USARL: Jacksonville Axemen Face Warriors, Bid For 6-0 Finish

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The Jacksonville Axemen, pictured here, host the Central Florida Warriors Saturday. Photo Credit: Jacksonville Axemen

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USARL Action

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Axemen will host the Central Florida Warriors Saturday, 30 July, on the the University of North Florida (UNF) Soccer Fields. The Axemen hope that this USA Rugby League (USARL) game, which kicks off at 5:30 p.m., can cap the end to a perfect regular season for their club.

axemen The Jacksonville Axemen, currently 5-0-0, have already secured the first seed for both playoff games. Should Jacksonville win Saturday, the Axemen will finish the 2016 USARL Regular Season 6-0-0 and undefeated in Southern Conference (SC) USARL play.

1970536_1401584103443511_860189654_n Meanwhile, the Central Florida Warriors, currently 0-4-1, are hoping to end their 2016 USARL Season with a win. Should Central Florida defeat Jacksonville (and the Tampa Mayhem beat the Atlanta Rhinos), the Warriors may swap slots with the Rhinos for the number three seed going into the SC USARL Playoffs.

Axemen vs. Warriors

The Central Florida Warriors will take on the Jacksonville Axemen Saturday at UNF. Photo Credit: Central Florida Warriors

2016 USARL Playoffs begin 06 August

The 2016 USA Rugby League (USARL) Playoffs begin on Saturday, 06 August. Both Jacksonville and Tampa have secured home-field advantage for the first round of the post-season games. Should Jacksonville win next Saturday, the Axemen will host either the Mayhem (most likely but far from certain), the Rhinos, or the Warriors for the SC USARL Championship Saturday, 13 August.

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Mass Comm Grad Student at USF in Tampa Bay, FL (US); write about Rugby as well as Music, Politics, and Weather; Photographer; covers SE Division of USA Rugby League (Atlanta Rhinos,, Jacksonville Axemen, Lakeland Renegades, Southwest Florida Copperheads and the Tampa Mayhem); works with Tampa Mayhem & Tampa Bay Krewe RFC.

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