Colton starts the show with “The Breakdown” presented by First Bank by talking about the American Raptors’ season-ending victory, some of the top performers, and All of the Rugby You Can Watch this Weekend presented by Wintergreen (0:00-6:26). After “The Breakdown”, Colton chats with American Raptors rugby coordinator Scott Nies about the tour in 2023, the focus in the second half of the season, and what’s on tap this summer (6:28-23:05). Following the interview presented by O’Neills, Colton assigns some “Required Reading” presented by Maria Empanda, and closes the show with a special rerun of the Denver Nuggets rugby sevens draft to celebrate the Nuggets NBA Finals run in “The Loop” presented by Physio Pro (23:07-1:25:07).

American Raptors rugby coordinator Scott Nies. (Photo: Colton Strickler)

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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.