Sport And Pastimes In Island During The Year That Has Just Passed

Date Published: 
1936-01-04
Source: 
Jamaica Gleaner
Page: 
27

THE FOLLOWING resume relative to sports in Jamaica during the past year has been specially written for the Gleaner. The information given should prove interesting and useful:

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FOOTBALL

Although we regret to say it at a juncture when Trinidad are now seeking new laurels on our fields—engaging us, perhaps, for the football supremacy of the West Indies—football in Jamaica has never been at such a low ebb for many years. After considering the standard of last season, the sudden decline is almost amazing, yet the public is convinced after the first colony match that we are still capable of holding our own against the visitors.