Nanaimo Hornets player Akira Takekawa is stopped by a Cowichan Piggies opponent during playoff action Saturday at May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park.

Nanaimo Hornets player Akira Takekawa is stopped by a Cowichan Piggies opponent during playoff action Saturday at May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park.

Hornets stung in semis

The Cowichan Piggies defeated the Nanaimo Hornets 17-11 in the men’s Div. 1 Times Cup semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.

The Nanaimo Hornets were stymied by their neighbouring rivals in the playoffs.

The Cowichan Piggies defeated the Hornets 17-11 in the men’s Div. 1 Times Cup semifinals on Saturday afternoon at May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park.

Pat Milford scored the Hornets’ only try and Brad Marshall kicked two penalties.

Nanaimo’s men had been on a three-match win streak prior to the loss.

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