…

After dropping their first match of the 2020 season 21-12 to the Houston SaberCats, the Colorado Raptors are looking to get back on track this weekend against the San Diego Legion. Picking up a win in Round 2 will be anything but easy for the Raptors as they head to Las Vegas to take on a Legion team that dethroned…

The Roundup will be a weekly piece highlighting the action from around Major League Rugby. Colorado Raptors 12 – 21 Houston SaberCats The Colorado Raptors couldn’t overcome a slow start, issues in the scrum, and handling errors as they fell to the Houston SaberCats in the season opener. They’ll have to correct those issues in a hurry as they’ll face…

Rugby season is here. When the ball is kicked to start the Colorado Raptors’ match against the Houston SaberCats on Saturday morning, it will also signify the beginning of Major League Rugby’s 2020 season. Seeing as how it’s the first match of the MLR season, all eyes will be on the Raptors and the SaberCats. Saturday’s match between the Raptors…

On Saturday afternoon, head coach Pete Borlase announced that lock Luke White will serve as the Colorado Raptors team captain for the 2020 season. Entering his sixth season with the club, White is one of the longest-tenured Raptors on the roster. White has been an instrumental part of the club as they transitioned from the Pacific Rugby Premiership to the…

The Colorado Raptors’ preseason is over. Now, it all counts. They wrapped up the last of their preseason matches with a trip to Austin the weekend prior with a 22-21 win over the newly-named Gilgronis. That victory came on the heels of another preseason victory that took place a week earlier in Las Vegas. The Raptors got their preseason started…

One of the best ways to dip your toe in the waters that are a new sport is to understand how points are scored. Not only does understanding the scoring provide you with a fundamental understanding of the game, but it also allows you to pick up on strategies, tactics, and the logic behind the decisions that are made throughout…

After a long six weeks of preseason training, the Colorado Raptors will finally get their first opportunity to hit somebody else this weekend. “The boys are pretty hungry for contact,” Raptors inside center Robbie Petzer said with a smile. “We are ready to smash into someone else.” “Someone else,” in this scenario just so happens to be the Toronto Arrows…

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