In one of the hottest days for a rugby game at Niagara University, the heat did not impact the start of NU. The Purple Eagles started the game just as the weather was "Hot." During a day that saw the temps reach a record high of 91 degrees, Niagara scored two tries before U of R got on the scoreboard. The was Niagara first win for the 2017-2018 season. The win gives Niagara a 1-2 record.