News from Jamaica Part 2

By Various

Some more news from Jamaica.

Big Wins for GC Foster, Mico and PCC in Intercol Rugby League Action

From Romeo Monteith, JRLA

Mico 34 def. UWI 18

Thurs. Feb 8.

On Thursday, Mico and UWI started round 3 of Intercollegiate Rugby League action. The Miconians prevailed 34-18 in what was a tense and close battle until 20 minutes before full time. Mico’s tries came from Romaen Campnell (1), Fabian Turner (2), Kennardo Morgan (2), Astil Johnson (1) while Kennard Woolery kicked 3 conversions. UWI kept the score respectable through tries from Douglas Evelyn (1), Kyle Herber (1)t, Junior Samuel (1) and 3 conversions from the boots of national representative Kemoy Whyte

GC Foster 100 def. Exced 8

Defending champions GC Foster showed no mercy to newcomers Excelsior Community College and delivered a 100-8 drubbing. EXCED could not contain the power and pace of the boys in brown and conceded points off nearly every set. GC’s tries came from Tries: Seldwyn Morgan (2), Stephen Scott (1), Ryan Grant (3), Adrian Mckenzie (3), Othniel Holness (1), Steve Miller (1), Kyle Ferguson (1), Antonio Baker (4), Adrian Myers (2), while Scott (3 and Ryan Grant (11) kicked conversions. EXCED’s try and conversion came from Jonothan Kynford, he also kicked a penalty.

Portmore Community College 28 def. University if Technology 4.

Despite a close first half, UTech were unable to prevent defeat at the hands of Portmore Community College who have shown vast improvements over the past 2 years. It was the first time PCC have defeated UTech and the occasion was marked by tries from Stephen Wynter (1), Dillon Jemison (2), Paul Walker (2), Russell McPherson, meanwhile Jemison and Paul Walker each kicked a conversion. UTech’s sole try came from Ramon Watson.


The competition continues Thurs. Feb 14, 2013 when Utech hosts. UWI at home at 4pm, then on Sat. Feb 16, GC Foster will take on MICO at GC Foster, in a clash of the only two unbeaten teams (both with 3-0 record). At Excelsior Community College, EXCED will entertain PCC at 4pm.

SPanish Town are U16 and U19 JRLA High School Champions

From Romeo Monteith, JRLA

U16 Finals Results

Spanish Town High 18 def St. Georges College 2

Spanish Town carved out a comprehensive 18-2 victory over St. Georges College on Tuesday to be crowned JRLA High School Champions. The game was a close affair in the first half with the winner ahead by only 4 points. However, a commanding second half performance saw them break the resistance of St. Georges to claim their first title. Spanish Town tries came from Odane Christie, Oshane Christie (2), and Steven Thomas. Odane Christie kicked a conversion. St. George’s points came from a penalty kick taken by Akeem Gray.


U19 Finals Results

Spanish Town High 22 def. Calabar 16

The U19 finals proved to be an epic war of attrition with both teams displaying brutal defence in their bid for title honours. Calabar dominated the first half with the lion share of possession, but it was still 10 all at half time. Calabar took a 16-10 lead 15 minutes into the second half, however, Spanish Town kept their composure and finished strongest with two tries and a penalty kick in the final 10 minutes to seal another historic win. Spanish Town was led by winger Sean Pitter with 3 tries, Contona Hibbert (1) and conversions from Linval Green (1), Shevon Cuff (1) and Denis Andrade (1). Calabar’s tries came from Adolph Gayle (1), Nicholas Johnson (1) and Remone Gordon (1), their conversions came from Neville Williams (2).

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