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St. Albert rugby

The St. Albert Rugby Football Club is the venue for several events today.

The mini-festival for age-division teams in the Edmonton Rugby Union starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

The SARFC teams include seven U7, four U9, four U11 boys and girls combined and one U11 girls, as well as U5 representation.

The men’s doubleheader against the Clan starts at 2 p.m. with the Edmonton Rugby Union division three match. SARFC is 0-1 and the Clan is 2-0.

The Alberta Cup tilt kicks off at 4 p.m. SARFC is 0-2 as the defending Labatt’s Cup provincial premier champion and the Clan is 0-1.

Meanwhile, Friday’s score between SARFC (1-1) and Parkland Sharks (1-0) in the ERU division two men’s fixtures at Ellerslie Rugby Park was unavailable at press time.

The next SARFC women’s match is Wednesday as the ERU division two team (1-2) hosts the Clan (1-3) at 7 p.m.

Crude lacrosse

The fourth win in a row for the junior B Tier I St. Albert Crude was Thursday’s result against the Edmonton Warriors in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League.

Brock McIntyre lit up the Warriors (3-8) for five goals and added five helpers in the 13-7 decision at Bill Hunter Arena.

McIntyre is the RMLL's leading scorer with 65 points and is second in goals with 28, which includes six on the power play and one shorthanded.

Period scores were 5-1 and 9-5.

Guerin Nollski scored four times, Mathieu Gautier potted a pair and Jorden McCuaig and Liam McKenna notched singles in the sixth victory in seven games for the north division leaders.

The RMLL consists of 15 teams in four divisions and the top overall team is the Calgary Shamrocks (11-1) of the south division.

Thursday the Crude (8-3) hosts the Sherwood Park Outlaws (1-6) to kick-off a three-game homestand. Ball drop is 9 p.m. at Akinsdale Arena.

The team’s home record is 2-2.

Junior golf scores

A trio of St. Albert junior golfers from the Glendale carded respectable scores on a tough track at the Links Course at Wolf Creek against stiff competition last week.

At the Golf Canada Future Links, driven by Acura Western Championship, Brooke Brezovski finished fifth and her sister, Belle, placed 17th out of 24 junior girls.

Brooke shot rounds of 78-76-74 for a three-day total of 228 and Belle tied her personal best of 79 on the first day for an overall score of 243 (79-80-84).

Annabelle Ackroyd of Calgary was the winner at 214 (72-72-70).

Brooke was also among the top five finishers to earn exemptions into the Canadian Junior Girls Championship, July 29 to Aug. 2 at Lethbridge Country Club.

In junior boys, Ethan Wilson tied for 27th at 234 (75-82-77) in a field of 73 and the division leader was Tommy McKenzie of Calgary at 218 (80-66-72).


Jeff Hansen

About the Author: Jeff Hansen

Jeff Hansen joined the St. Albert Gazette in 1991. He writes about sports, athletes and teams from St. Albert and area.
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