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Barbados JetBlues touring USA

Barbados JetBlues touring USA

Barbados’ male Rugby 7s team headed off last weekend on a weeklong tour to the United States to compete at an international level in two separate club tournaments in New York and New Jersey. In partnership with the Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU), the team called the Barbados JetBlues were slated to play in both […]

Barbados go down to Guyana

Barbados go down to Guyana

It was a bruising thrill-fest but in the end Guyana emerged 34-26 winners over Barbados in the first round of the annual Rugby Americas North Men’s XVs Tournament at the Garrison Savannah on Saturday. Guyana had the opportunity to score first when a Barbados infraction gave their No 9 Ryan Gonsalves the chance to kick […]

Howlers visit Harrison College

Howlers visit Harrison College

Students of the Harrison College School got a taste of rugby when Canadian Olympic Bronze medalist Karen Paquin visited the Crompton Street institution recently. Paquin, who competed in the Rio Summer Olympics, came to Barbados along with her teammates from the famous Dog River Howlers. They held a training session at the school under the […]

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 […]

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