X-Women, Axewomen post dominant wins on opening weekend in AUS rugby action

X-Women, Axewomen post dominant wins on opening weekend in AUS rugby action
 

The 2018 AUS women's rugby season kicked off Friday, with the defending champion StFX X-Women hosting the Saint Mary's Huskies in Antigonish, N.S. The X-Women managed a commanding 76-12 win. The Subway player of the game was StFX's Keely MacCuish who had three tries on the night. The player of the game for the Huskies was fullback Elish Redshaw. 

Saturday afternoon in Wolfville, N.S., the Acadia Axewomen hosted the UPEI Panthers in the second matchup of the season-opening weekend. The Axewomen--2017 AUS runners up--posted a dominant 116-12 win over the Panthers. Second-year wing Bailey Dembicki added four tries to the Axewomen onslaught and was named the Subway player of the game. 

Scoring Summaries:

Saint Mary's (12) at StFX (76)

First Half
StFX - Keeley MacCuish try, 1st minute 
StFX - Jacqui Salvatore try, 6th minute 
StFX - Sarah Hoerig try, 8th minute 
StFX - Meghan Buchanan try, 14th minute 
StFX - Keeley MacCuish try, 18th minute 
StFX - Olivia DeMerchant try, 20th minute (Jacqui Salvatore convert)  
StFX - Sam Lake try, 25th minute (Jacqui Salvatore convert)  
StFX - Jacqui Salvatore try, 28th minute 
StFX - Keeley MacCuish try, 30th minute  
StFX - Lucy Killacky try, 33rd minute 
StFX - Maddie Harroun try, 35th minute (Jacqui Salvatore convert)  
StFX - Sara Hoerig try, 38th minute 
StFX - Claudia Fulton try, 40th minute 

Second Half
StFX - Maddie Harroun try, 64th minute 
SMU - Lianne Heath try, 76th minute 
SMU - Marissa McBride try, 80th minute (Elish Redshaw convert) 

For the game recap, please click here.  

 
UPEI (12) at Acadia (116)

First Half 
2 min. – ACA – Emma Pfliederer – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 7-0 ACA 
4 min. – ACA – Alysha Corrigan – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 14-0 ACA 
8 min. – ACA – Bailey Dembicki – not converted – 19-0 ACA 
11 min. – ACA – Harley Tucker – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 26-0 ACA 
17 min. – ACA – Alysha Corrigan – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 33-0 ACA 
22 min. – ACA  Harley Tucker – not converted – 38-0 ACA 
24 min. – ACA – Annie Kennedy – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 45-0 ACA 
30 min. – ACA – Bailey Dembicki - – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 52-0 ACA 
32 min. – ACA – Laura Pfliederer - – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 59-0 ACA 
36 min. – UPEI – Brinten Comeau – converted by Frances McWilliam – 59-7 ACA 
39 min. – ACA – Sarah Boudreau – converted by Alysha Corrigan – 66-7 ACA 

Second Half 
41 min. – ACA – Natasha Johnson – not converted – 71-7 ACA 
48 min. – ACA – Natasha Johnson – converted by Tori Hogan – 78-7 ACA 
53 min. – ACA – Bailey Dembicki - converted by Tori Hogan – 85-7 ACA 
56 min. – ACA  Monique Coffeyconverted by Tori Hogan – 92-7 ACA 
61 min. – ACA – Natasha Johnsonconverted by Tori Hogan – 99-7 ACA 
65 min. – UPEI – Janel MacKay – not converted – 99-12 ACA 
69 min. – ACA – Tori Hogan – not converted – 104-12 ACA 
72 min. – ACA – Tori Hoganconverted by Tori Hogan – 111-12 ACA 
75 min. – ACA – Bailey Dembicki – not converted – 116-12 

For the game recap, please click here

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