Tag

MLR

Browsing

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…

The Colorado Raptors are going to have their work cut out for them if they want to pick up their second win of the season on Friday night. The scorching hot Toronto Arrows are coming to town with their fifth win in as many weeks on their minds and the Raptors in their sights. Unlike the first four teams the…

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…

It took a few weeks, but the Colorado Raptors found their way into the win column for the first time on Saturday afternoon with a 22-14 victory over the Utah Warriors. They say that the first win of the season is always the hardest to obtain, that was apparent when the final whistle echoed throughout Infinity Park. The Raptors (1-3,…

Colton Strickler previews the Colorado Raptors Round 4 match against the Utah Warriors by talking about the season so far, the history of the two teams, and highlights the players to watch. After that, Colton answers your questions regarding how to better understand the sport, how the MLR table works, and who the greatest Raptor of all time is. Please…

The Colorado Raptors have not kicked off the 2020 Major League Rugby season the way they would’ve liked. From afar, the optics aren’t great. As they head into their Round 4 matchup against the Utah Warriors, the Raptors sit at 0-3 (0-2 WC) and 12th place in the table. That’s not where the Raptors want to be, but it has…

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 Colorado Raptors are getting closer, but they aren’t quite there yet. Saturday night’s 27-20 loss to the NOLA Gold was proof of that. It was the Raptors’ best match of the season, and they fell just short. Propelled by a hot start and herculean effort from fullback Carl Heinrich Meyer, the Gold (2-1, 1-1) took advantage of a few…

The first two weeks of the 2020 Major League Rugby season haven’t started the way the Colorado Raptors would’ve liked. They started their campaign with a 21-12 loss to the Houston SaberCats in Round 1 and followed up that performance with a 49-22 loss to the first-place San Diego Legion in Las Vegas in Round 2. After two tough matches,…

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 Colorado Raptors ran into the buzzsaw that was the San Diego Legion on Sunday afternoon in Sin City. After their season-opening victory over the reigning champion Seattle Seawolves, the Legion (2-0, 2-0) affirmed opinions of being the top team in the competition with a 49-22 victory over the Raptors (0-2,0-2) at Sam Boyd Stadium in what was the finale…

>
X