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CAC Games: Jamaica suffer big defeat in women's rugby

Published:Friday | November 28, 2014 | 1:54 PM

Jamaica suffered a heavy 31-0 defeat against Mexico in the opening game of the women’s rugby competition at the 22nd Central America and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico today.

The Jamaicans are also down to contest two other games today.

Those matches are against Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.

Trinidad and Tobago also suffered a big defeat in their first game, going down 36-5 against Colombia.

The rugby competition is taking place at the High Performance Center.

Meanwhile, Eric Keddo failed to add to the country's small medal tally after finishing seventh in men's 110-metre hurdles.

Kedoo clocked 14.53 seconds.

Luis Ofarill won the gold medal in 13 point 4-6 seconds and his Cuban teammate Carlos Portilla took silver in 13.53 seconds.

Barbadian Greggmar Swift won the bronze medal in 13.59 seconds.

And Jamaica's Aubrey Allen is now contesting the men’s triple jump final.

Jamaica's track and field team has secured one of Jamaica’s three medals at the games.

Shot putter Raymond Brown won Jamaica’s only medal in track and field.

The 26-year-old Brown finished third in the men’s shot put final on Tuesday to win the bronze medal.

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