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Tag Archives: Rugby

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. International Rugby at the Garrison Savannah: Vermont university send Merry Men Vs. Emperors & Scorpions

    Brown University playing on March 27 and March 29 and South Buffalo RFC coming in to play on Feb 19 and Feb 23

    February 5, 2017Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  6. International Rugby at Garrison Savannah: Merry Men from Vermont University

    South Buffalo RFC coming in to play on Feb 19 and Feb 23, and Brown University playing on March 27 and March 29

    February 5, 2017Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  7. Alba Gu Braith! Scotland pulls FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament, och aye!

    Scotland Rugby Ecosse Feminin walked away with the top prize of US$10 000, 15 gold medals, the FLOW champions trophy and a Reginald Medford mahogany carving in the FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7s tournament just concluded in Barbados. They proved their girth in the mud at Trents, St James, to oust the Dog River Howlers […]

    December 19, 2016Featured, RugbyNo comments
  8. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Scion Sirens

    Scion Rugby Academy is an official USA Rugby National Development Academy based in Washington, DC Metro. Scion Rugby Academy aims to develop high performance rugby athletes and serve as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Teams while contributing to the continued growth of the game by providing opportunities to train and compete at […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  9. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Dog River Howlers women’s team

    The Dog River Howlers are an invitational rugby club (men and women) founded by Karl Fix in early 2007 for the lovers of “our game“. The club is based in Dog River, Saskatchewan, Canada (actually the city of Regina) ,which was the fictional home for CTV’s popular “CORNER GAS” TV series. The Howlers are made […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  10. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Banks Beer Adored by Northeast Academy

    The Northeast 7s Academy – with training squads in New York City, Boston, and Buffalo – is a National Development Academy that has been sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official Academy (Men & Women) in the Northeast of America and as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Team selection. The purpose of […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  11. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Esher Lions

    Formed in 1923, Esher Rugby is Surrey’s most successful rugby club. The 1st XV currently plays semi-professional rugby in National League 1. The club also supports a further 5 senior competitive and social sides, plus youth rugby for boys and girls, aged 6 to 18.

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  12. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Aptoella Angels

    Not even injury stops them from claiming their just rewards… The APTOELLA ANGELS are so much more than a World-class rugby touring side; they are exceptional role models for future generations. These women are actively involved in their communities, creating positive change and more opportunities for young girls to succeed. Whether they are up and […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  13. Flow Barbados Sevens at Trents, St James – Saturday Highlights

    It is a pleasure to welcome visitors to Barbados and to a unique Rugby 7s event which offers players and supporters so much more than just two days of exciting, uncompromising Rugby 7s played in a remarkable setting. We already know that the warm temperatures, the sunny and breezy conditions and Holetown’s white sandy beach […]

    December 11, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  14. FLOW Rugby B’dos World 7s refurbish school pavilion

    Sibus Construction, in conjunction with the New Zealand High Commission, has refurbished the pavilion at the Frederick Smith Secondary School. The project was envisioned by the organisers of the FLOW Rugby Barbados 7s tournament as a legacy project of the season. This is the inaugural FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7s Tournament. Previously, the tournament was […]

    December 4, 2016Featured, RugbyNo comments
  15. FLOW RUGBY BARBADOS WORLD 7s – Dec 10th and 11th

    In a special partnership with the Barbados Olympic Association, the Barbados Rugby Football Union initiated a project to enable the comfort of spectators at events. Mr Nicholson expressed the hope other entities in either public or private sector would come forward to add to the stock of temporary seating in order to bolster Barbados’ reputation […]

    October 19, 2016Rugby, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION CELEBRATES FESTIVAL OF RUGBY IN BARBADOS

    Victoria Dean, British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, is throwing her garden open to rugby lovers on Friday 18 September to celebrate the Rugby World Cup 2015. Guests will also have the chance to view the opening game of RWC2015 – England vs Fiji from Twickenham Stadium. They will be offered the […]

    September 17, 2015RugbyNo comments
  17. Hey, Barbados! Rugby returns to the historic Garrison…

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union kicked off their 2015-6 interclub season on Saturday, September 5, 2015 as their four clubs took to the pitch. Things got off to a rocky start for the Renegades as they forfeited their opening match due to lack of players. Last season’s champions, Emperors RFC, faced Tridents RFC in the […]

    September 9, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  18. Bajan U19s impress with emphatic NACRA Tournament win

    The 2015 edition of the North America Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) under 19 tournament got underway in Orlando, Florida with defending champions Mexico dishing out a merciless 29-8 drubbing to newcomers USA South B. The second match featured number 2 seeds Barbados facing Turks & Caicos who have just been promoted to the top tiers. […]

    August 2, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  19. RUGBY BARBADOS FLYING FISH SEVENS WIN WIMBLEDON SEVENS

    Barbados Flying Fish Sevens completed a successful Sevens season in the UK by winning the Jack Fishwick Sevens at Wimbledon, England. The tournament was the last of six tournaments played by the Barbados Flying Fish. Previous tournaments has seen the team winning Plate Finals. This Cup victory included six wins with no losses. The scores […]

    July 31, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  20. U19’s go down fighting – USA South A Team Rout Bajan Rugby Boyz

    Barbados just met USA South A in the second round round of the annual NACRA (North America Caribbean Rugby Association) U19 tournament. Their heavier players dominated the ensuing rucks and their driving runs sucked in the Bajans, leading to repeated threats from their wingers. Good defensive pressure by the Bajans caused a dropped ball which […]

    July 19, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  21. Bajan U19s impress with emphatic NACRA Tournament win

    The 2015 edition of the North America Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) under 19 tournament got underway in Orlando, Florida with defending champions Mexico dishing out a merciless 29-8 drubbing to newcomers USA South B. Turks & Caicos fired back with a try and a successful conversion to take a 7-5 lead in the first half. […]

    July 13, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  22. BARBADOS RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION STAGES ITS 1ST “GET INTO RUGBY” FESTIVAL

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union staged its first Primary School Get Into Rugby Festival in June 27th at the Historic Garrison Savannah. Thirty-five primary school children, boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 11, participated in the 2-hour event which was overseen by eight of the Union’s GIR coaches. Players participated in a […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  23. Bajan Rugby Divas in Olympic Qualifier

    The Barbados Women’s Rugby Sevens Squad – the Bajan Rugby Divas – are bound for the 2015 NACRA Sevens Competition in Cary, North Carolina, USA. The weekend tournament serves as the regional qualifying bout for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This marks the first time that Rugby Sevens will be part of the […]

    June 14, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  24. RUGBY BARBADOS SEVENS TEAM FOR 2016 OLYMPIC QUALIFIER IN USA

    Barbados has selected its team for the 2016 Olympic and Hong Kong qualifier in Cary, North Carolina, USA, June 13/14, which is being staged by the North America and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA). The team has been training over the past two months at the Garrison Savannah where it has been playing games against local […]

    June 6, 2015RugbyNo comments
  25. Trinis rout Bajans in NACRA Rugby XVs

    On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Historic Garrison was a veritable hive of activity as the local horse-racing community prepared for their day’s racing, while in the middle of the Savannah, the freshly marked pitch and tents on the sidelines heralded hard-hitting action. Shortly after 10am, the visiting South Shore Anchors, a veterans’ team from […]

    March 23, 2015RugbyNo comments