You are here

U-16 netballers leave for Antigua

Published: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A 12-member T&T  Under-16 netball team will leave Piarco International Airport for St John’s Antigua via LIAT flight LI 308 from 5.45am today where they will compete in the Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Youth (Under-16) Netball Championships from Friday until Sunday April  3-13. In Antigua, the host for the third time and first since 2008, T&T will play matches against St Lucia (April 7) and Jamaica (April 8) followed by two matches on April 10 versus St Vincent and The Grenadines, and St Kitts  followed by Barbados (April 11) and Dominica (April 12) in the seven-team round-robin series.

 

The four-other teams in the tournament, host Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada, Nevis and St Maarten will compete in their own  Developmental series. Jamaica has won the tournament a record ten-times including on the two previous times it was held in St John’s, where T&T was runner-up twice as well. The youth championship (named after the renowned international netballers, the late Jean Pierre of T&T), has been staged annually since 1998.

 

T&T U-16 netball squad: Afiya Vincent, Tiana Dillon, Aquilla O’Brien, Ruydene Garcia, Asouwsa Joseph, Khadija Coltes, Alissa Homer, Brittine Greenaway, Renna Julien, Celine Waithe, Rochelle Chung, Rayann Bristol; Naomi Bobb (coach), Lystra Solomon-Simmons (assistant coach), Lynette Duncan (manager), Shurlan Bonas (trainer).

Disclaimer

User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment writer and are not representative of Guardian Media Limited or its staff. Guardian Media Limited accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.

Please help us keep out site clean from inappropriate comments by using the flag option.

Guardian Media Limited reserves the right to remove, to edit or to censor any comments. Any content which is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed.

Before posting, please refer to the Community Standards, Terms and conditions and Privacy Policy