The RLJD2 competition kicks off this weekend, marking the fifth season for the Rugby League Jamaica expansion competition.
Only in its third year, the National Knock out Cup has attracted a record 12 teams for the 2018 installment. Last year’s semi-finalist Duhaney Park Redsharks, GC Foster College Lions, Jamaica Defence Force Warriors and Spanish Town Vikings all received a bye in Round one which kicked off on Saturday September 22 at the Duhaney Pak Mini Stadium.
Duhaney Park defeated the Jamaica Defence Force Warriors 56-12 to be crowned RLATG National Club Champions. In so doing, the Red Sharks have now won the Championship a record 6th time.
The RLATG National Club Championship will conclude on Saturday, September 15, with top seed and defending National Champions Duhaney Park Red Sharks meeting the Jamaica Defence Force Warriors in the finals. The match will be contested at the Duhaney Park Mini Stadium, with a 4pm start time.
The Duhaney Park Red Sharks secured their fourth consecutive League Leaders Shield in the Rugby League Around The Grounds sponsored National Club Championship. Duhaney Park was led by flying winger Andrew Simpson who bagged 4 tries in a convincing 66-10 victory over Liguanea Dragons at the UWI Mona Sports Complex on Saturday.
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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 Jamaica Rugby League Association held it “Open” 9-a-side Tournament on Saturday June 2 at The Cedar Grove Academy Field. Eight teams participated, including new teams Cedar Grove Cyclones, St. Bess Sledge Hammers and West Kingston Warriors. Encouragingly, Portmore Eliminators Rugby League club also made a return to playing after folding for several years.
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.