U SPORTS FOOTBALL Uteck and Mitchell Bowls: A head-to-head look
U SPORTS – TORONTO (U SPORTS) – The stage is set for the U SPORTS football national semifinals on Saturday, when the last four teams still standing will battle for a berth in the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup, scheduled for Nov. 25 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
The OUA conference champion Western Mustangs (10-0) and the AUS titlist Acadia Axemen (7-2) kick things off at 1:30 p.m. Atlantic (12:30 p.m. Eastern) in the Uteck Bowl at Raymond Field in Wolfville, N.S.
The Mitchell Bowl follows at 2 p.m. Mountain (4 p.m. Eastern), with the RSEQ champion Laval Rouge et Or (9-1) visiting the Canada West monarch Calgary Dinos (9-1) at McMahon Stadium in a rematch of last year’s Vanier Cup, won by Laval at Tim Hortons Field.
Both contests will be televised live on Sportsnet 360 and TVA Sports 2, with coverage beginning on both networks at noon Eastern with a 30-minute pre-game show. The doubleheader is also available online through Sportsnet NOW and TVASports.ca.
The ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup follows on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton. For all the information on the 53rd Vanier Cup, visit vaniercup.com. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.ca, starting at $25.
If Saturday’s games produce half of the drama witnessed during the conference finals – all won by the home side – fans across the country are in for a treat.
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