Standhardinger signs with Hong Kong in ABL

first_imgChristian Standhardinger. Photo from Fiba.comBolstering its roster for the upcoming 2018 ASEAN Basketball League season, reigning champion Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions have signed up Christian Standhardinger as their Heritage import for their title retention bid.You First Basket, the Fil-German big man’s agency, confirmed the news on Sunday in a tweet.ADVERTISEMENT Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano China, Korea advance to AVC semis End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Teen gunned down in Masbate Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:07Hong Kong marks Christmas Eve with mall clashes and tear gas00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite MOST READcenter_img Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ LATEST STORIES 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ The 28-year-old Standhardinger has impressed in his short stint with Gilas Pilipinas, leaving a strong impression thanks to his fearless style of play down low.He averaged 11.8 points and 7.4 rebounds in his debut for the national team in the 2017 Jones Cup and upped his scoring in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup, netting 15.5 markers and 6.5 boards through the three games in the group stages.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Standhardinger’s addition to Hong Kong keeps the squad as the favorites in the regional league as he joins defending ASEAN Heritage MVP Tyler Lamb and World Import MVP Marcus Elliott this coming season. View commentslast_img read more

Doug Ford, former Masters and PGA champion, dies at 95

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Welcome home View comments Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations LATEST STORIES Ford was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011. He won the 1955 PGA Championship, and then two years later won the Masters when he shot 66 in the final round to rally from a three-shot deficit to Sam Snead.Ford was the PGA player of the year that season. He collected the first of his 19 tour victories in 1952, and his last win was in 1963.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHe played on the Senior Tour when it began in 1980, and he twice won a division for older players at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.    /kga Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls MOST READcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In this April 10, 1997 file photo, Doug Ford watches his shot during his opening round of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and a Hall of Famer, died on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was 95. (AP Photo/Curtis Compton, File)PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and former PGA player of the year, has died. He was 95.The PGA Tour announced Ford’s death, saying Ford’s family informed the tour that he died Monday night. Details of his death were not immediately available.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape triallast_img read more

Nguyen relinquishes ONE lightweight title due to injury

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil The Vietnamese-Australian fighter relinquished the World lightweight belt after suffering a tear on his posterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, and straining his anterior cruciate ligament.ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced Nguyen’s decision on his Facebook account but he did leave the door open for the still featherweight champion to contend for the lightweight strap once healthy.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“Given that the lightweight belt ha not been defended in a year, Martin has chosen to do the honorable thing by clearing the world title path for his fellow athletes in the lightweight division,” said Sityodtong.“For now, he will focus 100 percent of his efforts on building his legacy in the featherweight division. Of course the door is always open for his return to lightweight,” added Sityodtong. “We wish Martin a full and speedy recovery!” LATEST STORIES “It is what it is, I had my time in the lightweight division, I had my time in the bantamweight division, and now I’m back to my normal featherweight division,” said Nguyen. “There’s no way I’m leaving the featherweight division, ever.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nguyen (11-3) was already recovering from a foot injury he suffered in his last bout against Kevin Belingon for the interim ONE World bantamweight interim title.“The foot’s alright but I’ve just recently injured my knee so I’ll be out for a while,” said Nguyen in an interview with the ONE Championship website. “I was wrestling last Tuesday night and I tore my PCL, MCL—a grade 2 tear—and strained my ACL.”Nguyen won the lightweight belt in November of 2017 after knocking out Filipino legend Eduard Folayang.The lightweight belt, however, hasn’t been defended since that fight due to Nguyen’s commitment in the featherweight and bantamweight divisions.“I don’t need surgery, thank the Lord,” said Nguyen about his injury. “It’s going to be a long process, but I’m further along than I would have expected so we’ll see what happens.”ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum UAAP: Adamson goes 5-0 after nipping NU Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Martin Nguyen, who owns two World titles in ONE Championship, has let go of one his straps after suffering a knee injury in training.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View commentslast_img read more

I’m Happy That We Can Shake Hands Again

first_imgVice President Joseph Boakai has expressed joy that Liberians are once more able to do their traditional handshake.The famous Liberian handshake resumed immediately following the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday, May 9, that Liberia is now Ebola virus transmission free.Guess who did the first public handshake? To prove that the nation was now Ebola transmission free, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf shook the hands of WHO Rep., Dr. Alex Gasasira moments after he read the WHO Declaration and also US Ambassador Deborah Malac. Before that day, the President has not shaken anyone’s hand openly for more than six months, because touching is one way to spread the disease. The declaration was made after the country had endured the torments of the horrifying virus for nearly 415 days during which it killed over 4,000 people.The famous Liberian handshake requires both the right hands of two individuals to engage firmly together their thumbs and middle fingers in a snap, making a loud, joyful sound.May 9 was the 359th Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Meeting day, which was being held at the Incident Management System (IMS) on 18th Street in Sinkor.Mr. Luke Bawo, Head of Epidemic Surveillance, the man who leads the IMS group that takes stock of the daily Ebola happenings around the country, announced that the entire country was now “green,” meaning that the entire nation is now free of the viral transmission.Even though Mr. Bawo said it, more than 100 days had passed that Lofa County, which was the entry point of the Ebola virus disease into the country, had not reported any confirmed case despite its borders with Sierra Leone and Guinea, both of which are still reporting confirmed cases of the virus. In March 2014, a Liberian lady who was married to a Guinean crossed back into Liberia after her husband had reportedly died of the virus. She became sick and also died. It was confirmed that she had died of the virus. From that point on, the virus began to gradually spread throughout the country.Lofa’s predominantly Muslim Quardu Gboni District was worst hit with reports of over 500 persons dying in Barkedu Town. Lofaians came together and abandoned some of their traditional practices, including bathing and touching their dead relatives. It was a hard thing to do, but they did. Being the first to let Ebola in, it was the first to get rid of the disease. Vice President Boakai, himself a Lofaian, having visited the county, including Barkedu during the height of the crisis, decided to go back after the WHO declaration to thank the people of the county for working together to flush out the deadly virus.He was visibly elated to shake hands with his kinsmen and women again throughout his week-long tour of the county. He told them: “We feel that we are home now. We thank God for what He did to protect our people from Ebola. You listened to our President and kept the rules. We are happy that we can shake hands again.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Spain’s federation chief held in fraud probe

first_img0Shares0000Angel Maria Villar, president of the Spanish Football Federation, is being held on suspicion of abusing his position to embezzle funds from the federation, among other charges, judicial sources say © AFP/File / JAVIER SORIANOMADRID, Spain, Jul 18 – Police raided the headquarters of Spain’s football federation on Tuesday and arrested its president Angel Maria Villar as part of an anti-corruption probe.Villar, 67, a senior vice president of FIFA, world football’s governing body, was being held on suspicion of abusing his position to embezzle funds from the federation, among other charges, a judicial source said. FIFA declined to comment on the arrest, with a spokesman saying it was an “internal affair” for Spain despite Villar’s years as a top international football administrator.His son Gorka along with federation vice president and financial chief Juan Padron were also held in connection with the probe which notably focuses on allegations of skimming profits from international matches, the source told AFP.An investigating magistrate from Spain’s political and financial crimes court is leading the investigation into allegations of “collusion, fraud, embezzlement and presumed forgery.”Police who carried out raids on the federation headquarters in the upscale Madrid suburb of Las Rozas and other locations said that Villar is suspected of organising international football matches as part of a scheme to embezzle funds for the benefit of his son.Spanish media said a friendly between Spain and South Korea held in June 2016 is among the matches that are believed to have been staged as part of the scheme.Police agents escorted Villar, who was dressed in casual clothes, into the federation offices several hours after he was arrested.Spanish government spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo told public television in response to the Villar arrest that “no-one is untouchable and everyone must obey the law”.Villar, a former acting president and current vice president of UEFA, which runs European football, has headed the Spanish federation since 1988.He was reelected unopposed for an eighth term in May.Following his re-election in May, El Pais newspaper denounced his “despotic” management and bemoaned his close ties to FIFA and UEFA leaders embroiled in corruption probes.– Ethical questions –His son Gorka Villar is a former director general of CONMEBOL, the South American football confederation, a post he quit in July last year. He also served on a FIFA advisory panel aimed at reforming the organisation mired in corruption allegations.Villar senior has overseen a glorious period in the Spanish national team’s history as they won three consecutive major tournaments, triumphing at Euro 2008 and 2012 either side of a first ever World Cup in South Africa in 2010.But his critics say his period in charge has also been undermined by ethical questions and an autocratic management style.Javier Tebas, the head of the Spanish league, has had a long-running feud with Villar and refers to him as a feudal baron.Villar survived the massive corruption scandal that engulfed FIFA in 2015 and ultimately led to the downfall of former president Sepp Blatter.He rose to become stand-in UEFA head for almost a year from October 2015 when Michel Platini was fighting to keep his job before he was banned from football for corruption.But the former Athletic Bilbao midfielder, capped 22 times for Spain, has been dogged by ethical issues over the years.He has been under investigation after the federation received a 1.2 million euros ($1.4 million) subsidy to set up a football academy in Haiti that was never built. The federation returned the money but the plan is still the subject of court proceedings.In early 2016 the government’s sports council also ordered the opening of a disciplinary probe into his alleged misconduct in dealings with a third division club.Most notably he was fined 25,000 Swiss francs ($25,700) by FIFA’s ethics committee in 2015 for failing to cooperate during an investigation into the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

first_img0Shares0000FIFA president Gianni Infantino greets Vietnam’s women’s national football team during a visit to Hanoi © AFP / Giang HUYHANOI, Viet Nam, Feb 8 – FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football’s governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee, a move that could see the controversial technology used at the World Cup.VAR, so far trialled in nearly 1,000 matches, reviews key moments linked to goals, penalty decisions, straight red card decisions and cases of mistaken identity. Its merits have been vigorously debated by football fans and pundits across the world, with some criticising the introduction of tech for slowing down the game.Speaking in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, Infantino raised the prospect of VAR being co-opted into the rules of the global game well in time for the World Cup in Russia.“On the 3rd of March, we will decide whether the video assistant refereeing will be part of the laws of the game and will become an official help for referees or not,” the FIFA chief told reporters.Infantino, who has previously endorsed the system, said he is “confident and positive” ahead of next month’s meeting.FIFA president Gianni Infantino visited the Vietnam Football Federation in Hanoi © AFP / Giang HUY“In 2018 we cannot anymore afford that everyone in the stadium and everyone in front of a TV screen can see within a few minutes on his phone whether the referee has made a big mistake or not, and the only one who cannot see it is the referee.“So if we can help the referee then we should do it,” he said.Infantino heads to Cambodia after his one-day trip to Vietnam, where he congratulated the country’s Under-23 squad for making it to the the finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship last month.Though the team lost to Uzbekistan, the tournament sparked fervour in football-mad Vietnam, which has yet to clinch any major global titles.Infantino raised the prospect of Asian nations joining the World Cup in 2026 when the number of eligible teams will jump to 48.He also lavished praise on the next World Cup hosts, Russia, saying the tournament in June would be the best yet.“Preparations in Russia are very, very well on track, the stadiums are beautiful, the infrastructure is there, the airports are operational, hotels are there,” he said.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Lewandowski hat-trick leads Bayern to Frankfurt cup revenge

first_img0Shares0000Heads up: Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski heads in one of his goals © AFP / Daniel ROLANDFRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, Aug 12 – A brilliant hat-trick from Robert Lewandowski led Bayern Munich to a comfortable 5-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in Sunday’s German Supercup, giving former Frankfurt coach Niko Kovac a memorable start to his reign at the Bavarian giants.Kovac returned to Frankfurt for his first competitive game in charge of the Bundesliga winners, having ended two successful years at Eintracht with a shock win over Bayern in last season’s German Cup final. Yet there was no time for sentimentality on Sunday, as Bayern took brutal revenge for their cup humiliation, Lewandowski leaving the Frankfurt defence in tatters.A ruthless Bayern took the lead with their first chance on 21 minutes.Joshua Kimmich’s cross picked out Lewandowski at the far post and the Polish star fired a header across Frederik Roennow in the Frankfurt goal.The striker nodded in a second from almost exactly the same position five minutes later, heading Arjen Robben’s corner past the stranded Roennow.The game could have turned in Frankfurt’s favour just before half-time when Mats Hummels escaped with a yellow card after bringing down Mijat Gacinovic in front of goal.At the other end, Lewandowski faced increasingly rough treatment from the Frankfurt defence, and Eintracht captain David Abraham was also lucky to escape a red card when he appeared to elbow the Polish striker late in the game.There was no stopping Lewandowski, however, who danced free of Abraham to rifle in his third goal on 54 minutes.Kovac’s perfect evening was sealed in the 63rd minute when Kingsley Coman bundled in Bayern’s fourth.The new Bayern coach had focused on low crosses in training the week before, and watched happily on as David Alaba’s low cross found Coman at the far post to make it 4-0.Thiago delivered the final flourish five minutes from time, gratefully receiving a pass from Coman to slot home Bayern’s fifth.Sandro Wagner could even have made it six, missing an open goal from two yards out, but that didn’t stop Bayern celebrating a winning start under Kovac and a successfully defended Supercup title.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Five things we learned from the EPL

first_imgArsenal’s long unbeaten run came to a shock end, while Eden Hazard thrived as a ‘false nine’ for Chelsea.Here are five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend:Mourinho’s United embarrassed againA month on from losing 3-1 at City, United went down by the same scoreline to their historical rivals with barely a whimper to fall 19 points behind the leaders.Never after 17 games of a league season have Liverpool enjoyed such an advantage over United and it showed as only an uncharacteristic handling error from Alisson Becker handed the visitors any chance of escaping Anfield with a point.Xherdan Shaqiri’s two deflected efforts won a game in which United manager Jose Mourinho claimed both sides “played in relation to their qualities”.It seems the Portuguese believes his players simply are not good enough to compete with the league leaders despite splashing more money on transfers in recent seasons.To sum up the waste at the heart of United’s troubles, Mourinho left club-record signing Paul Pogba on the bench for the full 90 minutes.Guardiola spoiled for choiceGabriel Jesus was Manchester City’s match-winner against Everton © AFP / Oli SCARFFGabriel Jesus waited four months for a Premier League goal, then got two in 28 minutes as City temporarily moved back to the top of the table.The Brazilian’s return to form eased concerns over the champions’ lack of a penalty-box predator in the absence of the injured Sergio Aguero, but the Argentine was back on the bench ahead of a busy fortnight with a League Cup quarter-final and four more Premier League games to come, culminating in a top-of-the-table clash with Liverpool on January 3.Kevin De Bruyne also made his return from a six-week injury layoff, while Guardiola could afford the luxury of starting Raheem Sterling on the bench before he came on to score with his first touch.At the most physically demanding time of the year in the Premier League, City should reap the rewards of the vast amounts spent in strengthening their squad.Nothing false about sublime HazardChelsea’s Eden Hazard thrived outside his comfort zone at Brighton © AFP / Glyn KIRKEden Hazard might not be convinced about his new role as the spearhead of Chelsea’s attack, but the early indications are the Belgian’s positional switch is here to stay.With Chelsea’s senior strikers Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud both struggling for goals this season, Blues boss Maurizio Sarri has deployed Hazard, usually a winger, in a more central role of late.Hazard started the season so well in his usual midfield role that he was voted Premier League Player of the Month for September.But Sarri is determined to stick with the move after Hazard set up Pedro’s opener in the 2-1 win at Brighton and then netted his ninth goal of the season with a fine solo strike.“He’s very able to come out and play with his team-mates, very able to create spaces,” Sarri said.Emery urges Arsenal to tighten upArsenal’s Unai Emery shows his frustration on the touchline © AFP / Adrian DENNISUnai Emery has warned his Arsenal stars they will not qualify for next season’s Champions League if they continue to drop points against the Premier League’s lesser lights.Arsenal manager Emery saw his side’s 22-match unbeaten run in all competitions end in a shock 3-2 defeat at struggling Southampton.The Gunners are three points behind fourth-placed Chelsea and Emery knows Arsenal must defend far more solidly if they are to reach the Champions League at the end of his first season in charge.“If we won’t win like today, we cannot be in the top four. Other teams usually they are winning,” he said after a sloppy defensive display capped by an error from goalkeeper Bernd Leno for Charlie Austin’s 85th-minute winner.Skipp earns his SpursTottenham’s teenage midfielder Oliver Skipp shined on his first start © AFP / Adrian DENNISMauricio Pochettino backed teenager Oliver Skipp to star for years to come after the midfielder’s impressive first senior start in a 1-0 win against Burnley.The 18-year-old, who made his Premier League debut against Southampton as a substitute 10 days ago, was thrown into the starting line-up at Wembley after Eric Dier was struck down by appendicitis.Skipp did not look out of place as he used the ball well, completing 46 successful passes, before being taken off in the final 15 minutes as Tottenham chased a winner that arrived in stoppage-time through Christian Eriksen.“Fantastic, I think he played like a 30-year-old man,” Tottenham boss Pochettino said.“So relaxed, trying to play forward. I’m so proud of him.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates after scoring their third goal against Manchester United © AFP / Paul ELLISLONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 16 – Liverpool underlined their determination to win the Premier League title as they blew away bitter rivals Manchester United 3-1 on Sunday.Manchester City also won 3-1 against Everton on Saturday, but the champions remained in second.last_img read more

GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA CLUB NOTES

first_imgCongratulations to Ryan Bradley and the Donegal Senior Football Team on their comprehensive defeat of Derry on Saturday! Congratulations also to club president Denis Bonner on his ninetieth birthday last week. Well done to clubmen Adam Duffy, Philip Harkin and Michael Gallagher who were in the Donegal under 21 squad that played Tyrone last Wednesday night with Michael hitting 2-1 on the night.Under 14 Hurling: Congratulations to the under 14 hurlers who beat Ballyshannon 7-8 to 3-3 in the championship final on Sunday night. Well done lads! Fundraising Competition: Buncrana GAA are launching an exciting new competition asking you to predict the results of a number of important sporting events this year, such as the All-Ireland Football and Hurling finals, Golf, Olympic Games etc. Entrants will be entered into a league format with points awarded for correct predictions, with prizes of 600euro, 300euro and 100euro on offer. Entry cards will be available this week from club members priced 10euro. More information and further updates will be available on facebook.com/buncranagaa.U12 Football: Buncrana U-12 boys football played a 12+1 tournament (15 aside) in Letterkenny on Saturday. Drawn in a group with St.Eunan’s and Ardara they were unlucky not to make it out of the group and into the final. Beaten by St.Eunan’s the overall tournament winners by a point the lads will regrated the missed chances in the opening ten minutes. Down to fourteen players in the second half the Buncrana team showed great character to press St.Eunans to the very last kick and unlucky not to draw. Next up was Ardara and it was another super encounter winning by six points this game was a great test for our boys and a good learning experience for both management and players. Best for Buncrana were Ciaran Doherty, Mathew Wilson, Aaron Craig in defence and Keegan Hegarty, Ben Bradley up front.Ladies Football: Buncrana take-in Termon in the first leg of the Junior championship on Sunday 8th July. There will be a challenge match this Wednesday at 7.30pm at the Scarvey.U6 FUNdamentals: FUNdamentals for boys and girls aged 5 & 6 years (or turning 5 during 2012) will continue on Fridays at the Scarvey between 6.15pm and 7.00pm. Please could all children be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the session.U8 Football: U8 Football Training continues every Friday and will now take place at the Scarvey from 6.30pm – 7.30pm. Parents, if your child is interested in having fun whilst learning the basic skills of gaelic football please come down and try it out.U10 Football: Training continues every Friday at 7.00pm at the Scarvey and new players are always welcome.Boys U14 Hurling: Boys U14 Hurling training takes place at the Scarvey every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7.00pm. If you haven’t played before and are interested in playing Hurling please feel free to come along.Boys U14 Football: Training for the boys U14 team will take place on Monday evening at 5.00pm.New and returnig players are always welcome.Boys U14 & U18 Hurling: Hurling training for boys aged 14 to 18 years takes place every Saturday at the Scarvey at 3.00pm-5.00pm. New players are always welcome. U8 and U10 Hurling: Hurling training for children under 8 and under 10 years takes place each Sunday at 11.00am. If your child would like to learn the basic skills of hurling in a safe and fun environment please come down and try it out, new players are always welcome.Lotto: The winning numbers in the €2,820 jackpot lotto draw, which took place on Tuesday 12th June in O’Flaherty’s Bar on the Main Street, are as follows: 05-11-17-18. There was no jackpot winner this week, however there were five €20 prizes which went to the following lucky participants:Joanne Buck, St Mary’s RoadE. Friel Gary Duffy, Oakfield CloseCathal Wilson, Droim Ard, MillfieldFionan Bradley, Castle AvenueCongratulations to our winners and thank you to all for your continued support, it is very much appreciated.GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA CLUB NOTES was last modified: June 18th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:buncrana gaa club noteslast_img read more

Fishing the North Coast: Late season rain a blessing and a curse

first_imgThe late-season storms barreling their way towards the North Coast are a huge benefit to all of our rivers and the fish that travel through them. But they can also be quite the burden to steelhead anglers. Chetco and Smith river fishermen will reap the rewards of the March rains, while anglers looking for additional opportunities on the Eel, Van Duzen, and Mad rivers will be forced back to the sidelines. A couple inches of rain is predicted over the next several days, which will likely signal …last_img