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UWI SPEC hosts friendly international rugby match: TT 32 def. Bermuda 19

For Release Upon Receipt - October 1, 2009

St. Augustine




Trinidad and Tobago defeated Bermuda 32-19 in a friendly international rugby game played at The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sport and Physical Education Centre (SPEC) Rugby Field on Saturday 26th September, 2009 at 4 p.m. Bermuda scored first, striking in the 20th minute. In spite of their strong start, the visitors were no match for the local boys, who made good on efforts by Mark Hamilton in the 25th and 27th minute, and sealed the deal with two tries by Andre Cabrera.


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Over the last six decades, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged University with over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, with main campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. UWI recently launched its Open Campus, a virtual campus with over 50 physical site locations across the region, serving over 20 countries in the English-speaking Caribbean. UWI is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links with over 60 universities around the world. Through its seven Faculties, UWI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, and Social Sciences.