LOWER Mainland rugby playoffs come to a boil this week and, as usual, North Shore teams are doing most of the stirring.
In senior boys AA action Rockridge and Collingwood will meet in an all-North Shore final Thursday, May 17 starting at 4 p.m. at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park. Rockridge made the final with a win over Hugh McRoberts while Collingwood topped Mulgrave 34-15 in semifinal action. The two West Vancouver schools finished first and second in league play with Rockridge edging Collingwood by one point to claim first place.
In other AA play, Mulgrave will host McRoberts Tuesday, May 15 at 4 p.m. in the third/fourth place game while Windsor will travel to Alpha secondary for a qualification game Monday, May 14 at 4 p.m.
In AAA action Carson Graham is back in a familiar place, fighting for the Lower Mainland title. They'll take on St. George's to finish the championship doubleheader at Brockton Oval Thursday. Kickoff is 5: 30 p.m., following the AA final. St. George's and Carson tied for first in league play.
Argyle and West Van will meet in a qualification game Tuesday, May 15 at 4 p.m., field location TBD.
In junior rugby action Carson Graham and Collingwood will meet in the North Shore championship final Tuesday, May 15 starting at 4: 30 p.m. at Klahanie Park. Carson graham made the final with a 15-7 win over Argyle in semifinal action while Collingwood topped West Vancouver 29-19 to earn their spot in the championship final.