Joe Murray left with team mate

Joe’s international call up

School of Sport and Service Management student Joe Murray (left in the photo) received his first international cap for Jamaica’s U23’s rugby team.

Joe, who studies Sport and Exercise Science BSc(Hons), was selected to play for an away fixture against Gibraltar U23. Jamaica defeated Gibraltar 17-15 at Europa Point in Gibraltar.

Jamaica’s Team Manager Hughton Campbell, said: “Joe is a really exciting young player with great handling, skills best performed under pressure.

“We can expect to see Joe graduating to the senior 7s team in the not too distant future.”

Joe represents the University of Brighton Panthers Rugby team, competing in the BUCS Premier League.

He also volunteers for the performance programme with Sport Brighton as well as the Jamaica team, utilising his academic specialism in strength and conditioning.