Towhees win Plate Final at B.C. high school girls rugby 7s championship

The G.P. Vanier Towhees defeated Yale 17-0 to win the Plate Final at the 2015 B.C. High School Girls Rugby Association Provincial 7s.

The win, Saturday at UVic’s Centennial Stadium, capped a strong showing by the Towhees at the B.C.s. They went 3-1 in pool play, with their only loss coming to eventual silver medallists Abbotsford.

Vanier opened Friday with a 29-0 win over Smithers, defeated Hugh McRoberts 32-7 and blanked Earl Marriot 34-0 before being edged 14-10 by Abbotsford.

On Saturday they knocked off Earl Marriot 31-0 to reach the Plate Final, where they beat Yale and recorded their fourth game with no points scored against them.

The bronze and gold medal games were played at Langford in front of 3,000 rugby fans at the Canada Women’s Sevens. Lake City defeated Cowichan 32-10 to finish third while Brentwood clipped Abbotsford 15-7 in the Cup Final.

Oak Bay defeated Handsworth 20-0 to win the Shield Final while Elgin Park polished off Hugh McRoberts to win the Bowl Final.

 

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