Rugby union formally announces suspension of three players

President of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), Kit Nascimento told Stabroek Sport yesterday that it “is yet to be seen” if the suspension of three national rugby players will affect the national team at next February’s International Rugby Board (IRB) World Sevens Series in the United States.

Three national rugby players suspended

…over Commonwealth Games incident

Three national rugby players on the Sevens team that represented Guyana at this year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India have been suspended as a result of their conduct while returning from the Games.

Henry says size is a factor

…as national rugby Sevens squad prepares for IRB Series

National Sevens rugby coach and player, Theodore Henry has a comprehensive training regimen for the national Sevens rugby squad as they enter the preparatory stage for the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series on February 12 and 13 in Las Vegas, United States.

Juman-Yassin affirms GOA got no gov’t $$ for CG, CAC Games

President of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) K Juman Yassin on Wednesday affirmed that the GOA has not received any funding from the Government of Guyana for the Commonwealth Games and the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games this year.

Under-19 rugby team beaten by T&T 22-18

The national under-19 rugby team returned home on Monday from their stint in Trinidad and Tobago where they suffered a 18-22 points defeat at the hands of the home team in a 15’s rugby match-up last Sunday at the Queen’s Park Savannah.

Under-19 rugby team departs for T&T today

The national under-19 rugby team is departing Guyana today for Trinidad and Tobago, where they will engage in two ‘challenge matches’ against the Trinidad & Tobago Rugby Football Union’s (TTRFU) under-19 team.

Nascimento to hold press briefing Wednesday

President of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Kit Nascimento said yesterday he will brief the media on Wednesday on the performance of the national rugby Sevens team at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in India.

Rugby Sevens lose to Tonga 21-14

– but climb in IRB world rankings After being defeated without scoring in their previous three rugby Sevens matches of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the national rugby Sevens team delivered an improved performance as they went down to Tonga 14-21 in their final game of the tournament on Tuesday.