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Match Report for

Norwich University (1st) vs. University of Rhode Island (1st)
10 September 2016

Location: No location provided

Norwich University: 30    University of Rhode Island: 21

This was the first match of the season for both sides. Norwich jumped to a 10 nil lead before Rhode Island responded with a penalty kick. At the half, and with the benefit of a favorable wind and good passing among the back line players, Norwich extended the halftime lead to 15 - 3. At the beginning of the second half, Rhode Island used the tail wind to gain territory with long kicks while Norwich kept the ball in hand. An exchange of tries and a RI penalty kick narrowed the score to 20-11. Mid-way through the second half, the wind all but died canceling RI's advantage. The teams each scored two more tries ending the match at 30-21.

Referee: Christopher Ekman