December 8, 2023

CUC Primary Football League – Week 7 Review, Prep battles Prep for bragging rights

Cayman Prep 11B (blue) inaction against Cayman International School.

Saturday, November 18 marked the final day of regular season games in the 2023 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) as schools started the day in search of the necessary points needed to move up in the respective divisions prior to the playoffs, which begin this Saturday, November 25.

Schools participating in the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) will continue their regular season play until Saturday, December 2.

In the Under 11 division in Group A of the CUC PFL, Cayman Prep 11C did battle with Cayman Prep 11B with the latter triumphing 3-1 in a very competitive encounter. Prep 11Bs Finn Jamieson opened the scoring in the 9th minute and an ‘always busy’ Rory Barker added to his team’s tally in the 16th minute. Prep 11C pulled a goal back off the boot of Ben Farjallah in the 27th minuteto make it 2-1 but the comeback fell short as 11Bs Ryan Deysal sealed the three points for his team in the 46th minute with a well taken goal.

In other scores from Group A in the Under 11 division, St. Ignatius Catholic defeated George Town Primary 4-0 (respect rule) thanks to three goals from Jayden Wambugu and a single strike from Eli Conolly, Sir John A. Cumber downed Island Primary 5-1 (respect rule) and Cayman International School beat Joanna Clarke Primary 4-0 (respect rule).

In the Under 9 division, St. Ignatius Catholic defeated George Town Primary 3-1, Sir John A. Cumber Primary got past Island Primary 4-0 (respect rule) and Cayman International School were winners over Joanna Clarke Primary 5-1 (respect rule).

In Group B in the Under 9 division, Prospect Primary defeated Small Schools 4-0 (respect rule). In the Under 11 division, Prospect Primary downed Small Schools 4-1 and Cayman Brac got the better of Red Bay Primary 2-1.

In the GPFL, Red Bay Primary drew with Joanna Clarke Primary 0-0, Sir John A. Cumber Primary edged Island Primary 1-0 and St. Ignatius Catholic beat George Town Primary 4-0 (respect rule).

The always entertaining 2023 playoffs start this coming Saturday, November 25 with quarter final action. The semifinals are set for Saturday, December 2 with the finals and third-place games scheduled for Saturday, December 9. All playoff games are at the Annex Field

The CYFL thank Progressive Distributors and Gatorade for their ongoing support of the CUC PFL and GPFL. Thanks also to the many teenagers who officiate the primary school football games.

Visit for the CUC PFL playoff schedule and the GPFL regular season schedule as well as scores and standings.


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