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November Monthly Golf Medal Results

The November Monthly Medal was completed last Saturday with a total of 13 participants. It was not quite the turn out we have been experiencing due to competing events which some of the kids were involved in. Despite that we still saw some competitive golf within the groups which resulted in some first time winners.

The results for the medal are as follows:

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Inter-schools Cycling Festival and Championships

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports in collaboration with the St. Lucia Cycling Association will be hosting The Inter-schools cycling Championships on Friday December 13th 2013 from 11.00 am at the Castries City Circuit.

The championships will consist of 5 categories

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Veterans Football Final Sunday at Beausejour Cricket Ground

The stage is set for the Grand Finals of the 2013 Veterans Football Tournament Sunday evening at the Beausejour Cricket Ground . Contesting the final will be two former champions the present defending champions Vieux Fort South and VSADC. The final is scheduled to kick off at 6.00 p.m.

Both teams have had interesting journeys to the final. The defending champions Vieux Fort South in their five matches getting to the finals won four and lost one. VSADC in their five matches getting to the finals played unbeaten with three wins and two draws.

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St. Lucian boxers for Boxing card in Guadeloupe

A contingent of two boxers and one official will represent ST.Lucia this weekend at a Boxing Card in Morne –A- L’Eau Guadeloupe put on by the Guadeloupan national Boxing Committee. The card will be held Friday evening.

The boxers making the trip to Guadeloupe are 56kg Bantamweight Travis Maynard who is making a return to the sport after a short absence through injury and other personal reasons,and Middleweight Arthur Langillier a double gold medalist for ST.Lucia during their championship winning  campaigns at the OECS and Creole Boxing championships earlier this year.

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Two former champions to Contest 2013 Veterans Football Tournament Finals
Two former champions VSADC and Defending champions Vieux Fort South will contest the finals of the 2013 Veterans Football Tournament . Both teams booked their spots in the finals with one nil wins over their semi final opponents last evening at the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

In the first semi final a strike five minutes into the encounter by Felix Ullyses Mark gave VSADC a one goal to nil win over Laborie  and a spot in the finals.

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Third Place Play Off Results
In a collaborative effort between the St. Lucia Football Association and the organizers of the Veterans League and just after 11.10pm before a sparce ...

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Results of Cricket Matches played in Choiseul over the Weekend
In the Joe-Joe Twenty/20 second  semi-finals Cafriere defeated Morn Sion by 26 runs in a low scoring game.  Winning the toss and bating in dam conditions, Cafriere struggled to 91 all out in 17.1 Overs.  Kurston Jules was the key to the innings scoring a patient 32.  For Morn Sion Elija Leon took 3 for 19 off his 4 overs.  In reply Morn Sion faltered under the strong blowing of Cafriere and were bowled out for 65 in 12 overs.  Lucas Mitchel 4 for 16 and Johann Williams 2 for 18 did the damage for Cafriere.

Cafriere will meet Balca in the Twenty/20 Finals slated for Sunday 8th December.

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St. Lucia National Cricket Association Picks Senior Male Team for the Win Lot 20/20 and Windwards Goodwill tournaments

The St Lucia National Cricket Association continues with the preparation of its senior male team for the Win Lot 20/20 and Windwards Goodwill tournaments taking place in Grenada from December 5th to the 16th with a  2 day practice game overs the weekend at the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

The teams were again led by Garey Mathurin and Craig Emmanuel.    Craig Emmanuel's team batting first were dismissed for 345 in 69 overs with Taryck Gabriel stroking a fluent century before he was asked to retire. His knock of 112 not out  included six fours and eight sixes. Vidal Crandon was also among the runs  making 91 which included seven fours and eight sixes. Audy Alexander also chipped in with 29.  The wicket takers for Garey Mathurin's team were, Mathurin himself taking 2 for 65, Walter Emmanuel 2 for 66, Vince Smith 2 for 89 and one wicket each for Merlan Sammy and Mervin Wells.

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Opener Chris Gayle Ruled Out of WI Tour due to Injury
Opener Chris Gayle has been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies’ tour of India and the subsequent three Tests against New Zealand due to a hamstring injury.

West Indies team physiotherapist C.J. Clark confirmed that Gayle tore his hamstring during the first One-day International on Thursday at the Nehru Stadium in the Indian south-western city of Kochi.

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SLNCA Senior Team Preparation Matches Scores

The St Lucia National Cricket Association continues with the preparation of its male senior cricket team in readiness for up coming Windwards tournament scheduled for Grenada in 3 weeks time with two practice matches at the Beausejour Cricket Ground over the weekend.  

On Friday Garey Mathurin's team came up against Craig Emmanuel's team in a limited over match. Batting first Emmanuel's team reached 130 for 8 in 30 overs with useful scores coming from Junior Henry who made 39 and Craig Emmanuel 34.

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Results from Week 3 in Commercial League Basketball Competition
Friday November 15th, 2013
There were victories for both the Royal St. Lucia Police Force and St. Lucia Fire Service on Friday over Insurance All Stars and Renwick & Company respectively.  In game 1 on Friday, the Police Force led by Calious Dantes with 14pts and 9steals, got their second victory in as many games with a huge 58 – 26 double digit win.  Karlinus Augustin also chipped in with 11pts and 8rebs for the Police.  

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Results of the St. Lucia F.A. Super League Football Tournament

Saturday 9th November: Dennery defeated Anse La Raye 3 – 0 at the Mindoo Phillip Park. Half time score was 1 – 0. Dennery goals were scored by Delan Mathurin 34th minute, Aloysious Frederick 48th minute and Wannel Felix in the 78th minute.

In the other encounter Soufriere defeated Mabouya 4 – 2 on penalties following a drab 0 – 0 draw.

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Grenada Triumph in OECS Swimming

The Grenada National Swim Team swam all over the competition to capture the 23rd annual OECS Swimming Championships hosted by St Lucia over the weekend 8th to 10th November 2013 at the Rodney Heights Aquatic Center.

 

Described as one of the best organized meets, the Grenadians overcame a spirited challenge from the St Lucians and Antiguans to hold onto the trophy for the eleventh time in the history of the Championships.

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Saint Lucia to Stage 2013 Saint Lucia Triathlon
For the first time in its history, the island of Saint Lucia will stage the Saint Lucia Triathlon and event organiser, Human Race, is delighted to announce that International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and St Lucian, Richard Peterkin, will present awards to all the winners at the prize giving ceremony.

The Saint Lucia Triathlon is being organised by the London 2012 Olympic competition manager, John Lunt and his experienced team, who are delighted to have the support of Peterkin and the island with this first ever event. The aim is to support and grow triathlon in the Caribbean, especially in Saint Lucia. Following the event, Lunt will be donating all the equipment to the St Lucia Triathlon Association so they can organise their own events and encourage more Saint Lucians to take part in multisport.

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OECS Swimming is On!

The much anticipated OECS Swimming Championships splashes off this Friday 8th November at the Rodney Heights Aquatic Center with the opening ceremony at 6:30 pm

With teams from Antigua, Grenada, St Vincent, British Virgin Islands and hosts St Lucia, the competition is expected to be hot with the traditional rivalry between St Lucia and Grenada and the fast improving newcomers Antigua. The younger age groups are expected to be dominated by the Antiguans and the full strength St Lucians and Grenadian teams standing the better chance to win the overall championships.

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