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BRFU: Devrae’s Impact Will Never Be Forgotten

BRFU: Devrae’s Impact Will Never Be Forgotten

January 8th marks the one year anniversary of the untimely passing of one of the Bermuda Rugby Football Union’s most passionate members,Devrae Noel-Simmons. “Devrae was heavily involved in Bermuda Rugby at many levels; As a Player, a Coach, and an Executive Committee Member,” the BFRU said. “He was a larger than life character... Read more of this article

Trinity College Honours Devrae Noel Simmons

Trinity College Honours Devrae Noel Simmons

Trinity College School [TCS], a leading Canadian boarding school, has established a rugby trophy in honour of Bermudian Devrae Noel Simmons, who died on January 8, 2014. Mr. Noel Simmons helped organize a number of rugby tours to Canada, making a lasting impression on his Canadian hosts. The trophy, which is constructed of Bermuda cedar and Canadian... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Noel-Simmons Memorial Trophy

Bermuda Win Noel-Simmons Memorial Trophy

The Bermuda Under 16 rugby team won the Devrae Noel-Simmons Memorial Trophy after defeating the Trinity College Under 16 team at the Somersfield Academy School Field yesterday [Apr 19]. The Bermuda team dominated the match from start to finish winning 19 – 0. Bermuda got tries from Jonathan Alves, Jahniko Francis and Padraic O’Shaughnessy, while... Read more of this article

Devrae Noel-Simmons Laid To Rest

Devrae Noel-Simmons Laid To Rest

The funeral service for Devrae Noel Simmons saw a huge turnout at the Cathedral in Hamilton as people from all walks of life came out to pay their last respects to a ‘gentle giant’. Mr Noel Simmons was well known throughout the island for his larger than life appearance, his work in the sports and fitness field, as well as his foray into... Read more of this article

Video Tribute To Devrae Noel-Simmons

Video Tribute To Devrae Noel-Simmons

Channel 82 has uploaded a nicely done video tribute to fitness trainer and rugby coach Devrae Noel-Simmons, who recently passed away at only 45 years old. Known for his larger than life image, the former bodybuilder was a veteran fitness trainer who worked with the island’s athletes for over two decades. His involvement with sports and fitness spanned... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid After Noel-Simmons Passes Away

Tributes Paid After Noel-Simmons Passes Away

[Updated] The sudden passing of fitness trainer and one time political candidate Devrae Noel-Simmons has prompted an outpouring of tributes on social media this evening [Jan 8]. A graduate of Howard University, the former bodybuilder was a veteran fitness trainer who assisted many of the island’s athletes over the years. His involvement with sports... Read more of this article

Videos: Noel-Simmons Talks OBA & More

Videos: Noel-Simmons Talks OBA & More

One time UBP candidate Devrae Noel-Simmons signed up online to join the newly created One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] this week after resigning as the UBP candidate for Warwick South Central, a seat he contested during the December 2010 Warwick South Central by-election, which was won by the PLP’s Marc Bean. Last month Mr Noel-Simmons joined with others... Read more of this article

Noel-Simmons Resigns As UBP Candidate

Noel-Simmons Resigns As UBP Candidate

One time UBP candidate Devrae Noel-Simmons has resigned as the UBP candidate for Warwick South Central, Constituency #26. Mr Noel-Simmons contested the December 15, 2010 Warwick South Central by-election to fill the seat once held by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown. On May 3, members of the UBP voted to dissolve the party and merge with the BDA to form... Read more of this article

Noel-Simmons Speaks On Delayed Merger

Noel-Simmons Speaks On Delayed Merger

Former UBP candidate Devrae Noel-Simmons spoke out today [May 13] about the now-delayed UBP/BDA merger. He said the voters should not panic, there will be teething pains in every process, but their intentions are to best serve the voters. Mr Noel Simmons said he isn’t against the merger itself, and in fact he feels it’s a good idea as a... Read more of this article

Video Reports from the By-Election

Video Reports from the By-Election

[Updated with videos/photos] Kim.Swan, standing in for the UBP’s Devrae Noel-Simmons in the by-election in Constituency 26 today [Dec 15], reckoned that voter turnout was “slow” but he was “optimistic” that this would improve. Mr Swan, a successful candidate in St George’s admitted that he had little knowledge of the particular habits... Read more of this article

Videos: All Three By-Election Candidates

Videos: All Three By-Election Candidates

Voters in Warwick South Central, Constituency 26, are heading to the polls today [Dec 15], with the by-election being held at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Warwick. Prompted by the resignation of former Premier Dr Ewart Brown who held the Warwick Parliamentary seat since 1993, the PLP’s Marc Bean is running alongside the BDA’s Sylvan Richards... Read more of this article

Kim Swan to Stand At Polls for UBP

Kim Swan to Stand At Polls for UBP

Due to the illness of the United Bermuda Party candidate Devrae Noel-Simmons, the Leader of the Opposition Kim.Swan will stand at the polls for him during the by-election at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Warwick today [Dec 15].Yesterday Mr Noel-Simmons was admitted to hospital, and later released a statement saying “OK well we have the results…... Read more of this article

UBP Bye-Election Candidate Hospitalized

UBP Bye-Election Candidate Hospitalized

Devrae Noel-Simmons, the UBP’s candidate for tomorrow’s [Dec 15] bye-election in Constituency 26, has come down appendicitis. He went to hospital this morning and is being prepped for surgery shortly. In an email he sent from the hospital to his UBP colleagues, Mr Noel-Simmons said “OK well we have the results… I have appendicitis.... Read more of this article