Colton starts the show with “The Breakdown” presented by O’Neills by talking about the American Raptors trip to Uruguay and the USA Women’s Eagles match against Canda (0:00-4:37). After “The Breakdown”, Colton talks with Queens University of Charlotte Head Men’s Rugby Coach Frank McKinney about the new documentary ‘Scrum‘ that focuses on his program, his coaching career, and why Wu-Tang Clan is thanked in the credits of the documentary (4:39-42:38). Following the interview with Frank, Colton and closes the show with “The Loop” (42:39-44:13).

Queens University of Charlotte Head Men’s Rugby Coach Frank McKinney. (Photo: Queens Athletics)

Frank McKinney is the first and only coach to lead the men’s rugby program at Queens University of Charlotte since taking the job four seasons ago. He led the Royals to the school’s first-ever Division-II National Championship with a 74-8 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2019 and became the only African American head coach in history to win a collegiate rugby national championship. McKinney is also the center of the new documentary ‘Scrum‘ which focuses on his efforts to build the Royals rugby program and takes viewers behind the scenes through the 2019 national championship season.

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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.

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