Top 10 Raptors Matches: Gold Rush

Top 10 Raptors Matches: Gold Rush

With the recent news regarding the Colorado Raptors withdrawing from Major League Rugby, the thought of leaving the list unfinished crossed my mind. The longer that I thought about it, the more I figured that this list was the best way to remember both an incredibly important step in American rugby and a stint from a club that brought a lot…

Top 10 Raptors Matches: The Robbie Petzer Show

Top 10 Raptors Matches: The Robbie Petzer Show

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…

RUNY Downs Glendale 31-19

RUNY Downs Glendale 31-19

Rugby United New York made a statement on Sunday afternoon. After hanging tough with the 2018 Major League Rugby champion Seattle Seawolves back in their third match of the season in a loss, RUNY (6-1) defeated the Glendale Raptors, the other half of last year’s championship match, 31-19. Despite a late push by the Raptors, (3-3-2), RUNY’s red-hot start, dominant…
Legion, Raptors Battle to a Draw

Legion, Raptors Battle to a Draw

One of the best matches of Major League Rugby’s second season ended in a 28-28 draw. If Saturday night’s match between the San Diego Legion and Glendale Raptors was a boxing match, it was a 12-round brawl between two prizefighters. Both Glendale (3-2-2) and San Diego (4-2-1) had their chances to win the match, and each time the opponent countered…
Raptors Shutout Arrows in Snowy Home Opener

Raptors Shutout Arrows in Snowy Home Opener

By Colton Strickler The Toronto Arrows got their first taste of a Colorado spring snowstorm on Saturday night during their 22-0 loss to the Glendale Raptors. If the Arrows (2-3) landed at Denver International Airport on Friday, they got to experience a day in the upper 40s before the snowstorm rolled in. By the time they kicked the ball to…