San Pedro Hosts First Inter-Division Rugby Game
The match was the first inter-division rugby game Belize and San Pedro had seen. It is a huge milestone fro Rugby Belize which is now recognized by the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association. Tony Gillings of Rugby Belize has been working arduously in developing the sport in the country and has kickstarted various club around the country.
The match was an exciting one as it was interesting to learn a new sport. Even as a spectator it was intimidating to see the smaller teammates of the San Pedro Turtles match up against the much larger boys of the city Nevertheless, the island team’s performance was phenomenal. They lost against the Kings Park Scorpions but won great experience from their first match.
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San Pedro Turtles rugby team hosts first inter-division game
On Saturday, August 26th, the San Pedro Turtles hosted their first inter-division rugby game against Belize City’s Kings Park Scorpions. The match was the first of its kind on the island, and took place at the Honourable Louis Sylvester Sporting Complex. Even though the home team was defeated by the visiting squad, it served as a great experience for all the players. Many fans showed up to witness the game and supported their favourite team and players. The game tested the endurance and strategies of each team, who played exceptionally well. When the game ended the final score was 70-40 in favour of Kings Park Scorpions.