Today two further matches in the NACRA 2011 Caribbean Championship will be played in both the north and south zones. These are the other round 1 matches.
Last weekend Mexico won the first north zone match, defeating USA South 25-9, whilst British Virgin Islands defeated St Vincent and Grenadines 25-13 to win the north zone fixture.
Barbados v St Lucia in Bridgetown (South R1)
13.08.2005 Barbados 81-0 in Georgetown (WCQ America, Caribbean South)
12.10.1996 Barbados 31-14
No rankings available
Prediction: History tells us that Barbados will be too strong for their smaller neighbour. Barbados by 45 points
Thanks to Dennis Hargreaves, Barbados RFU Development Officer
St Lucia squad not available
Cayman Islands v Jamaica in Grand Cayman (North R1)
The past two encounters between these two nations have been close affairs and I’d expect the same today.
26.04.2008 Caymans 11-10 in Grand Cayman (NAWIRA B, Shield final)
08.06.2005 Caymans 18-8 in Nassau (WCQ America, Caribbean North)
28.02.2004 Caymans 41-14 in Grand Cayman (Mayfair Cup)
08.11.2002 Caymans 32-27 in Montego Bay (Mayfair Cup)
13.02.2001 Caymans 48-0 in ? (Cancun Trophy)
Rankings do not apply
Prediction: History is with the local side. Cayman Islands by 7 points
Ben McDonald; JS de Jager; Peter de Vere; Dan Bond; Doug Anderson; Craig Morgan; Josh Clarke; Ben Blair; Simon Crompton; Sam Sage; Keswick Wright; Joel Clarke; Michael Wilson; Dow Travers and Robbie Cribb.
Jamaica squad not available.