Hilton Head Rugby Club wins playoff match

The Hilton Head Rugby Club opened the playoffs with a 25-8 win Saturday over Brevard, Fla., at Crossings Park.

Salvadore de Cunha, Peter McNamara and Matt Dimunzio scored tries for Hilton Head, which advances to the USA Rugby South playoffs in Naples, Fla. later this month.

Hilton Head's Jason Carnes was 1 for 4 on points after and 1 for 1 on penalty kicks.

Prior to the game, Hilton Head held its Fan Appreciation festivities.