After seven long years without a win over Boston, the Mystics made an emphatic statement on Saturday with a 58-13 walloping of their long-time rivals. It was especially sweet on the heels of the Mystics’ 63-0 drubbing of the Wolfhounds the previous weekend, as the Mystics have clearly indicated that they are very much in the hunt for national recognition this year.
Despite some shifts in the match time, the Mystics came out firing against Providence to claim a 45-10 victory this past Saturday. The Mystics scored four tries in the first half to secure a bonus point and a 26-0 lead. The Mystics traded tries after the half to move into a 31-5 lead, but the Mystics scored two more tries to take a 45-5 lead before letting in a final try off the last play of the game to slip to 45-10. Continue reading
RugbyToday covered the D1 play in the Northeast this past weekend, and had the following to say about the Mystics:
Up in the Northeast, Mystic River continues to impress, pounding the local ARP competition. The Mystics dominated the game throughout, conceding the only try of the game at the end of the match.
The full article is available at Life, NYAC, Mystic River, Win in DI
The Mystics are looking to get all Mystics out on the pitch this weekend as both the D1 and Old Boys sides make their first appearance of the fall. It will be a day full of rugby, with D1, D2 and Old Boy matches scheduled as follows:
12:00pm – D2 vs Portland
2:00pm – D1 vs Boston Irish Wolfhounds
We are looking to get a great crowd out to support the Mystics for their fall homecoming this weekend. Let’s get out and enjoy some wonderful fall weather and some even better rugby, as all three matches should be well worth watching.