Abbotsford rugby club wins big

Abbotsford rugby teams win all four matches on home field

By Ben Lypka, Abbotsford News

Mark it down as a clean sweep for the Abbotsford Rugby Football Club.

Week one of BC Rugby League action saw ARFC kick off the season in Abbotsford at Exhibition Park on Saturday and all teams were successful.

The U16 men defeated Capilano, getting tries from Teo DeGianni (two) and Russell Gilroy. Ethan Turner contributed with a convert.

The ARFC division one women crushed the Delta Brit Lions 89-7, and the division two men blanked Surrey 13-0. Jordan Tait scored a try, a convert and a penalty kick. Tait and Travis wWoolford were named the men of the match.

ARFC also posted a win in division one men, with Abbotsford defeating Surrey 35-6. Jake Thiel (two), Kurtis Appeldoorn (two), Josh Thiel and Some Mosogau all recorded tries. Connor Hunter scored on a penalty kick and several converts. The players of the match were Appeldoorn and Nathan Sagert.

The clubs return to action this Saturday, with the men’s teams travelling to Langley and the women’s team taking on the Meralomas in Vancouver.

For more information on the clubs, visit www.abbotsfordrugby.com.

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