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Sarnia Women Saints Rugby Kick off Season with a win

May 27, 2012

The Sarnia Saints Women Rugby team hosted the Norfolk Harvesters for their season opener on Saturday at Norm Perry Park and won with a final score of 54 - 7.

"I'm really quite pleased we had a mixture of new and old girls, some rookies and established players." Said Coach Sean Keene who has been coaching the women's team for the last four years.  "it was nice to see a game plan come together." 

The ladies dominated most phases of play as Sarnia opened up with a 35-0 lead by half time.  Some crunching tackles were delivered by Shelane Stuart and Briane Belanger.
The second half saw Norfolk regroup to score a try and conversion. The Saints rallied and scored 3 more tries to close out the game.
Tries scored by Carleigh Lalonge with 3, Katelyn Anderson, Lauren Wilks and had 2 and Daria Keane and Brianne Belanger scored singles.

Lisa Oleniuk had seven conversions for 14 points.

Player of the match was Lauren Wilks .

"The depth is coming nicely, pretty positive. I've very please with the outcome today, it's really good to see" said Keene


The Ladies have schedule a Saturday June 2 game, however an opponent is yet to be determined.