RBC Royal Bank created the biggest upset of the 2012 JNBS/Western Sports-sponsored Norman Goodison Inter-Bank Football Competition, when they defeated former champions National Commercial Bank 3-2 last Sunday in a curtain-raiser at Emmet Park.
Rohan Findlay scored a brace to ensure that RBC secured their second victory over NCB after their last win against their opponents, which came in 1996.
NCB took the lead in the 15th minute when Victory Riley sent a tap-in past goalkeeper Michael Russell.
Findlay equalised for RBC in the 26th minute after he slipped his marker and shot past goalkeeper André Cunninghan.
The half ended 1-1. George Clarke gave NCB the lead in the 48th minute as he shot past goalkeeper Michael Russell from close range to make it 2-1. Findlay made it 2-2 in the 75th minute, after he received a defence-splitting pass from Paul Heslop, before lobbing Cunningham.
Substitute Kelvin Lawrence was the hero for RBC, as he got the winner in the 83rd minute when referee Carvel Banton awarded a penalty after defender Carlton Rowe fouled Findlay in the box.
In the feature match, defending champions Scotiabank Group clobbered returning team JMMB 9-0.
Jamoy Sibblies scored a hat-trick, taking his goals in the 33rd, 58th and 63rd minutes, while Anthony Greenland got a brace in the 11th and 45 minutes. Other scorers were Donovan Hibbert, Richard West, Christopher Buchanan and captain Stefan Bartley.
Over at the NWC playing field in Mona, former champions JNBS and the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) played to a 1-1 draw.
Damaine Ball gave JNBS the lead in the 36th minute, while Ewan Thomas got the equaliser in the 60th minute for BOJ.
The league competition for the Norman Goodison Trophy will continue on Sunday with CIBC/FCIB playing Scotiabank Group at 2 p.m., and BOJ meeting Pan Caribbean/Sagicor at Emmet Park at 4 p.m. JNBS will play NCB at 3 p.m. at the NWC playing field, Mona.