senior boys rugby team remains undefeated
By Fred Sherwin
St. Peter Knights mission to avenge their heartbreaking
loss in last years senior boys high school rugby
champion-ship continued on track this week with wins over
the Nepean and Glebe Collegiate.
win over the Nepean Knights, who beat them in last years
final on a last minute try, was especially satisfying
one for the redemption aspect of it, and second
because it was well earned. The game was as close as the
26-22 score would suggest.
theres a major upset in the first two rounds of
the playoffs, the two teams will meet again in the champion-ships
with a trip to the OFSAA provincial championships on the
they do meet again in the final, St. Petes will
do everything in their power to avoid suffering the same
fate they did last.
scoring a try to take the lead with just over a minute
to go in the game, the Knights suffered a brain cramp,
allowing Nepean to move the ensuing kick deep into their
end where the west end Knights took advantage of two blown
calls by the referee to score the final game-winning try
with only seconds remaining.
improbable turn of events left the Knights and their coach
LeeAnn Napiorkowski absolutely devastated.
loss was especially pain-ful for the teams graduating
seniors. For this years returning players, the final
has been marked on their calendars in red ink and in bold
one regular season game remaining against Cairine Wilson,
the Knights should be able to complete the schedule undefeated
and earn themselves homefield advantage throughout the
in high school sports, the Louis Riel Rebelles have started
their defence of the senior girls AA championship with
a 3-1-1 record. The loss and the tie were against the
Cairine Wilson Wildcats who currently occupy first place
with a 3-0-2 record. Both teams have one game remaining
in the regular season.
girls touch football the Beatrice-Desloges Bull-Dogs lead
the Far East Conference with a perfect 4-0 record. The
Colonel By Cougars are one game back at 3-1, and the defending
champion St. Matthew Tigers are a game and a half back
Lester B. Pearson Panthers are also a perfect 3-0, as
are the Samuel Genest Lazers who they share the lead with
in the East Conference.
9:30 a.m., April 11)
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