For the 17th year, the Republic Bank and Grenada Cricket Association (GCA) will host its Under 19 Parish Cricket Tournament.
The Carriacou Under 19 Cricket Team, captained by the island’s 2014 Cricketer of the Year, Emmanuel Stewart, will journey to the mainland Grenada for cricket rivalry against sixteen (16) other parish teams.
The eleven (11) man squad selected to travel to Grenada includes: Captain Emmanuel Stewart, Alex Moses, Darron Fraser, Curtly Modeste, Aaron John, Layne Julien, Lyron Joseph, Nial Joseph, Kayjonne Simon, S. Bethel and Wasim Coy.
Senior Coach in the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Sebastian Stiell, applauded the Carriacou United Cricket Board for selecting what he called a well balanced team.
Stiell said that having such a team packed with outstanding cricket skills and talents, the sister-isle can expect great results.
Parliamentary Secretary for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Sen. Norland Cox, extended best wishes on behalf of the Minister of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Elvin Nimrod, to the Carriacou Under 19 Team.
Sen. Cox noted that the sport of Cricket seems to be making significant improvements on the sister-isle and is planning to meet with Minister Nimrod to discuss the way forward for all sporting disciplines.
He also disclosed that a meeting is planned to take place with the various sporting organisations in Carriacou to address concerns and to strategically plan for the development of sports and sporting facilities.
The 2015 Republic Bank G.C.A Under 19 Parish Cricket Tournament will run from April 6 –10.