Sat 16
Brandywine Men's RFC
Wilmington RFC
B Confer, D Hockenberry, K Denham
J Bentiviglio
9/16/17 Match Report vs. Wilmington RFC

9/16/17 Match Report vs. Wilmington RFC

By Sean Lonsinger
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Brandywine loses home opener in a tough match against Wilmington RFC

Again missing some key players, Brandywine opened the match well and displayed some promising upside. After 20 minutes of back and forth play, Wilmington held a 10-5 lead over BRFC. Along with good defensive play by Wilmington, some key mistakes and knock-ons hurt BRFC and Wilmington took a 20-5 lead at the half. Wilmington continued to take advantage of mistakes by BRFC and played great defense to widen their lead to 39-5. However, Brandywine fought well and didn't give up. In the final 10 minutes of the match, Brandywine scored two tries and a conversion bringing the final score to 17-39.

In the words of the great Vince Lombardi, "We didn't lose the game, we just ran out of time". Join us next Saturday (9/23/17) at 1:00 pm for an away match at South Jersey RFC!

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Sat 16, Sep 2017