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Published:Monday | December 16, 2019 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Hosts Vere United and Humble Lion had to settle for a point each in a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Wembley Centre of Excellence in Hayes, Clarendon, yesterday. The point sees Humble Lion in fourth position with 27...

Published:Monday | December 16, 2019 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

American Patrick Cover held off a stiff challenge from compatriot David Morland to claim his first professional golf title after coming out on top in the 52nd staging of the Alacran Jamaica Open at the Tryall Golf Course in Hanover. The 23-year-old...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

American Patrick Cover shot an impressive four-under-par round of 68 to take sole leadership after day two of the Alacran Jamaica Open at the Tryall Golf Course in Hanover. The day one co-leader Cover followed up his opening round 69 for a two day...

Published:Friday | December 13, 2019 | 12:34 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Wesley Brown is tied for eighth place following his even-par round of 72 to be three shots off the lead heading into the second day of the three day Alacran Jamaica Open at the Tryall Golf Club in Hanover. The St Ann-based Brown, who also...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A total of 96 players, including 71 professionals and 25 amateurs, will descend on the newly refurbished Tryall Golf Course for the 52nd edition of the 54 hole Jamaica Open, which tees off today at 7:30 a.m. Included in that list is defending...

Published:Tuesday | December 10, 2019 | 12:11 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Defending Rally Jamaica champions Kyle Gregg and co-driver Marcia Dawes are buoyed to go for a Caribbean clean sweep following their victory on Sunday at the Richard Stewart Memorial Rally at the Tru Juice property in Bog Walk, St Catherine. Gregg...

Published:Monday | December 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Relegation-threatened Vere United put in an inspired performance in front of their new coach, Andrew Isaacs, against Arnett Gardens to come away with a crucial point following a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Wembley...

Published:Friday | December 6, 2019 | 12:39 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

When the 12 competitors line up at Tru-Juice in Bog Walk for tomorrow’s start of the Richard Stewart Memorial Rally Jamaica 2019, only one overseas competitor, Harold Morley, will be on show. This is a far cry from past years when as many as a...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:49 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team’s biggest failing in the Super50 Cup tournament was their fielding. Coley and the rest of the squad arrived in the island yesterday after the team failed to make it to the semi-finals of the...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) and Jamaica College (JC) booked their place in the final of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup following semi-final penalty-kick wins over Wolmer’s Boys and Kingston College, respectively, at the National Stadium...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:50 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The 52nd staging of the Jamaica Open Golf Championship is set to tee off at the iconic Tryall Golf Club in Hanover from December 11-14, 2019. Having hosted international events such as the Johnny Walker World Championship and Senior and LPGA Tour...

Published:Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 12:45 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will be keen to turn the tables on the Barbados Pride when the teams meet in the return Group ‘A’ Super50 Cup fixture at Conaree Sports Club, St Kitts and Nevis, today. The Pride continue to lead the group with 20 points from...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will be on the hunt for their second win on the trot when they take on Canada in their latest Group ‘A’ Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 Cup. Both teams are on four points, identical with one win and two losses, but the...

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:49 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions secured their first win in three attempts in the Regional Super50 Cup following a 97-run win over the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) in Basseterre, St Kitts. The Jamaica Scorpions batsmen were asked to bat better by the...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A new era in Jamaica’s cricket starts today as the Jamaica Scorpions begin their quest for the Super50 Cup when they face arch-rivals Barbados in a Day/Night encounter starting at 12:30 p.m. Jamaica time at Warner Park in St Kitts. With a fresh,...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Grenadian wicketkeeper batsman Denis Smith was all smiles as he gathered with the rest of the Jamaica Scorpions squad as they jetted off yesterday to St Kitts to participate in the 46th edition of the Regional Super50 limited-overs competition...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh has been appointed an assistant coach to the West Indies senior women’s team for the ongoing series against India Women. Walsh, who previously held the role of bowling coach with the Bangladesh...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Newly appointed Jamaica Scorpions head coach André Coley has been mandated by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) hierarchy to bring home the Super50 Cup and end the national team’s eight-year limited-over trophy drought. Speaking at a press...

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2019 | 12:27 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

This season’s ISSA Champions Cup is set to kick off with a bang tomorrow at 4 p.m. as the Xavier Gilbert-coached Dinthill Technical is set to square off with Excelsior High in the opening match of a double-header at the Stadium East field. Gilbert...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Kingston College (KC) had to work hard to fend off a stubborn challenge from the pesky Vauxhall High, however, the famed purples came away with a 3-1 win in their first leg second-round Manning Cup encounter at the Stadium East...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 1:21 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Enigmatic Jamaica and West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has shrugged off any notion of retirement as the right-hander has been drafted to play in season three of the Abu Dhabi T10 league, which is scheduled to bowl off on November 15. Samuels will...

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2019 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

West Indies cricket legends Clive Lloyd and Michael Holding are urging Caribbean fans to be patient with new head coach Phil Simmons and captain Kieron Pollard as the regional side begins yet another era of leadership, starting with an away series...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 1:53 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica national cricket coach and current chief selector Junior Bennett believes that the selection of Jamaican batsman Brandon King to the West Indies One Day International (ODI), and T20 squad is merited and expects him to do well at the...

Published:Wednesday | October 16, 2019 | 12:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The 13th annual Couples Resorts Negril Charity Golf Tournament did their philanthropic best to help the hurricane-ravaged islands in The Bahamas as US$30,000 was raised towards the worthy cause. The majority of that funds came via an online raffle...

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2019 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Holy Trinity High had to settle for an away point as they were held to a 0-0 draw by St Jago High in their Group A ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup encounter at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Holy Trinity entered the contest joint top of the group...

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