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Cedar Grove Are RLJ/Flash Ship Couriers National U19 Champions

The Rugby League Jamaica/Flash Ship Couriers National U19 Championship ended on Tuesday at Campion College, with defending champions The Cedar Grove Academy securing their second consecutive hold on the coveted title. In a dominant performance, the Champs successfully turned back the challenge of BB Coke High 26-6.

Cedar Grove’s victory was built off strong performances by Melvin Harris and Kaden Hunter, each scoring 2 tries, with Hunter also kicking a goal. Other try scorers for the champs were Jahsemia Tulloch and Tajay Brown. BB Coke’s sole try came from Tyrone Davidson, and Domique Myers slotted over a goal.

Winning coach Antonio Baker said, “We are elated that we won. Our victory is a culmination of years of hard work and a continuation of our dominance at the U19 level, seeing that we also won the championships last year. I am very proud of the progress the boys are making and hope that they will transition to playing the sport at the adult level.”

In the third-place action, host Campion College lost 2-1 on drop-goals to Calabar High after both teams were locked in a 12-12 tie after full and extra time. Calabar’s try scorers were Tevez Tulloch and Tyreke Hutchinson. Goals came from Dean Griffiths and Timor Osbourne. In the kickoff, Griffiths and Timari Johnson made successful kicks. Meanwhile, for Campion, Deshawn Gordon and Jaleel Green had tires, whilst Josiah Neil kicked two goals. In the kick-off, only Maliq Morris made a successful

Competition Summary

Finals: Cedar Grove 26 BB Coke 6

3rd Place: Calabar 12 Campion 12 (Calabar win 2-1 on drop kicks)

Semis: BB Coke 20 Campion 10

Quarter Finals

Calabar 18 Spanish Town 6

Bb Coke 62 Kingston High 0

Campion 26 Kingston College 0

Cedar Grove 28 St Geiorges 2

Group A Results

Cedar Grove 30 Kingston College 0

Spanish Town 20 BB Coke 6

Spanish Town 6 Cedar Grove 14 Cedar Grove 12 BB Coke 10

Spanish Town 24 Kingston College 0

Kingston College 4 BB Coke 4

Cedar Grove 20 Kingston College 2

BB Coke 38 Spanish Town 0

Cedar Grove 24 Spanish Town 0

Cedar Grove 10 BB Coke 8

Spanish Town 4 Kingston College 4

Group B

Calabar 15 Georges 0

Campion 15 Georges 0

Kingston High 15 Georges 0

Calabar 0 Campion 0

Calabar 15 Georges 0

Campion 18 Kingston High 0

Calabar 32 Kingston High 6

Kingston High 15 Georges 0 Campion 16 Calabar 0

Competition main sponsor: Flash Ship Couriers

Associate sponsor: Legacy Mekas Muzik Records

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