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Selman, Taylor help Windies steal last-over win

West Indies Women pose with the winners’ trophy after defeating New Zealand in the fourth One-Day International
yesterday, to sweep the series 4-0 at Warner Park. (PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/ASHLEY ALLEN)

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Seamer Shakera Selman bowled a brilliant last over as West Indies Women snatched a thrilling four-run victory over New Zealand Women to complete their sweep of the four-match One-Day International series at Warner Park here yesterday. Chasing 215 for victory, New ... Read More

WICB President Dave Cameron (left) and WIPA President Wavell Hinds during the signing ceremony at the Accra
Beach Hotel in Barbados on Thursday. (PHOTO: WICB MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS) WICB, WIPA ink new 'watershed' agreement
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Memorandum of Und ... Read More

Tyrone Wilson (right) of
Vauxhall High heads the
ball away from Kimani
Arbouine of Charlie Smith
High in their ISSA/LIME
Manning Cup Group B
encounter at Vauxhall
yesterday. The game
ended 0-0. (PHOTO:
NAPHTALI JUNIOR) Tame draw - Vauxhall hold Charlie Smith 0-0
GROUP B favourites Charlie Smith High were held to a tame 0-0 draw by Vauxhall High in the Inter-sec ... Read More

FRANFIELD with Dane Nelson Chief Secretariat to conduct matters in Donald Tankoy Memorial
THE Donald Tankoy Memorial Cup going 1,300 metres will highlight an action-packed 10-race card at Ca ... Read More

5 derbies to highlight today's daCosta Cup schedule

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, September 20, 2014    

Cornwall College’s Akeem McCarthy (right) against Anchovy High in an
ISSA/LIME Zone A game at Jarrett Park last week. Cornwall College won the
game 5-1. (PHOTOS: PAUL REID)

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A number of interesting derby games will highlight today's set of matches in the ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup football competition, which is at the mid-way point of the first round. Twenty-nine matches are scheduled with five derbies which are expected to grab the headlines lead by the top-of-the-zone clashes between former champions St James High and Cornwall College in Zone A; Frome Technical and Rusea's High in Zone B, and Glenmuir High and Garvey Maceo High in Zone M. ... Read More

All set for CUMI Come Run today

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

TAYLOR… speaking at the press
launch of CUMI Come Run

IT'S all systems go for the sixth annual Tryall Club CUMI Come Run slated for today at the historic 18-hole Tryall Golf Club in Hanover. This year, the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) is seeking to raise $5 million, to continue the rehabilitation efforts of the psychologically challenged in St James and its environs. Head honcho of Running Events and race organiser Alfred 'Frano' Francis is assuring the participants that all is in place to ensure a smooth event. "The r ... Read More

JCA All-Island Limited-Overs cricket continues today

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

Kensington opener Horace Miller ondrives during his unbeaten
half-century against Lucas in the JCA ODI competition at
Kensington Oval on Sunday. (PHOTO: LA ACTION)

The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) All-Island Limited-Overs competition rolls on this weekend with the second round of matches today. In Zone A, Hanover CA meet Trelawny CA at the Elgin Town Community Centre, while at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium, St James CA battle St Elizabeth. In Zone B, Manchester CA host St Catherine CA at the Manchester High playing field, while Kingston & St Andrew CA welcome GC Foster to Maxfield Park. In another Zone B encounter, St Catherine CC and visi ... Read More

Lloyd pleased with new Windies players

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

LLOYD… made 110 Test
appearances. (PHOTO: WICB
MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the West Indies cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Lloyd, the most successful captain who led the team during the 1970s and 1980s, has singled out opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite, who was adjudged man of the series which West Indies won two-nil. The Barbadian batsman scored a double century in the first Test which the regional side won by 10 ... Read More

Denham Town tag Innswood 1-0

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

Denham Town goalscorer Howard Williams (left) celebrates with teammate
Romaine Forbes during their Group C ISSA/LIME Manning Cup game against Tivoli
Gardens at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex on Saturday. The game ended 2-2.
(PHOTOS: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

DENHAM Town took full control of Group C of the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup football competition after edging Innswood 1-0 in a top-of-the-table clash at the Edward Seaga Sport Complex yesterday. Searching for solutions to unlock a fairly consistent Innswood defence, Denham Town's coach Earl Bennett introduced Shavon Richards in the 65th minute to replace Tajay Cunningham. The move immediately paid rich dividends as within five minutes the substitute scored to lessen the anxiety and secure the narrow ... Read More

Waterhouse turn tables on MBU

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, September 20, 2014    

FINLAYSON… put
his team ahead on
the stroke of halftime

WATERHOUSE opened their 2014/2015 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) campaign with a vengeful 3-0 victory over last season's title race conquerors Montego Bay United in a postponed game at Stadium East on Thursday. Waterhouse failed to get their game off the pitch in an organised fashion at the off and struggled to settle against their nemesis. They nonetheless profited from a mix- up around the Montego Bay goal area , allowing creative central defender Nicholy Finlayson to put his team ahead on ... Read More

Prince speaks out over alleged racist incident

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South African batsman Ashwell Prince tries to avoid a bouncer on the first
day of the second and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium. (Photo: AFP)

LONDON, England (AP) — South African batsman Ashwell Prince says his on-field dispute with an opponent during a county championship match in England is being investigated by authorities because of "racial connotations". Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale was banned for two matches after being reported by umpires for his part in an altercation with Prince, who plays for Lancashire. A disciplinary hearing has been convened after the England and Wales Cricket Board made a formal complaint about G ... Read More

Sherwin Williams Women's Premier League 2nd round kicks off today

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

Waterhouse captain Tasheka Small (right) and Portmore Strikers’ Tashana Vincent (left) react to a loose ball during
their Sherwin Williams Women’s Premier League game at UWI recently. Waterhouse won 4-3.
(Photo: Garfield Robinson)

An attractive battle between Portmore Strikers FC and Waterhouse FC will highlight Zone A fixtures as the second round of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Sherwin Williams Women's Premier League kicks off today. All games are set to begin at 3:30 pm. Waterhouse FC should be the more positive team going into the game after recording a 5-0 victory when the two teams met in their first outing of the season. The Xavier Gilbert-conditioned Waterhouse FC are currently in second position on 13 ... Read More

Scotia on top in Business House Netball Leagues

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

SCOTIABANK 'A' look unstoppable as they have won all their seven matches in the 2014 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) combined Senior 'A' and 'B' Leagues competitions. The former Senior 'A' League champions, coached by Winston Nevers, lead the combined division with maximum 21 points, and with three games remaining for the bankers, they have already qualified for the play-offs. Meanwhile, the other teams in contention for a place in the three-team play-offs at the preliminary rounds a ... Read More

Lloyd likes Windies World Cup chances

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

LLOYD… made 110 Test
appearances. (PHOTO: WICB
MEDIA/RANDY BROOKS)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Convenor of selectors, Clive Lloyd, believes West Indies have a side capable of challenging at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. West Indies last won a 50-over World Cup back in 1979 with Lloyd as captain but the former Guyana and Windies left-hander said he was encouraged by what he had seen so far from the players. "If you look at our side we have tremendous all-rounders, we have good spinners and we have batters that are just as good as a ... Read More



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