Jesuit of New Orleans and the Bayou Hurricanes will fight it out for the Louisiana Boys HS state title after both won semifinals over the weekend, but those victories were as different as could be.
The Hurricanes won in dramatic fashion over Brother Martin, while Jesuit shut out the NOLA Barbarians in convincing fashion.
Brother Martin won a close one over the Bayou Hurricanes Saturday in Rugby Louisiana action, taking home a 31-26 decision in a thriller.
The Jesuit of New Orleans Blue Jays opened up their 2019 league season with a 36-12 defeat of Brother Martin.
Coming off a loss to the Bayou Hurricanes the week before, Brother Martin was looking to get back on the winning side. But, facing the two-time defending Louisiana state champion Blues Jays made it tough.
On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the undefeated Jesuit Blue Jays of New Orelans squared off in the Lousiana Boys HS state championship match against a surging and powerful Brother Martin squad.
In a clash of the undefeated teams in the regular season in Louisiana, the Bayou Hurricanes traveled to City Park to play Jesuit of New Orleans.
First, we have to admit we love going to New Orleans. The teams we play, the beauty of City Park, and the spirit of camaraderie the coaches, referees, players, and supporters exhibit are unprecedented. Both Brother Martin and Jesuit of New Orleans are class acts led by models of the culture and competitiveness of the game.
In the lone Louisiana Rugby league game of the past weekend, the Brother Martin Crusaders moved to 2-0 with a 34-19 defeat of the NOLA Barbarians.
In an early clash of two of the stronger teams in Louisiana went the way of the Jesuit Blue Jays Saturday.
Jesuit New Orleans edged the NOLA Barbarians 14-10. Both teams went into the game 1-0 after wins over Captain Shreve last weekend.