BVI Rugby Team will face Barbados on Saturday at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.

The BVI National Rugby Team will take on Barbados  Saturday at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.

The VI team beat St. Vincent and the Grenadines on April 9, and will now take on the Barbados.

Hundreds are expected to turn out for the match to see who will advance to the next round of the North American Caribbean Rugby Association Men’s 15’s Tournament.

Saturday’s event starts at 3 p.m. with a youth rugby exhibition match. The VI versus Barbados game begins at 4 p.m. The winner goes on to a round robin competition with Trinidad, Tobago and Guyana, which is the South Region NACRA Men’s 15’s Championship.

See full story in the April 28, 2011 issue.