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Match Report for

Saint Anselm College vs. Franklin Pierce University
02 November 2018

Location: Saint Anselms

Saint Anselm College: 24    Franklin Pierce University: 26

Due to recent rains the game was played at the St Anselms football field but had to start late at 8:15. Scoring started early with an unconverted try by ST A in the 3d minute. Franklin Pierce answered 2 minutes later with an unconverted try. St A scored a well worked try in the 19th minute that was not converted. FP scored a converted try in the 28th minute. In the 31st minute St A was awarded a penalty try when a high tackle nea rthe goal line kept them from scoring a try. On the ensuing restart St A had a long run into the FP 22 and a quick ball at the break down was rewarded with a an unconverted try. FPcame back with a converted try after the 40th minute to lead to a half time score of 24-19 for ST A. The second half was a back and forth effort by both teams. FP managed to take the lead in the 63d minute with a converted try. In the 69th minute the FP winger made a break to the outside and was ahead of his pursuers at the STA 22 when the lights suddenly went out. It was not possible to get the lights back on so the match was concluded with a score of 26-24 for Franklin Pierce.

Referee: Dan Mannschreck