Southern Region Puts Bow on Fall Play
The USA Rugby South Division wrapped up its Fall 2018 Season Saturday, November 17, with three final matchups. The three games, one women’s and two men’s, took place in the Carolinas/Georgia Division of the region. The Southern clubs will not reconvene until early 2019.
Women’s Division II:
The final USA Rugby South’s Women’s Division II matchup took place between two unbeaten clubs, at the time, the Atlanta Harlequins RFC (4-0-0) and the Augusta Furies RFC (3-1-0). However, the Harlequins handed the Furies a huge shutout 91 to 0 loss on Augusta’s home field. Atlanta scored 14 tries, nine conversions, and one penalty kick toward earning its 91 points.
Men’s Division III:
There were no Men’s Division II games throughout USA Rugby South this past Saturday. Action was limited to two Division III contests in the Carolinas.
In the first of these two matchups, the Columbia Old Grey RFC (3-1-0) hosted, and beat the Charlotte Barbarians RFC (3-1-0) 17 to 10. Columbia earned its points through three tries and one conversion. Columbia limited Charlotte to two tries and one conversion.
Also, in the Carolinas, the Clayton Bootleggers RFC (3-1-0) outlasted the hosting Camp Lejeune Misfits (0-4-0) in a 45 to 38 decision. In the matchup, Clayton scored seven tries and five conversions. Camp Lejeune relied on six tries and four conversions to earn its points.