OVFL quarterfinals determined (SCHEDULE)

Bye week is over for top ranked teams in the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL).  Now, it’s time to bring it to the football field.

The next round of the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) playoffs has been determined. All games in both the varsity and junior varsity divisions will be played on Saturday August 3rd.

In the Varsity division, Ottawa Myers Riders (8-0, first in Wettges Conference) will host the Cornwall Wildcats (6-2, third in Wettges Conference) at Minto Field, Nepean Sportsplex.  Kickoff is 5:00pm.  The Wildcats advanced to the next round of the playoffs after a 44-7 drubbing of the Metro Toronto Wildcats.

Meanwhile, the Essex Ravens (7-1, first in Adam Conference) will face off against defending champions London Jr. Mustangs (5-3, fifth in Adam Conference) at Raider Field, Essex District High School.  Game start is 7:00pm.  The Mustangs advanced to the next round after dispatching the Cambridge Lions 39-26.

The third game will see the Kingston Grenadiers (6-2, fourth in Wettges Conference) on the road to take on the Markham Raiders (6-2, second in Wettges Conference) on at Mt. Joy. Kickoff is 7:30pm.  The Grenadiers punched their ticket to the next round after crushing the Oshawa Hawkeyes 42-7.

In the final matchup, the Niagara Spears (7-1, second in Adam Conference) will host the Mississauga Warriors (6-2, fourth in Adam Conference) at Kiwanis Field.  Game time is 7:30pm. The Warriors advanced after defeating the Etobicoke Eagles 23-13.

As for the junior varsity division, the Ottawa Myers Riders will travel to meet the Toronto Thunder for their playoff game at Birchmount Stadium.  Kickoff is noon.  Meanwhile, the Essex Ravens will host the Brampton Bulldogs at Raider Field.  Game start is 3:00pm.  The Cambridge Lions will make their way down to Loyola Catholic Secondary School to battle the Mississauga Warriors at 3:00pm.  Finally, the Cumberland Panthers and Pickering Dolphins will tangle at Millenium Field. Kickoff is 3:30pm.

Here are the second round playoffs matchups:


ate Time Home Team Visitor Team Location TV
Sat Aug 3rd 05:00pm Myers Riders VR Cornwall Wildcats VR Minto Field, Nepean Sportsplex
Sat Aug 3rd 07:00pm Essex Ravens VR London Mustangs VR Raider Field Essex District High School
Sat Aug 3rd 07:30pm Markham Raiders VR Kingston Grenadiers VR Mt.Joy
Sat Aug 3rd 07:30pm Niagara Spears VR Mississauga Warriors VR Kiwanis Field


Sat Aug 3rd 12:00pm Toronto Thunder JV Myers Riders JV Birchmount Stadium
Sat Aug 3rd 03:00pm Essex Ravens JV Brampton Bulldogs JV Raider Field
Sat Aug 3rd 03:00pm Mississauga Warriors JV Cambridge Lions JV Loyola Catholic Secondary School
Sat Aug 3rd 03:30pm Cumberland Panthers JV Pickering Dolphins JV Millennium Field


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