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Clean sweep for Sarnia Saints Rugby on Saturday

June 4, 2012


The Men's Development and Premier teams each won their home openers on Saturday at Norm Perry Park.  Prior to the two games

the Ladies took to the field in an exhibition match against Michigan State University.  


Michigan State went up 5 - 0 the girls rallied and came back and Daria Keane scored the first try of the game for Sarnia and went on and added another.  Shelane Stuart & Carleigh Lalonge each scored single tries.  Kicker Lisa Oleniuk converted on 3.  Final score of the game was 26 - 10. Woman of the Match was Carleigh LaLonge. 


 "Michigan State had a very large group of mobile forwards who ran the ball hard and tackled hard" said Coach Shawn Keane "so we had to pull away from their forwards and get the ball to our back line to make it 5 - 5 at the half and then we finish it up nicely."

The woman are now 2 - 0 for the season.

Development Team


The Men's Development team defeated the Oshawa Vikings by a score of 32 - 14 for their first win of the season.  Player of the match was Nick Powell.  "I was really happy with effort the guys gave, we have a lot of inexperience guys that came in." said coach Todd Whitlock "Overall the guys are working hard"


For the Men's Premier team they took a lopsided 47 - 18 win over Oshawa's Premier team.

Chris Dundee scored two tries in the match and singles by Tyler Boyd, Chris Hart, Mike McGuire, Matt McAuslan and Stuart Edwards.  Stuart Edwards also kick for 6 conversions.  "This was a big win for us" say Captain Tyler Boyd "we practiced lots that gave us with good results".


 Player of the Match was Chad Doran.  The Premier team is now 1 - 2 for the season.




Premier Team