St Augustine Secondary’s Rivaldo Patron

TRYING FOR GOAL: St Augustine Secondary’s Rivaldo Patron, centre, attempts a shot while surrounded by three Carapichaima East Secondary opponents during their Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division match at Warren Street, St Augustine, yesterday. The match finished in a 2-2 draw.

Amir Simmons thought he had rescued a precious point for Malick Secondary when he scored from the penalty spot in the last minute of regulation time. But Seon Shippley left Simmons and his mates in despair when he scored in the fourth minute of added-on time to steal all three points for Naparima College yesterday afternoon.

The last-gasp 2-1 win at their Lewis Street base ensured that defending champions “Naps” remained at the top of the Premier Division standings in the Secondary Schools Football League.

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Earlier, Nathaniel Prouse had given the home team the lead in the second half, one which seemed to have been enough until the late Malick equaliser. Then Shippley came up trumps for Naps with his third goal in four matches.

The win kept Naparima a point ahead of southern rivals Presentation College who blanked St Benedict’s College 4-0 at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium.


Barbados Tridents skipper Jason Holder never doubted the championship potential of his players and insisted that they always had the belief that they could come out on top, despite not getting off to the best of starts in their 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League campaign.

SAN FERNANDO Tennis Club scored two impressive victories Saturday night to move closer to retaining their title in the National Interclub Tournament at the National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

American Simone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history yesterday when she won the beam and floor finals to take her career tally to 25 medals.

THE Trinidad and Tobago team was unable to avoid the cellar place when the NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Women’s Continental Volleyball Cup concluded yesterday in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

CHLOE FRASER became the only player to capture two titles in the Trinbago Open Junior Table Tennis Tournament at the National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua, on Saturday.

Have we appointed Phil Simmons as the nation’s official flagbearer for curry chicken? That’s the only way I can interpret this narrative about curry chicken (Trinidad and Tobago) getting the better of chicken curry (Guyana) after the previously unbeaten Amazon Warriors fell to the Barbados Tridents in Saturday’s final of the Caribbean Premier League in Tarouba.