The senior Howlers faced the Las Vegas Black Jacks in their first game of the tournament. The Howlers scored quickly, on an unconverted try by Daypuck., and added four additional trys (two converted by MacDowell) finishing with a 29 – 0 victory to get the team off to a positive start. Next up, the Howlers would take on the Kansas City Rogues. The Howlers proved to be too much for the Rogues, finishing the match with a 56 – 0 decisi0on over the hapless team from the Midwest.
The Howlers final game of the preliminary round pitted the team against France A. The Howlers suffered a series of tactical errors resulting in an easy 26 – 0 win for the developmental side from France. The Howlers were unable to match their opponents speed and the consistent pressure provided by France kept the Howlers penned in their own half.
The preliminary round finished, the Howlers would face the Kamikazee (a UK based side) in the playoffs on Friday. The Kamikazee lead by a margin of five points at the half. They added an additional two converted trys and a drop goal, handing the Howlers their second loss of the tournament. 22 – 7. Their final match of the tournament was against the Bermuda National team. The Howlers re-grouped and defeated the Bermuda squad 28 – 7.
Robin MacDowell was the leading scorer for the Howlers with 28 points.