The SVG Rugby Union’s National Senior Men’s team is back on home soil after beating St. Lucia 17 to 14 in their first 15s RAN (Rugby America’s North) match. The away game took place on Saturday 19 th May at the La Clergy Playing Field in St. Lucia where SVG struggled to make their first try. They spent most of the first half 8-0 down until Dugal James scored the first of SVG’s try’s after 37 minutes which was converted by Philon Delpesche to make the score SLU 8 to SVG 7.
The second half remained close throughout but started off with another try from Dugal James, bringing the score to SVG 12 to SLU 8, after SVG gave away 2 penalties, SLU edged closer but Dimitri Samuel scored SVGs winning try after 62 minutes bringing the final score to SVG 17 to SLU 14.
The squad, who was captained by Brian Alexander, includes;
Johnathan Franklyn, Justin Tittle, Benson Nanton, Christopher Cannito, Kemi Francios, Brian Alexander (C), Dellon Durrant, Recardo Dallaway, Dimitri Samuel, Kenmore Horne, Darriel Browne, Giles Garraway, Dugal James, Jonte Bowens, Philon Delpesche, Orlando Rouse, Shanto Fergus, Oan Goodluck, Yekini Matthews, Leonard Matthews.