Rugby

The victorious Hornets outfit posing with the GRFU 10s league trophy and medals which was presented by president of the union, Peter Green.
The victorious Hornets outfit posing with the GRFU 10s league trophy and medals which was presented by president of the union, Peter Green.

Hornets in come-from-behind win to lift GRFU 10s trophy

The Hornets players used their skill and experience and held their nerve to come from behind and sting a game UG outfit, 34-28 to lift the GRFU 10s league trophy yesterday at the National Park.

National star player, Claudius Butts evades opposition in yesterday’s national trials.
National star player, Claudius Butts evades opposition in yesterday’s national trials.

Rugby team staying positive despite weather

Despite the recent inclement weather, the spirit of the national rugby squad is far from dampened as the ruggers continue to prepare assiduously for the NACRA senior men’s 15s Caribbean championships home game against Barbados on May 18.

GRFU president Kit Nascimento  makes a point during the media briefing  yesterday while  executive members of the union  look on.  (Aubrey Crawford photo)
GRFU president Kit Nascimento makes a point during the media briefing yesterday while executive members of the union look on. (Aubrey Crawford photo)

National men’s rugby team getting US$10,000 sponsorship from gov’t

By Emmerson Campbell The Guyana government will be giving financial support to the tune of US$10,000 towards the participation of the national men’s rugby team at the Pan American championships in Guadalajara, Mexico and the NACRA championships in Barbados.

World Cup debutants Russia set modest goals

MONINO, Russia, (Reuters) – Russia believe they can  win their opening match on their rugby World Cup debut with  coach Nikolai Nerush saying their inclusion is a big boost for a  set-up which receives “peanuts”.

Guyana’s outside centre Kevin Mackenzie (with ball) found it tough like the rest of the Guyanese side to get through the Bermuda defense. (Orlando Charles Photo)

Bermuda ends title drought with impressive win

Test rugby giants Bermuda ended their championship drought when they rallied to an 11- 0 victory against Guyana in the final of the 2011 NACRA Rugby 15s championship at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence last night.

Theodore Henry

Showdown at Providence Stadium

Bermuda will face Guyana on their home territory this evening in what is expected to be an intriguing showdown as the two zone champions lock horns in the final of the NACRA Men’s 15s rugby Championship at the Guyana National Stadium from 6pm.

 Kit Nascimento

National Sevens team returns from Vegas

The National Rugby Sevens team arrived in Guyana yesterday after their two-day excursion in Las Vegas, United States for the USA leg of the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series last Saturday and Sunday.

Members of the national rugby Sevens team go through a passing exercise yesterday at the National Park as they prepare for the IRB Sevens World Series on February 12 and 13.

GRFU announces IRB Sevens team

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) yesterday named their 12-man team that will be representing Guyana at the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series on February 12 and 13 in Las Vegas, United States.

Linden Mc Coy

The Guyana Rugby Football Union will name the team to represent Guyana at the International Rugby Board (iRB) Sevens World Series championships today.

National rugby Sevens Coach/player, Theodore Henry (with ball) is brought down during one of the national rugby Sevens squad’s trial games yesterday at the Providence National Stadium (Orlando Charles photo)

We have got to learn to play the right game

Theodore Henry, Coach of the national rugby squad preparing for the International Rugby Board (iRB) Sevens World Series tournament in Las Vegas, United States of America  next month, is upbeat about the team’s chances following trials at the National Stadium at Providence yesterday.

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