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University of Montreal Carabins head to Vanier Cup after victory over Guelph

The University of Montreal Carabins are heading back to the Vanier Cup for a second straight year with a 25-10 win over the Guelph Gryphons on Saturday afternoon.

Carabins will face either UBC or St. F-X on Nov. 28 in Quebec City

Montreal Carabins's Sean Thomas Erlington raises a football next to Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre to salute the crowd after his team won the Dunsmore Cup against the Laval Rouge et Or on Nov. 14 in Quebec City. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press)

The University of Montreal Carabins are heading back to the Vanier Cup for a second straight year with a 25-10 win over the Guelph Gryphons on Saturday afternoon.

The Carabins will meet the winners of the Uteck Bowl — either the University of British Columbia or St. Francis-Xavier — on Nov. 28 in Quebec City for the Vanier Cup, Canada's university football championship.

Montreal looked like the better team on the field from the kickoff. David Deschamps opened the scoring with a 27-yard field goal to make it 3-0 Montreal.

Guelph looked dazed as Sean Thomas-Erlington ran in the ball for the first touchdown of the game, Deschamps converted to take it to 13-0 for the Carabins.

Gabriel Cousineau continued to play in excellent form, throwing in a nine-yard pass to Phillip Enchill for a touchdown. Deschamps kicked two field goals in the second quarter and Montreal convincingly led Guelph 23-0 at halftime.

The Gryphons finally got on the scoreboard in the third quarter with two field goals from kicker Gabriel Ferraro.

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