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National boxer Prince Lee Isidore
received an added boost ahead of his
March 21 fight when Unified Pro-
moters Boxing Association and Ma
Pau presented him with boxing
equipment including shock resistant
The fight card is entitled The Fight
Night --- The Warm Up Edition. Top
women s boxers Mikaela Lauren (Swe-
den) and Lorissa Rivas (T&T) will
compete in different matches in next
month s warm up card. Lauren and
Rivas are preparing for their title fight
in April in Trinidad. The date of the
fight in April has not been confirmed.
At a press conference yesterday at
Sweet Lime Restaurant, Ariapita
Avenue, Port-of-Spain, Isidore said:
"Protection in this game is very key
to be longstanding. You need to pro-
tect your body; that is what we use
to fight. Having shock resistant gloves
will help with my training. The gloves
will protect my knuckles and my
Isidore, who will fight Luis Nino
of Venezuela, said preparations are
going smoothly. "Preparations for the
fight has been going good, I am getting
all the support I need. The guys in
the gym are working hard with me
to ensure I am well prepared. On the
night of the fight is just like any other
night, Prince Isidore will be energetic
as possible and I will make sure every-
body enjoys the fight."
Other than the three main fights,
three supporting bouts and three
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fights are
carded for the night including top
national MMA fighter Dwayne Hinds.
Boxer Princeley Isadore, accepts a pair of shock resistant training gloves from
Maxine Gonsales, public relations officer of Ma Pau, right, while Amanda Potts,
left and Mercedes Wallis, looks on. The new equipment, sponsored by Ma Pau
and Unified Boxing Promoters were presented at Sweet Lime Restaurant on
Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook yesterday. PHOTO: SEAN NERO
Jameela Mc Carthy had another
stellar outing as she had her third
50-plus scoring night from her last
four matches to lead University of
T&T past Fideas 60-23 in their
final Alternative Division match in
this Courts All Sectors Netball
League on Tuesday.
Following shooting performances
of 54 goals against University of
Southern Caribbean; 63 against
Police, and 47 in a league title
clinching win over TSTT, Mc Carthy
fired in 53 of 58 attempts in the lop-
sided win at Eastern Regional Indoor
Sports Arena, Tacarigua.
Shannon Duncan added six from
13 attempts, and Afeisha Collins,
one of three for the winners who
after leading 15-7 at the end of the
first quarter, extended it to 29-11 at
the half, and 44-19 by the end of
the third quarter, enroute to another
The win was the tenth from as
many for UTT to end with maxi-
mum 20 points, eight ahead of
TSTT which faces Prisons in the
final divisional match tonight from
Kelly James was the lone player
in double-figures for third placed
finishers Fides with 15 from 23.
In Tuesday s other match, Police
and USC fought out a 28-all draw,
the second tied result of the season,
and second in the division as well.
Also tonight, in the Championship
Division from 6.45pm, Fire Service
faces Police Y.
Dyllon Lara scored a handful of goals to lead Queen s
Royal College to a cliff-hanger 10-9 defeat of rivals
St Mary s College in the First Citizens National Sec-
ondary Schools Water Polo League final, hosted by
Royhil Seals Water Polo Club at the Flying Fish Swim
Pool, Federation Park, St Clair.
But while Lara got his team going with five of its
first seven goals, Leon Daniel proved a key figure in the
Royalians one-goal win as well as he netted his team s
final three goals to keep the surging "Saints" at bay.
Kyle Simmons and Ethan Elliot added a goal each
for QRC which led 2-1, 6-4 and 9-6 at the end of the
first three quarters, against the "Saints" who have only
themselves to blame for not going away with the crown
after Christian Gillette, missed two crucial penalties,
one in the first quarter and then in the final period.
Gillette still managed four goals to lead his team s
fight-back while Adrian Hinds and Nabeel Hosein got
two apiece, and Luke Gillette, Christian s brother, the
other in the loss.
The win by QRC was the first, since it captured the
inaugural competition in 2003.
And in the girls final, Bishop Anstey stunned defending
champions St Joseph Convent, Port-of-Spain in sud-
den-death penalty shoot-out after a 12-12 score, and
2-2 after five penalty attempts each.
The win was the first at the senior level for Bishop
Anstey while the loss for St Joseph s Convent (PoS)
was the first of the tournament after going undefeated
all seasons, and leading by as many as four goals.
Scott Pichery and Teague Marcano scored second-
half goals to lead Fatima College past last year s winners
Queen s Royal College 2-0, and with it the T&T Hockey
Board Secondary Schools Outdoor League title at the
St James Police Barracks Training Ground, Western
Main Road, St James on Monday.
Fatima entered the match at the top of the table on
goal-difference ahead of the Royalians, with both teams
level on six points, and needed only a draw to dethrone
Fatima was finally able to beat QRC custodian Jadel
Poon-Lewis in the 29th minute through some neat build-
up play which ended with Pichery tapping in on the
Fatima continued to pressure the QRC back-line mar-
shalled by the robust tackling Kwasi Emmanuel. With
two minutes left in the match, the nippy Marcano rounded
Poon-Lewis and converted into an open net to seal
victory and the league title.
QRC, now fourth spot, are level on points with St
Mary s College and South East Port-of-Spain.
Cellar-placed Debe High and Woodbrook Secondary
among the girls will now be relegated to their respective
Zonal championships for the 2016 season.
Fourth placed QRC join zonal Championship Division
winners, North Gate (East), Pleasantville (South) and
St Anthony s College (North) in the promotion playoffs
where the teams will compete in round-robin from which
the top two gain promotion to the 2016 Premier Division.
And among the girls, SEPoS, fourth in the Premier
Division, and Championship Division Zonal winners, St
Augustine Girls High School (East) and Corpus Christi
(North) will be joined by the winner of the East/North
second spot playoff between Bishops East and Bishops
Anstey in their round-robin promotional battle.
...St Anthony's take North Championship
Also on Monday, St Anthony s rallied late to beat
Trinity College Moka on penalties after a 1-1 draw
With four minutes left Trinity s Jarion Osouna pounced
on a loose ball to finish from close range.
St Anthony s responded within two minutes through
Jovan Wren with a well-placed shot.
Trinity then had a chance to steal the title in the final
minute when Kenny Brathwaite was fouled in the semi-
circle, but Justin Beharry s fired his penalty-stroke just
wide of the target
In the penalty shoot-out, St Anthony s goalkeeper
Shane Walker, kept Trinity at bay while team-mate
Christian Cowie scored the all important penalty.
Diego Martin Central coolly dispatched of St Mary s
College B 4-0 to take third place with two goals each
from Joel Daniel (5th,14th) and Isaiah Moore (33rd,34th).
CHAMPIONS: Jubilant members of the 2015 Fatima Boys hockey Team.
Pichery, Marcano earn
Fatima Prem hockey title
Lara leads Royalian to water polo crown
Final T&THB Secondary Schools Boys Premier
ahead of bout
Mc Carthy ends with
another 50-plus night
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