Colton begins the show with “The Breakdown” presented by O’Neills by talking about the American Raptors preseason roster, MLR teams reporting to camp, and All of the Rugby You Can Watch this weekend presented by Wintergreen (0:00-5:18). After “The Breakdown”, Colton talks with American Raptors utility back Seimou Smith about falling in love with rugby, joining the military, and his excitement around competing in the Super Rugby Americas (5:19-41:46). Following the interview presented by GuardLab, Colton again skips Stat of the Week presented by Catapult, promotes his own work in “Required Reading”, and closes the show with “The Loop” presented by First Bank (41:48-45:37).

Seimou Smith goes through training with the American Raptors. (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.