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Medals ready: Canucks win Calgary City U18 rugby championships @RugbyAlberta

Medals ready for the Calgary Canucks U18 rugby team © J. Ashley Nixon
Medals ready for the Calgary Canucks U18 rugby team
© J. Ashley Nixon

It was the final five minutes of the game. The coaches made some honourable substitutions, making sure that all of the departing 18 year olds could be united, on pitch #1 at Calgary Rugby Park. A few more tackles, one last scrum and then, a celebration together as the final whistle blew. The Calgary Canucks had secured another Calgary City rugby Championships, for some of them the fourth in four seasons.

Final tackle of the game; Canucks win the Calgary rugby U18 city championships © J. Ashley Nixon
Final tackle of the game; Canucks win the Calgary rugby U18 city championships
© J. Ashley Nixon

In a well-played, competitive game, the Canucks came out winners with five tries to one against the Okotoks Lions. Final score 33:7. Too bad, Alberta Rugby, that there isn’t a Provincial Championship this season.

Canucks try © J. Ashley Nixon
Canucks run in their third try
© J. Ashley Nixon

For more rugby photos from Saturday’s City Finals, please go to:

J. Ashley Nixon Photography

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