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Jamaica face stern test from England Lionhearts

(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.

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Jamaica defeat USA in historic Kingston International

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.

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Squads announced for historic Jamaica v USA rugby league Test

Jamaica has named nine debutants and USA seven in their squads for Saturday’s historic meeting at the Mona Bowl, University of West Indies, Kingston (kick off 3.30pm local time) - which is part of the sport’s international weekend. The match-up between the 14th and 15th world ranked nations will be the first between them on Caribbean soil.

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19th Jamaican National Rugby League Championship Kicks Off

Photo Credit: Shamoy Stewart of Washington Blvd. Bulls on their way to scoring a try in Round 1.

The 19th National Club Championship (NCC) kicked off on Saturday June 8, with seven teams vying for rugby league supremacy in Jamaica.  The competing teams in this year’s installment of the top rugby competition in Jamaica sees new comers West Kingston Hyenas joining defending champions Duhaney Park Redsharks, GC Foster Lions, Liguanea Dragons, Spanish Town Vikings, Jamaica Defence Force Warriors and Washington Blvd. Bulls.

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