Trinidad and Tobago scored it's first boxing triumph at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.

When Middleweight AlexieAlexander defeated P.R.D.A. Fernando of Sri Lanka 21:14.

Meanwhile Mrs Glenda Morean,T&T High Commissioner to London visited the T&T team.Mrs Morean had lunch with the team at the Games village.The visiting party included Bhp Billition representative Leslie St John and Paul Newallo ,Director of Sport in the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs.

The Bhp Billiton sponsored T&T Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games team is in buoyant spirit going into the start of the track and field programme which gets underway today(Sunday).

Chef de Mission Mushtaque Mohammed said there has been some "gutsy" displays so far across all the disciplines."The athletes have so far competed with tremendous pride and determination.I am very pleased with the level of discipline and focus".

Mohammed however revealed some members of the delegation seem to be coming down with the virus.However the situation is been closely monitored by the medical team and there is no cause for unncessary alarm.