San Diego hands opening week loss to defending champs Seattle

San Diego hands opening week loss to defending champs Seattle

The San Diego Legion got one back on the Seattle Seawolves, taking a 33-24 victory over the defending champions in front of a strong crowd Torero Stadium on Sunday. It was an exciting contest from start to finish but inaccuracy at the set-piece ultimately cost them dearly.

Discipline issues hit San Diego early and gifted Brock Staller with two shots at goal. He uncharacteristically pushed the first to the right but made good on the second to give the visitors an early lead.


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It was extended on a set move from a lineout at halfway. Nakai Penny split the defense and sprinted clear inside the San Diego 22. He was eventually tackled but the ball was recycled in double-quick fashion and Riekert Hattingh’s line was judged to perfection, taking a flat pass from JP Smith in under the sticks to make it 10-nil to the Seawolves. Read more


Via Americas Rugby News

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