Saturday, May 13, 2017

Jacksonville Cannons Down Previously Undefeated Dallas Roughnecks

The Jacksonville Cannons hosted Dallas Roughnecks for a Friday night AUDL game. This was the first meeting between the Cannons and Roughnecks this season. Jacksonville (4-1) was an underdog in the AUDL South Division match up to the visiting Dallas team who was (6-0) on the AUDL 2017 season and had never lost an AUDL game. 

The game was tied through the 1st and 2nd quarters; 12's at halftime. The 3rd quarter belonged to the Cannons and maintained their lead until through the 4th.  Jacksonville won 24-22.

This is the first lost in 23 AUDL games for Dallas Roughnecks. They won all 14 of their regular season game in 2016 (their first AUDL season) plus 3 postseason games to win the AUDL 2016 title. The Roughnecks were (6-0) until Friday's loss. Dallas Roughnecks' perfect record held for a total of 405 days - 1 year, 1 month, 10 days - which started on April 2, 2016. Toronto Rush had the longest AUDL winning streak at 30 games.

[Box score via SLUDGE, data via @CannonsGameDay]

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