Mac opens men’s rugby season with a win

In their first game of the 2010 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) season, the McMaster Marauders defeated the Guelph Gryphons, 26-5, on the Back 10 Field.

Four Marauders, rookie Andrew Ferguson (Mississauga), Shane Stratton (Mississauga), Grant Schneider (Oakville), and Richard Andrews (Mississauga), all scored tries for the Marauders. Third-year commerce student Timothy Doucette (Fredricton, N.B.) was McMaster’s scoring leader as he made good on three conversions for six points.

Thomas Sobotka’s (Mississauga) try was the only scoring Guelph could muster in the contest.

McMaster visits RMC for game two of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 3 p.m.