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Brome Lake Ducks Maintain Rugby Record
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Wet fields didn't slow down some great play by our hometown Ducks as they work their way towards a division championship!The Brome Lake Ducks maintained their perfect winning record and did a wet weather smackdown on the visiting Laval rugby club winning the match 17-7 in a physical and highly-charged battle at Lions Park in front of a good crowd of vocal fans.

Not only did the visiting Laval Nomads have to pitch their team tent on the far side of the wet field they had to come into Knowlton during periods of heavy rain and do battle against our powerful Brome Lake Ducks in an early morning Rugby match that proved again that our rugby club is a force to be reckoned with!

The Orange and Blue dominated the rough and tumble game and took and early lead over the Nomads leading 17-0 before the halftime whistle even blew. Things got a bit spicey on the field as can be expected but the lads maintained control and fought back against any chance the Noamds had against rising a comeback.

Ducks doing what they do best! Way to go mates!Due to the early start of the game and the very wet weather the crowds were a bit sparse but still very vocal as they shouted support for the well-played dummies and good solid tackling by the Brome Lake Ducks. It goes without saying that the early start affected the beer sales but still it was nice to see fans enjoying an ale on a rainy Knowlton day at 12 noon! Good on ya!

With the next game versus Montreal Barbarians being the last regular seaon rugby match for our Ducks we keep one eye to the Cup. The Ducks un-blemished record with 12 victories and no defeats this season, 5 of those wins being shutouts, is proof that the Ducks have a sure shot at winning their Quebec Rugby Division Championships to be held on October 14th.

The quarter-finals are September 23 and the semi-finals are September 30th. Watch for the Orange and Blue to perform some serious damage on any club that steps onto the turf!

The Brome Lake Ducks have photos, scores, links to Canadian Rugby resources and great team photos on their website: see it all and their rugby blog at ducksrugby.com.

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