November 6, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY: All Friday games postponed at 20th U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship
U SPORTS TORONTO – Please be advised that all four games of the 20th U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 3 at the University of Lethbridge have been postponed due to inclement weather.
This includes the consolation semifinals (Queen’s vs. Acadia and Guelph vs. Lethbridge) originally scheduled for Friday morning and the championship semifinals (Calgary vs. Ottawa and StFX vs. Laval) scheduled for Friday night. The fifth-place game, originally slated for Sunday, Nov. 5 has also been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
A revised championship schedule is available below (subject to change). All remaining games except the bronze and gold medal matches will also be reduced to two 30-minute halves with a 10-minute halftime.
Revised Schedule – 20th U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship
Saturday, Nov. 4
Semifinal 1: Calgary vs. Ottawa, 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT*
Semifinal 2: StFX vs. Laval, 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT*
Consolation Semifinal 1: Queen’s vs. Acadia, 6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT*
Sunday, Nov. 5
Consolation Semifinal 2: Lethbridge vs Guelph, 1 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT*
Bronze Medal Game: 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT
Gold Medal Game: 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT
*Denotes games reduced to 30-minute halves with a 10-minute halftime
Livestreaming is available on USPORTS.LIVE.
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For further information, please contact:
Senior Manager, Communications
University of Lethbridge
Off: 905-508-3000 ext. 242