Neal & Massy schools rugby contest starts today

Eight schools will be grappling for top honours when the Neal & Massy Group of Companies Schools Rugby Tournament start today at the National Park Rugby Ground.

The matches start at 9am.

The under-14 category is being contested in two groups leading to a semi-final and final round. The group comprises teams from Uivtlugt Secondary, St John’s College, Tutorial High, Convent Garden, Marian Academy, Stewartville, Dolphin Secondary and North Georgetown.

The under-16 match will be contested by Marian Academy, Convent Garden, St. John’s, North Georgetown and a development team drawn from participants in the Rugby Community Programme.

The tournament will be conducted by the union’s Youth Development Officers Troy Yhip, Latif Lasimba, Sabola Gray and National Coach Theodore Henry with assistance from Boost Coaches Joe Sandiford and Katie Wallis.

The coaches will also get support from members of the National Sevens Rugby Squad currently training for the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 29-30 and the NACRA Men’s and Women’s Sevens Championship in Barbados set for November 12-13.

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