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Rugby tourney launched Wednesday

Rugby tourney launched Wednesday

The inaugural 2016 Flow Rugby Barbados World Sevens Tournament promises not only to be exciting but highly competitive, says coordinator Brian Stollmeyer.  Speaking at the launch held this morning at the Barbados Olympic Association [BOA], Stollmeyer said 22 of the best teams around the region and the world had confirmed their participation in the December […]

Renegades’ run

Renegades’ run

The Barbados Rugby Football Union kicked off their domestic Sevens Season at the Garrison Savannah on the weekend, with Renegades proving the team to beat which no one could manage. Under bright blue skies, the Renegades and Tridents started the first of six scheduled round-robin matches with Renegades emerging 26-12 victors. Tridents’ Jae Bowen put […]

Rugby goes to schools

Rugby goes to schools

Over the next week several secondary and primary school students will be exposed to the sport of rugby. The Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU), in conjunction with World Rugby, will be hosting two sessions aimed at exposing more youngsters to the excitement of rugby as part of the Get Into Rugby (GIR) programme. On June […]

Bajans humbled

Bajans humbled

Having gone down heavily to Guyana in their last Rugby World Cup Qualifier, Barbados took to the field at the Garrison Savannah last Saturday against archrivals Trinidad and Tobago determined not to repeat past experiences. But that didn’t eventuate and Barbados were soundly beaten 39-5. Three minutes into the game the visitors’ number 13 Agboola […]

Team Massy win polo tourney

Team Massy win polo tourney

That’s the story of Team Massy United Insurance, who ran away with the inaugural Massy United Insurance Ladies International Polo Tournament which climaxed on Saturday at the Apes Hill Club. After three days of intense action and competitive fun, Team Massy scored the winning goal with two seconds remaining in the final defeating AR Aesthetics […]

Rugby history

Rugby history

History was made over the weekend at the Garrison Savannah when Get Into Rugby (GIR) –– Barbados, the local arm of an international programme supervised by World Rugby, hosted the Trinidad and Tobago All Stars in an inaugural Rugby Sevens competition. It was held under the auspices of the Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU). This […]

Tridents are rugby champs

Tridents are rugby champs

Tridents RFC are the 2016 Barbados Rugby Football Union’s domestic league champions. On Saturday in the final they defeated Emperors 22-15 in an exciting match-up before an appreciative crowd at the Garrison Savannah. The Emperors drew first blood when a Tridents’ infraction allowed Simon Noble to kick a three-point penalty. The Tridents quickly responded with […]

WADA takes aim at NFL

WADA takes aim at NFL

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has described allegations made in anAl-Jazeera report that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took human growth hormone (HGH) as “very concerning” and has urged “increased collaboration” with sports leagues in the United States. Though Manning has vehemently denied the allegations and the source of the Al-Jazeera report has since recanted […]

For rugby glory

For rugby glory

LONDON –– New Zealand are aiming to become the first team ever to retain the Rugby World Cup when they meet Australia in tomorrow’s sell-out Twickenham final. More than 80,000 fans will see the All Blacks start as favourites, having lost only three games out of 53 since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in 2011. […]

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