Colton begins the show with “The Breakdown” presented by O’Neills by talking about the USA landing the 2031 and 2033 Rugby World Cups, the American Raptors’ 89-point victory, and All of the Rugby You Can Watch this weekend presented by Wintergreen (0:00-14:26). Following “The Breakdown”, Colton and American Raptors prop Jarrett Sitton talk about Jarret’s transition to rugby, moving away from home, and Skyline Chili. (14:28-33:24). After the interview presented by GuardLab, Colton talks about a bunch of tries in the Stat of the Week presented by Catapult, assigns some “Required Reading”, and closes the show with “The Loop” presented by First Bank (33:25-38:29).

Jarrett Sitton spent the last two years on the defensive line for Ohio Northern University before making the decision to give rugby a try. American Raptors general manager Peter Pasque spotted Sitton at a combine back in March, and Sitton made the decision to move to Colorado and pursue rugby a few weeks later. Despite being with the team for only a month, Sitton scored his first try in the Raptors’ 101-12 victory over Seattle Rugby Club. When he’s not playing rugby, he’s helping save lives as a registered nurse.

Please send in any questions you have about the American Raptors, rugby in Colorado, Major League Rugby, or American rugby as a whole to @DNVR_Rugby and @coltonstrickler on Twitter or leave a comment below.

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Colton Strickler is a Colorado guy through and through. He is a Wheat Ridge Farmer and a Colorado State Ram. He has been involved in the Colorado rugby community in some capacity since 2011. He was Major League Rugby's lead writer in 2018 and 2019 before joining DNVR Rugby.

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