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Huskies fall to Axewomen

Huskies fall to Axewomen

(HALIFAX, NS)—The Saint Mary's Huskies dropped their home opener 77-7 Sunday afternoon at Huskies Stadium to the Acadia Axewomen in Atlantic University Sport rugby action.

Acadia, AUS conference runners-up, sprinted out to a 34-7 halftime lead before second-half scores of 49-7, 54-7, and the final try at 77-7.

With the win, the Axewomen improve to 2-0 and sit tied atop the AUS standings with the StFX X-Women, last year's national champions..

Both teams return to action September 23rd when Acadia visits 2-0 StFX and Saint Mary's travels to 0-2 UPEI.

Game time for both games is 2 p.m. Atlantic.

Dominic Nolasco

Photo Nick Pearce