Sports

New Zealand smell blood in Australian waters

Daniel Vettori

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – New Zealand’s hopes of recording their first victory over Australia in almost 20 years have been boosted after a raft of injuries forced their trans-Tasman neighbours to pick a rookie trio of pace bowlers and an opener untried in test cricket.

First Street Warriors win Inter-Block tourney

First Street Warriors football club of Campbellville held its nerve last Saturday to walk away with the $150,000 first place prize of the 2011 Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Inter-Block seven-a-side football tournament held at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.

Grove Hi Tec, Banks FC reach final

Grove Hi Tec and Banks FC will clash in the final of the inaugural Banks DIH Coca Cola football champion’s league organised by the East Bank Football Association this Sunday at the Diamond Community Centre ground from 13:00hrs.

Emanie Netball Club wins Digicel Championships

-Hope challenges GNA to make next year’s tournament bigger and better

The top individual performers

By Iva Wharton Emanie Netball Club won the Digicel-sponsored Open league netball tournament after defeating Doves  by 47 goals to 16 in the final played Saturday on the tarmac of the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Kashif and Shanghai teams receive tournament booklet and preparation funding

- Organisers regret absence of Georgetown teams

Representatives of the 18  participating local teams pose with the Tournament Booklets and cheques. (Orlando Charles Photo)

In a small media briefing at the Duke Lodge in Kingston on Saturday 18 of the 20 participating teams scheduled to participate in the upcoming 22nd Kashif and Shanghai football tournament were presented with the tournament booklet highlighting the rules and regulations of the competition along with donations to assist their preparations.

WICB director concerned over Bishoo

Devendra Bishoo

T&T’s director on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Baldath Mahabir, while pleased with the direction of the West Indies team at present, is very concerned with the spate of injuries being suffered by the regional players.