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Gryphon rugby women roll to victory over McMaster

HAMILTON – The Guelph Gryphons opened their OUA women’s rugby season by trampling the McMaster Marauders 46-17 at Ron Joyce Stadium Friday night.

Sidney Brown and Hannah Beaumont collected two tries apiece for the Gryphs while Kendra Cousineau added three converts.

Guelph Gryphons 46 McMaster 17

The Gryphs suffered a 17-13 loss to the defending league champion Queen’s Gaels in a preseason match at Guelph’s Varsity Field last weekend.

For the Gryphs, the league’s reigning silver medalists, the preseason match was their first since a 33-17 loss to the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the bronze-medal game of the U Sports national championship tournament in Ottawa Nov. 3, 2019.

No university sports were played in the 2020-2021 school year.

Next up for the Gryphs is their home opener against the Brock Badgers Oct. 2 at Guelph’s Varsity Field. Game time is 1 p.m.


  • Guelph Sports Journal