By beating ORSU at home Saturday, Oct. 25, the ‘All Blues’ will get their first shot at redemption in the first round of the National Championship of the Women’s Premier League at Life University on Friday, Nov. 7.
ORSU could not hold off the All Blues attacking onslaught and staunch defense – to lose 12-5
Via usarugby.org Oregon Sports Union controlled its own destiny heading into the final weekend of the 2014 Women’s Premier League regular season. With a second victory against Berkeley All Blues, ORSU would have qualified as the second-best team in the Blue Conference. The All Blues had other ideas, however, and secured the spot behind the Glendale Raptors.
Berkeley failed to claim back-to-back Women’s Premier League (WPL) National Championships in New Jersey last year with a defeat to Twin Cities Amazons in the Final. By beating ORSU at home Saturday, Oct. 25, the All Blues will get their first shot at redemption in the first round of the National Championship at Life University Friday, Nov. 7.
ORSU opened the scoring after 10 minutes in Moraga, Calif., but could not hold off the All Blues’ attacking onslaught and staunch defense to lose, 12-5.
Glendale finished its season with a disappointing showing in San Diego as the Surfers scored nine tries – including one in the first minute of the match – on the way to a 60-27 win.
The Raptors were without multiple Women’s Eagles representatives, but had already sealed the Blue Conference title heading into the weekend with 21 points. San Diego will head to Atlanta along with the rest of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) clubs, but will miss out on a national championship by ending the season with 13 points.
Twin Cities completed its perfect season with a 36-10 handling of Women’s Premier League (WPL) National Championship host Atlanta Harlequins Sunday.
With a perfect 30 points from six matches in the Red Conference, the Amazons are well on their way to defending last year’s National Championship. Despite the loss, the Harlequins are in the running for a National Championship thanks to their 16 points in the Red Conference.
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