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Successful National Rugby Captain Ryan Gonsalves said the recent win over the USA South was one which he cannot even put into words.

Guyana beat the heavily fancied Americans 37-27 in extra time for the most significant victory for this country in a fifteens finals. Though there were challenges Gonsalves said the team played with one objective in mind.

Basketball

Guyana continued its losing streak with a 69-80 loss to Barbados in the Caricom Basketball Championships in the British Virgin Island of Tortola. Captain Rawle Marshall again led the way for his team scoring 21 points 5 reb 5 assists. Andrew Ifill chipped in with ten 7 boards and 2 assists  points and Akeem Kanhai had 10 points 7 reb 3 assists and 4 steals.

Ryan Stephney came off the bench and poured in 14 points with 1 reb and 3 assists.

It is now the re-classification stage where the two last teams in each group are battling for position 5 to 8th. Guyana faced St Vincent and the Grenadines this afternoon.

And President of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation Nigel Hinds has left for the BVI to sort out the issues surrounding the eligibility of some of the players competing at the Championships. The FIBA has threatened to ban the Guyana team for what it sees as a breach of its regulations regarding Nationality.

Cricket

West Indies go into 2 20/20 matches in Dominica starting tomorrow and will be looking for some form of consolation after their 2-1 test series loss earlier this week. A sweep of the 2 match 20/20 series will guarantee the WI fifth place in the World 20/20 rankings where they will overtake Australia and NZ. The West Indies will be looking to 2World #1 and 2  T20 bowlers Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine and batting specialists Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Smith and Lendl Simmons to do their thing over the weekend. Discarded test Captain Darren Sammy will Captain the side.

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