Ravens soar in opener, Talons look for first win

Ravens beat up on Port Moody with 67-5 victory

The Terry Fox Ravens made a statement in their first senior boys rugby game of the season, taking down Port Moody secondary 67-5 last week. 

The Port Coquitlam squad wasted no time in getting on the board, building up a substantial 50-0 lead by the half. Even with reserves sitting in for most of the second half, the team was still able to score another 17 points. 

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“It was a good start to the regular season for the boys,” said head coach Craig Geddes. “We showed a strong desire and work ethic. Hopefully we can build on this and continue to get better every week.”

Taylor Poitras and Isaac Evans each scored a pair of tries in the game, while Harrison Pride, Bryan Cortes, Michael Clarke, Jevon Lefebvre, Tavian Williams, Jimmy Thomas and Jude Hussain all picked up singles in the scoring barrage. 

Sean Stewart had five conversions in the match. 

The club is gearing up for its second bout of the season, a meeting with Dr. Charles Best secondary on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Gleneagle secondary Talons struggled in their first match of the season.

Despite a strong effort, the Coquitlam club came up short against provincially ranked Elgin Park, who defeated the Talons 29-12.

Gleneagle will try again on Thursday in a meeting wtih Earl Marriott. Meanwhile, Port Moody will take on Elgin Park the same day. 

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