NEW YORK, NY – We cover all rugby here and try to keep up with the YRS (Youth Rugby Scene) by having teams report in… But that doesn’t mean we’re just sitting on our hands waiting. Here’s an update:
League: Niagara Flag Rugby
Report: Niagara Flag Rugby finished the season with some exciting play from the boys and girls at the Grimsby Rugby Club. The Boardmaster Sawmill Flag Rugby Championships were contested in the Grade 3 to 5 and the Grade 6 to 8 divisions. The Junior Kindergarten to grade 2 division all played games and received participation ribbons.
In the grade 3 to 5 division, Niagara Falls Narnia Rapids took the crown with a clean sweep of the tournament. They defeated St. Catharines 12-3, Grimsby 12-6, Niagara Falls Royal Blue Wasps 9-8 and Fort Erie 7-6. This is the third year in a row that a Niagara Falls team won the tournament. Fort Erie took second place and Niagara Falls Royal Blue Wasps took third.
Grade 3 to 5 division
St. Catharines 3 – 12 Niagara Falls Narnia Rapids
Niagara Falls Royal Blue Wasps 6 – 10 Fort Erie
Grimsby 4 – 12 Niagara Falls Narnia Rapids
St. Catharines 5 – 12 Niagara Falls Royal Blue Wasps
Grimsby 4 – 13 Fort Erie
Niagara Falls Royal Blue Wasps 8 – 9 Niagara Falls Narnia Rapids
St. Catharines 5 – 13 Fort Erie
Grimsby 4 – 7 Niagara Falls Royal Blue Wasps
Fort Erie 6 – 7 Niagara Falls Narnia Rapids
St. Catharines 14 – 11 Grimsby
In the grade 6 to 8 division, Fort Erie won the tournament with wins over Niagara Falls Sky Blue, Niagara Falls Royal Blue and St. Catharines. This is Fort Erie’s first-ever championship. Niagara Falls Sky Blue took silver and Niagara Falls Royal Blue took the bronze.
Grade 6 to 8 division
Niagara Falls Royal Blue 5 – 10 Niagara Falls Sky Blue
St. Catharines 5 – 14 Fort Erie
Fort Erie 8 – 7 Niagara Falls Sky Blue
Niagara Falls Royal Blue 6 – 4 St. Catharines
Niagara Falls Royal Blue 2 – 11 Fort Erie
St. Catharines 3 – 10 Niagara Falls Sky Blue
Niagara Flag Rugby is an independent rugby organization that organizes and facilitates flag rugby throughout the Niagara Region.
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