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Demerara defeats GT&T Bernice in final round of GCB Inter-County cricket – 23rd Jan 2013

shot0008Demerara lost 6 wickets as they beat GT&T Berbice by 4 wickets at the Everest cricket ground in the final round of the GCB inter-county 4-day competition.  Demerara reached 79/6 in their second innings in reply to Berbice scores of 155 and 200. For Demerara, Hemraj made 33, Williams 9 and Bacchus 10. The GCB has been very busy in past the few weeks as it seeks to get the domestic and other competitions up and running. According to a Board official, the recent flurry of activity can only help in the revival of cricket in Guyana.

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The MILO Schools U-20 Football Tournament  got under-way last Saturday with 3 games.  In Game 1 Charlestown blanked North G/Town 4-0, with Barron Dick  scoring a double  Brandsford and Naughton the other scorers.

Game 2 saw Christ Church having a goal spree finding the nets 6 times.

Andre Trotz , Myron Joseph, scoring doubles and the other 2 goals coming from Kadeem Blackman and Jovotay best-selling. The 3rd game was also a one sided affair with Tucville beating St. John’s College 4 goals to none. Hubern Blair getting a hat-trick and Denzil Green the other scorer.

On Sunday the action continued with St. George’s squeezing 2 goals from the boot of Azuma Small past Tutorial High in game one.

In Game 2, Cummings Lodge Secondary was edged out 3/2 by Bishops High and South Ruimveldt Secondary and Queens College played to an exciting 3-3 draw. Stephen Rutherford of qu scoring a hat-trick .

All the games were played at the Ministry of Education Ground on Carifesta Avenue .The action continues at the same venue this weekend.

Sponsorship of the event is by Beepats to the tune of 3 million dollars.

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