RUGBY FOOTBALL | Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union

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 AFFILIATE Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union
 PRESIDENT Colin PETERS
 SECRETARY Maria Thomas 
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 MAILING ADDRESS P.O Box 5090 Tragarete Road. Woodbrook
 EMAIL contact@ttrfu.com
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The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) will open its 2018 Rugby season on Saturday March 24, with a Sevens tournament, featuring Trinidad and Tobago’s Harvard Rugby Club.

Read more: Harvard Rugby Club to visit Guyana for GRFU season opener tournament on March 24

T&T’s senior men’s team led by Joseph Quashie qualified for the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (CACSO) Games following this weekend’s intense competition in the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Tournament held over the weekend at Fronton Campo Mart in Mexico City, Mexico.

Read more: T&T rugby teams 4th in Mexico

(CNN) It's not a nation normally associated with rugby, but then Jamaica wasn't known for bobsled before the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Read more: Jamaica's Crocs forging 'Cool Runnings on grass' tale

Jamaica and Mexico will compete at a Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament for the first time in the men’s and women’s competitions respectively after being crowned Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens champions.

Read more: Jamaica and Mexico qualify for RWC Sevens 2018

Shakera Robinson, who has battled and beat cancer, and has been a survivor for nine years made a remark on Sunday. She said, “Rugby is a tough sport and cancer is a tough sickness. We were even stronger to beat cancer, and it feels good.” Her words drew an applause from fellow cancer survivors around her.

Read more: Harvard ruggers raise hope in cancer battle

Ten men’s and sevens women’s teams from the Rugby Americas North region will square off in Mexico City this weekend with places at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 up for grabs.

Read more: Mexico prepares to host RAN Sevens