Rock Bounce Back Over Six Nations

by Mike Hancock

Dan Craig’s 7 point performance leads the way over Six Nations.

Oakville, ON – The Oakville Rock (5-4) were looking for a bounce-back performance after falling to Brampton 11-10 in extra time on Monday, June 21. The Rock answered the bell picked up a convincing 12-5 victory over the Six Nations Chiefs (7-3) 

Six Nations opened the scoring just 56 seconds into the game taking an early one-nothing lead. It was a defensive battle with neither team giving each other an inch. The Rock broke through at 9:29 minute mark of the first period with a three-goal run taking a 3-1 lead, the goals were scored by Dan Craig, Brandon Slade, and Dan Litner. Jordan Durston found the back of the net for the Chiefs, as the Rock took a 3-2 lead into the second. 

Just 41 seconds into the second period 17-year-old Luke Dawick rolled out from the corner and fired home his first career MSL goal putting the Rock up 4-2. The Rock followed that up with another three-goal run extending the lead to 7-2. Cody Jamieson beat Nick Rose, giving Six Nations some life down 7-3 heading into the third period. 

In the final frame, the Rock offence continued to roll with a four-goal run. Dereck Downs and Dan Litner each chipped in their second of the night, while Trevor Smyth added a pair giving Oakville a commanding 11-3 lead. The Chiefs responded with two of their own, from Naneh Brant and Jake Bomberry. Brad Gillies added a late one for the Rock taking this one by a score of 12-5. 

The Rock will be back in action on Tuesday, July 2nd, where these two clubs will meet once again in Six Nations.  Fans can watch every game this season live on