St. Augustine School to Defend 3 Sports Titles This Week

7-4-16-SportsThe St. Augustine Primary School will be working to hold on to the three titles it holds this week as the Inter-School Sports Tournament begins.

On Monday, July 4, athletes from Lookout Primary, Brades Primary and St. Augustine Primary met at the Little Bay Sports Complex for the opening day of games.

Students will compete in netball, football and cricket.

Youth Affairs head Raymond Cabey said football has been reinstated this year and the catholic school won the last one held in 2014. They are also the champions in netball and cricket.

7-4-16-Sports2Acting Minister of Sports David Osborne encouraged the students to do their best in the competition, recognizing the same abilities are needed for other phases of life. Hon. Parliamentary Secretary Gregory Willock called the sports meets the incubator for creating more athletes who can go out and contribute to sports regionally and internationally as runner Julius Morris is doing, as well as Quinton Botswain in cricket.

Football and cricket matches will happen on the Little Bay field, while netball will be at the sports complex. 7-4-16-Sports3