Lady Volcanoes bow to Thais

Posted at 06/14/12 10:00 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Lady Volcanoes lost a gallant battle against Thailand’s Women’s Rugby team in the Women's 4 Nations Rugby Championships held at the Canlubang Plains in Laguna on Thursday.

The Lady Volcanoes succumbed to the Thais, 15-50, in their Division 2 game.

Philippine Lady Volcanoes' Ada Lacia Milby, sister of actor Sam Milby, skips past
the Thai defense during the 2012 Women's Asian 4 Nations Rugby Tournament.
The Lady Volcanoes bowed to Thaliand, 15-50. Photo by ABS-CBNnews.com

The Thais proved to be quick on their feet, immediately opening the game with 2 tries for a 19-0 advantage.

By the end of the first half, Thailand already held a 26-5 lead over the Philippines.

After another try by the Thais, Manilla Santos struck hard for the Volcanoes to chop Thailand’s lead down to 18, 38-10.

Aye Honoras scored the Philippines last hurrah, but the Thais were just too tough to beat.

Thailand eventually closed out the Volcanoes, 50-15.

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