West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor said though he only played in one of six matches in the just-concluded ICC World Twenty20 World Cup in India, he is more than elated that the team was able to recapture the crown.”It’s a team effort, and a win is a win,” he said, shortly after the arrival of the Jamaican members of the team on Tuesday in Kingston.”We knew when we left here (the Caribbean) that all 15 of us could not play at the same time.”The nature of the wickets called for adjustments to be made, and the selectors chose horses for courses,” he added.Taylor, who claimed none for 30 off three overs in the team’s tournament-opening six-wicket win over England, also explained that the decisions taken were supported by team members.”It (to leave him out) was a team decision, as both players, management and everyone, we took unto ourselves to say that if that’s the best case, then go with whatever decisions are made.”The 31-year-old, who said his focus would now turn to the upcoming Caribbean Tri-Nation series, involving Australia and South Africa, as well as the planned Test tour by India, also gave insight as to what the feeling was like in the players’ dressing room in the last over of the final.Needing a challenging 19 runs off the over with the previously unheralded all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite, who made 34 not out off just 10 balls, smashed four sixes off the first four deliveries to seal the win at 161 for six.England had earlier made 155 for nine.”For me, it was never over until the fat lady sings,” Taylor said.”We had some guys, who were feeling down and out by the moment. But we had guys, like myself, who was still pretty optimistic, this knowing the power hitters that we had at the wicket in Carlos Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels, who were set at the time and striking the ball pretty well.”He said he was happy to have played a part in making the Caribbean proud.”The way the guys turned up and put the team and the people of the Caribbean in front was brilliant,” he said.- J. L.
The Huskies were off to a quick start as, at 1:41 into the game, Joel Bourgeois would score a goal, with assists by Gary Loewen and Dean Whitcomb, making the score 1-0 over the Vipers. Then in the third period, the Huskies would end up scoring four more goals, winning the game with a strong lead of 11-1 over Sexsmith.Advertisement FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies were home on Thursday night, December 12, as they were host to the Sexsmith Vipers. Fast forward later on in the first period, Alex Nimmo would score a goal with 2:15 remaining in the frame, with a double assist from Gary Loewen and Jared Loewen, setting the score at 2-0. Up next, the Huskies are on the road to the Baytex Energy Centre, in Peace River, this weekend as they take on the North Peace Navigators for a two-game series. Game one of the series is on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and game two is on Sunday with puck drop at 3:30 p.m. – Advertisement -Then with 51 seconds left in the frame, Ivan Jasbec would send the puck into the Vipers’ net, with assists by Joel Bourgeois and Dean Whitcomb, making the Huskies’ lead 3-0 as they headed into the second period. The Huskies would continue their scoring streak throughout the second frame, with the Vipers managing to get in one goal, making the score 7-1 in the Pups favour by the end of the second period.
The wildfire located in the Klua Lakes basin is at 700 hectares in size, and is currently being battled by the Wildlife Management Branch. A spokesperson with the Prince George Fire Centre said air tankers and ground crews were on scene yesterday and will be again today.The fire is 14 kilometres east of Prophet River and 80 kilometres south of Fort Nelson. It was reported yesterday afternoon and it’s suspected it may have been caused by a lightning strike.In response to the blaze the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality issued an evacuation alert in the Prophet River area. The map of the evacuation alert is in the photo above.- Advertisement –
Lazio may have tied Antonio Candreva down to a new deal last September but, following the announcement Steven Gerrard is set to leave Liverpool, things might just change.The Italy international has been a long-term target for the Reds and the club was rumoured to be willing to pay £24m for him in January.And his thunderbolt free-kick against Verona at the weekend will be noted as just another reason why Anfield manager Brendan Rodgers should do all he can to land Candreva.The strike, his sixth of the season in Serie A, helped Lazio remain third, just one point behind Roma but 15 behind league leaders Juventus.And you can see the beastly shot below… 1 Liverpool target Antonio Candreva
6 6 2. Bob Paisley won six major trophies in his first five seasons as Liverpool manager – – to find out which manager has won the most trophies in his five seasons, click the yellow arrow above, right! – When the charismatic, hugely successful Bill Shankly retired in 1974, Bob Paisley seemed to have an impossible job as his successor as Liverpool manager. In his first season at the helm, Liverpool finished potless for the first time in three years. The trophy cabinet wouldn’t be empty for long, though. In his first five seasons as manager, Paisley delivered three league titles, two European Cups and the (then very prestigious) UEFA Cup. Although there is a man who is about to eclipse Paisley’s major trophy haul in his first five seasons as Chelsea boss, no one has delivered as much significant silverware than Paisley, in such a short space of time in their first half a decade with an English football club. 6 5. Arsene Wenger won four major trophies in his first five full seasons as Arsenal manager – – to find out which managers were even more successful in their first five seasons, click the yellow arrow above, right! – In fifth place it’s Arsene Wenger, who joined the Gunners after the 1996/97 season had started, so we’re counting his first five full seasons from 1997/98 to 2001/02. In that period, Wenger won two Premier League and FA Cup doubles, in 1998 and 2002, with the prestige of those achievements putting him ahead of compatriot Houllier. Wenger’s tally also eclipses Bertie Mee’s three trophies (1970 Fairs Cup and 1971 League and Cup double) won after taking the Arsenal job in 1966, and George Graham’s two titles (1989 and 1991) and 1987 League Cup after taking over at Highbury in 1986. The problem Wenger subsequently faced is that, after such a fantastic start to life as Arsenal manager, he’s been judged and not always lived up to his own high standards ever since. 6 6 getty 6 1. When Chelsea win the 2015 Premier League, Jose Mourinho will have won seven major trophies in his first five seasons as Chelsea manager – When Chelsea wrap up the 2014/15 Premier League title, Mourinho will join Paisley and Dalglish as the only men to win the title three times in their first five seasons with an English club. The Portuguese has also won three League Cups and the 2007 FA Cup final win over Manchester United completed his domestic clean sweep. Now, it’s time for Mourinho to win the Champions League for Chelsea! As Jose Mourinho sees out his fifth season as Chelsea manager, the Portuguese is on course to claim his third Premier League title for the Blues.But how does his record compare to the most successful managers in English football history, looking at their first five years in charge of a club?ARSENE WENGER V JOSE MOURINHO: ‘SHOW SOME RESPECT’ DEMANDS ARSENAL BOSS All is revealed above, as we count down the six managers with the most silverware over that first five year period.And Sir Alex Ferguson is certainly conspicuous by his absence! 4. Kenny Dalglish won five major trophies in his first five seasons as Liverpool manager – – to find out which managers were even more successful in their first five seasons, click the yellow arrow above, right! – Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish is fourth on the list, with an impressive five major trophies claimed for the club after taking over from Joe Fagan in 1985. Dalglish won the double in his first season as Liverpool player/manager, then added another two titles in 1988 and 1990, with the 1989 FA Cup to boot. During this five season spell, he was unable to manage Liverpool in European competition due to the ban on English clubs after the 1985 Heysel disaster, leading to some speculation about how the Reds’ magnificent 1988 champions would have fared in the European Cup against Arrigo Sacchi’s legendary AC Milan team. 6. Gerard Houllier won four major trophies in his first five seasons as Liverpool manager – to find out which managers were even more successful in their first five seasons, click the yellow arrow above, right! – Jose Mourinho is on course to collect his third Premier League title in just five seasons as Chelsea manager (spread across two spells), but how does the Portuguese’s record stack up against the most successful starts to managing a club in English football? The sixth most successful manager of any English club (counting major trophies won in his first five seasons at the helm) is Frenchman Gerard Houllier, who collected four major cups after arriving at Anfield in 1998. Three of those trophies came in the 2000/01 season, when Houllier guided Liverpool to a unique cup treble of UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup, and he added another League Cup in 2003. But Houllier couldn’t end Liverpool’s title drought, with his best league finish being second in 2002. Houllier did win more silverware in his first five seasons with the Reds than Alex Ferguson did in his first five full seasons at Old Trafford, in which the Scotsman picked up three trophies (FA Cup, Cup Winners’ Cup and League Cup). 3. Brian Clough won five major trophies in his first five seasons as Nottingham Forest manager – – to find out which managers were even more successful in their first five seasons, click the yellow arrow above, right! – Along with Dalglish at Liverpool, Clough won five major trophies in his first five years as manager of Nottingham Forest, but we’ve put him ahead of the Scot considering the circumstances in which he collected his honours. When Clough took over Forest in 1975, the club was languishing in 13th place in the Second Division, but he took them up via a third place finish in 1977. The feats that followed are unlikely to ever be repeated, as Forest won the top flight title in 1978, then followed it up with back-to-back European Cups. They also beat then league and European champions Liverpool to win the 1978 League Cup, and added another in 1979. Utterly remarkable.
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JJ Reid Motors Open prizewinners: standing, l-r; Derek Whyte, Gerard Dunleavy and Eamonn Mc Glinchey pictured with JJ Reid representatives and club captain.Open Week continued on Monday 17th with the Hickey, Clarke & Langan Open and leading the field by two points was juvenile member Jack Patton  returning 41pts.Securing a good front nine score with birdies at 5th & 7th culminating in 22pts on front nine, Jack was cruising to an easy victory until a double bogey at 16th made him fight for points on last two holes.In runner-up spot by virtue of BOT was single figure handicapper Glenn Gallagher  who answered four bogeys on the trot on back nine with two finishing birdies and an overall score of 39pts, pipping third and fourth placed Odhran Mc Gowan  and Hugh Coll  on the countback. The cat 4. prize on the day was won by the ever improving Victor Byrne  returning 37pts with the help of a very steady 20pts on front nine. Best Gross was low handicapper Eamonn Mc Dermott  scoring 32 gross pts on the day, level par 72 gross shots. Wed. 19th had golfers playing in the Evolve Menswear Open,with arguably the biggest entry of Open Week with over 200 entries, and wearing the winner’s “shirt” at the presentation was John G. Doherty  whose card consisted of no less than four birdies, three of those on back nine which helped John return a score of 35 gross shots [24pts] and an overall winning score of 44pts. In second place was another of the club’s juveniles Sean O’Donnell , recording no less than six steady pars on back nine for a finish of 42pts. In third place was single handicapper Vincent Mc Glynn  who, with the help of an eagle at 18th, finished with 40pts to pip fourth placed Kieran Walsh  on the BOT.Best gross on the day went to Emlyn Bratton with 33 gross pts. and visitors’ prize went to the long hitting John Logue of Portsalon, also with 40pts Fri. 21st. was the much anticipated Brian Mc Cormick Sports Open and relegating the field to also-rans was cat. 2 player Paul Lynch  who, having spent the past two weeks on the range proved that “practice makes perfect” when he brought the long-playing Barnhill course to submission with an excellent score of 77 gross, a stableford score of 45pts.With birdies at 2nd and 12th and double bogey at the par five 7th, Paul showed his resilliance by returning 23pts on back nine to take first spot on the rostrum. In second place by virtue of a three-way BOT, was the ever present single figure handicapper Gerard Duffy  who, despite dropping shots at midway point, responded with an eagle at 11th and birdies at 17th & 18th for an overall 42pts.Relegated to third and fourth place were Kevin Mc Donald  and Joe Brown  respectively.Gross prize was again won by the formidable Eamonn Mc Dermott with 33 gross points. The 4Ball Betterball competition played on Saturday and sponsored by the 4 Lanterns Restaurants and Take-Away, was won by the formidable pairing of Joe Coyle & Keith Shields.Despite Joe driving out of bounds at the first and his playing partner having to “carry” him for most of the round, the pair managed a very credible score of 65nett. In runners-up spot was man-in-form John G. Doherty and playing partner Kevin Mills with 66 nett to relegate Nick Millier and Keith Spence to third by virtue of BOT.Gross prize on the day was won by two of the club’s golfing future,juveniles Jack Patton and Christopher Duffy with 75 gross, and visitors’ prize was collected by the Portsalon club duo of Tim Barrett & Pat Green with 68 nett, BOTDue to the inclement weather, Sunday’s competition was postponed but, unfortunately, not until a few hearty souls had ventured out to play. As in all golfing days, there is the inevitable “hard luck” story, and this time it would certainly go to the club’s hard-working volunteer Roy Mc Crory. The single figure handicapper had his first ever hole -in-one when he aced the 160 yd. par three 5th hole with his trusty nine iron, finished the front nine in 38 shots only to be called in at the 13th.Roy’s only comment was “to the bar” where he wanted to buy the customary round of drinks for all members, only to find that it was, inevitably, empty. Thanks anyway, Roy.Monday 24th Juvenile competition was won by Matthew Curley  with a great score of 42pts consisting of a birdie at the par three 8th and a great finish of 15pts over the last five holes. In second place was Philip Cassidy  on 38ptsThe Fred Daly team came away from Castlerock with a highly commendable 2 & 1/2 matches which leaves them only two matches down in the second leg to be played at Barnhill on Sunday. The calibre of golf was of a very high standard from both sides, as proven by one of the home team’s players when he had no less than six birdies in his match. This was a very creditable performance from the club’s youngsters and team captain Seamus Patton would like to thank all the players, senior players and parents for all their time and effort in transporting for the practice rounds and matches proper. Let us all turn out on Sunday to cheer on the club’s future ambassadors. This Saturday’s Open competition will be sponsored by Neary’s Pharmacy, Letterkenny.Rules of Golf:“On the Putting Green” [rule 8-2 b]When a player’s ball is on the putting green, the player, his partner or either of their caddies may point out a line of putt, but the putting green may not be touched and neither may a mark be made to indicate said line of putt. Gilroy Tiles and Bathroom Open prizewinners: standing, l-r; Michael Mc Hugh, Gerard Dunleavy and Gerard Duffy. seated: Sean Gilroy [sponsor] Henry Mc Cahey, captain and Derek Whyte.Mc Ginley Motors Open prizewinners: standing, John O’ Doherty and Tom Tom Mc Donagh; seated, l-r; Sean Gilroy, Henry Mc Cahey, captain and Christopher Duffy.GOLF NEWS: SUCCESSFUL OPEN WEEK AT LETTERKENNY GOLF CLUB was last modified: June 26th, 2013 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:GOLF NEWS: SUCCESSFUL OPEN WEEK AT LETTERKENNY GOLF CLUB
U16 championship hurling A finalThe u16 hurling final was played in the county grounds Convoy on Thursday evening. St Eunan’s faced the league champions Buncrana undefeated at all age groups over the years. Indeed Buncrana club after a magnificent season were on the cusp of delivering a clean sweep of all underage hurling A competitions in 2014. For St Eunans the stakes were also high having lost out to Buncrana at u12 and u14 this year, they entered the field determined to avenge those and the u16 league final defeat in August.St Eunans opened brightly with two points in succession from Niall O Donnell. Buncrana replied with points from Fiachra McLochainn and Kevin Vaughan on 8 minutes. Points were exchanged but the St Eunans attack was getting a lot a ball. A shot from Cian Randles hit the crossbar on 15 minutes followed by a point from Niall o Donnell. Both defences were working very hard, tackling furiously, denying space, hooking and blocking. Then, after good work in midfield Niall o Donnell came onto the ball and drove the sliotar into the Buncrana net. Buncrana responded with a flurry of attacks but the shots were forced wide under pressure from the St Eunan defence. Keeper Eoin Mc Laughlin was then forced to make an excellent save at full length from a Buncrana strike 5 minutes from halftime. The break came quickly with the score St Eunans 1.04 Buncrana 0.06. Buncrana started the second half at a higher intensity with their midfield of Declan Mc Carron and Dylan Duffy prominent. Points from Paul Tourish, Kevin Vaughan and David Doherty had Buncrana in the lead by the 10th minute with the St Eunans defence under intense pressure. However, St Eunans refused to buckle and a long ball from Niall was finished in the net by his young brother Shane o Donnell on 12 minutes. Points from Pauric Neeley and Niall O Donnell restored Eunans lead But Buncrana replied with scores from Declan Mc Carron and James Doherty. Both teams were now throwing everything they had left into the game. On the 23th minute Niall O Donnell the games outstanding player took the ball on the 45m line, beat the Buncrana defence and scored a brilliant goal with an unstoppable shot. Five minutes left. A second run by Niall was blocked out for a 65 subsequently scored. Nevertheless, Buncrana were not beaten. Points from Dillon Duffy and Paul Tourish reduced the deficit to the minimum deep into injury time. Buncrana worked hard for that crucial score but the Eunans defence cleared every ball putting their bodies continuously on the line. Niall O Donnell fittingly scored the final point of the game for St Eunans to win by two points amidst wild celebrations. Prominent for Buncrana were James Doherty and Declan mc Carron. Whilst for St Eunans the whole defensive unit were outstanding and Niall O Donnell stood out driving on his team to victory. Final Score: St Eunans 3.09 to Buncrana 0 .16.County Minor Hurling Chairman and Manager Tom Clare presented the trophy to Captain Niall O Donnell praising both teams for their excellent display. Indeed the whole Buncrana management and team were gracious in defeat despite their obvious disappointment. In truth Donegal hurling was the winner with only a puck of a ball between the teams at the end. Niall O Donnell thanked Buncrana, the referee, linesmen and the county board for the use of the pitch. St EunansEoin Mc Laughlin, Brian Mc Intyre, Sean Tourish, Conor Kelly, Ryan Hilferty, Lee Doherty, Jordan Barr, Sean Halvey, Kevin Keally, Cian Durack, Des Kenny, Shane o Donnell (1.0), Cian Randles, Niall o Donnell (2.08), Paurlc Neeley, Anthony Horgan, Shane Maguire, Ethan Doherty, Mark Mc Ginty, Cathal Kilcullen, Peter Mc Gee, Aaron Deany, Cormac Finn, Conor f Kelly, Kealan Barrett. BuncranaDarren Fitzpatrick, James Doherty (0.01), John Vaughan, Oisin Mc Daid, Paddy Wilson (0.01), Paul Tourish (0.02), PJ Mc Carron, Dylan Duffy (0.06), Declan Mc Carron (0.01), Ben Doherty, David Doherty (0.01), Kevin Vaughan (0.02), Oisin Grant (0.01), Fiachra Mc Lochainn (0.01), Daniel Deery, Matthew Wilson.Referee: Anthony Coyle.Linesmen: Hugo Wallace and JJ Laverty HISTORY BOYS AS ST EUNAN’S HURLERS WIN EPIC FIRST U16A HURLING TITLE was last modified: September 19th, 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:buncranaHURLINGSt EunansU16
A NOTORIOUS Co Donegal paedophile who abused dozens of young boys is living close to a primary school.In 2002, teacher Denis McGinley, whom former Detective Martin Ridge said abused “a conveyor belt of victims”, was sentenced to 30 months on 21 sample charges.The abuse was horrific and was recalled in Ridge’s book above. Abuse victims are furious that McGinley is living near a primary school in the area.And they want him moved away from the Gaoth Dobhair area so that they can continue to recover from their horrific ordeals.They also say he should be electronically tagged for life so that his movements can be monitored and he can’t abuse more young children.“It’s sickening to see McGinley living where he is now,” one abuse victim told donegaldaily.com. McGinley was so brazen about his actions he openly abused boys in the classroom.But he was finally brought to justice by Ridge and colleague John Dooley when they investigated another notorious abuser Father Eugene Greene.“I never had the courage to stop Denis McGinley as he was the teacher and he was in full control,”, victim ‘Frank’ told Ridge and Dooley during their investigation.The abuse victim told us last night: “How would you feel as a parent knowing that the school your child attends that right across the road lives a convicted sex offender who lives within walking distance of that school.“This evil predator now lives within a walking distance of a school and there’s nothing anyone can do about it.” ANGER AS PAEDOPHILE TEACHER MCGINLEY FOUND LIVING CLOSE TO PRIMARY SCHOOL was last modified: July 4th, 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:ANGER AS PAEDOPHILE TEACHER MCGINLEY FOUND LIVING CLOSE TO PRIMARY SCHOOL