Colton kicks off the show with “The Breakdown” presented by O’Neills by talking about the latest duo of Raptors to make the move to the MLR, San Diego Legion’s new home, and all of the rugby you can watch this weekend (0:00-8:40). Following “The Breakdown”, Colton talks with American Raptors wing Jarrod Cann about his playing football in Germany, making the move to rugby, and potentially making the transition to professional wrestling (8:42-34:09). Following the interview with Jarrod, Colton skips “Required Reading” and closes the show with “The Loop” (34:10-35:29).

GLENDALE, CO – SEPTEMBER 18: American Raptors vs Utah Club Rugby at Infinity Park on May 18, 2021 in Glendale, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell)

Jarrod Cann was introduced to rugby when he signed with the Colorado XOs – now the American Raptors – in May. Cann saw significant playing time on the wing for the Raptors throughout their fall season. Before trying his hand at rugby, tallied 169 total tackles, one forced fumble, and five interceptions in his three years as a safety at Central Connecticut State Univesity. After his college days, Cann played for the Marburg Mercenaries of the German Football League.

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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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