The Jamaica Rugby League Association today announced the rebranding of the domestic ‘Jamaica A’ team to become the Jamaica Hurricanes.
Kingston, Jamaica will host the 2020 men’s and inaugural women’s Americas Championship, the dates in November of which have now been confirmed.
Photo: Marlon Nunes of CMU carries the ball into Contact against UTech
The 10th Intercollegiate rugby league Championship will kick off on Thursday, January 23, with 6 of Jamaica’s premiere colleges and universities partaking.
Duhaney Park Red Sharks win Jamaica rugby league New Year 9s
The Jamaica Rugby League Association launched the 2020 men’s season with the second annual New Year 9s. Eight community and intercollegiate teams took part in the tournament at the Duhaney Park Mini Stadium.
Picture: Miguel Facey and Anthony Findlay of CMU stops Daniel Barnett from Exed at the try line.
CMU Spartans have retained the JRLA Intercollegiate 9s, held at the UWI Mona Bowl and which kicked off the ninth college season, beating Excelsior Community College Eagles 20-16 in the final.
Dual code superstar Jason Robinson will be proud to represent his family roots when he links up with the Jamaica Rugby League squad for the first time ahead of next Sunday’s international against the England Knights at Emerald Headingley.
Duhaney Park Red Sharks defeated GC Angels 24-16 to be crowned JRLA National Club Champions for 2019. In so doing, the Red Sharks record streak of Grand Finals win now move to 7.
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.
(Photo credit Lisa Ashman): Jamaican players (Arian Thomas and Steve Miller) celebrate after scoring against the USA in June International Test Match
The England Lionhearts, a powerful representative team from the amateur leagues in England landed in Jamaica on Monday July 2 for a 14 day Tour of Jamaica. They will play three Test matches against local representative teams and participate in a 9-a-side tournament. The party contains 22 players and 10 staff, including a referee.
Photo Credit Lisa Ashman - Jenson Morris of Jamaica carries the ball. USA # 6 Sterling Wynn and Sean Hunt attempts the tackle.
The Jamaica Reggae Warriors defeated the USA Hawks 26-24 in a thrilling encounter at the UWI Mona Bowl Stadium on Saturday. The win was Jamaica’s second win over the powerful Hawks in 8 meetings. The match was played on the International weekend of rugby league and was historic in nature as it marked the USA’s first visit to Jamaica.