Rebels win season opener!

Rebels sharp shooter Gates Abrams takes aim during what was a season opening win against the Hamilton Bengels. ( Photo by Neil Becker)

Gates Abrams scores hattrick in Rebels opener By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter That ultimate thrill of putting on the historical Six Nations Rebels colours and living out that boyhood dream was realized by Jayden Smith. In what’s been a magical ride Smith, who is coming off a solid campaign last summer with the Six Nations Midget 2 team, not only accomplished that goal of cracking the Rebels opening season lineup as an AP, but also made his presence known with a two-goal performance in what was an 11-8 win against the Hamilton Bengals. “Amazing,” was the word Smith used about playing for the Rebels. “A long time ago I watched the Rebels playing and this is just unreal. I felt we were ready to go.” Smith, who naturally got to…

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