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Trinidad and Tobago insist there are "no limits" to what they can achieve as they prepare to compete with more established women's sevens sides for the final ticket to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Dublin this weekend.

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The University of the West Indies Rugby Football Club (UWIRFC), located in St. Augustine, Trinidad, is celebrating their ninetieth anniversary as a Rugby Football Club this year.

Read more: ALL are invited to celebrate with the UWI Rugby Football Club and TTRFU National Teams!

Captain Ayana Skeete with her teammates and officials at the Piarco International airport before their departure to Ireland for the the World Rugby Women's Sevens Olympic Repechage. With her are Derek Ashby-Williams (Massage Therapist), left back row, Jenilee Limada (assistant coach), Tenisha Samuel Duke, Victoria Caliste, Kanisha Vincent, Ornella George, Onica George, Kelson Figaro (assistant coach), Carlton Felix (coach). Front row: Dr Dalia Jordan Browne, Akila Lowman, Latifah Caliste, Apphia Glasgow, Kathleen Stephen, Alesha Bruce, Nicolette Pantor (vice-captain), Tandia Jack. Missing is Ebony Young (manager).

T&T women’s rugby sevens team led by captain Ayana Skeete left yesterday for Ireland ahead of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Olympic Repechage in Dublin. The Olympic qualifying tournament will take place from June 25-26.

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Bajan hooker Jeren “Blinki” Clarke attempts to retain possession of the ball against a swarm of red Trinidadian jerseys.

Having gone down heavily to Guyana in their last Rugby World Cup Qualifier, Barbados took to the field at the Garrison Savannah last Saturday against archrivals Trinidad and Tobago determined not to repeat past experiences. But that didn’t eventuate and Barbados were soundly beaten 39-5.

Read more: Bajans humbled

The contingent that will represent Team TTO in Ireland include: Ebony Young (Manager), Carlton Felix (Head Coach), Jenilee Limada (Assistant Coach), Kelson Figaro (Assistant Coach), Derek Ashby-Williams (Massage Therapist), Nicolette Pantor, Kenisha Vincent, Ornella George, Apphia Glasgow, Dalia Jordan-Brown, Kathleen Stephen, Akila Lowman, Victoria Carlisle, Latifah Carlisle, Alesha Bruce, Payola Jack, Ayana Skeete, Kenisha Samuel and Onica George.

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Rugby Sevens team departs today (15 June) for Ireland ahead of their Olympic qualifying event. Team TTO Rugby Women’s Sevens team will compete in the Marble City 7’s Rugby Tournament on Saturday (18 June) in Kilkenny before heading to Dublin for the World Rugby Women's Sevens Olympic Repechage next weekend.

Read more: T&T Women’s Rugby 7s Hunt Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification

Mervyn Davies (right) and Wendy Luhabe will serve on the new World Rugby Executive Committee ©World Rugby

Leading entrepreneurs Mervyn Davies and Wendy Luhabe have been appointed as the first independent directors of the new World Rugby Executive Committee, the organisation have announced today.

Read more: World Rugby appoint leading entrepreneurs as independent directors on new Executive Committee

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