Defending champions Duhaney Park Reds Sharks and GC Angels both scored comfortable wins over Washington Blvd. Bulls and Jamaica Defence Force Warriors in the National Club Championship (NCC) semi-finals on Saturday.
In the first semi-finals, GC Angels were comfortable 44-18 winners over JDF Warriors. GC’s Stephen Scott led all scorers with a fourteen point haul from 5 goal kicks and a try. Center Kevin Thomas gave support with 8 points from two tries. Other scorers for GC were Adrian Thompson, Devon Thomas, Antonio Baker, Chevaughn Bailey and Dillon Davis who each scored a try, meanwhile, center Adrian Brown closed out the scoring with a goal. Outclassed, JDF’s points came from Griffin Griffiths with 8 points from 2 tries while Shemar Creary and Shaneal Brown bagged a try each. Nicolai Kennedy closed the account with a goal kick.
Duhaney Park made it to their 5th consecutive Grand Finals with a workman like 20-6 win over Washington Blvd. Bulls. Duhaney Park was led to victory by winger Miguel Facey with a 10 point haul from 2 tries and a goal. He got support from center Andrew Simpson with two tries, Kenneth Walker (1 try) and Ryan Grant with a goal kick. The Bulls points came from winger Ta-Michael Watson with a try and Lawrence Drummond who kicked a goal.
The Grand Finals and 3rd Place is scheduled for Saturday September 21st at Duhaney Park Mini Stadium. Washington Blvd. Bulls will face JDF Warriors at 2pm in the 3rd Place play-off and Duhaney Park and GC Angels will face off at 4pm for the right to be crowned national champion.