Tigers Defeat Red Bombers 31-20
by Rick Rivers
Posted on18 Oct 2015


In the second game of the inaugural Alumni Cup, Dal defeated UNBF 31-20 in the Atlantic Football League. Two weeks prior in Fredericton, the Tigers lost 37-31 in overtime against the Red Bombers. The final total 62-57 sees Dalhousie winning the Alumni Cup. During a rainy first half the Tigers took a 9-0 lead on a 16 yard TD pass from Nick Hunsley to Byron Kavanagh, a PAT by Gullimae Bernier and a safety touch.

QB Hunsley would lead the way with 3 more aerial majors. Two were to Alex Bayne(60 and 48) and one to Louis Gauvin (5). Bernier converted two of these majors while Giovanni Holmes added a safety.

For UNBF Turner Sturgeon scored on a run while Pat Mullins threw two strikes to Zac Chambers. Alex White had 2 PATs to complete the scoring.

In other AFL action, Holland College defeated UNB Saint John, 40-6.

Dalhousie (3-2) and in second place travels to Charlottetown next weekend to play the undefeated Holland College Hurricanes (5-0), ending the regular season.

This weekend’s win assures the Tigers of a home playoff game in two weeks.

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Standings

Team GP W L PF PA PTS W%
HC 6 5 1 170 80 10 0.833
UNBF 6 5 1 231 105 10 0.833
Dal 6 2 4 168 153 4 0.333
UNBSJ 6 0 6 13 244 0 0.000

Upcomming Games

Home Away Time/Date
[1st] [4th] TBA Sat, Oct 28
[2nd] [3rd] TBA Sat, Oct 28