Spanish Town and St Catherine have emerged victorious from the JRLA High Schools competitions Grand Finals.
At U14 level, tries from Hymen Thorpe and Romario Jarrett either side of half time were enough to secure an 8-0 victory for the Spanish Town in a tough clash with Calabar High.
There will be high drama on Wednesday, March 7, when the Grand Finals of the JRLA U14 and U16 High School competitions take place at The Cedar Grove Academy.
The Jamaica Rugby League Association U19s high school season has ended with Spanish Town High winning a national one-day 9s tournament, at BB Coke High School in St. Elizabeth. They claimed the honours with a hard-fought win over St. Catherine High in the final.
The RLATG National Club Championship (NCC) kicks off on Saturday June 9, with Six teams vying for rugby league supremacy in Jamaica. The League is in its 13th year and promises to be another exciting season of action packed rugby league. Naming rights to the competition has been picked up by rugbyleaguearoundthegrounds.com, a media website dedicated to the coverage of rugby league globally.
The Jamaican Rugby League Association will start an eight team 9-a-side competition today, Saturday March 1 at the Olympic Gardens Football field.
The competition is divided into two groups with four teams in each. Group A features Olympic Garden Angels, Duhaney Park Red Sharks B, Washngton Blvd. Bulls and Kingston Central Hounds. Group B consists of Liguanea Dragons B, North Street Falcons, Portmore Eliminators and Rosehall Rugby League Club.
The JRLA National Club Championship kicks off today with six teams challenging for rugby league supremacy in Jamaica.
The League is in its ninth year and continues to build as one of the island’s premier sporting competitions.
Kingston, Jamaica will host the 2020 men’s and inaugural women’s Americas Championship, the dates in November of which have now been confirmed.
By Phil Caplan, Date: 26/9/13
DUHANEY PARK RED SHARKS 28 VAUXHALL VULTURES 23 - Red Stripe Football Field, Kingston
A terrific score from Nathan Campbell and late try saving tackle by Robert Rodney saw Duhaney Park Red Sharks secure a 28-23 victory over defending champions Vauxhall Vultures in a thrilling JRLA National Club Championship Grand Final.