Sports Shorts


Guelph United U21s tie one on with Cambridge United

GUELPH – Guelph United battled Cambridge United to a 1-1 standoff in League1 Ontario Men’s U21 Reserve soccer league play Wednesday night at Eastview Park.

Goal scorers were not available.

The tie left Guelph United deadlocked for second in the South West Conference with Whitecaps London and Tecumseh SC with 3-1-1 records. Cambridge United leads at 3-0-2.

The game was the first of four consecutive home games at Eastview Park for Guelph United as they’re to host FC London (1-4-0) next Wednesday at 9 p.m., Windsor City FC (1-2-1) June 14 at 9 p.m. and BVB IA Waterloo (0-3-0) June 22 at 9 p.m.


Guelph Royals edge Ebony Juniors in OSL Provincial West play

MISSISSAUGA – Guelph Royals opened their Ontario Soccer League Provincial West play with a 2-1 win over Ebony Juniors at Meadowvale Park last Saturday.

Andrew Chung and Niklas Bauer had a goal apiece for the Royals while Jordan Smith had the goal for Ebony Juniors.

The Royals are to host Distinctionz SC Thursday at 9 p.m. at the Centennial Bowl.



Centre Dufferin Royals capture CWOSSA A/AA girls’ rugby crown

SHELBURNE – The Centre Dufferin Royals claimed the CWOSSA A/AA high school girls’ rugby championship with a 30-5 victory over Holy Trinity Titans of Simcoe in the final on their own field last Friday.

Centre Dufferin posted a pair of wins in pool play. The Royals defeated Paris Panthers 27-5 and Sacred Heart Crusaders of Walkerton 24-5.

Holy Trinity also scored two wins in pool play as they downed the Erin Raiders 15-5 and Grey Highlands Lions of Flesherton 15-7.

Erin also lost 22-12 to Grey Highlands.

Centre Dufferin and Holy Trinity are both to advance to the OFSAA provincial high school A/AA girls’ rugby championship tournament at Belleville June 5 to 7.


Lourdes Crusaders blanked in CWOSSA A/AA boys’ rugby final

SHELBURNE – The Lourdes Crusaders reached the championship match of the CWOSSA A/AA high school senior boys’ rugby championship tournament Wednesday at Centre Dufferin District High School.

The Crusaders were handed a 12-0 setback by the Holy Trinity Titans of Simcoe in the final.

That loss followed a 34-0 semifinal win over the Sacred Heart Crusaders of Walkerton.

The other semifinal saw Holy Trinity dump Rockway Mennonite Flames of Kitchener 61-0.

Holy Trinity advances to the OFSAA provincial high school A/AA boys’ rugby championship tournament at Belleville June 5 to 7.


  • Guelph Sports Journal