GDF rugby on today

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) in celebration of its 48th anniversary will be hosting a seven-a-side Rugby competition today at its Camp Ayanganna Playfield. Games will be played under floodlights, the first ever such event.

According to a press release from the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), the ruggers of the GDF team are currently on a tear, having captured all the three sevens championships for 2013,  defeating UG Wolves and Hornets RFC respectively with Caribs failing to make any of the finals. The women’s National Ruggers will be on show also as the GRFU continues to push for the development of Female Rugby.


Today’s programme is as follows;

1645 hrs            Arrival of teams

1700                 Assembly of teams

1700                 Arrival of Invited Guests

1725                 Arrival of Chief Of Staff

1730                 March Pass

1735                 Welcome Remarks       –    GDF Club President

1738                 Opening Remarks       –     Col General Staff

1745                 Ceremonial “KICK OFF” of Ball Chief Of Staff

1750                 Commencement of Games

2125               Presentation of Prizes.

All spectators are advised to use the Eastern Gate. Admission is free.

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