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Round 8of Major League Rugby was the best of the season. All six matches that happened over the weekend were decided by less than seven points. It seemed like every match was coming down to last-second scores and game-saving tackles. On top of all of that, the unthinkable happened when the almighty Los Angeles Giltinis were dealt their first loss…

Bye weeks for four teams meant that Round 7 of Major League Rugby was a little lighter than normal, but it certainly didn’t lack action or suspense. The table in the Eastern Conference continues to be determined by razor-thin margins while the West continues to be a two-horse race for second place. The Los Angeles Giltinis kicked off the month…

Six weeks into the fourth season of Major League Rugby has gone by in a flash. With May right around the corner and the midway point of the season approaching quickly, the parity that exists within the league has been on full display. The table is reshuffled after every result because every team is within a few table points of…

If there is one thing that is certain after the first five weeks of the 2021 Major League Rugby season it’s that every weekend is going to be filled with unpredictable results. Look no further than Round 5. The weekend started with some early morning rugby between the Seattle Seawolves and the Toronto Arrows down in Georgia. The Seawolves, who…

The first month of Major League Rugby’s 2021 is in the books after last weekend’s round of matches, and the one thing that remains certain is the unpredictability of how every match will shake out. The exception to this rule has been the Los Angeles Giltinis, who have put beatdowns on the New England Free Jacks, Seattle Seawolves, and most…

Major League Rugby’s third round of action was a little lighter than the first two. With the league-leading Los Angeles Giltinis and the defending champion Seattle Seawolves on a bye in the Western Conference and Rugby United New York and NOLA Gold on a bye in the Eastern Conference, the other eight teams that make up the competition battled it…

Scoring was on full display for the second week in a row across Major League Rugby as Round 2 wrapped up on Sunday evening. While the points came in droves, the results were much different than opening weekend. Four of the six matches in Round 1 were decided by seven points or less. That was not the case in Round…

Major League Rugby returned to action for the first time in 373 days on Saturday, and it looked a lot different than the last time we all saw it. A lot has happened in the last year. The Colorado Raptors’ decision to withdraw from the competition last April was an indication that the already wild offseason was only going to…

Colton Strickler starts the show with ‘The Breakdown’ by talking about this week’s biggest news from Major League Rugby and this weekend’s Premiership fixtures. Following the ‘The Breakdown’, Colton has a conversation with Houston SaberCats skills and defense coach Paul Emerick about his rugby career and what he thinks about the RugbyTown Crossover Academy. After the conversation with Paul, Colton…

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…

When the Colorado Raptors announced their intention to withdraw from Major League Rugby back on April 9, it left people with several different questions. Several of those questions remain unanswered some three months later, but one thing that we continue to learn about is where the players that made up the 2020 version of the Raptors will be playing their…

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…

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