Baboons fend off visiting Pirates

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Taipei Times
Date: Apr 19, 2015
By: Grant Dexter  /  Staff reporter

The Taipei Baboons saw off the visiting Discovery Bay Pirates of Hong Kong in their rugby

Players from the Taipei Baboons and the Discovery Bay Pirates of Hong Kong women’s teams pose for a photograph after their game at the Bailing rugby fields in Taipei’s Shilin District yesterday.  Photo courtesy of Elsa Chang

Players from the Taipei Baboons and the Discovery Bay Pirates of Hong Kong women’s teams pose for a photograph after their game at the Bailing rugby fields in Taipei’s Shilin District yesterday. Photo courtesy of Elsa Chang

union match in Taipei yesterday, while two women’s games also went the way of the home team.

For the men, the Baboons scored eight tries to two, running out 48-10 winners.

The women’s teams played two games, one 10-a-side and one of Sevens. The women’s Baboons beat their Pirates counterparts 10-0 through two tries to Catherine Jane Mineur in the 10s and also won the Sevens 12-5, three tries to one, with Jane Chuang, Vicki Offland and Shing Wen Chang dotting down for the home side.     [FULL  STORY]

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