Rugby Mountaineers keep perfect record intact


The beat goes on for the Mohawk College rugby team. The Mountaineers won their fifth straight Ontario Colleges Athletic Association game, 19-5 over Conestoga in Kitchener on Wednesday (Oct. 3). James Cumpson led Mohawk with one try and two conversions. Jeff Perssia and Steve Johnston also scored tries.

Mohawk has a big showdown with Fleming College of Peterborough on the 40th Anniversary Homecoming Weekend. The teams will play Saturday (Oct. 13) at 1 p.m. at Mohawk Sports Park. But first, Fleming, 3-0, meets Humber 2-0 today (Thursday Oct. 4).

Meanwhile, the Seneca Sting, another team the Mountaineers have yet to play, won their third straight game, 63-0 over winless Fleming of Lindsay October 3.