The Bermuda Rugby Football Union’s league season resumed at the National Sports Center, with Ladies and Men’s Division action taking place with a total of 170 combined points going on the board.
Mariners defeated the Police 42 – 5 in the opener, referee Alvin Harvey was kept busy, as Apryl Jackson led the Mariners to victory with 3 Try’s, Lysmierei Santana Suazo added two Try’s, while Deneka Borden, Karly Alleyne and Naya Heylieger all added a Try each, with Gena Newson kicking 1 Conversion, the Police lone Try coming from Etienne Coetzee.
Harvey was back in action as the Teachers went down 10 – 5 to the Renegades. Rachel Jenkins scored both Try’s for the Renegades, while Najee Pitt-Clarke scored the lone Try for the Teachers.
Under the watchful eye of referee Richard Foulds, the Renegades defeated the Teachers 29 – 14. The Renegades sent an ominous warning to the other clubs with a controlled performance with Charlie Craigs orchestrating a comeback from behind 14-4 halftime deficit to comfortably run away. Craigs had 2 Try’s, with Robin Bricknell and Conor McGlynn adding a Try each, Craigs kicked 3 Conversions and a Penalty. The Teachers got Try’s from Kia Edwards and Chinua Smith, while Connor McGowan kicked 2 Conversions.
In the second game of the Division on the day officiated by Referee Niso Moyo saw the Police defeat the Mariners 40 – 25. This game saw a revamped Mariners side take on a Police side bursting with confidence after two early pieces of silverware 7s& 10s tournament wins. Police would not get their own way with a seesaw first half which saw both sides exchange Try’s and Penalties.
The second half saw a very tense competitive game develop with both sides exchanging scores before Police fitness showed through and they walked away deserved winners of a very good game of rugby.
The Police would get Try’s from Andrew Kempe , Quinton Venter, Ben Green, Vaughn Van Oudtshoornt, Darren Richardson and a Penalty Try, while Dan Cole kicked 1 Conversion and 2 Penalties. The Mariners got 2 Try’s from Jess Kanongataa and single Try’s from Paul Kelly and Mikael Dill, Rory Dublin kicked 1 Conversion and 1 Penalty.