Comeback Crusaders beat Richmond

The Chilliwack Crusaders beat Richmond in rugby action last weekend, heading into the playoffs on a high note.

In their final regular season game before playoffs, the Chilliwack rugby Crusaders edged Richmond 29-25 on the road.

In a low scoring first half, the Crusaders trailed 5-0 early. Chilliwack tied the game 5-5 just before halftime on a try by Adam Pierce.

Richmond scored two unconverted tries in first 10 minutes of the second half to take a 15-5 lead. Pierce scored his second try to narrow the gap to 15-10, but Richmond scored again to lead 20-10 with time ticking down.

The Crusader comeback began with Loz Davies and a converted try that got the score to 25-17.

Norman Balez got the Crusaders within one (25-24) with another converted try.

Solomon Puckey did the kicking, and the winning try came moments later from Matt Myers.

The forward of the match was Davies.

The back of the match was Aaron Angers.

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