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Kamloops rugby Raiders rampant
Opening day proved a successful one for the Kamloops Rugby Club Raiders.
In men’s first division play, the Raiders downed United Rugby Club of Coquitlam 32-12 at the Tournament Capital Ranch (TCR) in Rayleigh.
The Raiders’ seconds beat United 50-34.
Scoring tries for the firsts were Brandon Kicia, Greg Thomson, Hayes Bishop and Shayne Arthurs.
Kicia added a conversion and two penalties.
Wes Black scored four tries for Kamloops’ seconds, with Tyrone McCabe, Joe Castellano and Stirling Gathergood scoring singles.
Jordan Sullivan booted three conversions and a penalty. Chris Chan tacked on three conversions.
The KRC men are hosting Abbotsford this weekend, with the seconds kicking off at 1 p.m. and the firsts to follow at 2:30 p.m.
The Raiders’ women open their season against Seattle at 11 a.m.
All games will be played at the TCR.