Hornets are William Blackman 15s rugby league champs

The ecstatic Pepsi Hornets team takes a photo opportunity after defeating Yamaha Caribs to lift the William Blackman 15-a-side crown.

Pepsi Hornet’s pulled off a comfortable victory against Yamaha Caribs in the tournament decider of the William Blackman 15-a-side Rugby League to take the coveted crown on Saturday at the National Park Rugby Playfield.

Hornets won 38 – 22 with national player Kevin `Buck’ Mc Kenzie proving to be the star of the proceedings in the lone match of the day.

In this Orlando Charles photo, Pepsi Hornets’ Elwin Chase is about to score another try while his team mates and the opposition look on.

Hornets ended the tournament unbeaten winning all four of their matches while Caribs lost both matches to Hornets but defeated the Guyana Defence Force in both their encounters.

On Saturday, Hornets entered the game as the favourites against the youthful Yamaha Caribs side  which included national coach Theodore Henry and national captain Claudius Butts.

The ecstatic Pepsi Hornets team takes a photo opportunity after defeating Yamaha Caribs to lift the William Blackman 15-a-side crown.

Hornets though showed in no uncertain terms that they were the superior side stinging the Yamaha Caribs team with regular tries and conversions which proved very frustrating for the Caribs side.

Mc Kenzie led the way with three tries while Christopher Singh, Troy Bascomb and Elwin Chase supported with a try each while Ryan George made four conversions.

For Yamaha Caribs, Butts scored two tries and Henry and Walter George one each while Henry scored the lone conversion.


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