FORMER Guyana and Guyana Defence Force winger Christopher O’Donoghue has been appointed captain of the Guyana Over-35 team for the match against the Trinidad Enthusiasts Rugby Football Club that will be played at 16:00 h on Saturday October 31, 2009 at the National Park rugby ground.
Last year the twin-island republic boys snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with two quick tries in the dying moments of the final session to win by 24 points to 17. The locals were victorious in the two years prior.
The Guyana Over-35 team will be selected from the following players: Alton Agard, Ovid Austin, Kerwyn Barrow, Leonardo Butcher, Rawl Cole, George David, Vernon Duncan, Jose Felicien, Alair George, Walter George, Kenneth Grant- Stuart, Alex King, Wesley Licorish, Stuart May, Robin Roberts, Linden Rose, Lawrence Smith, Bertram Taylor, Aluko Venture, Raul Warren, Michael Whitehead, Henry Wilkie, Gregory Wills and Troy Yhip.
Trinidad Enthusiasts will be selected from: Jerry Legall (captain), Alvin Maraj, David Alzola, Nigel Clewett, Osbert Holder, Lawrence Alexander Parks, Willet Pantor, Timothy Kimpton, Anthony Aleong, Wayne Baptiste, Standford Celestain, Ato Cobham, Keano Frederick, Daniel Ford, Andy Williams, Shervon Neale, Dexter DeSouza, James Fuller, Paul Curzon, Daryll Warner, Newton George, Ronnie Cowie, Deryck Baptiste, Akaash Parsotan, and Daryl Woo with Kevin Edwards as manager.
Two plaques compliments of Neal and Massy (Guyana) Inc. will be awarded to the Most Valuable Player (MVP) on each team. A representative of Neal and Massy will be on hand to make the presentation.