SEAWOLVES HUNT DOWN TORONTO ARROWS AT STARFIRE STADIUM
Arrows are one of the two newest additions to Major League Rugby, and the only Canadian team in the league. The boisterous home crowd supported the
Seawolves to a 35-30 win over the Arrows.
try seven minutes into the game as they found a gap in the Seawall. The Seawolves drove down the pitch in response and kicked for points, but the kick
was no good. The Seawolves took their next opportunity with a huge driving scrum down the pitch. Phil Mack’s leadership assisted the forwards, and
Oli Kilifi found his way over the try line. At the 16th minute the game was tied up, 7-7.
their lead for long, as Eric “The Beast” Duechle charged through a gap off the breakdown for a second Seawolves try followed by a conversion from Brock
Staller. 14-14 was on the board at 31 minutes. Shortly after, a penalty call on the Seawolves during a Toronto lineout gave Toronto a penalty kick
opportunity they converted on. 14-17 Toronto with five minutes left in the half. Once again the Seawolves struck back with their own penalty kick and
the score was tied up at 17-17 going into halftime.
the Seawolves gave Toronto another penalty kick. 17-27 Toronto at the start of the second half. Seattle faced an additional offsides call giving Toronto
yet another penalty kick. Despite the intense noise of the crowd, Toronto was able to split the uprights and brought the score to 17-30. But the Seawolves
weren’t done fighting. They powered down the pitch with steady phases and a strong run from Brad Tucker allowed him to dish a pass to Shalom Suniula
for a try. The crowd went wild as the score was raised to 24-30 Toronto after Staller converted his kick.
missed the kick by inches so it remained a one-point game at 29-30 to Toronto. The momentum remained strong for Seattle and they were awarded a penalty
after Ben Cima attempted a drop goal. Seawolves took the lead to 32-20 at the 76th minute with another successful Staller attempt.
goal with advantage on their side. The attempt was no good but Staller continued his consistency adding another three points to their narrow lead.
35-30 Seawolves to end the game.
September 15, 2023 (TUKWILA, WASHINGTON) – Joe Taufete’e, isn’t just an Eagle,
September 14, 2023 (TUKWILA, WASHINGTON) - “I'm delighted to welcome Ryan to
Mack Mason grew up in Queensland, Australia, ranching and wrangling cattle. It
September 11, 2023 (TUKWILA, WASHINGTON) – Toni Pulu joins the Seattle Seawolves,
A message from Adrian Balfour, Seawolves' Chairman: "We are profoundly saddened by