Bytown Blues Update August 30th 2016

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Playoff Games

Senior men are set to play for the Post-Season cup after 1st round byes due to their success during the season. The games should be Saturday September 10th at 1330 and 1500 at Twin Elm Rugby Park, but this will be confirmed next week. Before the 1XV game there will be a moment of silence and a few words said in the memory of Gerry “animal” Veit.

McCormick Cup Bound

The senior men repeat as Ottawa Representatives in the coveted McCormick Cup run. Our game will be played at Twin Elm Rugby Park on September 24th. So mark it in your calendars and be there! Last year London St George forfeited their match due to numbers, giving the Blues a 20-0 win, and then the Blues went down to lose against the Balmy Beach Rugby Club.

Ontario 12 – 10 Cork Constitution FC

After a grueling 80 minutes out at TERP the Ontario blues, injected with 3 blues players, took the close victory vs the Irish Touring team Cork Constitution. Bytown Blues member Ryan Surgenor started for the Ontario Blues while Patrick Lynott and John Shaw came off the bench to help secure the win.

Full write up by the blues own Mark Ward can be found HERE

The Lineups for the 2 teams looked as follows:

1 Rob Brouwer 2 Brendan Black 3 Ryan Surgenor 4 Hank McQueen (capt.) 5 Mike Sheppard 6 Marcello Wainwright 7 Peter Milazzo 8 Lucas Rumball
9 Andrew Ferguson 10 Mitch Richardson 11 Josh Campbell 12 Derek Daypuck 13 Jon West 14 Justin Tota 15 Will Kelly

Subs: 16 John Shaw 17 Tyler Doran 18 Pat Lynott 19 Gabriel Brocardi 20 Jason Hubbell 21 Jesse Lofthouse 22 Ibrahim Bouiahadi 23 Cathal Quinn

1 Greg Roche 2 Jack McHenry 3 Ger Sweeney 4 Darragh Moloney 5 Conor Kindregan 6 Cian Barry 7 Sonny Dwyer 8 Evan Mintern
9 Jason Higgins 10 Tomás Quinlan 11 Rob Jermyn 12 Niall Kenneally (capt.) 13 JJ O’Neill 14 Sean Gray 15 Liam O’Connell

Subs: Liam O’Connor, Daniel Coughlan, David Fitzgerald, James Murphy, Robbie Walsh, Alex Ryan, Michael Clune, Michael Keyes, Billy Pope, Gavin Duffy


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