Philadelphia Fight (42) defeated Jacksonville Axemen (20)
Under new ownership, the Philadelphia Fight continued their dominance at the Club Competition level becoming 2016 USARL Champions for their 4th Championship. In 2016 Philadelphia finishes an impressive 11-0-0, scoring 535 points, and allowing 108. In the North Conference Final Philadelphia Fight defeated Boston 13s 33-24 while in the South Conference Final, Jacksonville Axemen defeated Atlanta Rhinos 38-28. Jacksonville has yet to defeat Philadelphia at the Championship Level.
Venue: Nickerson Field, Boston University: 27th August 2016
Philadelphia Fight – 40 (Mike Gentile, Louis Tulio, Joel Weeks, Josh Vaartes, Jarod Frymoyer tries; Mike Timpano 5 goals) defeated Jacksonville Axemen – 20 (Jon Halter x 2, Tyler McClain tries; Hayden Diggins 2 goals)
MVP: Rhys Bowdich
Match Officials: Alan Chmielewski, Cody Kuxmann Chris Carter
Philadelphia Fight: Roman Lowery, Mike Gentile, Louis Tulio, Ryhs Bowdich, Mike Timpano, Rich Henson, Joel Weeks, Josh Vaartes, Jarod Frymoyer, Amdrew Kneisly, Fraser Stirling, Jessie Fogg, Casey Clark, Interchange: Zach Reichenback, James Coleman, Joeil Beasley, Pat Quirk. Coach: Rich Henson
Jacksonville Axemen: Tyler McClain, Urban Iyo, David Thomas, Jon Halter, David Washington, Billy Rogers, Ben Nicoll, Josh Cock, Hayden Diggins, Ryan Peterson, James Campbell, Kevin Wathen, John Purnell. Interchange: Will Mueller, Joe Eichner, Taylor Youngling, Ryan Ohara. Coach: Ben Nicoll