Barbarians claim fifth at rugby provincials

Oak Bay outlasts 19-15 in final game to secure fifth spot at AAA senior boys rugby B.C. championships

Oak Bay’s Gavin Kratz looks to make a pass in the Barbarians game against Earl Marriott at  the senior boys AAA rugby provincials.

Oak Bay’s Gavin Kratz looks to make a pass in the Barbarians game against Earl Marriott at the senior boys AAA rugby provincials.

The Oak Bay Barbarians finished fifth in the province at the B.C. AAA senior boys rugby championships in Abbotsford.

The Barbarians knocked off Robert Bateman 19-17 in their final game to secure fifth spot.

Oak Bay earlier outlasted Handsworth 32-21 after falling to Earl Marriott 26-18 in the quarterfinals.

The Barbarians opened the provincial high school championships with a 39-24 win over Terry Fox.

Shawnigan Lake won the AAA boys rugby crown with a convincing 35-5 win over St. Georges.

St. Michaels University captured the B.C. high school AA title with a 27-3 win over Rockridge.

St. Michaels earlier got past Collingwood 30-12, dismantled Hugh McRoberts 74-0 and blanked Sutherland 20-0.

 

editor@oakbaynews.com