A close fought contest left fans delighted as the Atlanta Rhino’s got the better of the Tampa Mayhem in Saturdays USARL opener at Tampa Catholic High. The game was contested right until the final buzzer as the Rhinos secured a 34-30 victory over the home side.
The Mayhem ran riot early on as they raced into an 18-0 lead through some clever play and speed. Atlanta showed grit, fight and determination to gradually claw their way back into the contest one score at a time to set up an exciting finish, running our 34 to 30 winners.
This weekend they host current Southern Conference Champions, the Jacksonville Axemen, in what is certain to be a torrid affair. The game has been moved forward 30 minutes to accommodate a later event that is scheduled at the venue. “We need to thank the Atlanta Silverbacks for working with us to offer minimum effect on our event. It is great to have a partner venue who is willing to find common ground.”
Following the game all fans and supporters are invite to join both teams at THE BIRD Sports Bar located at 4719 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. in Dunwoody. Yuengling will also be offered at special pricing during Atlanta Rhinos Events.
Walk-up entry to home games is only $5, and kids 15 and under will be admitted FREE. Team merchandise is also on sale during all home games.