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Published:Sunday | January 16, 2022 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

DESPITE SOCIAL media reports suggesting Everton winger Damarai Gray has received a Jamaican passport, the winger will not be available for selection for the Reggae Boyz next three Concacaf FIFA World Cup qualifiers. According to Reggae Boyz...

Published:Sunday | January 2, 2022 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

NO NETBALL competitions have been played in Jamaica for more than three years. The unscheduled break is something Netball Jamaica (NJ) President Tricia Robinson is now hoping to rectify as early as the first quarter of this year. Robinson told The...

Published:Sunday | December 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having received his first taste of the ISSA/Manning Cup competition, Mona High School midfielder Alexander Bicknell has now set his sights on achieving much greater things with the institution next season. The 16-year-old Bicknell, who is the...

Published:Sunday | December 19, 2021 | 12:16 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

CHARLIE SMITH striker Michael Miller netted a double to lead his team to a comfortable 4-1 victory over Kingston Technical High School (KTHS) and a place in the semi-finals of this year’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition at the Stadium East...

Published:Sunday | December 19, 2021 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF United Racehorse Trainers Association (URTA), Ryan Darby, says his organisation is now very close to securing a purse increase from horse-racing promoters Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL). Darby told The...

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2021 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF Netball Jamaica (NJ), Tricia Robinson, says her organisation is now actively seeking funding to employ the services of a technical director, as well as an assistant coach, for the national senior netball team. Robinson told The Sunday...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:16 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

St GEORGE’S College’s (STGC) assistant coach, Marcel Gayle, credited his team’s hard-fought 1-0 victory over Bridgeport High in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Manning Cup competition to their excellent defensive display at...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Wolmer’s Boys’ sent out a strong warning to their opponents in this year’s Inter-Secondary Schools’ Sports Asssociation (ISSA)/Manning Cup Corporate Area football competition, with a resounding 12-0 victory over St Mary’s College in their opening...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

NATIONAL SENIOR netball player, Shannika Johnson, has ruled herself out of the Sunshine Girls’ upcoming three-Test tour against England later this month after she decided against taking the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of the protocols that have been...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:09 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

NATIONAL SENIOR netball goal shooter, Romelda Aiken, has been ruled out of the Sunshine Girls’ three-Test tour against arch-rivals England later this month through injury. Simone Forbes, first vice-president of Netball Jamaica (NJ), said the vastly...

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

GENERAL SECRETARY of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, has defended his association’s decision to increase the ticket prices for this month’s World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium. Wint told The Sunday Gleaner that because...

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

WITH LESS than a week to go before the start of this year’s ISSA/daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition, St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) head coach, Omar ‘Rambo’ Wedderburn, said his team is ready and raring to go as they plan to...

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2021 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls hardly broke a sweat as they outclassed Caribbean rivals Trinidad and Tobago 71-22 in their opening match of their Three-test series at the National Indoor Sports Complex last evening. The Sunshine Girls, who are ranked...

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2021 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Still hunting their first win and sitting in the cellar position in the final round FIFA World Cup Concacaf qualifiers, goalkeeper and captain Andre Blake has described today’s home game against Canada as a do-or-die for the Reggae Boyz. Today’s...

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Under-pressure Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore says even if they lose to Canada in their FIFA World Cup qualifier at the National Stadium tomorrow, he will not resign his post. The Jamaicans, who have not won a match in their last six...

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

President Tricia Robinson says Netball Jamaica (NJ) wants to start the Divisional League competitions next month. Robinson told The Gleaner that NJ has already got permission from the Government to stage this year’s competition. “We have got our...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Tivoli Gardens (TG) Head Coach Philip Williams was left satisfied with his team’s Jamaica Premier League season after they defeated Mount Pleasant Academy 4-3 on penalties to capture the third-place trophy at the UWI-JFF-Captain Horace Burrell...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Barbados are set to replace South Africa in the Sunshine Girls’ Tri-nation international series, which is scheduled to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre next month. The series will be held from October 10-22. The Sunday Gleaner has...

Published:Sunday | September 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Social Development Commission (SDC) National Community Twenty20 cricket competition has been suspended indefinitely in light of the Government of Jamaica’s new COVID-19 curfew restrictions. On Wednesday, September 15, Prime Minister Andrew...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Fresh off winning her fourth consecutive Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in the Suncorp Super Netball League in Australia, Sunshine Girls captain Jhaniele Fowler said she is looking forward to the team’s Tri-Nation series against South Africa and...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Cavalier and Waterhouse moved closer to securing spots in the play-offs of the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) after contrasting victories over Molynes United and Mount Pleasant Academy yesterday. Collin Anderson netted a double to lead Cavalier to a...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, said his organisation is forging ahead with plans to start high school boys’ football competitions in October. The main competitions are the Manning Cup, which is...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

KEVIN COWAN, agent for Jamaican football players Kaheem Parris and Norman Campbell, said they were both disappointed after being left out of the Reggae Boyz team for last month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament in the United States. Cowan, who is...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Donovan Duckie, head coach of Vere United, expressed surprise at his team’s outstanding early showing in this year’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL), this after they defeated Harbour View 3-2 to move to the top of the points standings. The game was...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 12:53 AMRobert Bailey - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Having netted the first double in this season’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL) competition, Cavalier’s striker Shaniel Thomas has now set his sights on winning this year’s Golden Boot award in the tournament. Thomas netted his goals in the 59th and...

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