The Titans Senior Women’s team were on the road again this weekend to face a Rams team hungry for a rematch. The ladies have been hit with the injury bug lately with five players missing the action this week and they again went to battle with a 15-person lineup!
The Rams came out hard and after a couple penalties the Titans found themselves caught deep in their end. Despite a valiant defensive effort by the Titans, the Rams snuck by the try line for the first of the day. The Titans response was swift, with Emily Brown receiving the ball wide and subsequently weaving past multiple defenders for the team’s first try on the day. After the first 15 minutes however, it was the Rams ahead 14-12. The Rams lead however was short lived as the Titans dug deep, found their rhythm, and the tries started stacking up with the wide-open Titans attack exploited the opportunities. The final score 89-19. Forward of the Game was Leah Brunner for fantastic dominant tackles and slicing the defense up with her blazing speed putting a couple tries on the board while doing so. Back of the Game was Lora Lee as she orchestrated wave after wave of attacks that overwhelmed the Rams defense, including getting a try herself. In her debut in women’s rugby Emily Brown ran through, around and over the Rams defense scoring four tries on the day (three over 40 yards), setting up a couple more and subsequently received the nod from the Rams as their Player of the Match!
The 5-0 Titans ladies continue to show their SW1 dominance but have a strong challenge coming up the week against a strong Irish team fighting on their home turf! 3:30 CCIAC Field!
Tries: Emily Brown (4), Sarah Stahl (2), Leah Brunner (2), Erin McFadden, Katie McIver, Lora Lee, Isabel St. Pierre, Emma Newton (1 try, 10 conversions)