By Tony Munro, Date:9/6/2012

The depth of talent in Jamaican Rugby League will be tested this week in a two-game series between Jamaica A and the touring BARLA Under 23s which starts today (Saturday, June 9 in Mona, Kingston.

The Jamaica A team is likely to include Roy Calvert, Nathan Campbell, Ryan Grant,Romaen Campbell, Fabion Turner, Andre Reid and Ryan Spence from the Hurricanes team which emphatically beat USARL side, the DC Slayers recently. It will be led by either Calvert or Romaen Campbell.

The second game in the series will be played next Saturday, June 16 at GC Foster College. BARLA Under 23s will also play a game against a Collegiate All Stars team during their visit.

The series is intended as preparation for Jamaica’s international against Canada in Toronto on July 21.

The Jamaican domestic competition starts on Saturday, June 23.