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EXED and CMU win big in Intercol rugby league Championship



CMU TOO STRONG FOR UTECH


Caribbean Maritime University Spartans notched a convincing 58-0 win over the University Of Technology Knights in the Intercollegiate Rugby League Championship on Saturday. In the opening game of a double header played at the Mona Bowl, CMU were ruthless from the opening whistle and were well ahead 20-0 at the half.


The Spartans were led by Miguel Facey and Reinhardo Richards with 12 points each. Teammates Cares Stephenson and Takeem Creary had two tries, while Ronaldnenie Fraser, Kahil Green and Alpachino Mignott each bagged one.


UWI SNATCH WIN


In the second game, the University Of The West Indies Pelicans notched their second win in two weeks after a testy 10-8 win over the Mico University Spartans. Mico held a narrow 4-2 lead at half time courtesy of a try from center Shemar Henry. Half-back Micheal Pearson kicked a goal to keep UWI within striking distance.


Mico jumped to an 8-2 lead after Henry notched his second try after 50 minutes, but UWI kept their composure and fired back with two more goals from Pearson and the wining try from fullback Mario Patterson in the 68th minute.


EXED DOMINANT


In the third game, defending champion Excelsior Community College Eagles strolled to a 66-8 win over GC Foster College Lions at the University of Technology football field.


Three players notched 12 points for the Eagles in Javian Bryan (6 goals), Shaqueil Pollack (3 tries) and Rajiv Haughton (3 tries). Other points came from Sheldon Kelly and Adrian Brown with two tries each and Akeem Murray and Daniel Graham with a try a piece. For the outmatched GC Foster outfit, Rayon Oryce and Othniel Barnaby scored one try each.



Round 3

3:30pm CMU Spartans UWI Pelicans Breezy Castle (Thur. Feb. 6)

2:00pm Mico Crocs V. EXED Eagles at UTech (Sat. Feb 8)

3:30pm UTech Knights V GC Foster Lions at UTech (Sat. Feb 8)



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