The times and locations have been posted for Thursday's WCSSAA boys rugby championships and CWOSSA qualifying games.
at Cameron Heights
Bluevale vs. Sir John A. Macdonald, 3:30 p.m.
Bryson's pick: SJAM has been a juggernaut all season, so there's no reason to think they'll come up short when it matters most.
St. Mary's vs. Waterloo, 4:30 p.m.
Bryson's pick: The first meeting was a close one, with the Vikings scoring a 21-15 victory at St. Mary's. Look for more of the same, especially if it's a close one, as the Eagles ran out of gas in the regular-season game.
Waterloo-Oxford at WCI, 3:30 p.m.
Bryson's picks: WCI won the regular-season meeting by a 19-14 score. That's enough for me.
SJAM vs. Bluevale, 2:30 p.m., at Cameron Heights
The Highlanders clearly played in a better regular-season division and will benefit from that in this game.
at Woodside Park
Grand River vs. WCI, 3:30 p.m.
Bryson's pick: The Renegades showed a lot of guts in dispatching favoured Eastwood in a semifinal game. Having said that, I still like WCI in this based, based on their 3-0 regular-season victory.
Grand River vs. WCI, 4 p.m.
Bryson's pick: The Renegades have been my pick all along, so I won't change that now.
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I'm in full agreement with J.R. about making the WCSSAA soccer semifinals a two-game affair.
If it's about sending the two best reps to CWOSSA, it's a no-brainer . . . just as it is in boys hockey.