Neepawa Tigers defeat Moosomin


By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The Neepawa Tigers have improved to 3-2 in the Rural Manitoba Football League, after a 38-14 victory over Moosomin on Thursday, Sept. 25.

The Tigers ground game helped to secure the victory, as the team ran for a combined 248 yards and three touchdowns. Brenden Cowan lead the way, rushing for 156 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Neepawa’s defense was also able to hold Moosomin in check, with a fumble recovery from Brett Jonasson and pair of interceptions by Jason Caines, including a 70 yard return for a touchdown.

With the win, the Tigers are currently tied for second place in the RMFL North Division with the Dauphin Clippers. The next game for Neepawa is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 3 in Swan River when they face the undefeated Swan Valley Tigers.

Neepawa Tigers Game Stats:



Brenden Cowan 12 attempts 3 complete for 81 yards and 2 interceptions

Jonah Freeman 1 catch for a 43 yard TD reception

Linden Baker 2 catches for 39 yards


Brenden Cowan 10 carries for 156 yards including a 11 and 80 yard TD runs

Cody Pasowisty 4 carries for 15 yards

Cole Tardiff 5 carries for 34 yards

Brady Unger 3 carries for 42 yards

Will Birnie 1 carry for a 1 yard TD run

Special Teams

Jason Caines 6 returns for 111 yards

Brady Unger 1 return for 15 yards, 2 tackles, 1-2 point conversion catch

Brett Jonasson 2 tackles

Brenden Cowan 1-2 point conversion run

Jonah Freeman 2-2 point conversion catches

Trevor Smith fumble recovery

Dylan Oshanyk 1 tackle

Scott Dowd 1 tackle


Jason Caines 9 tackles 2 interceptions including 70 yard interception TD

Will Birnie 6 tackles

Brett Jonasson 2 tackles 1 fumble recovery

Scott Dowd 3 tackles

Brady Unger 2 tackles

Trevor Smith 2 tackles

Jeff Franks 1 tackle

Cole Tardiff 1 tackle

Dillan Neufeld 1 tackle

Brenden Cowan 1 tackle