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Colton Strickler takes you through the big news in rugby this week with ‘The Breakdown’. Afterwards, he sits down for a conversation with Doug Coil, journalist and editor of djcoilrugby.com about Saturday’s Major League Rugby Collegiate Draft. Doug and Colton also talk about the expansion draft, the first-ever PRO Rugby match, and country music. Following the interview, Colton assigns some…

The top Raptors match of all-time occurred on a cold and snowy night in March 2019. With the Toronto Arrows in town for the first time ever, it was evidently going to take much more than a patented Colorado spring blizzard to prevent this match from being played. The Raptors ended up using four tries scored by Chad Gough, Dylan…

After dropping their first match of the 2020 season 21-12 to the Houston SaberCats, the Colorado Raptors are looking to get back on track this weekend against the San Diego Legion. Picking up a win in Round 2 will be anything but easy for the Raptors as they head to Las Vegas to take on a Legion team that dethroned…

Colton Strickler previews the Colorado Raptors’ Round 2 matchup with the San Diego Legion and then sits down with front-rower Xendy Tatibouet for a conversation about growing up in a Gypsy community, his rugby career, and how he’s settling into the team. Tatibouet is entering his first season with the Raptors after having played all over the world. He most…

The Roundup will be a weekly piece highlighting the action from around Major League Rugby. Colorado Raptors 12 – 21 Houston SaberCats The Colorado Raptors couldn’t overcome a slow start, issues in the scrum, and handling errors as they fell to the Houston SaberCats in the season opener. They’ll have to correct those issues in a hurry as they’ll face…

The Colorado Raptors didn’t kick off their 2020 campaign the way they would’ve liked to, falling 21-12 to the Houston SaberCats on the road on Saturday afternoon. As with any new team, it’s going to take some time for the Raptors to gel and that was apparent after the dust settled. The one thing the Raptors couldn’t afford to do…

Colton Strickler talks about the Saturday’s match against the Houston SaberCats and then answers your questions regarding must-see events at Infinity Park this season, the rebrand to the Colorado Raptors, and rugby culture in New Zealand. Here is the BBC blog referenced in the episode: https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/tomfordyce/2011/10/why_are_new_zealand_so_good_at.html Please send in any questions you have about the Colorado Raptors, Major League Rugby…

Colton Strickler sits down with Colorado Raptors flanker Michael Stewart for a conversation about his law degree, his upbringing and his initial thoughts on the United States. https://youtu.be/I8-MdAf8l3w 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. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes…

Just a few days before they travel to Houston to open the 2020 Major League Rugby season against the SaberCats, the Colorado Raptors roster was injected with a huge boost of talent and experience. After signing with the Raptors in November 2019, former All Black Rene Ranger landed in Denver earlier this week and has begun training with the team.…

On Saturday afternoon, head coach Pete Borlase announced that lock Luke White will serve as the Colorado Raptors team captain for the 2020 season. Entering his sixth season with the club, White is one of the longest-tenured Raptors on the roster. White has been an instrumental part of the club as they transitioned from the Pacific Rugby Premiership to the…

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