MoBay vs Arnett highlights tantalising slate of rescheduled matches

Montego Bay United captain Dwayne Ambursely (right) tackles Tivoli Gardens’ Marvin Stewart in a recent RSPL match at the Edward Seaga Complex.

The two most recent local football club champions are set to clash today in a rescheduled slate of matches in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). Reigning champions Montego Bay United are the hosts as former winners Arnett Gardens FC visit WesPow Park in St James in an expected tantalising clash ... Read More

ATKINSON... sped to a blistering 28.64 seconds Alia swims record
After numerous close shaves to the 50m short course breaststroke world record, Jamaica’s Alia ... Read More

Little London High’s Obrien Smith (right) powers past Spot Valley High’s Akeem Sterling in yesterday’s ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup quarter-final game played at Jarrett Park. Little London came from a goal down to beat Spot Valley High 2-1. (Paul Reid) Cornwall College remain perfect with 14th- straight win
CLARENDON PARK, Clarendon — Cornwall College extended their perfect run in the Inter-secondary ... Read More

Ryan Spence in the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup action against Ocho Rios High at Sabina Park last Friday.  (Photo: Garfield Robinson)Observer Excelsior’s Ryan Spence making mark in FLOW Super Cup
Though there were five different scorers in Excelsior High’s win in their Inter-Secondary Scho ... Read More

FLOW Super Cup scorers 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

Cornwall College’s Jourdaine Fletcher (right) celebrates his hat-trick against Denham Town with teammate Clifton Russell at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last Friday. (Photo: Paul Reid)

Three goals Jourdaine Fletcher - Cornwall College Alphonso Gooden - Wolmer’s Boys’ Two goals Javoney Brown - STETHS Rivaldo English - Wolmer’s Boys’ One goal Shakoon Powell - Bridgeport High Kimani DeCombre - Excelsior High Cadine Graham - Excelsior High Chad McKen - Excelsior High Ryan Spence - Excelsior High Raewin Senior - Excelsior High Omar Thompson - Kingston College Trayone Reid - Kingston College Shai Smith - Holy Trinity Dante Green - Holy Trinit ... Read More

MBU, Arnett rivalry resumes today

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October 27, 2016    

Montego Bay United players (from left) Fabian McCarthy, goalscorer Cory Hylton and Jason Watson celebrate their team’s second goal in their RSPL game against Waterhouse in the first-round game at WesPow Park on Sunday. Hylton’s goal broke a 1-1 tie and gave them the victory. (Photo: Paul Reid)

TUCKER, St James ­— Defending champions Montego Bay United (MBU) and Arnett Gardens will renew rivalry in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) this afternoon at WesPow Park, starting at 3:00pm when they meet in a rescheduled first-round fixture that was originally scheduled for earlier this month but was postponed due to the passage of Hurricane Matthew. Games between the two juggernauts have come to be well anticipated by fans of both teams and highlights of the Premier League. It will ... Read More

Cornwall, Rusea’s showdown Saturday

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October 27, 2016    

Jourdaine Fletcher of Cornwall College celebrates his hat-trick in his team’s 3-0 win over Denham Town High in the first-round FLOW Super Cup game played at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Friday. (Photo: Paul Reid)

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Former national football champions and long-time rivals Cornwall College and Rusea’s High will meet head-on to earn a semi-final spot in the lucrative FLOW Super Cup competition when they lock horns in the second game of a double header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex set to start at 7:00pm Saturday. Both teams are coming off impressive 3-0 wins over Manning Cup teams Denham Town and Haile Selassie High, respectively, in the opening round last weekend, ... Read More

KC, Charlie Smith held in 1-1 stalemates

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Thursday, October 27, 2016    

Dante Green (foreground) of Bridgeport High tries to bring the ball under control while under pressure from Charlie Smith’s Wayne Wedderburn during their ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup Group J contest at Constant Spring field yesterday. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)Observer

The playing field remains level in Group J after Kingston College (KC) and Charlie Smith High were held to draws in their respective Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup second-round encounters at Constant Spring Field yesterday. KC came from behind to earn a 1-1 score line with a resilient St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS), while Charlie Smith surrendered the lead and were held 1-1 by Bridgeport High in the feature game of the double-header. Interestingly, ... Read More

West heads north on Special Winter Games mission

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

Jamaica’s athletes Brandon Mattis (left) and Shawn Myers vie for possession of the puck during floor hockey practice at the Special Olympics multi-purpose court. Athletes are preparing for the World Winter Games in Austria in March 2017. (Photos: Collin Reid)

Glendon West, the Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) head of delegation to the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, left the island yesterday for Graz, Austria, to attend heads of delegation meetings. The meetings are set to run from October 27-31. Jamaica’s delegation to the Games in Austria is expected to comprise 18 athletes, three coaches and two officials. The Jamaicans will compete in speed skating on ice and floor hockey at the global Special Olympics event, scheduled for March ... Read More

Wolmer’s thrash Kingdom Kids 36-0 in Prep school netball

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

DEFENDING champions Wolmer’s began the defence of their title by scoring a crushing 36-0 win over newcomers Kingdom Kids as the 2016 Jamaica Independent Schools’ Association (JISA)/Tastee Prep Schoolgirls Netball League got underway on Tuesday. The win for the Marascaux Road-based Wolmer’s aggregation turned into a one-sided affair as they easily controlled proceedingd. The defending champions led 21-0 at the half-time break. Wolmer’s had finished fourth in the Open Ral ... Read More

Veteran King dropped; Selman, Knight return for India tour

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

West Indies Women Captain Stafanie Taylor celebrates her run out dismissal of England Women’s Laura Marsh for 13 to help her team level their five-match ODI series at 2-2 inside Sabina Park yesterday. (Garfield Robinson)

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Batsman Stacy-Ann King has paid the price for a run of poor form and has been dropped from the West Indies Women’s squad for next month’s tour of India. The 33-year-old left-hander was not part of the 14-member unit announced yesterday by the West Indies Cricket Board for the six-match limited overs tour which runs November 10-22. King and seamer Erva Giddings are the only two changes from the squad that contested the recent One-Day Internatio ... Read More

Gabriel achieves career-best ranking after Abu Dhabi heroics

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

GABRIEL... jumped 10 spots to 38th in the bowlers’ rankings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CMC) — West Indies speedster Shannon Gabriel has achieved a career-high in the ICC Test player rankings following his impressive outing in the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. The 28-year-old jumped 10 spots to 38th in the bowlers’ rankings, reward for his maiden career five-wicket haul in the first innings of the just concluded Test which West Indies lost by 133 runs. Gabriel bowled with consistent pace throughout the game to claim five for 9 ... Read More

Invaders get by Rio Bueno 2-1 in Trelawny FA President’s Cup

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

President of the Trelawny FA Linnel McLean presents the TFA President’s Cup championship trophy to Invaders S.C captain Odaine Colquhoun after they beat Rio Bueno 2-1 in the final played at Bounty Hall on Sunday.

BOUNTY HALL, Trelawny — Invaders SC held off Rio Bueno FC 2-1 on Sunday to win the Trelawny Football Association’s season opening President’s Cup Knock Out played at Bounty Hall. After 72 minutes without a goal and the game appearing to be headed to extra time and maybe penalty kicks, three goals were produced. Omar Haughton shot Invaders SC into the lead in the 73rd minute, while Shanoy Anderson doubled the lead nine minutes later when he scored in the 82nd minute. Garfield ... Read More

PHOTO: Cornwall, Rusea’s showdown Saturday

Thursday, October 27, 2016    

Rusea’s High’s Ranaldo Thompson (right) gets the better of Haile Selassie High’s Meshach Trupaire in Saturday’s first-round FLOW Super Cup competition at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Thompson scored a penalty in his team’s 3-0 win. (Photo: Paul Reid)

Rusea’s High’s Ranaldo Thompson (right) gets the better of Haile Selassie High’s Meshach Trupaire in Saturday’s first-round FLOW Super Cup competition at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Thompson scored a penalty in his team’s 3-0 win. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More



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