Warriors defeat Meredith Cup provincial champions

Six Nations Warriors Dougie Powless shows that determination in making that defensive play during what was a season opening win at the ILA against the Brantford Warriors. (Photo by Neil Becker)

By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter You can bet this particular win against the Brantford Warriors had special meaning. Determined to make a strong statement, the Six Nations Warriors, who dropped what was an intense semi-finals series last year to Brantford got a small dose of revenge by opening the Junior ‘C’ regular season with a spirited 12-11 win at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. “I would like to think there is a friendly rivalry,” Six Nations coach Jay Smith said. “We prepared the way we would for any team. I started a lot of my rookies. Some had rookie jitters, but once they bought into the system and played a few shifts everything clicked.” In what was a momentum swinging intense penalty filled affair the definite turning point came in what…

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