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SSFL 18: Shippley strikes again, as ‘Naps’ edge QRC to stay on the tail of the ‘Pres Lions’

The race for the 2018 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division title will go down to the wire, as two-time champions Naparima College stayed hot on the heels of leaders and defending champions Presentation College (San Fernando) with a 1-0 victory over Queen’s Royal College at Lewis Street, San …

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QRC’s little giant; one on one with T&T U-20 captain John-Paul Rochford

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dog. So said Trinidad and Tobago National Under-20 Team captain and Queen’s Royal College playmaker John-Paul Rochford, as he spoke about his approach to football and life. The five foot six midfielder …

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SSFL 18: Boyce on target as San Juan North edge QRC to pull level with “Pres Lions”

San Juan North joined the summit of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division standings today after a nervy 1-nil victory against Queen’s Royal College (QRC) in Bourg Mulatresse. Today, league leaders and defending champions Presentation College (San Fernando) were inactive due to a bye, and San Juan took …

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SSFL 18: St Mary’s snatch point from old rivals, QRC, to climb out of relegation zone

Try as they might, St Mary’s College and Queen’s Royal College could not be separated today, as the northern rivals battled to a goalless draw in sluggish conditions at Serpentine Road in St Clair. St Mary’s came into today’s fixture in the relegation zone with their only win of the …

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SSFL 2018: Fifth time lucky for North Zone? Wired868 speaks to coaches on upcoming season

The start of the 2018 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division season is just over a week away and League and school administrators alike will be determined that the 2018 season is not filled with the off-field shenanigans that occurred last year. In the north, the schools will be …

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Monitoring Me 4: The Sisyphus miracle of rolling stones, uphill tasks and labours of love

My first encounter with Sisyphos came in Sixth Form Latin class at QRC when I was in my mid-teens. And a decade or so later, I was halfway between 18 and 28 in 20th Century French Literature class at UWI when I was introduced to the Camusian version of the …

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Where winners trump winning; celebrating quintessential QRC quality

The following account of the 45th Anniversary Celebration of the Intercol victory of the 1972 Queen’s Royal College cricket team was submitted to Wired868 by Valentino Singh, retired Trinidad Guardian sports editor. The function was held at the Harvard Club on Serpentine Road on Saturday 18 November.  The surviving members …

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