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West Indies and T&T allrounder Rayad Emrit is all out during yesterday's training session with the
national cricket team at the Queen's Park Oval. Emrit, who is returning from an injured shoulder, is
closely watched by coach Kelvin Williams. PHOTO: ASHLEY ALLEN.
Over 30 rugby players and staff will
depart for Nevada, USA, today to chal-
lenge the men and women s segments
of the Las Vegas International Sevens
rugby tournament, which will run
from tomorrow until Saturday.
Head coach Larry Mendez, will chal-
lenge the Invitational men s division in
preparation for the upcoming Hong
Kong Sevens World Sevens qualifier
and the Commonwealth Games, while
the women, coached by Simone
Andrews-Nero will challenge the Elite
Sevens division in preparation for other
sevens competitions including the
The invitational segment is for teams
not in the IRB HSBC World Sevens
T&T s men will face challenges in
national teams from Chile, Peru, Mex-
ico, Cayman Islands and Belgium, as
well as select teams from the USA and
Canada. Mark Roberts of Royalians and
Harvard s Aasan Lewis are expected to
make their debut at the tournament.
The women, meanwhile, will meet
Canada, Japan, France and the USA.
Kerchelle Hinkson will also make her
Former T&T international striker
Cornell Glen ran rampant with a hat-
trick, helping seal a 4-0 victory for
his club Shillong Lajong FC over
Mumbai FC, in a final Group C fixture
of the Federation Cup at the Jawa-
harlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi.
Glen opened with a penalty kick in
the 15th minute when Mumbai FC
goalkeeper Kunal Sawant was adjudged
to have brought down the forward,
after the custodian had saved a shot
of Subhash Singh. Glen coolly dis-
patched the spot-kick and gave his
side the lead.
Midway into the first half and the
north eastern outfit doubled its lead
when Boithang Haokip s shot found
the back of the net, which goalkeeper
Sawant having no chance.
The first half ended 2-0.
It took Lajong eight minutes in the
second half to find the back of the net
for the third time when Glen picked
up a long ball by Subhash Singh, and
despite being under pressure from two
Mumbai FC defenders, found the back
of the net.
The Lajong goalkeeper managed to
keep a clean sheet for the second time
in the tournament.
To top it off, however, Glen curled
in a flat free-kick into the right bottom
corner as the Lajong side fell short of
a point in order to keep its hopes alive.
Lajong finished second in its four-team
group. Only one team would advance
from the four groups, into the semifinal
of the tournament.
One T&T national, however, will be
represented in the semifinal. Anthony
Wolfe s team, Churchill Brothers topped
its group and will face Mohun Bagan
in the first semifinal, tomorrow. Wolfe
has scored two goals in the tournament
The North Zone Secondary Schools
Cricket League will begin today with
a cricket umpires and scorers forum
at the T&T cricket board room at the
Queen s Park Oval from 8.30 am to
The Secondary Schools Cricket
League encourages school captains,
games masters and cricketers to attend
the forum. Attendees will learn or be
reminded of the laws of the game and
correct scoring practices. This will
allow everyone to play within the laws
and spirit of the game.
The scorers forum will be followed
by the formal opening of the season
on Friday at Fatima College Ground,
Mucurapo Road from 10 am. Many
boys and girls school teams will par-
ticipate in a Honduran-style march
past accompanied by mascots, flag-
bearers and queens.
After the march past, national
Under-16 champions Fatima will face
an Invitational XI, while in the girls
division, north zone winners Diego
Martin North Secondary will play an
Chairman of the North Zone Kelvin
Nancoo, will be present at both events.
Several dignitaries including the Hon-
ourable Minister of Education Dr Tim
Gopeesingh, have been invited to the
opening on Friday.
North Zone hosts cricket forum
Glen scores hat-trick in
India's Federation Cup
T&T men, women
teams off to Vegas
Kurt Quashie, Anthony Lopez, Jonathan
O'Connor, Aasan Lewis, Kelson Figaro,
James Phillip, Jessie Richards, Rowell
Gordon, Wayne Kelly, Joseph Quashie,
Agboola Silverthorn, Mark Roberts.
Staff: Larry Mendez (coach), Dale
Trotman (assistant coach), Curtis Nero
(manager), Kimba London
(physiotherapist), Derek Ashby-Williams
Ayana Skeete, Kanisha Vincent, Taliah
Wilson, Nicolette Pantor, Kathleen
Stephen, La Shaun Sandy, Marika
Mendez, Kerchelle Hinkson, Dalia Jordan
Brown, Tenisha Samuel Duke, Coleen
Walcott, Fayola Jack.
Staff: Simone Andrews-Nero (coach),
Ebony Young (manager), Joy Rodney-
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