The Merritt Barbarians men’s rugby team nearly pulled off a major upset last weekend, as they were edged 17-14 by the visiting Penticton Harlequins at Voght Park Saturday.
The Harlequins scored a late try in the final five minutes of the second half to steal the victory. The Barbarians’ had erased a 12-point deficit with two converted tries shortly after the break.
With the win, Penticton remains undefeated at 3-0, while Merritt falls to 1-2.
Written with files from the Merritt Herald.