JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The Nigeria Rugby National team 'Black Stallions' have departed Lagos on Sunday for Elimina, Ghana for the West African Tri-nations Championship
series which began today with Cote d' Ivoire beating the hosts Ghana 22 -- 12 at the Nduom Sports Stadium, Elimina.
Bowen will next represent England in the Tri-Nations championship
in Wales next month.
Gaynor, 13, gloriously won the Tri-Nations Championship
held at Doncaster beating Leah Steel on unanimous points in the semis and then in the final dropping and giving Scotland's Nichola Stewart a standing count in round one.
It started by winning the 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyle races at March's British Gas International Meet in Leeds before she scooped four golds at last month's Celtic Tri-Nations Championship
The British Tri-Nations Championship
will be held on September 8 at the Welsh Institute of Sport with the first game kicking off at 12pm.
New Zealand's All Blacks have moved to the brink of victory in the Tri-Nations championship
with a win over arch-rivals Australia in Christchurch.
In that same year Smal was appointed to the South African management ticket as assistant Coach to Jake White - and the Springboks won the Tri-Nations Championship
in 2004 before being crowned Rugby World Cup champions in France last year.
Birmingham's Manuel Hauzinger retained the Austrian title when he finished third in the final round of the Tri-Nations Championship
at Mureck at the weekend.
BOWLS: Scotland's David Gourlay will captain the British Lions side of world No.1 Greg Harlow, Commonwealth silver medallist Robert Weale and world champion Amy Monkhouse in their quest for the Taylor Bowls Tri-Nations Championship
title at the Ambassadors Palace Casino in Johannesburg.
Rathbone's try settled a topsy-turvy game which leaves Springbok coach Jake White without a win in the Tri-Nations Championship
despite having been ahead at half-time in both games, this and last week's contest against New Zealand.
NEW Zealand retained the Tri-nations championship
yesterday with a hard-fought 19-11 win over South Africa at Carisbrook.