Guyana, Trinidad play to stalemate

-Jamaica wins against  dogged Cayman Islands By Calvin Roberts Host Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago played to an exciting 5-5 draw whilst the defending champions Jamaica wrote their names in the scorers column with a 12-7 victory over debutantes Cayman Islands as action in the Demlife/Tropical Rhythm-sponsored North America West Indies Rugby Association (NAWIRA) Women’s 15-a-side rugby competition hosted by the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) continued at the National Park yesterday.

Greene looking to qualify for Beijing at Hampton Games

By Kiev Chesney Guyana’s sprint king Rawle Greene will make a last-minute push to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games when he competes next weekend at the Hampton International Games in Trinidad.

Griffith impresses selectors

By Kizan Brumell Good, positive stroke play from Trevon Griffith may have dazzled the selectors who were all present at the commencement of the second U-19 cricket trial match at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary, yesterday Inclement weather caused the scheduled first day’s play on Tuesday to be washed out and the weather continued yesterday morning and play finally commenced at 12:30 hrs.

Commonwealth boxing hopefuls up and riding

By Kizan Brumell Six junior boxers training for the Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in India in October were yesterday aided by relatives of the late Farouk Kalamadeen.

Achievers are Twenty/20 champs 1

Achievers defeated Bush Lot in the final of the Bush Lot Sports Club Twenty20 cricket competition sponsored by P.

Alpha United upset by GDF

By Kizan Brumell Lots of action, an upset win and draws highlighted the past two rounds of matches when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) 2008 Cellink Plus first division competition continued at the Tucville ground over the holiday weekend.

Four teams advance in Kazak dominoes

Exodus, Pressure Point, Rage and Frankies have all advanced to the Banks DIH sponsored Kazak Countrywide dominoes playoffs following victories in their respective zone finals played recently.


– Guyana’s rifle shooters added the short range trophy to the long range one won earlier, to be crowned the undisputed champions of  Caribbean rifle-shooting The Guyana national rifle shooting team defeated all and sundry at the recently concluded Full Bore Championships held at the Twickenham Park Ranges in Jamaica.

Trinidad not taking any team lightly in NAWIRA Women’s 15s tournament

By Calvin Roberts A youthful Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Rugby squad, buoyed by their upset victory over defending champions Jamaica in the first round, is set to engage host Guyana today in their second round clash in the Demlife/Tropical Rhythm-sponsored North American West Indies Rugby Association   (NAWIRA) /Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Women’s 15-a-side tournament at  the National Park today from 16:00hrs.

TSC resists arrest by Police 1

By Calvin Roberts Transport Sports Club (TSC) resisted an attempted arrest by Police Sports Club while Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) and Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) all had convincing victories when the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) Neal and Massy 40-overs-a-side first division competition continued last weekend in Georgetown.

Rain washes out first day’s play

Rain had the final say on the first day of the second three-day trial match organized by the junior selectors of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary, yesterday.

Female ruggers maul Cayman Islands 41-0

By Calvin Roberts Host Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago scored contrasting victories in first round matches when the Demlife/ Tropical Rhythm sponsored Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) in collaboration with the North America West Indies Rugby Association (NAWIRA) Women’s 15-a-side competition commenced at the National Park yesterday.

Young Warriors do it twice

– prove last week’s win was no fluke By Calvin Roberts Former national Twenty20 champions Young Warriors Cricket Club proved their superiority and that their victory in last week’s Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) Noble House Seafoods sponsored Twenty20 competition was no fluke when they defeated host Rose Hall Town Windies Sports Bar (RHTWSB) by three wickets to win the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club/Banks DIH Sprite sponsored Twenty20 competition at the Area ‘H’ ground on Sunday.

Thirty women’s players shortlisted for trials

Thirty women cricketers have been selected to attend three one-day trial matches on May 15, 16 and 17 at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground Queenstown, commencing at 10:00hrs.

Athletics in the bag 1

-Junior Jaguars hold Suriname to 0-0 draw at football  From Kiev Chesney  in Suriname  Guyanese patriotism was sky high at the Andre Kamperveen (AK) stadium here yesterday as supporters of the national athletics team watched as the athletes running under the banner of the Golden Arrowhead, flourished every time they took to the track.

King, Rahaman steal show at South Dakota 2

By Kizan Brumell Superior throttling gave Andrew King and Ryan Rahaman the edge over their opponents at the South Dakota Circuit yesterday as the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) held the second round of its National Race of Champions meet at the South Dakota Circuit.

Adonis expects keen c/ships

By Donald Duff President of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Noel Adonis said yesterday he expected keen competition from the four teams which will contest the Tropical Rhythm Dem Life Caribbean Women’s Rugby championships which commences from 2.30pm this afternoon at the National Park playing field.

Rifle shooters recapture Milex trophy

Guyana’s rifle shooting team recaptured the Milex Long Range shooting title beating their closest rivals by eight points on the penultimate day of the West Indies Fullbore championships held at the Twickenham Rifle Range in Jamaica.

Prasahd wins Vish Trading medal play tourney

Club captain Patrick Prashad won his second title for 2008 when he came out victorious in Saturday’s Vish Trading medal play tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course.

‘Cricket foundation weakened’

– says former WICB CEO Stephen Camacho at GCA awards ceremony By Calvin Roberts Shemroy Barrington of Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) was adjudged best batsman and Georgetown Cricket Club’s (GCC) Ricardo Jadunauth, best bowler, of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Cellink Plus first-division cricket competition when that body held its awards ceremony at the GCC pavilion Friday night.

Primo has his way 3

– A double from Manasseh Primo helped Guyana’s footballers push aside French Guiana as the Inter-Guiana Games football competition continued yesterday From Kiev Chesney in Suriname Manasseh Primo found the back of the net on two spectacular occasions to help Guyana overcome a 0-1 deficit and forge to a 3-1 victory over French Guiana (Cayenne) as the football competition of the 2008 Inter-Guiana Games continued yesterday at the Andre Kamperveen Stadium here.

Peewee football…

Strike Again mauls New Amsterdam By Kizan Brumell Encouraging remarks by Clyde de Haart, Purchasing and Customer Service Director of Courts Guyana Incorporated was the first of his two tasks as his speech was immediately followed by the ceremonial kick- off to get the Courts Peewee football competition underway yesterday at the Banks DIH., Thirst Park ground.