FIGARO, a member of the Royalians and a Player of the
Year award recipient for the past two season in the
T&T Rugby Football Union, has been dropped from the senior
Figaro is among nine players cut from the original sqaud of
48 who began preparations for the Southern Caribbean Rugby
World Championship qualifier over a month ago.
The one -week tournament, which also involves Barbados, St
Lucia and host Guyana, is carded for August 714.
The winner will come up against Bahamas for a berth in the
second round, which comprises Canada and USA.
Bahamas upstaged pre-tournament favourites Bermuda and Cayman
Islands to capture the North Caribbean title, in front of
an enthusiastic home crowd recently.
The T&T squad will continue to train on every Monday and
Wednesday at Carib ground, Queens Park Savannah, from
5 pm under coach Rhett Chee Ping.
Adam Frederick, Sean OFarrell, Maurice Valere and Curtis
Nero will be assisting Chee Ping
T&T training squad:
Brad Soulette, Adam Frederick, Kurt Collier, James Walkin,
Dexter Snaggs, Neon Franco, Ron Contau, (Northern); Felician
Guerra, Colin Gellineau, Alafia Whiskey, Christopher Mitchell,
Ron Ravello, Garvin Toussaint, Carlton Felix, Ryan Simmons
(Royalians); Ronald Anandsingh, Graeme Alkins, Ronald Silverthorne,
Jonathan OConnor, Jue Wong Kang, Brendan OFarrell,
Don Rojas, Brent Barry, Keronn Campbell, Jason Clarke, Kurt
Quashie, Andre Ramirez (Carib); Akiel Byron, Orin Richards,
Dwyght Wills (Eastern Graduates); Wayne Kelly, Carlton Mitchell
(Harvard); Kern Charles (Rainbow); Allan Fraser, Larry Mendez
(Police); Francis Woodruffe, Ephraim Superville, Avion Callender,
Kevin Young, Keon Fredericks, (Defence Force).