The Atlantic Rock dropped two matches over the weekend at the Under 19 men’s division Canadian Rugby Championships in Markham, Ontario.
On Saturday, the Rock took a heavy hit with a 62 to 7 loss to the Prairie Wolf Pack. Jordan Montgomery of PEI grounded the team’s single try with Nova Scotia’s Copper Coats kicking the conversion.
On Sunday the team opened the match against the BC Bears with an impressive offence and a 12 to 5 lead. With just 8 seconds left on the clock in the half, BC converted a try to tie the score 12-12. The Rock couldn’t recover and slipped to a 36-15 point loss ending the match.
The team faces the Ontario Blues in their final match of the tournament on Tuesday. The BC Bears lead the round robin with 17 points followed by the Ontario Blues with 12.
The Atlantic Rock’s senior men will continue their run at the CRC’s in St. John’s on Thursday when they face the BC Bears.