The Sacramento Amazons took on Motherlode in their season opener on Saturday, January 30. The 3:50pm kick off was part of the Kick Off Tournament held by the Sacramento Valley Rugby Foundation. The tourament itself, is the largest of it's kind in all of the Nation. Over 2,000 spectators were at the tournnament through out the day. Motherlode showed great improvement from last season but were no match for the Amazons in losing their league opener 46-0. Angela Ve'evalu, Loa Fauolo and Neni Green each scored a couple tries each.
The Amazons look poised to have another great season. Saturday's game displayed the team's balance of experience and youth, with a total of 6 players under the age of 15years old getting playing time.