Colton starts off the show with “The Breakdown” presented by O’Neills by talking about some American Raptors running with the USA Falcons in South Africa and Uruguay, the upcoming match against Life University, SLAR?, and finishes with All of the Rugby You Can Watch this weekend presented by Wintergreen (0:00-6:21). After “The Breakdown”, Colton chats with John Fitzpatrick of Rugby Morning about the idea to start a daily rugby newsletter, how it has evolved over time, and what he thinks about rugby content as a whole. (6:23-56:48). After the interview presented by GuardLab, Colton skips the Stat of the Week presented by Catapult and “Required Reading”, and closes the show with “The Loop” presented by First Bank (56:50-58:41).

John Fitzpatrick is the man behind Rugby Morning, a daily email newsletter focused on aggregating all of the rugby news and packaging it neatly for consumption. When he is not working on his newsletter, he is co-hosting the USA Rugby Happy Hour Live with Bill Baker, a weekly interview show on Twitter Spaces with some of the biggest guests in American rugby. You can subscribe to his newsletter here, and follow him on his social media channels @RugbyMorning.

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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.