ARROWS ON POINT IN DEFEAT OF THE WARRIORS
Defensive breakdowns lead to 64-31 loss for Utah
(Salt Lake City, Utah) – The Toronto Arrows were on target all match in a 64-31 defeat of the Utah Warriors on Saturday at Zions Bank Stadium. The Arrows came out fast and took a 19-0 lead and never looked back. The Arrows now move to 4-4 on the season and the Warriors drop to 1-5-1.
There was a total of 15 trys and 10 conversions scored in the match which represents the highest scoring match this season in Major League Rugby with a total of 95 points.
Scoring trys for the Warriors were Jackson Kaka, Fets Vainikolo, Tonata Lauti, and Nolan Tuamoheloa with Tim O’Malley providing the conversions. The Arrows’ Sam Malcolm scored 19 total points all from conversions and one penalty kick and was named the Rockwell Watches Man of the Match.
“We had breakdowns in defense and decision making, and you can’t beat a team like Toronto without those key elements” said Warriors Head Coach Alf Daniels.
The Warriors total attendance for the night was 2.245 with over 2,500 tickets being sold. The Warriors play at home on Friday, April 5th at 7:00 pm MST against defending league champions Seattle Seawolves. Matches can be viewed on KMYU, ESPN+, and Facebook Watch.
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