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Published:Saturday | September 21, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse’s head coach Marcel Gayle said he is expecting another classy performance from his team, when they face fellow unbeaten side Humble Lion in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) encounter at the Effortville Community Centre tomorrow....

Published:Friday | September 20, 2019 | 12:33 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High School head coach Devon Anderson has threatened to bench a number of his underperforming senior players for their upcoming matches in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition. This is after their 2-2 home draw with St Jago High...

Published:Tuesday | September 17, 2019 | 12:11 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Axed Mount Pleasant Academy head coach Donovan Duckie is preparing to take legal action against the club for $16 million in unpaid salary and incentives, plus damages, following his dismissal a few weeks ago, The Gleaner has been reliably informed...

Published:Saturday | September 14, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

A pulsating encounter is expected when the RJRGLEANER Communications Group face National Housing Trust (NHT) in the final of the CargoNow Kingston and St Andrew Business House Knockout football competition at Winchester Park today at 3:30 p.m....

Published:Friday | September 13, 2019 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The country’s netball clubs are scheduled to convene a meeting with the executive body of Netball Jamaica (NJ) in the coming weeks as they seek to address one of the clauses in the association which speaks to the eligibility of presidential...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 10:41 PMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Tallawahs were restricted to 170 for five off their allotted 20 overs in their Caribbean Premier League match against St Lucia Zouks at Sabina Park earlier this evening.  Glenn Phillips' half-century (58) was the highest scorer....

Published:Wednesday | September 11, 2019 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Everdeen Scarlett, head coach of KSAFA Under-15 champions Cavalier, has said that their performance in this year’s competition will serve as a measuring stick ahead of their participation in international competition in Mexico in January. Cavalier...

Published:Friday | September 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Veteran netball coaches Sylvester Campbell and Patrick Brissett say that Netball Jamaica (NJ) should look to appoint someone local from its pool of coaches to become the next head coach of the senior national team. The Sunshine Girls’ head coaching...

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 10:21 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Gleaner has been reliably informed that the contracts of Sunshine Girls head coach Marvette Anderson and her assistant Winston Nevers, will not been renewed by Netball Jamaica (NJ). It is understood that both coaches where informed of the...

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 12:28 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The UWI - Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence will be buzzing with excitement this afternoon when defending champions Cavalier tackle Santos in the final of KSAFA Under-15 competition starting at 4:00 p.m. In the opening match of the...

Published:Tuesday | September 3, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Joylene Griffiths, president of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF), said that there is still no word as to when a new velodrome will be built, following recent promises made by Sport Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange. Grange announced in May...

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) outfit Mount Pleasant Academy have released popular midfielder Romario Campbell ahead of the new season, which begins on Sunday. The 29-year-old Campbell signed with Mount Pleasant from Waterhouse last season...

Published:Thursday | August 22, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Over 1,100 kids mainly from St Elizabeth and Manchester communities recently took part in the seventh staging of Breds Treasure Beach Foundation/Philadelphia Men’s Basketball League one-week camp, which was held at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake has said that the country’s male and female sprint relay teams are set to get ­valuable practice ahead of the World Championships in Doha, Qatar, when they compete...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:07 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Leading race horse trainer Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes said despite the fierce rivalry between himself and champion trainer Wayne DaCosta over the years, they both still have a lot of respect for each other. Nunes, who has finished second to DaCosta in...

Published:Thursday | August 15, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Despite his huge $19 million lead over reigning champion Wayne DaCosta in this year’s run for the trainer’s title, Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes is still remaining cautious about his chances of winning the crown. Nunes, who has finished second behind...

Published:Wednesday | August 14, 2019 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Cricket Association Courtney Francis says despite the poor results of their junior teams at recent regional competitions, the organisation continues to produce a lot of quality players for the West Indies...

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2019 | 12:21 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

After mounting pressure from the local clubs, Wayne Shaw, director of Netball Jamaica (NJ), said the organisation’s board will be meeting in the coming weeks to discuss one of the clauses, which speak to the eligibility of NJ presidential...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:08 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Recently appointed head coach of Red Stripe League (RSPL) outfit Dunbeholden FC Fabian Taylor said his main focus is to lead the club into the play-offs of this year’s competition. Dunbeholden narrowly missed out on being relegated from the RSPL...

Published:Friday | August 9, 2019 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

First vice-president of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Tricia Robinson has deemed recent comments made by senior netball assistant coach Winston Nevers about some members of the Sunshine Girls team “unfortunate”. Nevers accused some players of being...

Published:Friday | August 9, 2019 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Members of Jamaica’s netball clubs are set to call a very important meeting with the Netball Jamaica (NJ) board, in an effort to change one of the clauses in the institution, which speaks to the eligibility of NJ presidential candidates. The club...

Published:Tuesday | August 6, 2019 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Reigning Triple Crown-winning groom Adrian Taylor said his achievements this year in the racing industry have propelled his career to new heights as a lot more people are now looking at him as a role model in the sport. Taylor conditioned the...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With the new Red Stripe Premier League season on the horizon, Arnett Gardens’ head coach Jerome Waite is urging the club’s supporters to exercise patience, noting that the club is determined to build a team that will feature prominently in the...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:32 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Following their dis-appointing fifth-place finish at last month’s Netball World Cup (NWC), the Sunshine Girls will face another tough test when they tackle world champions New Zealand, along with South Africa and hosts England, in a Quad Series in...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having netted his first two goals for Santos de Guaplies in the Costa Rican top flight, on-loan Portmore United striker Javon East has now set his sights on scoring 15 goals for the club this season. East, who was joint top scorer in the Red Stripe...

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