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The seventh-best Colorado Raptors match of all time comes from their May 4, 2019 match against the Utah Warriors and is arguably the most complete match the Raptors have played since Major League Rugby began in 2018. This match took place a week after the Raptors defeated Rugby United New York 20-16 in thrilling fashion. It also served as the…

Colton Strickler provides you with an update on the Major League Rugby 2020: Virtual tournament and then talks about the list of the top ten Raptors matches that he is putting together. After that, Colton sits down for a conversation with Talking Rugby Union and Major League Rugby journalist Joe Harvey about what he’s been doing during quarantine, his thoughts…

Colton Strickler recaps Round 2 of MLR 2020: Virtual and tells you why he thinks Mika Kruse is going to win the entire tournament. After that, he provides you instructions on how to participate in the first Raptors match that DNVR will be watching as a part of the “DNVR Watches” series. Make sure to follow @DNVR_Raptors on Twitter for…

The ninth-best Raptors match is also one that comes with a bit of baggage. It is also the only loss on the list. While the Raptors didn’t come away with the result that they wanted in the 2018 Major League Rugby championship match, there are several reasons why the 23-19 loss to the Seattle Seawolves should be included on a…

Just a week after announcing that they would suspend all operations for 30 days to adjust to the ever-evolving COVID-19 crisis, Major League Rugby announced on Thursday morning that it would cancel the remainder of the 2020 season. The decision comes after safety requirements set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) limited almost all the possibilities…

Colton Strickler reacts to Major League Rugby’s decision to cancel the 2020 season. He fills you in on what he knows, speculates on what went into the decision, and talks about the plan moving forward. Please send in any questions you have about the Colorado Raptors, Major League Rugby or rugby as a whole to @DNVR_Raptors and @coltonstrickler on Twitter.…

Colton Strickler provides an update on Major League Rugby’s MLR 2020; Virtual campaign. He dives into what the video game tournament will look like, how the teams will be decided, and how long it is slated to run. After that, he provides an update on what the Colorado Raptors will do during their two-week hiatus. To close the show, Colton…

As with any sport, there are a lot of numbers associated with rugby. Whether that be points, positions, or measurements, it can be confusing for new fans to keep up. As a way to help people become familiar with the game while we get through this coronavirus-induced break, I decided to dive into the numbers that make up the game…

Major League Rugby has suspended the 2020 season for 30 days to assess the impact of COVID-19, the league announced on Thursday afternoon. “After discussions with all clubs, we have determined that the decision to suspend our season is in the best interest of our community, fans, players, officials, and staff. We will update our fans when further decisions have…

Colorado Raptors prop Blake Rogers joins Colton Strickler to talk about the Raptors’ 22-19 victory over the Toronto Arrows in Round 5. After that, Colton asks Blake about his rugby career, his path to the Raptors, and his mullet. After Blake’s interview, the two answer your questions about injuries, a potential Major League Rugby combine and draft, and the biggest…

Toronto Arrows 19 – 22 Colorado Raptors The Colorado Raptors used two big defensive stands, timely tries from John Ryberg and Mika Kruse, and 12 points off the boot of Robbie Petzer to hand the Toronto Arrows their first loss of the season. The Arrows proved why they are the top-ranked team in the East in the loss, though. While…

Friday night’s matchup against the Toronto Arrows couldn’t have been much bigger for the Colorado Raptors. With a loss to the undefeated Arrows (4-1(1-0 EC)), the Raptors (2-3, (1-2 WC)) would’ve been deep in a hole as they approach the midpoint of the second quarter of the season. While certainly not impossible, the Raptors would’ve had their work cut out…

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