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.

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

- Nascimento

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”.

Banks Sevens rugby tourney postponed

The annual Banks DIH Sevens Rugby competition which was scheduled for yesterday in the National Park was postponed due to the heavy rainfall.

Bermuda ends title drought with impressive win

NACRA 15s Rugby Championship…

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.

Showdown at Providence Stadium

-Bermuda, Guyana battle in final of NACRA 15s rugby c/ships

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.

Hornets are William Blackman 15s rugby league champs

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 sting Caribs in GRFU 15’s tournament

The Pepsi Hornets rugby team overpowered Yamaha Caribs 17-5 in the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) 15-a-side tournament when the two powerhouses met last Saturday at the National Park rugby field.

Rugby season further postponed

The Guyana Rugby Football Union has been forced to further postpone the opening of the Banks DIH Sevens Rugby Season and the School’s League.

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.

Match against England is like David versus Goliath

–Henry

National Sevens rugby Captain Theodore Henry told reporters shortly after arriving in Las Vegas for the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series that their game against England tomorrow will be like David versus Goliath.

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.

We have got to learn to play the right game

-Nascimento

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.

‘We did not accomplish our goal’ – McCormack

… Condition of National Park rugby field hampered first rugby trials for iRB Series

National rugby Sevens director, Mike McCormack disclosed yesterday that the national rugby Sevens squad did not accomplish its goal, nor the goals of the teams coach, Theodore Henry at last Saturday’s trial games at the National Park.

Whipple resigns!

-GRFU appoints Canadian as TD for Vegas trip

Former Technical Director (TD) of the national Sevens rugby team, Joe Whipple has resigned, according to president of the Guyana Rugby Football Union, Kit Nascimento.

After several quiet years, rugby takes Guyana by storm

Despite the national rugby teams’ successes in previous years, the sport flew under the radar on the local scene until it hosted two major tournaments in 2010: the NACRA Championships and the Rugby Sevens tournament of the CAC Games at the Providence stadium.

GRFU frustrated over condition of National Park rugby field

…seeking to shift training to stadium

The complaints surrounding the poor condition of the rugby field in the National Parak made by the Guyana Rugby Football Union in the past continued yesterday as GRFU president, Kit Nascimento expressed his dissatisfaction with the ground to Stabroek Sport.

Rugby players say suspension unjustified

Suspended national rugby player, Dwayne Schroeder believes that he has been unfairly disciplined by the disciplinary committee appointed by the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) to hear misconduct complaints against him and two other players.