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Guelph CVI Gaels post surprise win in girls’ rugby

GUELPH – The Guelph CVI Green Gaels moved to the top of the District 4/10 high school girls’ rugby Pool B standings when they surprised the Ross Royals 24-19 Thursday at Ross.

The game was a see-saw affair with each team taking a turn in the lead.

GCVI hit for the first try of the match, but Ross tied it up before GCVI scored again. Ross responded with another try and kicked a convert to lead by two at half. The host Royals extended their lead with another try before the Gaels scored the final two tries for the victory.

Ava Buda scored two tries for the Gaels while Kaleigh Watson and Jenna Babulic had one apiece and Jillian Anderson kicked a convert.

Emily Cooper scored all three tries for Ross before going down with an injury. Maeve Hagarty booted two converts.

The teams are to complete their regular seasons early next week as the Gaels are to play the Bishop Macdonell Celtics at the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field Monday at 2:30 p.m. and Ross is to host the Centennial Spartans Tuesday at 4 p.m.


Bishop Macdonell 17 Centennial 0

Wednesday, Bishop Mac blanked Centennial.

Scoring for the Celtics were Kayah Adamuszewski and Victoria Allen. Exact scoring details were not reported.


Erin 15 Centre Dufferin 7

Erin Raiders moved to the top of Pool A with their win over the Centre Dufferin Royals in Shelburne Thursday.

Scoring details were not reported.

Pool A regular-season play wraps up early next week as Centre Wellington is to host Centre Dufferin Monday at 3:30 p.m. and Orangeville is to play at Erin Tuesday at 4 p.m.


Orangeville 20 Centre Wellington 5

Playing on their home field Thursday, the Orangeville Bears posted their first win of the season with the victory over the Centre Wellington Falcons.

Emily Mantione and Rylee Rodrigues each had two tries for the Bears.

Faith Willmets scored the try for the Falcons.


Centre Dufferin 22 Orangeville 17

Centre Dufferin slipped by Orangeville in the Tuesday match at Centre Dufferin.

Scoring details were not reported.


Senior Boys Rugby

Ross 42 Guelph CVI 0

Ross Royals remained unbeaten with the victory at home Thursday.

The Royals received single tries from Ethan Harris, Rowan Boothe, Eric Murison, Logan Mitchell, Luke Van Dan and Zack Brisbane. Darren Kusinski converted all six tries.


Centre Dufferin 28 Erin 19

Centre Dufferin Royals posted the win over the Erin Raiders in Shelburne Thursday.

Scoring details were not reported.


Ross 33 Centre Dufferin 0

Ross prevailed in the battle of the Royals Tuesday at Shelburne.

Scoring details were not reported.


Junior Boys Rugby

Ross 48 Guelph CVI 12

Ross Royals also remained unbeaten in the junior loop with the victory at home Thursday.

Full names were not reported for the scorers.

Isaac had two tries and two converts for Ross while Drew and Morrow each had two tries and Troy and Brayden each had one. Nate added two converts.

Hasting and Tran each scored a try for the Gaels and Lukens had a convert.


Erin 22 Centre Dufferin 15

Erin collected the win over Centre Dufferin in Shelburne Thursday.

Scoring details were not reported.


Ross 36 Centre Dufferin 0

Ross triumphed in the junior battle of the Royals Tuesday at Shelburne.

Scoring details were not reported.


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