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Colton Strickler kicks off the show with ‘The Breakdown’ by talking about watching the RugbyTown 7s rebroadcast at the DNVR Bar this weekend, the weekly Super Rugby update, and what’s on tap for Premiership Rugby and PRO14. After a short version of ‘The Breakdown’, Colton has a conversation with Houston SaberCats fly-half and Major League Rugby’s all-time leading scorer Sam…

The third-best Raptors match of all time was one of the most exciting games in Major League Rugby history and took place during a crucial part of the 2019 season. With both the Raptors and the Houston SaberCats looking to gain some ground in the table as the playoffs neared, the two teams squared off in what turned out to…

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…

San Diego Legion 25 – 21 NOLA GOLD The first-place San Diego Legion just keep winning. This time they went down to the Big Easy and beat a very solid NOLA Gold team that gave them fits throughout the match. San Diego remains the top dog until someone knocks them off, and no one has yet to do that. The…

NOLA Gold 27 – 20 Colorado Raptors The Colorado Raptors’ slow start to the 2020 season continued with their 27-20 loss to the NOLA Gold on Saturday afternoon. The loss is the third in as many weeks, and while that doesn’t look good on paper, the Raptors are getting closer to where they need to be to compete. Hopefully, for…

The Roundup will be a weekly piece highlighting the action from around Major League Rugby. Utah Warriors 39 – 33 New England Free Jacks The Warriors picked up their first win of the 2020 season on Saturday afternoon when they knocked off an injury-riddled Free Jacks team at Sam Boyd Stadium. This was one of the better matches of the…

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…

Rugby season is here. When the ball is kicked to start the Colorado Raptors’ match against the Houston SaberCats on Saturday morning, it will also signify the beginning of Major League Rugby’s 2020 season. Seeing as how it’s the first match of the MLR season, all eyes will be on the Raptors and the SaberCats. Saturday’s match between the Raptors…

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