New executive for St. Lucia Rugby Football Union

On 13th March 2016, the St. Lucia Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) held its annual general meeting where a new Executive Committee was elected.

The following individuals will make up the Executive Committee of SLRFU:

President: Mr. Roger Butcher

Vice President: Mr. Shaun Alcindor

Secreatary: Ms. Carmina Espeleta

Treasurer: Mrs. Kurlyn George

PRO: Ms. Vonette Victor

The meeting was attended by members from the various rugby clubs (Whiptail Warriors, Fighting Mongoose Rugby Club, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Rugby Club and Vide Boutielle Cultural Club Stingers Rugby) on the


The newly installed Committee is eager to continue the extensive work established by the previous Committee and to develop new paths which ultimately aim towards the development of rugby in St. Lucia.

Mr. Roger Butcher expressed gratitude to the past president, Mr. Colvis Samuels, for his exceptional service and commitment to SLRFU. The new Executive Committee along with the membership of SLRFU recognizes the significant contribution of Mr. Samuels to the development of the sport on the island.

SLRFU will continue to implement programmes involving the youth and the females. The Union is set to send a male under 19 team to represent St. Lucia in the 2016 Rugby Americas North (RAN-formerly NACRA) Men U19 Tournament to be held 9th-16th July 2016 in Miami, Florida.