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UPEI rugby team heading to national championship

The UPEI Panthers earned a spot at the national university men's rugby championship with a victory over St. FX on Saturday.

National championships this weekend

The team gathers for a celebratory photo after Saturday's victory. (Chris Huggan/Twitter)

The UPEI Panthers earned a spot at the national university men's rugby championship with a victory over St. FX on Saturday.

The Panthers won the Maritime championship game 17-10.

The national championship is this coming weekend in Guelph, Ontario.

UPEI is scheduled to play two games in a round robin, the first at 2 p.m. ET Thursday and the second at 2 p.m. ET Saturday. Bronze and gold medal games are scheduled for Sunday.