Jacksonville vs Atlanta Saturday for SC USARL Championship

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JACKSONVILLE, FL – This Saturday, 13 August, the Jacksonville Axemen and the Atlanta Rhinos will meet at the University of North Florida (UNF) soccer fields. Upon their arrival, the two teams will compete for the Southern Conference (SC) 2016 USA Rugby League (USARL) Championship Game.

This championship game, kicking off at 5:30 p.m., determines which team represents the SC in the 2016 USARL National Championship. The national championship game takes place on Saturday, 27 August, in Boston, MA.

Jacksonville vs. Atlanta, 2016 SC USARL Championship

Jacksonville hosts Atlanta in SC USARL Championship. Credit: Jacksonville Axemen

A tale of the two teams through the 2016 SC USARL Season

rhinos team_logo Going into the SC USARL Championship, the Atlanta Rhinos (3-3-1) are defending SC USARL Champs. Also, Atlanta has won three straight matchups. In fact, Atlanta’s last two victories were over the favored Tampa Mayhem.

axemen However, the Jacksonville Axemen come into the matchup 7-0-0. Actually, Jacksonville has not lost a home game (UNF Soccer Fields) since 2008.

Overall, the Axemen is expected to win tomorrow’s contest, anything is possible. However, given Atlanta’s end of season momentum, the Rhinos could take the upset.

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To learn more about the Jacksonville Axemen, please visit the club’s website. For more information about the Atlanta Rhinos, please visit the team’s website.

To learn more about the Central Florida Warriors, please visit the club’s website. For more information about the Tampa Mayhem, please visit the team’s website.

For additional information about the USA Rugby League (USARL), please visit the USARL website.

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