19 Jan

ONE: Torres lone Filipino to win in Myanmar card

first_imgMitsatit blocked Miado’s takedown attempt to transition to a full mount where he landed an elbow that forced the Filipino to verbally submit 4:23 into the fight.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson FILE – Photo from ONE CHAMPIONSHIPJomary Torres followed up her debut win in ONE Championship with an impressive decision victory over Nita Dea of Indonesia in their atomweight bout Friday at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Myanmar.Torres (3-0) beat Dea, a grappling specialist, at her own game as she outwrestled her throughout the match.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Suu Kyi appeals to ICJ not to impose int’l justice PLAY LIST 04:31Suu Kyi appeals to ICJ not to impose int’l justice02:09‘I am prepared:’ Duterte reiterates openness to accept Rohingya refugees02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “This victory is so sweet. I am excited about how the future will unfold as I continue my career in ONE Championship. For sure, I will be back in the gym immediately. I am ready to climb the ladder and face the biggest names that the organization has to offer,” said Torres.“It is truly an honor to compete with a talented competitor like my opponent. She gave me a tough test. My opponent withstood everything I threw at her. I tip my hats off to her and her skills. This bout will be beneficial to my growth as a martial artist in this sport and in ONE Championship.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogDea (0-2) managed to shock Torres with a knee to the head but the Filipino again managed to bring the fight to the ground to earn the judges’ nod.Torres, however, was the only Filipino fighter to come out of the card victorious. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Ateneo nears sweep, sends UST to 13th straight loss China’s Chen Lei battered Burn Soriano on the ground to earn a technical knockout victory 1:06 of the second round of their bantamweight fight.Chen remained undefeated after seven fights while Soriano lost his second straight match and is now at 3-4.Chinese flyweight Ma Hao Bin (9-1) submitted Filipino knockout artist Eugene Toquero with an armbar 4:51 into the first round.Ma, who won his sixth straight fight, locked Toquero in an early guillotine choke but the Filipino managed to break free.Thai Pongsiri Mitsatit finished off the Philippine contingent with a convincing victory over Jeremy Miado in the strawweight division.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

30 Dec

‘Corporate Arsene Wenger is NEVER going to change’ – Piers Morgan rants at Arsenal boss after Southampton draw

first_imgPiers Morgan joined the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast live in the studio on Wednesday.The TV host was in a rage about his beloved Arsenal after they slipped further behind in the title race with a goalless draw against Southampton.Having started 2016 sitting top of the Premier League, the Gunners are now down to fourth, five points adrift of leaders Leicester.For Morgan, Arsenal’s failure to produce when it really matters – they have had numerous near-misses since last winning the title in 2003/04 – is once again down to Arsene Wenger and his refusal to spend big in the transfer market.Hear’s what he had to say about the Frenchman: “Wenger had £200million in the bank and he bought a £7million little-known, lightweight Egyptian midfielder who I believe is already injured. This is Kim Kallstrom all over again where Asenal have been top of the league in January, we have a chance of winning the league and we blow it yet again.“For seven years I have been saying this: Wenger is NEVER going to change. He is never going to do what it takes. He is not ruthless anymore. He used to be but the moment he sold Van Persie to Man United we saw a different Wenger. A corporate Wenger prepared to put money and bank accounts and stadiums ahead of winning titles and, I’m sorry, it is not good enough.”Arsenal are without a win in four games following their Saints stalemate and Morgan fears they could even miss out on a Champions League spot this season.“Arsenal no longer intimidate teams,” he continued. “All round that pitch last night I just saw physically weak people.“People think I hate Wenger. I love him as a man, I love what he did for Arsenal but for eleven years now we have come third or fourth in the Premier League, for the last five years we have been knocked out of the Champions League at the last 16 stage and we are now playing Barcelona. I dread to think on the performance of the last three home games what they are going to do to us.“Suarez, Neymar and Messi bearing down on Mertesacker is going to be like David and Goliath without the bloody catapult. It is going to be a complete disaster. “So we are going to be out of the Champions League and I think we are going to be very lucky to get into the top four of the league at this rate.”last_img read more

30 Dec

LVG sends message to ‘negative’ Manchester United legend

first_img1 Paul Scholes Louis van Gaal has urged Paul Scholes to tone down his continual criticism of his Manchester United side.Scholes has regularly blasted United’s style of play under Van Gaal, describing it as ‘boring’ and ‘too defensive’.But the Dutchman is urging the Red Devils legend to be more positive, suggesting his comments are damaging to his position.Van Gaal said in the Independent: “What Scholes is thinking, he has to think it. Every human being can give his opinion. I don’t bother about that – I think it is good.“But my problem is when you create an atmosphere, a very negative atmosphere for somebody, so maybe he should be more positive.”United lie fifth in the Premier League table, six points adrift of the top four, but their performances have led to speculation former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been lined up for the Old Trafford hotseat.But Van Gaal is confident if that was the case, he would have been informed.“I can only say that I have spoken with (United’s executive vice-chairman) Ed Woodward and I cannot imagine that they (Woodward and Mourinho) have spoken with each other,” the former Holland coach said.“I think that if they speak with another manager, they would tell me because our relationship is like that. But I think that, if they want to change, they have to prepare themselves. That is also a professional attitude, in my opinion.”He continued: “If they are thinking that they want to replace me, they have to prepare and they have to enquire – that is what I think.“But if it is like that, they have to say it to me. And I believe they will tell me if it is like that. I not only have a strong relationship with Ed, but also with (club owners) the Glazers. I have a good feeling with the Glazers also.“And that is why I am annoyed with all the publicity. I have been ‘sacked’ three times and now it is about negotiations starting with Jose Mourinho. The next time, it will be another (manager).”Van Gaal said he would be willing to give his input if asked by the club about who should succeed him, however – whenever that may be.“It is also very important for the board of Manchester United to look at the profile of the new manager,” he said. “If they ask (for a recommendation as manager), I shall give my opinion and after that, they can do what they wish.“But I never reign beyond my grave and, when I am gone, I cannot influence or contribute.”last_img read more

29 Dec

Grandparents get hand in raising their kids’ kids

first_img“Just look at her” said North Hills resident Pam Meeker Stolz, holding her drowsy, 9-week-old granddaughter Misty in her arms. “If my son is out on the street, lost and out of control, at least I know that I’m doing something good for her.” For most of the children such as Misty who attended the Grandparents As Parents, or GAP’s, 19th annual holiday party, home is where their grandmothers and grandfathers live. Sudden death, mental illness, drugs, or a crime committed among their parents have forced nearly an estimated 625,000 children in California to live with grandparents, according to the 2000 census. It is a growing phenomenon, say the organizers, but it is still one attached to a stigma. “The problem these grandparents face is that society sees them as parents who have done something wrong,” said Madelyn Gordon, executive director for the 1,000 member strong GAP. NORTHRIDGE – They had expected to collect their Social Security checks, to retire to a life of leisure by now. Instead, they are filling an unexpected gap. For nearly 100 of the grandparents who gathered with their children’s children inside Skateland in Northridge on Sunday, life is about baby bottles and bibs, comforting the growing pains of adolescence, and poring over report cards – all over again. And most wouldn’t have it any other way. “But this situation happens across-the-board of society,” Gordon said. That is why support groups such as GAP play an important role, many grandparents say. “You need to be able to network, to know other families,” said one woman, who identified herself only as Carolyn. Carolyn said she was thrust into the role of caretaker of her 6-year-old grandson because her son became addicted to drugs and trouble spiraled. He has been charged with murder and is currently awaiting trial. And yet as she watches her grandson inline skate gracefully across the rink, Carolyn said somehow all that pain – an otherwise good son who somehow became lost in drugs when he went to college, and the loss of her daughter who died on Christmas Eve three years ago – momentarily dissolve. “He makes me just want to continue,” Carolyn said of her grandson. “That’s what these children do…they make you realize you have to continue.” In some cases, because grandparents are on fixed incomes, GAP helps them connect to other families who might be able to donate clothes and toys. Holiday parties such as the one held Sunday also allow the children to see that there are many others like them who are being raised by grandparents. Gustavo Bracamonte said his four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter call him “Pops,” and his wife, “Nana.” Some days are tougher than others, said the 69-year-old Reseda man. The children range in age from 3 to 17. “It’s tough to keep up with their schooling,” he said. “And many of my friends my age are not doing this, so it’s hard to go out and visit them.” But the thought of letting all the children go into foster care was not an option, he said. “They bring me life,” he said. “They keep me going and awake.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

27 Dec

GAA NEWS: URRIS SET TO PLAY TWO FIXTURES THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

first_imgUrris GAA NotesMATCH “N” WIN: May 22nd: No jackpot winner-numbers drawn: 6, 7, 10 & 11. €15 winners: Willie Friel, Dunaff, Mick Mc Hale, Straid, James Mc Donald, Cross, John Burke, Shore Road, Ballyliffin and Joe Mc Daid, Ballintrieve. Jackpot next week €1,540. Thanks to all our Lotto sellers and to all who support this weekly draw. SENIOR & RESERVES: After a free weekend both teams have a busy Bank Holiday weekend and two away fixttures: first away to N. Columba (Glen) on Saturday evening and away to N. Brid (Ballintra) on Bank Holiday Monday. Times to be confirmed please check our facebook page for updates. Training continues for both teams on Tuesday & Thursday nights.LADIES FOOTBALL: Ladies had no match last weekend and will have no further games until the exams are finished..LADIES REFEREE COURSE: Anyone in the Club who would be interested in doing a course regarding Referees for Ladies football in the County please contact Club Secretary David Hession on 0860538537 asap. The Donegal Ladis Gaelic board are running this level 2 course on Monday June 9th in the Clanree Hotel Letterkenny at 7.00pm.UNDER-AGE FIXTURES: A busy programme for all our under-age teams as follows: Tuesday: U10 Go Games Urris home to Muff at 6.30pm . U12 boys & Girls away to Muff at 6,30pm. U14 girls travel to Castfinn to play Robert Emmetts. Wednesday: U8 Go Games Urris home to Muff at 6.00pm. U14 boys away to Convoy at 7.00pm. U12 Girls away to Muff. Friday: U14 girls home to Red Hughs. Saturday: U8 Go Games teams away to Moville at 11am. Good luck to all teams and their coaches. As fixtures can change for various reasons please check our Facebook page for daily updates. BOOT EXCHANGE SCHEME: for Under-age players now up and running: In these times of financial constraints on families the club has introduced this exchange programe-old football boots in good condition that children have out grown can be dropped in or exchanged for a bigger/smaller pair as required. A minimum donation of €5 to the club for the boots that are taken away. Please contact Nichola Lagan on 0866030736 for further information . All boots can be dropped off at all Under-age training/matches.NEW CLUB JACKETS: Embroidered and printed jackets for CLG IORRAS now available, to order please contact Donal Kelly on 0876461707 for more details.Facebook-Find us on CLG Iorras/Urris GAA and keep up to date on all club news and fixtures.Any items of news for the club notes should be forwarded to Rose on 0877770639 or email rosiekelly28@eircom.net no later than 9pm on Sunday night.  GAA NEWS: URRIS SET TO PLAY TWO FIXTURES THIS BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND was last modified: May 26th, 2014 by John2Share 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:GAANoticesSportURRISlast_img read more

27 Dec

Soccer: USL pipped by Munster for Inter-Provincial title

first_imgTHE ULSTER SENIOR LEAGUE missed out on the Michael Ward Trophy after a 2-0 defeat to the hosts and the winners, Munster.In a game that was rearranged to Castletreasure due to the heavy rainfall by the Lee, the USL selection were pipped to the title on the head-to-head meeting this morning with both teams finishing level on six points.USL manager Peter Moran again rotated his panel for the big game. After winning their opening two games against Leinster and Connacht, the USL went into today’s game hopeful of winning the title for the fourth time. However, they fell behind in the first half.A one-nil reversal would still have been good enough for the USL to win the Cup on goal difference, but a penalty in the second half saw Munster double their lead and the USL couldn’t claw their way back into the game.Ulster Senior League: Rory Kelly (Letterkenny), Gareth Breslin (Bonagee United), Conor Tourish (Letterkenny Rovers), Peter Doherty (Cockhill Celtic), Sam Todd (Derry City Reserves), Jack Blake (Derry City Reserves), Aidan McCauley (Bonagee United), Derek Doherty (Cockhill Celtic), Mark Moran (Cockhill Celtic), Ronan Olly Doherty (Cockhill Celtic), Paul McVeigh (Letterkenny Rovers).Subs used: Conor Keddy (Cockhill Celtic), Adrian Delap (Derry City Reserves), Stephen Duffy (Derry City Reserves), Laurence Toland (Swilly Rovers), Ryan Varma (Cockhill Celtic).Results from weekend FridayUlster Senior League 3 Leinster Senior League 1Munster Senior League 1 Connacht 0SaturdayUlster Senior League 2-0 Connacht Munster Senior League 0-1 Leinster Senior League SundayLeinster Senior League 1-1 ConnachtMunster Senior League 2-0 Ulster Senior LeagueSoccer: USL pipped by Munster for Inter-Provincial title was last modified: October 16th, 2016 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)last_img read more

26 Dec

UNIONIST PEER GETS HIS DONEGAL SUMS WRONG – THEN CALLS FOR PARTITION OF SCOTLAND

first_imgA WELL-known Ulster Unionist with extensive business interests here in the Republic has got all his sums wrong when it comes to Co Donegal.Lord Kilclooney – aka John Taylor and one-time MP and deputy leader of the Ulster Unionists has tried to frighten off Scots over Scottish Independence by using Donegal in his argument.His only problem – he told readers of the Scotsman newspaper that there were just 100,000 people living in Donegal…when last year’s census recorded 160,000 In his letter to today’s Scotman, bungling Taylor said: “As an Ulster Scot I know there would be concern in Northern Ireland should Scotland vote to leave the United Kingdom.“Northern Ireland is not only geographically close to Scotland but shares more with Scotland than with any other country. When the majority in Ireland voted for independence from the UK there were 220,000 people in County Donegal. After independence thousands emigrated back to the UK – especially to Glasgow and Londonderry (sic). Only 100,000 now remain in Donegal.“Northern Ireland remained within the UK as was the desire of most people in that part of Ireland. Should there ever be a majority in Scotland for independence it should not be binding on all the people of Scotland.If, say, Strathclyde or the Lowlands prefer to remain in the UK then that decision should be honoured by a partition of Scotland.” Mr Taylor owns several newspapers in the Republic.© 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldailyFollow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldaily Sell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.comUNIONIST PEER GETS HIS DONEGAL SUMS WRONG – THEN CALLS FOR PARTITION OF SCOTLAND was last modified: January 13th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:duncejohn taylorlast_img read more

25 Dec

WALSHY ON WEDNESDAY – DONEGAL DAILY’S BRILLIANT NEW SPORTS COLUMNIST SIGNS ON!

first_imgPaddy Walsh has written more about sport than Eamon Dunphy has slated the Irish soccer team. The well-known Letterkenny man has written extensively for national and local newspapers as an analyst, a pundit but always as a fan. Today he writes his first column for Donegal Daily. We hope Walshy on Wednesday brightens up the middle of your week.  BRIGHT SKY (WITH SOME CLOUDS)It was while yawning my way through the Republic of Ireland’s opening European Championship qualifier that I realised maybe SKY television’s venture into the G.A.A. will have some benefits after all.Two All-Ireland semi-finals (three if you count – and you have to – the replayed Kerry/Mayo clash) of outstanding quality and thrills and a Hurling Final the like of which we can only hope will be repeated when Kilkenny and Tipperary meet again next Saturday week and each of them, I believe, featured on SKY Sports for an audience, many of whom, will have tuned in out of curiosity value. There’s a firm guarantee that they’ll be tuning in once more if they get the chance.I’ve always argued that we shouldn’t be selfishly hanging on to these games ourselves but, instead, be sharing them with other, many of whom believe the world starts and ends with the likes of soccer and the English Premiership. It’s doubtful if any game in this or any other season of recent vintage in England or elsewhere (even the World Cup) could have matched the Gaelic variety for skill and ability. Not to mention all-out commitment from a bunch of amateur players.I was jolted into wakefulness on Sunday when Aidan McGeady (we can now officially claim him as a Donegalman) notched those two goals, the second of which is already in the running for score of the tournament, to give Martin O’Neill’s men the start they needed in Georgia but didn’t look like getting until that magical intervention by the Everton man.I stayed awake for Tony O’Donoghue’s post match interview with O’Neill and the latter’s jibe at the R.T.E. presenter for negative questioning sparked a bit of a pop in the studio back in Dublin where Eamon Dunphy in particular took serious issue with the Irish boss and insisted that they were fully entitled to focus on the adverse aspects of the performance and the manager would have to deal with it. There was no ‘or else’ but you had a feeling that this won’t be the end of it and after helping to get rid of previous managers in the Ireland hot seat, out panellists are not prepared to be criticised themselves in any shape or form even if it is by a true footballing man.Sorry, I’m on O’Neill’s side on this one. Surely if they’re able to launch brickbats – and players such as McGeady have been the victims of many of them – he’s entitled to return one or two particularly when his, admittedly below par, team, contrived to actually win the match, his first competitive outing in charge?Anyway, it all makes for good television even if the match itself didn’t.Fortunately, R.T.E. still have Gaelic Games to enthral us though, at the very least, 16,088 of us won’t be sitting in front of the T.V. for the privilege of watching Donegal’s pending clash with the Kingdom.Donegal Daily revealed yesterday that said number of tickets had now arrived in the county (though, of course, there’ll be a lot more than 16,000 Donegal fans in attendance) and the scramble begins. Me? I’m just going to ask the Dub in the office for the tickets he had intended to use….CUP HOPESAfter a series of reasonably encouraging results, Finn Harps have now lost respective games against the team second from bottom in the First Division and the team at the very basement. 0-1 defeats in both encounters but defeats all the same and an end to any hopes they had of clambering into a play-off spot.In both matches Ollie Horgan’s men had chances to take a point or three but that has been the story of the season to date – squandered opportunities and lack of creativity. It has been a particularly disappointing campaign for Kevin McHugh who has only netted twice – for a striker of his long proven ability that falls far short of previous campaigns when you could rely on him to sit comfortably in the teens or twenties with his goals tally.In total, Harps have scored on twenty-three occasions and that lack of fire power – how Ruairi Keating has been missed since his loan spell expired – has lost them games and drawn too many (eleven to date).It’s been a struggle for Horgan to find any cohesive unit in midfield to aid the strike force and a rash of sendings-off haven’t helped the cause even if some of them have been bordering on the fringes of match officials deciding that the tesm’s reputation this season merits a red at any available opportunity. The latest example of that came in the Cup win in Wexford when Damian McNulty received a second yellow for supposedly time wasting over a throw-in.Ah, the Cup. Now there is a chance for redemption and one to give us all a good send-off into the close season.Harps must travel once again to the deep south this weekend to take on Munster Senior League outfit, Avondale United. The Cork team overcame St. Michael’s in the previous round but even if the latter had gone through it was still going to prove another lengthy trip for the Finn Parkers (it’s a long, long way to Tipperary and all that).The home league match against Shamrock Rovers B (that’s ‘B’ for blundering by the league authorities in allowing the reserve team of a Premier Division team entry into the First Division) represented Harps sole fixture in Ballybofey sandwiched in between SIX away games, the Cup clashes included.High time for the setting up of the Finn Harps Training Fund though it’s unlikely that the very same sporting population that is more than willing to put hands into pockets and purses to back the Donegal G.A.A. team would do likewise for a financially pressed Harps who, it never seems to be taken into account, also feature a selection of Donegalmen in their ranks.Meanwhile, the Munster men will provide the sternest of tests for the visitors this weekend and a draw would be a decent result for the Horganites and provide another gate-sharing dividend from the replay to boot. That’s not to say a win, and a place in the semi-finals, would be turned away.One of the bright spot of Harps campaign this year has been an impressive defence and that will hopefully be instrumental in getting them through this tricky tie.BACKWARD STEPSIt’s twenty minutes past four in the morning and a kilted man is running through Temple Bar – backwards. Perhaps, not that unusual in Dublin’s cultural quarters at this or any time of the night but this particular individual is, in fact, a world champion at what is called Retro Running and he can trace his steps all the way back to Carndonagh.Garrett Doherty is backwards about coming forward!Didn’t know too much about Garrett Doherty before I spotted a reference to him in a lengthy article in a recent edition of the ‘Irish Times’ where reporter, Patrick Freyne, embarked on a 24 hour blitz in our capital city’s so-called bohemian area and came in contact with a wide variety of people ranging from stag parties to Swiss honeymooners. And the odd Retro runner.Doherty and his friend, Ashlynn, were returning from the nightclub Mother (the mammy of all such venues, apparently) when they encountered the I.T. man along the way or, rather, he took a keen interest because Garrett was running in reverse. In a kilt.The Donegalman, now based in Dublin, unzipped his jacket and showed the reporter his world championship medal. “You know why they didn’t want you writing with your left hand in the old days? They didn’t want you thinking for yourself. Retro Running is about thinking for yourself,” Garrett relates. “It makes you a better dancer, makes you type faster, makes you talk faster,” he tells Freyne.A couple of solid reasons there for someone like your sports columnist to take it up.Anyway, I Googled our, it seems, little known World champion from Carndonagh and find that he has been promoting Retro Running as a potential discipline in the 2016 Olympic Games.I’m behind him all the way on that one. There’s surely room for a sporting challenge in the Olympics that requires true stamina and strength and a good sense of direction (and, possibly, a rear view mirror).Particularly when you consider the Olympic Committee has itself taken a few backward steps in its time. Beach volleyball anyone…?RYDER TO THE STORMAnd just don’t get me started on the Ryder Cup.Paul McGinley – A Dub from Dunfanaghy?Listen, I know our almost very own Paul McGinley (and let’s face it, the man with Dunfanaghy blood flowing through his veins WAS supporting the Dubs in that little matter of the All-Ireland Semi-Final) is the European team captain and good luck to him (met him once and you couldn’t find a more civil being anywhere) but does anyone else believe that this is the most over-hyped competition in world sport?Two teams and not even a qualifying round. And basically the same two teams every time except when it was once upon a time the U.S.A. versus Great Britain and Ireland.Too late, you got me started and I’ll probably return to it once the thing swings into “action” at the end of the month.WALSHY ON WEDNESDAY – DONEGAL DAILY’S BRILLIANT NEW SPORTS COLUMNIST SIGNS ON! was last modified: September 10th, 2014 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:finn harpsGAAGarrett DohertyIrelandMartin O’NeillPaul McGinleysports columnWalshy on Wednesdaylast_img read more

24 Dec

PICTURE SPECIAL AND RESULTS FROM DONEGAL SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY EVENTS

first_imgInvitation Primary Schools Cross Country at Finn Valley 2014 ResultsGirls Under 13 School Name1. Gemma McFadden Kilmacrenan2. Molly Page Kilmacrenan3. Andrea Browne Castlefinn 4. Connie Doherty Iosagain5. Ciara McElaine Kilmacrenan6. Katelyn Doherty Iosagain7. Abby O’Connor Convoy8. Maria McColgan Naomh Brid Muff9. Louise Ni Riain Gaelscoil Aohmhain 10.Aaliyah McMenamin Smgs LetterkennyTeam ResultsLarge1. Kilmacrenan 32pts 2. Sc Iosagain 49pts3. Gaelscoil Adhmhain 71ptsMediumDromore 122ptsSmallTiernasligo 337ptsUnder 13 BoysName School1.Oisin Farren Gaelscoil Adhmhain2. James Loughrey Iosagain3. Adian Whoriskey Iosagain4. Carlos O’Reilly Creeslough5. Ciaran Moore Woodlands6. Dean Harkin Tiernasligo7. Oisin Toye Convoy8. Darragh Browne Naomh bhrid Muff9. Dean Quinn St.Mary’s Castlefinn10. Cartha Hughes IllistrinTeam ResultsLargeIsoagain Buncrana 38ptsSt.Mary’s Stranorlar 116ptsLurgybrack 113ptsMediumGaelscoil Buncrana 167ptsSmallTiernasligo 383ptsUnder 11 GirlsName School1. Demi Crossan Lurgybrack2. Tiegan Smith Woodlands3. Elli Crossan Lurgybrack4. Hannah Murray St.Mary’s Castlefine5. Tamara Gill St Muras6. Darcie Crossan Lurgybrack7. Sarah Bradly Gaelscoil Adhmhain8. Chloe Shiels Naomh bhrid Muff9. Brenda Collins Iosagain10.Kevena Barron Brid MuffResultsLargeLurgybrack 18ptsIosagain 45ptsWoodlands 92ptsMediumCarrigart 149ptsSmallTiernasligo Urris 384ptsUnder 11 BoysName Schools1.Oisin Kelly Kilmacrenan N.SRory McGrenra Kilmacrenan N.SMax Roarty Scoil Mhuire CreesloughOran Kelly WoodlandsCole Sheridan IosagainOisin Porter IosagainJimmy O’Donnell St.Bridget ConvoyCian McMenamin TermonCian Page KilmacrenanEoin Kenny St.MurasResultsLargeKilmacrenan 46ptsIosagain 50ptsWoodlands 156ptsMediumMhuire Creeslough 86ptsSmallTaobhog 185ptsUnder 9 GirlsName School1.Bria McGilloway Iosagain2. Jodie Longmey Iosagain3. Serena Barron Brid Muff4. Eimer Breen Creeslough5. Tara Rose Mahon Iosagain6. Siobhan Cameran Kilmacrennan7. Kelsie McGroary SMGS Letterkenny8. Ella McGlinchy St.Mary’s Castlefinn9. Katie Stafford Illistrin10. Riona Doherty St.Mary’s StranorlarResultsLargeIsoagain 24ptsKilmacrenan 127ptsSMGS Letterkenny 132ptsMediumNaomh Muff 74ptsSmallTaobhog Cloghan 196ptsUnder 9 BoysName School1. Dylan McFadden Kilmacrenan2. Liam Carlin SMGS Lifford3. Eoin Scott Glenswilly4. Oisin Scanlon Woodlands5. Caolan Curren Kilmacrennan6. Martin Mbuli Dooish7. Dylan Mulholland Iosagain8. John Kealy Woodlands9. Calum Morris Rasheeny10.Mike Toner GlenswillyResultsLargeWoodlands 69ptsIosagain 87ptsGaelscoil Adhmhain 99ptsMediumSt.Muras Tooban 182ptsSmallScoil Taobhog 324ptsPICTURE SPECIAL AND RESULTS FROM DONEGAL SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY EVENTS was last modified: September 30th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:newsSportlast_img read more

20 Dec

Warriors’ Steve Kerr has encouraging news about DeMarcus Cousins’ injury

first_img“He’s doing well,” Kerr … Klay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!MINNEAPOLIS — No need for Warriors fans to worry about too much about DeMarcus Cousins.Yes, Cousins will miss his second consecutive game when the Warriors (47-22) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (32-38) on Tuesday because of a sore right ankle. But Warriors coach Steve Kerr offered some good news about Cousins’ progress.last_img read more