Langley Saints' Matt Stephens sidesteps a Graham Grizzlies tackler during senior boys rugby at McLeod Athletic Park on May 3. The Saints won 28-14 in a battle of 5-0 teams to give Langley the top seed heading into the Fraser Valley championships.

Saints stop Grizzlies in first place showdown

Langley hosting Fraser Valley senior boys rugby semifinal action

The Langley Saints capped off a dominant regular season by pulling off the upset, doubling up the Graham Grizzlies 28-14 in senior boys rugby last week at McLeod Athletic Park.

Both teams entered the game at 5-0 and the Grizzlies were ranked fourth while the Saints were seventh among B.C. tier 1 AA senior boys squads.

But Langley scored the impressive win and are now seeded first for the Fraser Valley championships.

The Saints host a semifinal game tomorrow (Thursday) at MAP.

In compiling their perfect regular season record, the Saints outscored their foes 207 to 86, a differential of 121 points. By comparison, the Grizzlies finished at plus-34. The Saints will play either the Southridge Storm or the Bateman Timberwolves.

The Timberwolves knocked the Poppy Redhawks from title contention with a 26-24 win on Monday.

Poppy will play for fifth place game against either Southridge or the Abbotsford Panthers.


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