Canada Defeats England, Sets Up Championship Rematch Against Iroquois

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Canada (5-0) defeated England (1-5) in the semifinals to set up a rematch with the Iroquois Nationals in the WILC championship game on Saturday. England will drop down and face USA in the fourth place game on Saturday. 

This one was never really in doubt as Canada dominated all game. While England  started great, the sheer depth and talent of Canada was just too much for England to handle as thing started to slip away pretty quickly once Canada got into their groove. 

England actually started the game with a quick two-goal run as Tyson Roe and Brendan Smith both scored just seconds into the contest. While that may have made some fans scratch their heads, Canada clearly wasn’t too worried about trailing as they were able to Answer fairly quickly with Dane Dobbie getting them on the board. Canada rattled off six more goals before England scored their third late in the first. 

Holding a 7-3 lead heading into the second, Canada continued their impressive run as they were able to take a 12-3 lead into the half. They continued their impressive run in the second half, absolutely tearing through the England defense to push out to an 18-3 lead heading into the fourth.

With the running clock rule in effect, Canada was able to put in a few more in during the fourth to secure the 21-4 victory. England was able to get one last goal in the game as Same Clare scored with just over 30 seconds left in the game to get their fourth of the game.

 

 

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