The 2019 Copperheads RLFC have made club history yet again by defeating the
Lakeland Renegades 30 to 12 this past Saturday night, posting the franchise's first ever
After Lakeland struck first in the 9th minute of the game, the Copperheads went on to score five straight tries by five different Copperheads players, putting up 30 consecutive points while holding strong on defense against a hard-running Lakeland attack. The players that got onto the scoreboard were as follows:
Fullback William Huie in the Stevie Tomato's Sports Page #1
Right Centre Jude Kermundu in the Estero Bay Chevrolet #3
Right Wing Jean Fortin in the PMR #24
Stand-Off Jitoko 'JT' Tabua in the Chiropractic Care and Rehab Center #17
Back Sub Johnny Lindsey in the Chiropractic Care and Rehab Center #23
Kermundu was 5 for 5 on the day with his conversion kicks, adding an extra 10 points to
the score sheet.
The Copperheads will look to continue the win streak this Saturday night in Jacksonville
as they take on the undefeated and reigning USARL National Champions the Axemen,
who have continued to clear cut their way across the USARL South competition.
The last time these two sides met was in Round 1 of the competition, where
Jacksonville took the shovel to the Copperheads 42 to 14 at Lehigh Senior High School.