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First-time competitor Wakapau Secondary has good chance in Digicel football

-teacher/manager

Wakapau Secondary stands a good chance in the Digicel Schools Football tournament, according to Teacher/Manager Kapil Singh. Singh via telephone with Stabroek Sport said this is the first time that the school is competing in the tournament and when he compares his students to their counterparts in other regions they stand a good chance of walking away with the trophy.

Youth versus experience in Hardy-Eastman bout

Former European middleweight champion Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman poses on the scale at the weigh-in ceremony last night. Eastman tipped the scales at 156 pounds. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell It will be youth versus experience tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall when undefeated CABOFE welterweight champion Simeon ‘Candy Man’ Hardy matches gloves with former European middleweight champion Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman.

Banks DIH onboard with GRFU for must-win rugby qualifier

Players of the 15s rugby team and executive members of the GRFU and Banks DIH Limited pose in the boardroom of the company yesterday.

By Emmerson Campbell “The local rugby players have taken this nation to great heights and I have confidence of them advancing to the World Cup final, it is not out of their reach,” Communications Manager of Banks DIH Limited, Troy Peters said confidently while his company was giving support to the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU).

Back Circle blooming in warm-ups

Guinness   Greatest:  Action during Wednesday night’s Guinness Greatest of the Streets Exhibition game between Team Guyana (Back Circle) (wearing white) and the Island All Stars at the East Ruimveldt Basketball Court. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Two games, two wins, nine scored goals and Back Circle (Team Guyana) keeps on warming-up. After drubbing D’Urban Street 5-nil  on Sunday night when the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Exhibition Competition kicked off at the new Albouystown Basketball Court, Back Circle, Guyana’s representative for the inaugural Guinness Caribbean Street Football Challenge followed it up in similar fashion.