Villanova out to upset Marist and add further congestion to AIC ladder

It’s been a tense few weeks for the coaches and supporters of Villanova College.

Just a week after letting a lead slip in the final stages of their opening round match against Iona, Villanova leaked two tries in the second half against St Peter’s last Saturday.

Trailing by six, Villanova found a second wind in the dying stages though and scored back to back tries to steal an important AIC victory.

“We went from six points down to eight points in front in a matter of minutes which was really pleasing, particularly after conceding two late tries in the loss against Iona,” Villanova coach Paul Davey told Rugby News.

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