Day one of the 2014 University Sevens

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Photos: Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

March 7, 2014, Langford (ISN) – Day One of the 2014 National University Sevens Rugby Championship kicked off today at Westhills Stadium and Goudy Field in Langford, British Columbia.

13 Men’s and 13 Women’s teams from across the country will be competing over three days in a round-robin style tournament. (photos are from various games taking place on field 2)

Men’s Pool 1 Update

The University of Victoria and Queens finished the day tied with two wins each. Queens’ Kaiona Lloyd is leading the pool with four tries for 20 points, with UVIC’s Beau Parker close behind with three tries for a total of 15 points. Tomorrow is sure to be another exciting day for this pool.

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Men’s Pool 2 Update

Western and UBC are tied at the top of Pool 2 at the end of day one with two wins each. Liam Murphy-Burke is leading the scoreboard in the men’s division with 25 points from three tries and five conversions today.

Men’s Pool 3 Update

Regina finished their day with a fourth win against Vancouver Island, beating them 41-5. Looking strong going into day 2, Regina is up one game on the rest of their pool. Waterloo finished the day with a strong win over Calgary winning 26-12.

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Women’s Pool 1 Update

Guelph, as expected, came out strong finishing the day with two wins. The team has won the tournament undefeated the past two years.  Sitting at the top of their pool Guelph needs to build a high points total, as points for and against could be a determining factor going into playoffs.

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Women’s Pool 2 Update

UVic had a strong day with two wins and they are leading the scoreboard with 61 points scored overall today. Looking to day two they hope to keep the score difference low in hopes to beat out Guelph going into semi-finals.

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Women’s Pool 3 Update

Humber is looking strong going into day two leading their pool with three solid wins. Wrapping up the day with a big win over the Cougars winning 27-5.

Don’t forget to dress up as your favorite superhero on Saturday for a chance to win some great prizes! 

For full schedule, please click here.

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