By Brian lowe, Date: 28/8/17
The Jamaica Reggae Warriors have written themselves into the record books by upsetting Canada 28-14 in the Rugby League Americas Championship in Kingston, Jamaica.
The 9th Intercollegiate rugby league Championship was claimed by Excelsior Community College Eagles on Saturday, when they defeated Caribbean Maritime University Spartans 22-18, at the UWI Mona Bowl.
By Brian Lowe, Date: 8/12/17
There is no question that 2017 has been a successful year for rugby league in Jamaica, and arguably the most notable one since the country first came onto the international scene in 2009.
The 8th Intercollegiate rugby league Championship was claimed by GC Foster College Lions on Saturday, when they defeated Excelsior Community College Eagles (Exed) 24-6 at the UWI Mona Bowl.
To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the inugural rugby league match played in the country, further history was made when Red Star Belgrade won the first-ever full contact girls match, beating Red Kangaroos 46-16 at the Ada Ciganlija stadium.
Jamaica’s Reggae Warriors, who became the first Caribbean nation to qualify for the Rugby League World Cup when they defeated USA 16-10 in Jacksonville last weekend, have been feted by the nation’s sports minister.
History will be made on 22 June when Jamaica play their first-ever home international against the USA, at the Mona Bowl Field in Kingston (kick off 3.30pm), in an escalation of one of international rugby league’s burgeoning rivalries.