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Tag Archives: Rugby

  1. Rugby Barbados optimistic that team sports will soon restart safely

    While expressing disappointment that team sports are not yet allowed, the Executive Committee of the Barbados Rugby Football Union again emphasized safety as their top priority. This was in response to the latest Government directive, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (COVID-19) (CURFEW) (NO. 7) DIRECTIVE, 2021, which is in effect until April 11, 2021. Secretary Malcolm Steel said […]

    April 3, 2021Featured, RugbyNo comments
  2. Rugby Barbados: “Safety First!”

    The extension of the “National Pause” until February 28, 2021, has further pushed back the restart of Rugby Union in Barbados. The directive issued by the Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley, extends the current ban on sporting activities such as rugby due to community transmission of the COVID-19 virus. As the people of Barbados mourn […]

    February 17, 2021Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  3. Rugby Barbados supports Public Safety Protocols

    The President and Executive Council of the Barbados Rugby Football wish everyone a safe, healthy and prosperous 2021! To this end, there will be no rugby training or matches as per Emergency Management (COVID-19) Protocol (Special Curfew) Directive, 2021, Section 5 b), “No person shall host or attend … a recreational or competitive sporting event.” […]

    January 7, 2021RugbyNo comments
  4. Touch Rugby with U19 Sevens on Saturday 29th August at the Garrison August 26, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  5. Barbados Rugby Football Union Returning to Action

    Rugby was the fastest growing sport in the world prior to the chaos created by COVID-19. Since March, the 2020 USA Major League Rugby Season has been suspended, with play scheduled to restart in 2021. Nevertheless, rugby provides an excellent opportunity for young Barbadians to try something new. Over the last few years, the BRFU […]

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  6. Women of Rugby Barbados, ready to go!

    The Senior Women are working on fitness at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Mondays from 5:00pm, with rugby training at the historic Garrison Savannah Wednesdays at 4:00pm, and Saturdays at 3:30pm. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the U19 Men train from 4:00pm also at the Garrison. The Women’s U19s will be training at the Garrison on […]

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  7. ‘Tablets For Our Children’ initiative donates more tablets to Bajan children

    The ‘Tablets For Our Children’ initiative has officially handed over 14 tablets to the Rotary Club of Barbados South Charitable Trust after receiving a generous donation of US $2 265 from the Barbados Association of Jacksonville and Neighbours (B.A.J.A.N) in the USA to assist Barbadian school children to be able to continue their learning via […]

    May 27, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. The Cobourg Saxons Rugby Football Club return!

    The Historic Garrison Savannah will be invaded by the Cobourg Saxons RFC, out of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada in mid-February! Once again, the Canadian club is fleeing the Great White North to tour the sunny Caribbean. The Barbados leg of their rugby “invasion” will see their Women’s 7s teams and Men’s XVs facing the Barbados Select […]

    February 13, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  9. ‘Show Up & Play’ 2020 Rugby XVs Season Launch

    Show Up & Play is the name, rugby XVs is the game, and that is exactly what former BRFU President and veteran player and manager Kenneth “KP” Payne is inviting all male rugby players to do. The action starts at the Historic Garrison Savannah on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Player registration starts at 3:30pm, matches […]

    January 3, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  10. 2019 Inter-School Tag Rugby Tournament kicks off!

    There was lots of hot tag rugby action at The Lodge School, Massiah Street, St. John on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 when thirteen secondary school teams faced off in the pool stages of the 2019 Inter-School Tag Rugby Tournament. This introductory form of rugby features no contact and no tackling, using tags and a Velcro […]

    December 3, 2019Featured, RugbyNo comments
  11. JetBlues dominate H1X1 Barbarians in Rugby 7s

    Under brilliant blue skies punctuated by puffy clouds, local rugby 7s teams JetBlues and H1X1 Barbarians kicked off the “best of three” mini-tournament qualifier for the upcoming Rugby Barbados World 7s in December at Kensington Oval. Ongoing horse-racing was no distraction for the enthusiastic rugby supporters: all eyes were on the rugby pitch action. Match […]

    December 1, 2019RugbyNo comments
  12. Rugby Charity Golf Tournament to raise funds for Cancer Society

    Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) Tournament Organisers have announced today they are partnering with the Barbados Cancer Society to host their third annual Charity Event. For the very first time, the event will be a Charity Golf Tournament with proceeds going towards Breast Cancer research and will honour Caribbean Rugby stalwart and avid Women’s Rugby […]

    November 6, 2019RugbyNo comments
  13. MORE WAYS TO “GET INTO RUGBY” STARTING THIS WEEKEND!

    Interested in rugby? Now you can learn more about the fastest growing sport in the world! The Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU) is pleased to announce that effective 16 February 2019, their highly successful Get Into Rugby Barbados (GIR Barbados) programme will be holding introductory sessions at the Clubhouse on the Garrison Savannah. Every Saturday […]

    February 8, 2019RugbyNo comments
  14. Team Barbados ready for world-class Tourney on 8th & 9th

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union has today officially announced the names of the players who will represent Barbados at the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament that is set to take place at Kensington Oval over December 8th-9th. Competing against some of the world’s best Men’s and Women’s Club Rugby teams, both […]

    December 4, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  15. Jamaica Beats US, Qualifies for 2021 Rugby League World Cup

    Jamaica’s rugby team is ready to making history again, having defeated the United States and qualifying for its first tournament, the Rugby League World Cup. Jamaica’s Reggae Warriors is the 11th team to have achieved a place in the 16-team men’s tournament. The Warriors defeated the USA Hawks by a score of 16 to 10 […]

    November 22, 2018RugbyNo comments
  16. Rugby Gala Charity Event to support local at-risk youth

    The Local Organising Committee for the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) is this year partnering with the Rotary Club of Barbados (South) and The Royal Shop of Barbados to host their second annual Gala Charity Event to assist the nation’s ‘at-risk’ youth through sport. The Gala will be held on Friday 7th […]

    November 22, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  17. Barbados to host RTEK RAN 7s 2018 in September

    With just under 6 weeks to go until the 2018 Rugby Americas North Sevens lands in Barbados, tournament organizers welcome RTEK Services Limited as this year’s title sponsor, as well as announce 23 international teams to take part in the annual competition. Commenting on the new partnership, RTEK Services Managing Director Nik Lashley said: “RTEK […]

    August 6, 2018RugbyNo comments
  18. BRFU launches Try Time Touch Rugby

    On August 11, 2018, the BRFU (in association with Get Into Rugby – Barbados) will be launching the Try Time Touch Rugby Tournament at the Historic Garrison Savannah, home of Barbados Rugby. It will be held on three consecutive Saturdays (August 11, 18 & 25) with cash prizes for first and second places. Registration fee […]

    August 4, 2018Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  19. 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s official launch

    The 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament just launched at the Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados in St. Michael. Set to take place over the weekend of 8th and 9th December at the world-renowned Kensington Oval, the Tournament will see Barbados welcome some of the best Men’s and Women’s Club Rugby teams from […]

    June 24, 2018Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  20. #Barbados #Rugby in Youth #Olympic #Qualifiers

    For the first time in Olympic history, Barbados will be represented at the Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on March 1-2, 2018. The players and administrators are knee-deep in preparation for this international tournament. Both males and females will be representing Barbados in Las Vegas, and the young athletes have been […]

    February 14, 2018Featured, RugbyNo comments
  21. Barbados to host Rugby World 7s Tournament

    Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) will this weekend welcome some of the best men’s and women’s club teams from across the globe for the highly anticipated 2017 Rugby Barbados World 7s Tournament. Set to take place from 9th to 10th December at Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, the Tournament is the longest running […]

    December 6, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  22. Rugby 7s ready to tackle US tournaments

    Barbados’ male Rugby 7s team is heading off on a weeklong tour to the United States which will see them compete at an international level in two separate club tournaments in New York and New Jersey. In partnership with the Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU), the team will be called the ‘Barbados JetBlues‘ and will […]

    August 3, 2017Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  23. Barbados v Trinidad – Junior Men’s Rugby Xs

    The Barbados Junior Development Men’s Rugby Team will be hosting Trinity College U16 Men for two matches in Rugby X’s at the Historic Garrison Savannah. These matches will take place on Saturday, July 29 and Tuesday August 1, 2017. Kick off will be at 4:00 pm. These friendly fixtures will be preceded on each day […]

    July 25, 2017Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  24. Barbados go down fighting in Rugby XVs

    Some called it “War at the Garrison“, others referred to David and Goliath, as arch-rivals Barbados and Guyana clashed in the first round of the annual Rugby Americas North Mens XVs tournament on Saturday May 13, 2017. Guyana had the opportunity to score first when a Barbados infraction gave their No 9 Ryan Gonsalves the […]

    May 15, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  25. West Indies squad named for Las Vegas Invitational America’s Cup elite division

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union delighted to announce the West Indies squad for the Las Vegas Invitational America’s Cup elite division. The tournament will be played from March 2nd to the 4th. The team is comprised of players from five countries including Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica and Bermuda. These players were selected primarily […]

    February 27, 2017RugbyNo comments