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Published:Monday | December 16, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United president Herman Cruickshank says Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) organisers should put aside a cash allocation to help promoted teams. This, he says, would be to help offset expenses these teams face, especially at the beginning of...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts has publicly reiterated his belief that national senior men’s team head coach, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore, will lead the Reggae Boyz to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Speaking at the launch of...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newton Sterling netted his third goal of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season to help Tivoli Gardens to a rare win, a 2-0 victory over Molynes United at the Edward Seaga Sport Complex, yesterday. The towering striker, who became Tivoli’s...

Published:Thursday | December 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Sunshine Girls assistant coach Winston Nevers has hit back following recent criticism from team captain Jhaniele Fowler, who questioned his coaching acumen following the team’s ill-fated Netball World Cup (NWC) campaign in Liverpool, England...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:44 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Molynes United’s winless streak in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) stretched to 10 matches over the weekend, but new coach Calvert Fitzgerald believes that the team showed some positives in their defeat to Humble Lion and Portmore United,...

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:40 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Boxing Board president Stephen Jones says that the country’s performance at the recent Caribbean Boxing Championships, which took place in Trinidad and Tobago from December 4 to 9, was very encouraging going into next year’s Olympic-...

Published:Monday | December 9, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse FC women’s head coach Xavier Gilbert has said that the lack of sponsorship for local women’s football is hampering the future of many talented prospects. Gilbert led Waterhouse to their second straight JFF Women’s Premier League (WPL)...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:18 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A new date has been set for the funeral of national female footballer, Tarania Clarke, who was stabbed and killed in Half-Way Tree in October. The former Excelsior High School female football team captain was scheduled to be laid to rest on...

Published:Saturday | December 7, 2019 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that match officials can be penalised for accepting Red Stripe Premier League matches and not honouring them. On Sunday, the game between Tivoli Gardens and Waterhouse at the...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:57 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) General Secretary Dalton Wint says he is yet to receive official word of the departure of former Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies. He, however, believes such a development would provide opportunities for other...

Published:Wednesday | December 4, 2019 | 12:30 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It was a history-making weekend at the ATL Automotive Inter Schools Sporting Clay Challenge at the Jamaica Skeet Club on Sunday after Campion College dethroned Hillel Academy, the only team to have won the title in over 10 years of competition....

Published:Tuesday | December 3, 2019 | 12:41 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Clarendon College (CC) students came out yesterday morning in celebration mode for the school’s retention of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup on Saturday. However, team management did its best to keep the festivities as low-key as it could, at least until...

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Football fans at the aborted Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game between league leaders Waterhouse and relegation battlers Tivoli Gardens at the Edward Seaga Sport Complex yesterday had a double dose of disappointment as match fees were not...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:37 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Asannie Brown scored a double, as St Catherine high defeated Excelsior 3-2 in the ISSA Walker Cup knockout final at the National Stadium yesterday, giving the Spanish Town-based school their first hold on a major schoolboy football title. Brown...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Martin Lyn, president of the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), said the increased international success of Jamaican swimmers recently, is a result of the competition and experience gained at the prep and primary level. Speaking at the...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:22 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica College (JC) head coach Davian Ferguson believes that the Old Hope Road-based team’s winning culture will make a huge difference in their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup final against St Andrew Technical (STATHS), this Friday at the National...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:45 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since the start of the second round of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), Portmore United and league leaders Waterhouse are the only two teams to have registered maximum points from their two outings. Portmore are currently sixth in the...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:23 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Shadane Lopez, the Jamaica College (JC) player who was bitten by Kingston College’s (KC) Khalifah Richards in Wednesday’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final at the National Stadium, said his counterpart should have been smarter than to commit such...

Published:Monday | November 18, 2019 | 12:31 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

UWI head coach Andrew Peart has said that his players are starting to believe in themselves again. This is after the team’s results over the last few Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) games, which included a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Molynes...

Published:Friday | November 15, 2019 | 12:42 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National senior women’s football team head coach Hue Menzies, says the Reggae Girlz will have a tough task trying to take one of two spots for the 2022 Summer Olympic Games based on the draw they have received for the Concacaf final round of...

Published:Thursday | November 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Portmore United head coach Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner says he will continue to put his faith in strikers Cory Burke and Rondee Smith and that he remains confident that they can get them the goals needed for a successful Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL...

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:48 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A brace from Kingston College (KC) hitman Dwayne Atkinson, carried the defending champions to a come-from-behind 2-1 win over semi-final hopefuls Camperdown in their decisive Group G quarter-final encounter at Stadium East yesterday. The result...

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:21 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Karen Lym, Jamaica Table Tennis Association (JTTA) presidential hopeful and leader of the ‘Friends of Table Tennis’ group, was tight-lipped about the results of Monday’s proposed mediation meeting with JTTA President Godfrey Lothian and his...

Published:Saturday | November 9, 2019 | 12:25 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School head coach Nicholy Findlayson says all of their effort will go into defending their ISSA Walker Cup title after their Manning Cup exit. Defending champions Hydel and Mona High School advanced to the quarter-finals of the Walker...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:29 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Andrew Technical (STATHS) became the first qualifiers for the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-finals, after a convincing 3-1 win over St George’s College in their quarterfinal group game at Stadium East yesterday. In-form striker Warner Brown...

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