Mohawk set to challenge rival for rugby gold

It will be the Mohawk Mountaineers and the Humber Hawks in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association rugby championship game next weekend. The Mountaineers whipped the Seneca Sting 42-17 in their semi-final at Mohawk Sports Park on Saturday (Nov. 7).

The score was 28-12 at halftime. The Hawks advanced with a 20-7 decision over Trent Excalibur in Peterborough.

The Mountaineers and Hawks split two narrow regular season games, Humber winning 12-10 at home and Mohawk triumphing 12-7 in their return match to edge their arch rivals for first place.

Championship day will be Saturday, Nov. 14 at Fletcher’s Fields in Markham. The bronze medal game will be at 10:30 a.m. and will pit Trent and Seneca. The Mohawk-Humber gold medal match follows at noon.