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Barbarians drop close contest to Griffins

2015 10 17 milwaukee rugby vs griffins d1 sd

The Milwaukee Barbarians division 1 side hosted the Griffins (Chicago, IL) this past Saturday in Milwaukee.

The visitors went out to an early lead with a try at the 5-minute mark.

The 5-0 score would remain until the Griffins dotted down again at 39 minutes to head into half-time with a 10-0 lead.

The Barbarians hit back 10 minutes into the second half with a pair of tries from Drzewiecki, each converted by Vigder. With 25 minutes remaining, the Barbarians led 14-0.

The final 12 minutes of the match saw lots of action with the Griffins converting a try to take the lead, then the Barbos landing a penalty to draw the match at 17 with 7 minutes remaining. 

After a lot pressure, the Griffins sealed the win with a 78-minute try.

Despite the loss, the Barbarians take home a bonus-point for the narrow loss.

At 6th place in the division, the Barbarians hit the road tomorrow to take on the 8th-ranked Dragon (Davenport, IA).

Game Stream

MINEVENTSIDESCOREDETAILS
4' TR score CHIG 0 - 5 #8 - Peterson, Scott
32' Y card CHIG 0 - 5 #9 - Stringer, Luke
39' TR score CHIG 0 - 10 #8 - Peterson, Scott
50' TR score MIL 5 - 10 #14 - Drzewiecki, Matt
51' CV score MIL 7 - 10 #10 - Vigder, Nick
55' TR score MIL 12 - 10 #14 - Drzewiecki, Matt
56' CV score MIL 14 - 10 #10 - Vigder, Nick
67' TC sub MIL 14 - 10 Off: #7 - #7 - Sims, Anthony
On: #16 - #16 - Nowak, Robert
68' TR score CHIG 14 - 15 #8 - Peterson, Scott
69' CV score CHIG 14 - 17 #9 - Stringer, Luke
72' TC sub MIL 14 - 17 Off: #12 - #12 - Talbot, Jason
On: #21 - #21 - Mross, Alex
72' TC sub MIL 14 - 17 Off: #8 - #8 - Walczak, Ryan
On: #18 - #18 - loots, johannes
73' PK score MIL 17 - 17 #10 - Vigder, Nick
78' TR score CHIG 17 - 22 #6 - Najor, Matthew

The complete and official match report can be found at here USA.

 

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