Newfoundland and Labrador's under-14 sides each make a point

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U16 team had Thursday off

Newfoundland and Labrador’s girls’ under-14 team collected its first point at the 2010 Nutrilite national soccer championships at King George V Thursday.

The team, relegated to the placings division after dropping its first game this week, played a 1-1 draw with Saskatchewan. Emily Bailey counted for Newfoundland at the 16-minute mark, giving her team the lead until 56 minutes, when Saskatchewan’s Taylor Ungar evened things up.

The provincial under-14s are off today.

Other results from KGV on Thursday saw Ontario drub  Prince Edward Island 8-0, Manitoba whitewashing New Brunswick 5-0, and British Columbia and Alberta playing to a 2-2 tie.

While this province’s girls’ under-16 team had the day off, other teams in that competition played throughout the day at the Gushue Recreation Complex in Mount Pearl.

Nova Scotia and Manitoba tied 1-1, Ontario blanked Manitoba 4-0, Saskatchewan shut out New Brunswick 2-0 and Quebec and Alberta played to a scoreless draw.

Newfoundland’s under-16’s, playing for placing, are back in action against Nova Scotia this afternoon at 4 p.m. in Mount Pearl.


Boys’ under-14 and under-16 nationals

Like their female counterparts, the provincial under-14 boys team earned their first point in Sherbrooke, Que., as the result of  a scoreless draw with New Brunswick.

After having Thursday off, Newfoundland’s under-16 boys are back on the pitch in Sherbrooke today for a match against P.E.I.

Both clubs are out of medal contention and playing for placing.


Games today at the national girls’ under-14 and under-16 championships in St. John’s and Mount Pearl:

Under-14 (at KGV)

10 a.m., Nova Scotia vs. Manitoba

12 p.m., Quebec vs. Alberta

2 p.m., New Brunswick vs. Saskatchewan

4 p.m., B.C. vs. P.E.I.

Under-16 (at Mount Pearl)

10 a.m., Ontario vs. Alberta

12 p.m., B.C. vs. Manitoba

2 p.m., P.E.I. vs Saskatchewan

4 p.m. NL vs Nova Scotia

Geographic location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Saskatchewan, Mount Pearl Ontario Nova Scotia Manitoba Alberta Quebec Sherbrooke New Brunswick Columbia

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Recent comments

  • Art Mengus
    July 24, 2010 - 12:26

    Actually, you should be saying stick to Rugby. A real sport in which Newfoundland disproportionately excels.

  • don wells
    July 23, 2010 - 19:07

    With all the fuss soccer in our province has been trying to create, all we can muster is a point each. Wow! Stick to hockey, Canada's real sport.