ISSA schoolgirl netball begins this week
DEFENDING ISSA urban senior schoolgirl netball champions Excelsior High and their rural counterparts Denbigh High will start the defence of their titles when both competitions get under way this week.
Action in the Corporate Area will commence on Wednesday, but the defending champions will not get into action until Friday, when they play host to Denham Town High in a Group C encounter.
The rural competition also begins on Wednesday, but Denbigh also start their campaign on Friday, when they are at home to Garvey Maceo.
This season, urban teams will be placed in six groups, where both the winners and runners-up will advance to the second round of the competition, which will begin on November 3, where both junior and senior teams will be placed in two groups of six.
Teams in the rural area will be divided into 12 groups, where the winners and runners-up from each will advance to the quarter-finals, which will begin on November15.
Wednesday's urban area fixtures:
Queens vs Charlie Smith
Tarrant vs Kingston High
Ardenne vs Pembroke Hall
Holy Childhood vs St Jago
Camperdown vs Kingston Technical
Immaculate vs Papine
Eltham vs Edith Dalton
AISK vs Northern Technical
Gaynstead vs Penwood
Jonathan Grant vs Holy Trinity
Jose Marti vs Ascot
Wednesday's rural area fixtures:
Holland vs Montego Bay
Green Pond vs St James
Herbert Morrison vs Cedric Titus
Cross Keys vs Belmont
Mount St Joseph vs Manchester
Bishop Gibson vs DeCarteret
Kellits vs Central
Clarendon vs Vere Technical
Edwin Allen vs Claude McKay
York Castle vs Ferncourt
Ocho Rios vs Aabuthnott Gallimore.