The Telegram (St. John's)

Rock will play for bronze at CRC U19s

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Despite a fine showing by Jack Mccarthy of St. John’s, the Atlantic Rock under-19 squad suffered a 38-24 semifinal loss to Ontario at the national U-19 rugby championsh­ip Thursday in Truro, N.S.

Mccarthy is one of a dozen Newfoundla­nders on the Rock

The Rock will meet the winner of the other semifinal between B.C. and the Voyageurs, a team comprised of players from Ottawa and Quebec, on Saturday for the bronze medal.

Carson O’sullivan of Saskatchew­an scored the other try for the Rock, and Campbell Clarke of St. John’s had three conversion­s.

The Rock is 1-2 in the sixteam events. The host squad beat the Prairie Blizzard 2421, before dropping a 37-12 game to B.C.

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