Blues & Belles Score Historic First Up Wins


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Montreal City Bluebelles 5.8 (38) defeated Plateau Eagles 3.3 (21)

Montreal City Blues 13.11 (89) defeated Old Port Dockers 4.8 (32)

Both the City Blues & Bluebelles scored historic first up victories in Round 2 of the AFL Quebec season this past Sunday. Under glorious sunshine the Bluebelles took on a determined Plateau Eagles outfit jumping out to an early lead. The Eagles never gave up, pushing the Belles right to the final siren, Montreal City taking a hard fought 17 point victory. Jennifer Dumais was sensational in defence while rookie Charlene Colnat had a day out dominating up forward and kicking her first AFL Quebec goal.

The Blue's men limped into Round 2 with injuries to several players reducing the squad, but the addition of Ashley Klass a big bonus for the underdogs. The Dockers were flat from the first bounce, the star-studded Old Port team lacking fresh legs as the young Blues team bolted out of the blocks and piled on a 6 goal lead by halftime. The Dockers would rally, but the Blues finished strong eventually running away with a 57 point win.

Although early in the season, wins in the men's division are crucial as all teams push to make the final four and avoid missing out on the post-season. Currently the Blues 1-1 record have them in 3rd place behind the unbeaten Wooders and Bombers.