Monday May 11th saw Moncton High at home against Riverview High to kick off the season. The upstart hosts bettered Riverview 29-0. Riverview are understood to be a perennial power house and recent provincial champions. As a result we may infer that Moncton high is the team to beat this year.
This assertion will be put to the test tomorrow, May 14th at 4:40 PM, as the 2014 NBIAA Girls Rugby AAA Champions BMHS Highlanders host Moncton High School on Field 3 behind the Moncton Sportsdome. A recent exhibition game between the two garnered very dramtic 7 all draw, highlighted by a 100 metre try. Video is pinned to our page @ http://www.facebook.com/MonctonBlackTideRugbyPage. Like our page in tab or on Facebook.
Moncton High know they are in for a tough match; “It will be our and their biggest test this year. This is the team we have been waiting for all season and we are looking forward to the challenge” says Coach Olivier.
The other game on tap tomorrow is last years other finalist, École L’Odyssée, opening their season in The Miramichi against Miramichi Vally High School. Odyssée Coach Yves Pellerin when ask for his thoughts going into this game said “We don’t know anything about them”. All MVHS teams play hard rugby, this will be a good game.