Men’s and Women’s Senior Schedules Confirmed

As summer approaches we can now confirm the schedules for the upcoming 2017 season. If you are in the area and on the lookout for high paced action and fun please stop on by to show your support!

 

#BlackTide2017Womens ScheduleMens Schedule

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Highlanders Off To Provincial Final!

Highlanders march on to the final!!

The BMHS women’s rugby team travels this Friday night to play St. Mac’s of Saint John in the provincial final.

The below link is a summary of the fantastic semi final played on home soil.

 

http://thehighlander.news/local/girls-rugby-team-off-to-provincial-finals/

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Miramichi Valley Scores 45!!!

The Miramichi Valley Girls started the season off with a bang on Thursday April 27th versus JMA.  Despite very wet field conditions, ball handling was well managed and the set pieces sharp for both sides.

Co-Captians for the visitors scored a total of 3 tries, Francis-Savoie with one and Sweezey with 2.

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Sweezey scoring one of her two tries on the day.

Otherwise, the try scoring was spread around very well.  Other try scorers on the day for MVHS were Siddal, McNeil, Santamaria de Bustos, Kenny, Chambers, and D. Davies

As an observer this looked to be the most complete team MVHS has started a season with, and certainly the most comprehensive victory in recent memory to kick start their season.

JMA Captain Buchanan played amazing all game and led a late surge with JMA threatening to put a try on the board for the home team, but MVHS were up to playing the full 70 minutes and ran in a long try to end the game.

Both MVHS and JMA will be in tough today as JMA hosts Riverview High and MVHS travel to Moncton to play Moncton High School at Rocky Stone.

Today’s full schedule is as follows:

EO@BMHS

JMH@HTHS

RHS@JMA

MVHS@MHS (4:30pm)

All at 5pm unless otherwise noted.

Full Results from April 27th are as follows:

TRHS (61)                   @                EO(7)

MVHS (45)                 @                JMA (o)

RHS (38)                     @                HTHS (5)

JMH (10)                    @                BMHS (32)

TRHS has the day off.

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HIGHLANDERS WIN OPENER VS JMH TOMMIES

The BMHS Highlander’s girls rugby team bested JMH Tommies 32-10 in their league opener on Thursday night at McKenna Field.   1st year player Courtney Sarault scored 3 tries in her first ever league game, 2nd year Center Gabi Choumiline-Savoie scored her first league try, and veteran full-back Jessica Sauter also ran in a try and converted a kick. Team Captain Anna Mallard converted three kicks in the win.  Anna, unfortunately broke her wrist in a fall during the  game and will be on the sidelines for the remainder of the season.  Anna was at the scrimmage on Saturday and in good spirits.  We all wish her a speedy recovery.
Pictures of BMHS VS JMH game courtesy of Donald Robichaud
https://donrob.smugmug.com/Sports/Rugby/BMHS-Rugby/27-Apr-2017-1st-Game/

The BMHS rugby girls participated is a controlled scrimmage on Saturday versus the MHS newbies.  The scrimmage was controlled and allowed stoppage in play for coaching and review of safety protocols.  Players from both teams appeared to really enjoy themselves as can be seen in the picture attached.

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The girls face École L’Odysee tonight at BMHS.  Kickoff is at 5:15pm.

See you at the pitch.

Scott

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Flag Rugby is Back for the Sixth Year!!!

Black Tide Flag Rugby

YEAR VI (2016)

IMPORTANT CHANGE TO PROGRAM! WE ARE PLAYING ON WEDNESDAY NIGHTS!!!!!

Our 2016 Flag Rugby program will start on Wednesday June 29th from 6:30-7:30pm.   Register in advance by emailing flagrugby@gmail.com with Name, birthdate, School and Medicare for your child/children.  E-mail money transfers for $40 can also be sent to the same e-mail address.

One in person registration session will occur at École L’Odyssée on June 22nd at 6:30pm.

To view the rules and guidelines for each of the age divisions please click here.
For more information, contact us here.

Flag Flyer only 2016

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We Need Your Help

https://www.gofundme.com/MickeyU16

 

Rugby is by no means easy. Mckenzie is a great young player in his first year and I’m looking to help with with some of the expenses he and his family will incur this summer.cropped-img_6615.jpgAt the top is our gofundme link. Any donations would be greatly received.  All the funds we raise are to directly cover the costs of Provincial Team dues and Rugby Canada Insurance.

Thanks in advance for any support you can offer.RHS Water

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Full Rosters For The AAA Boys Final

Kick off is set for 5pm, June 3rd at the Woody Hayes Community Field

Harrison Trimble High School

JUSTIN SHANNON
RYAN SAMPSON
YAQUB SALEH
VINCINT MCALLISTER
BEN GALLANT
MARC GUIMOND
MATT OXNER
BRODY FALL
KYLE FURZE
DAMON HAMER*
MAKU HTOO
JUSTIN WOJICK
THOMAS RICHARDSON
HAZAR HOSGUL
TYLER AYLES
KEEGAN MCINTYRE
TKEZRON RUGLASS
NICK CASSIDY
BRANDON O’BLENES
TYLER TRECARTIN
HENRI CHEVALIER
BRODIE MACARTHUR
KYLE DROUILLARD
NICK MCLAUGHLIN
JEREMY LEBLANC
DYLAN BRINE
ERICK HENRIQUEZ
STEPHEN DESCHAMPS
IVAN VALAZQUEZ
ADRIEN LEBLANC
ERICK SALUM
CARSON SAMPSON
CLAYTON WILBUR
EBRAHIM AREFI

Saint John High School

BEN CAMPBELL
MIKE DALY 6
LIAM DARLING
DEVIN JACOB
JOSH HEBERT-CHESLEY
JOHN GILLAN 7 *
SAM DUMOUCHEL
JARRED PRICE
MATT WHITE *
JASON GILLAN
RYHLEY LEAVITT 26
PADDY CURRIE 13
KEEGAN HARTERY 24
DOMINQUE GRAY 22
TRISTEN DESROSIERS
MITCH GRAY 14
LLOYD MAWHINNEY 27
JOHN EVANS 2
ZACK LANE 28
DAVIS SULLIVAN 25
IAIN ROBERTSON 30
WILL LEWIS 21
JASON HICKS 17
ANDREW MACDOUGALL 16
JAKE MACDONALD
JOSH MANTHORNE

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Trojan Pride! AAA Semi-Final Recap

It was a rough go for top seeds in all AAA action.

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HTHS Trojans Host Final Friday June 3rd at 5 PM

Boys AAA:

GAME #1.   HTHS travelled to play Oromocto High School and found themselves being exploited by the fast back play of the hosts. HTHS countered with powerful ball running and turned it into a back and forth affair.

A key shift in personnel changed the complexion of the Trojan side and resulted in the HTHS starting Fly Half, Guimond, move into play 6 and resulted in a try by the hard running Guimond. Strong play was seen all over the field by HTHS. The starting winger moved into scrum half kept things rolling. Outstanding games played by Fall and Hammer as usual. Shannon and McAllister waited for the best time to play their best games of the year. Rarely will you see such a big 7 as McAllister cover side line to sideline and tackle outside backs all day long. Shannon’s pressure defence resulted in 2 kicks charge downs, one for a try. Shannon’s 2nd try was simply amazing. Words doesn’t to it justice. Link to the video will be posted on the weekend.

Final Score was 39-29 for HTHS.

GAME #2: MVHS hosted Saint John High. Saint John, being the 2nd seed won on the road and will play HTHS for the championship Friday at 5.

Girls AAA:

GAME #1.   In a division that has had NE finalists for 3 straight year, the Moncton High Purple Knights were strong favourites to win while hosting Saint John High.

Saint John Fly Half(Porrier on the game sheet I had) opened the game with 3 tries before setting up her full back for another. MHS fought their was back, but as MHS were threatening late, The Fly Half scored her fourth try and converted it for good measure. A solid win for the visitors. Strong play from their 8 and 10 while their team defence contained MHS just enough. This was a very exciting team to watch and demonstrated taking on the ball with great pace. They will be fun to watch in the final.

In addition to Porrier 4 tries and one convert(22 points), Graham added 7 points from a try and convert.
MHS try scorers were: Paterson, Green and Jones. One convert by LeBlanc.

Final Score was 29-17 for Saint John.

GAME #2.   RHS had to visit powerhouse Simonds. Simonds were the only 1st seed in the AAA to defend home field this season and earn the honour to host an all Saint John Final this Thursday as that host SJS.

Good Luck to all the teams still in action. Great season by all those teams who participated this last weekend.

 

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Codiac Cup & May 24th Full Recap

Boys: HTHS(19)@RHS(26)

RHS needed an 18 point home victory to keep play off hopes alive.

The first score was at the 10 minute mark and was started by a penalty at midfield. Fly Half Bessy kicked for touch and RHS had a line out on the HTHS 15. RHS won the line out clean and started a driving maul for 10 metres. Doucet broke from the maul and tried to run it in from 5 yards out. HTHS was called for an offside and on the ensuing penalty, Spruce U16  Norman ran the ball in from 5 metres breaking a couple of tackles on the way. Convert attempt failed.

At the 20 minute mark RHS were awarded another penalty 15 metres away from where the whistle was blown. Bessy ran to the mark and took advantage of the open space by tapping quickly and breaking a tackle to cross the line. Convert was missed.

3 minutes later RHS was awarded another penalty at the HTHS 40 metre line and Bessy made a beautiful kick 10 metres out from the goal line. Another clean line out and maul led to a patient Doucet with ball in hand at the back of the maul as the forwards drove the ball 10 yards to cross the line where Doucet fell to the ground for the score.

This was a well executed set piece that all the forwards contributed on. It looked like RHS was on the way to a route however this seemed to wake up HTHS and they responded 5 minutes later.

HTHS had control of the ball at midfield and began to drive down the field by continuously running heavy balls. They were rewarded as they sucked in the RHS defence and McIntyre scored from 8 yards out by reaching the undefended edge. Convert was made by Hasul on a beautiful kick close to the sidelines.

Score at half 15-7 for the home team.

RHS WaterAt the 15 minute mark of the second half RHS was awarded yet another penalty deep in HTHS territory. This time it was 8 metres out and it was a case of déjà vu where the tenth grader, Norman, scored his 2nd try of the game, again breaking tackles along the way. The conversion was made this time by Bessey.
HTHS put the pressure back on after disrupting a RHS scrum on the RHS 5 metre line. RHS won the put in but the ball squirted out of the back of the scrum where HTHS flanker Oxner pounced on the ball in the RHS end zone. The convert was made again by Hasul.

At the 25 minute mark of the 2nd half RHS started a back play off a scrum on their own 40 metre line. Bessey dummied a scissor play to centre Hawkes and then popped a pass to the oncoming outside centre Lean who exploded through a gap and scampered 60+ metres straight up the field juking 2 would be tacklers along the way to score for RHS. Convert was missed.cropped-odc3-e1462200048132.jpg
HTHS rounded out the scoring with 2 minutes remaining in the match when Hamer quick tapped on a penalty and sliced through the RHS defence from 15 metres out. Convert was missed. Final Score RHS 27 – HTHS 19. RHS had to beat HTHS by 18 in order to stay in the play-off picture. Even though RHS won the game HTHS was awarded the 2nd place in the NE division and will advance.

Girls: MHS(31)@EMM(5)

MHS finished the regular season with a 31-5 victory yesterday. Tries by Pharuns, Jones and Paterson collected a hat trick.

NEXT:
RHS finish their season tomorrow vs JMH. HTHS and all other play off reps(MVHS for boys) and MHS & RHS on the girls side all have to wait until Friday’s results come in to learn who they play on Sunday.

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High School Girls: Full Results May 18th 2016

MHS(20)@HTHS(0): Exhibition

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Hasson Try

MHS Try Scorers: Breau, MacIsaac, Hasson,& LaPierre.

Game was played in great spirits and both teams played as well as they could. HTHS camped out on the MHS try-line for 10 min at the end of the game but could not punch it in. 
BMHS(38)@ODC(17)
BMHS came out with full guns blazing for the second game in a row and opened up a 26-5 lead by half time. The second half they cooled their engines and played to a 12-12 all second half. Final score was 38-17.
These two teams current are the most prolific scoring teams in the division with 145 points(BMHS) and 115 points(ODC) through their five games. MHS(98) is currently third with a game in hand.
Sadly, both of these teams will not make the play offs.
BMHS prop forward Jensen had another great kicking game, going 4/5 on conversions. Try scorers for the victors were: flanker Clowater, scrum half Buckingham, centre Atkins and a pair for fly half Lund.
Duplicating their scoring efforts from the first game of the year, ODC Centre Jamara touched down a pair with full back Taillefer one more. Donelle converted one.
MVHS(5)@RHS(10)
13275062_1748100215426791_382473060_o.jpgRHS Threatened early and often, mostly via breaks from scrum half and captain McCabe. MVHS did amazingly well to limit her to one first half try. Half time score was 5-0.
This game had huge play off implications. A loss by 3 points or more certainly meant RHS would loss out on a play off spot.
The 2nd half had the MVHS centre receive a 13271628_1748100108760135_1504262570_oyellow card for a high tackle. RHS were unable to capitalize. In fact, MVHS #2 Henderson scored a try for the visitors while being down a player.
MVHS had evened the score. MVHS were consistent in playing off of 10, and often played it back inside to forwards. RHS were able to deal with this quite well. The MVHS centres seemed to threaten every time they ran wide.
The MVHS centres were also very solid on defence. RHS did score a try by fullback Butland, who quickly picked a ball off the ground from about 20 yards out and ran it into the corner.
The 5 point lead for RHS in a game where they could lose by 2 and still make the playoffs, essentially gave them a 2 score lead.
MVHS did threaten to break a big run wide, but again, Butland made a huge tackle.
Final score was 10-5. RHS will be the second seed from their division and will travel to play in the semi final on Sunday May 29th.
Thanks to Kyle Bragdon for pics of the RHS game. We will be back on the weekend with an update on the standings. One regular season game remains.
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