Dr Paul Wright: Netball and Mr Winston Nevers

first_img BERNARD’S CONTRIBUTION Jamaica, under the leadership skills of Marva Bernard, has managed to get their own ‘home’ as well as numerous corporate bodies putting up their cash and kind to support netball. Money is still short, thus arranging and travelling to other ranked nations to play ‘Tests’ happens rarely, and is due to a great extent on the generosity of the other nations. Faced with that reality, one would think that Netball Jamaica would be very interested in keeping squad members playing top local netball regularly, and would be actively encouraging these squad members to play week after week. No matter what spin is put on the reason for the rule, the bald fact is that the rule makes no sense and has got to be rescinded. The fans of Jamaica’s netball, and the public in general, can force the removal of this rule … if they want. The IAAF’s woes continue with major sponsor Adidas withdrawing from their contractual support of the beleaguered organisation, mainly because of the continuing revelations regarding corruption and illegal activity of the principals of the organisation. The Dick Pound-led investigation is not over, not by a long shot. Keep watching this space. The past president of Netball Jamaica has received numerous awards and praise for her leadership skills while being a ten-year president of the sport of netball in Jamaica. These plaudits re her leadership skills are well deserved. Her successor, Dr Paula Daley Morris, has promised a change in how the game in administered. I was hoping that I would have seen a change in the policy, particularly one that would have seen the nation have a realistic chance of changing our position in world netball, from ‘sometimes third, most times fourth’ to finalists and eventual champions. Alas and alack, that wish of us, (Jamaica) moving on up looks as distant as it always was. Mr Netball himself, Winston Nevers, has gone public with his concerns regarding a ‘rule’ that seems designed to stop teams that he coaches from dominating local netball. The thinking behind the implementation of this rule seems to be “stop Nevers from winning everything, so that we can justify keeping his skills away from the national programme”. A local radio programme recently highlighted the rule. As I understand it, teams playing in the national league can only have three members of the national squad playing for any one team during the competition. If a national representative (who happens to play for a team coached by Mr Nevers) does not want to play for a rival team, then that player is refused permission to play netball locally! Huh? So instead of allowing players selected to the national squad to play as much netball as possible, Netball Jamaica is happy with these players watching the game week after week! That thought is frightening, if the main aim of the rule is to sideline Nevers. As I understand sports of any kind, the participants need regular playing time in competition against their peers and against competition that is superior. Australia has just completed a three ‘Test’ clean sweep against England, as both sides continue engaging in ‘Test’ conditions against world-ranked opponents.last_img read more

World Cup failure prompts calls for US soccer ‘revolution’

first_imgAndrew Wiggins signs contract extension with Timberwolves Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ “You don’t have wholesale changes based on the ball being 2 inches wide or 2 inches in,” he said. “We will look at everything, obviously, and all of our programs, both the national team and all the development stuff. But we’ve got a lot of pieces in place that we think are very good and have been coming along.”The U.S. returned to the World Cup in 1990 after a 40-year absence, and soccer grew at an exponential rate, helped by the U.S. hosting the tournament in 1994. Major League Soccer launched two years later; cable television and the Internet brought top European clubs to American televisions and later laptops and cell phones.European clubs discovered there was huge money to be made by playing preseason exhibitions across the pond, growing the sport’s audience.American sponsors started treating soccer like a major sport, if not at the level of the NFL, baseball and the NBA, at least as prominent as the NHL, golf and tennis.Still, the national team peaked with its quarterfinal appearance at the 2002 World Cup. The U.S. failed to qualify for the 2012 and 2016 men’s Olympic soccer tournaments, a generational talent gap evident when a creaky defense repeatedly broke down during qualifying. There were no young goalkeepers considered challengers to Howard and Brad Guzan.“This has been coming for a while. I think it’s just kind of been building up,” former U.S. defender Marcelo Balboa said Wednesday.Elected head of the USSF in 2006 after a quarter-century helping build the national team and federation, Gulati has not said whether he will seek a fourth and final four-year term in February.More immediately, a decision must be made on whether the national team plays exhibitions during the November fixture dates and who will coach. Bruce Arena, brought back when Jurgen Klinsmann was fired last November after a 0-2 start in the hexagonal, figures to depart later this year or next.Among the possible American candidates are Tab Ramos, coach of the U.S. under-20 team since 2011; Peter Vermes, coach of Sporting Kansas City since 2009; and Huddersfield manager David Wagner. Atlanta United’s Tata Martino, a former coach of Argentina and Barcelona, is among the foreigners who could be considered. An interim coach is a possibility.Surprisingly, Arena said no major shifts need to be made in the federation’s operations. LATEST STORIES View comments 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 Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setcenter_img Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “There’s nothing wrong with what we’re doing,” he maintained. “Certainly I think as our league continues to grow, it benefits the national team program. We have some good young players coming up. Nothing has to change. To make any kind of crazy changes I think would be foolish. We’re building a good system in our professional league. We have players playing abroad of some quality. There’s enough there.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “In the almost 12 years during which Sunil Gulati has been the USSF’s president, little or nothing has been done to enhance our prospects,” Commisso said in a statement. “The leadership of U.S. Soccer has failed all of its stakeholders: players, fans, sponsors and those of us who have invested in professional soccer. Getting back on track requires fundamental change in the structure and management of the sport in our country, starting with a change in the federation’s leadership.”While fans fulminated over the front office, the next national team coach must instigate a ruthless roster purge. The Tim Howard/Clint Dempsey/Michael Bradley era is over, and pretty much any player older than 26 will be past his past his prime when the World Cup in Qatar kicks off in November 2022. The Americans won’t even play a competitive match for nearly two years, until the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.By then, Christian Pulisic, at 19 already the top American, should be surrounded with other players on the rise, such as 19-year-old midfielder Weston Mckennie, who has started Schalke’s last three games in the German Bundesliga. Haji Wright, a 19-year-old winger loaned from Schalke to second-division Sandhausen, is another top prospect along with forward Josh Sargent, who agreed last month to sign with Werder Bremen on his 18th birthday in FebruaryMatt Miazga and Cameron Carter-Vickers should be tested in defense as the team reorients to 2022.A shocked Gulati was measured in his reaction.ADVERTISEMENT “Unacceptable,” tweeted former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, a U.S. Soccer Federation board member. “For us in USSoccer more than a wake-up call. Time for revolution. Need long term plan that is smart.”After American soccer’s Waterloo, the fallout almost surely will lead to a new coach and possibly a new USSF head. There also figure to be calls for a reexamination of the player development structure, from youth teams through academies designed with the hope of producing elite prospects.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“There is no denying that this is a setback for all of us involved with the game in our country,” Major League Soccer said in a statement.New York Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso, chairman of the lower-level North American Soccer League that has sued the USSF, called for federation President Sunil Gulati to resign along with board members and senior administrators he put in place. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson This file photo taken on April 10, 2017 shows Sunil Gulati, President of United States Soccer Federation, speaking at a press conference in New York./ AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCURCOUVA, Trinidad—When soccer holds its world’s fair in Russia next June, the American pavilion will be glaringly absent.A bumbling, stumbling, tumbling World Cup qualifying campaign ended Tuesday night with a calamitous 2-1 loss to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago, the 99th-ranked nation in the world, when merely a tie was necessary to eke out the final automatic World Cup berth from one of soccer’s weakest regions.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

GALLERY: Ateneo Blue Eaglets savor UAAP Jrs basketball crown

first_imgSea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City MOST READ Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:36Panelo now believes Esperon on Duterte inclusion on NPA ‘kill 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 GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Kai Sotto puts up a shot during the UAAP Juniors Basketball Finals Game 3 between Ateneo and NU. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSJ Belangel leads Ateneo during the UAAP Juniors Basketball Finals Game 3 between Ateneo and NU. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSJ Belangel leads Ateneo during the UAAP Juniors Basketball Finals Game 3 between Ateneo and NU. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTerrence Fortea and Geoff Chiu battle it out down low. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netWinderich Cayoca tries to get one past Dave Ildefonso. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTerrence Fortea slices to the basket during the UAAP Juniors Basketball Finals Game 3 between Ateneo and NU. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo Blue Eaglets clinch the UAAP juniors basketball championship. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMatthew Escalona and SJ Belangel overcome with emotions after winning the UAAP championship. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo Blue Eaglets celebrate their new championship. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSJ Belangel celebrates Ateneo’s new title. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGeoff Chiu and Dave Ildefonso hug it out. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCoach Joe Silva after steering Ateneo to the UAAP juniors basketball championship. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMatthew Escalona, Dave Ildefonso, Jason Credo and SJ Belangel celebrate. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMatthew Manalang and SJ Belangel hug it out after a hard-fought finals battle. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo Blue Eaglets are the UAAP Season 80 champions. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netKai Sotto named Finals MVP. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo Blue Eaglets. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer The Ateneo Blue Eaglets defeated the NU Bullpups on Friday to cap off their stellar, almost-flawless season with the UAAP Juniors basketball title.Here are photos from Game 3.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed ‘Happiest’ Kai Sotto dedicates Finals MVP award to teammates Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano View commentslast_img read more

Liberia’s Delegation Arrives in Abu Dhabi for 2019 Special Olympics

first_imgThree athletes of the Liberia Special Olympic delegation to Abu DhabiLiberia’s Special Olympic team has arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates for the 2019 Special Olympic World Games. The Special Olympic World Games is a multi-sport event for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the tradition of the Special Olympics movement.According to a dispatch from Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Andy Quamie, who traveled with the delegation, following the team’s arrival in Abu Dhabi, athlete Hassatou Duah won second place in her preliminary qualification race on Tuesday, March 12, in the 200m race, while Ehiabom Assaf secured the first spot in his preliminary qualification race to boost the country’s record at its debut at the Special Olympic World Games.Meanwhile, Samuel Smith’s race has been delayed due some errors on his registration papers emanating from the organizers. The team arrived on Monday, March 11, ahead of the official kickoff slated for March 14-21, 2019.The delegation includes Ethiabom Assaf (age 18), Hassatous Duah (16) and Samuel Smith (17). Krubo Wolobah Kokulo and Nyemah Yogi Yuoh will serve as Coaches for the athletes, while Yei Dolo is the medic. Deputy Youth and Sports Minister, Andy Quamie is serving as government’s representative and Celab Dunbar is serving as head the Liberian delegation.This year’s event will bring together about 7,500 athletes, 3,000 coaches and 20,000 volunteers from 190 countries. The Special Olympics is the world’s largest humanitarian sporting event and a global movement which focuses on the empowerment of People of Determination with intellectual disabilities through the power of sport.The event is under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, whose leadership and vision have been instrumental in bringing together public and private sector partners to be a part of this worthy cause, the organizers said.  The Crown Prince Court led the winning bid efforts with a mission to promote positive social change for people with intellectual disabilities and create a more inclusive society.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Pastor arrested for raping church member

first_imgA 37-year-old pastor is now in Police custody following an accusation made against him by a female member of his congregation, who alleged he raped her at his Diamond, East Bank Demerara home last month.According to information received, the man, who is said to be attached to a full gospel church, had provided counselling to the young adult and her mother two years ago, after the passing of a loved one.However, the young lady told Police that the pastor invited her to his home where she was stripped, pushed onto the bed and was sexually violated.Guyana Times understands that the man committed the act on several occasions, but the victim was threatened hence she did not lodge a complaint with the Police. After the last encounter, the victim came forward and confided in the Police.She reportedly told detectives that before committing the act, the pastor would drink a Guinness and perform a ritual before raping her.Apart from the young woman, another church member reportedly told detectives that she ended her relationship with the pastor after his wife found out about the affair, but the pastor continues to stalk and make sexual advances towards her.Police have since launched an investigation into the matter.last_img read more

Ex-Cop gets life sentence for raping 3-year-old girl

first_imgFormer Police rank Deon Aaron was on Thursday jailed for life after he was last month found guilty of raping a three-year-old female relative in 2016. It was a 12-member jury that declared him guilty.The 53-year-old man, of Friendship, East Bank Demerara, was handed the heavy sentence by Justice Jo-Ann Barlow at the Sexual Offences Court and follows similar sentences the specialised court has been giving to rape offenders.Justice Barlow observed that Aaron will be eligible for parole after serving 20 years in prison and outlined that the offender participate in all programmes offered by theConvicted ex-Policeman Deon AaronGuyana Prison Service.The case facts noted that on March 16, 2016, at an East Demerara village, he sexually penetrated the child. The girl is now five years old and she was able to testify to the jury about the ex-Policeman’s unlawful acts.The offender who walked out of court appearing to be on the verge of tears was reportedly entrusted by the child’s mother with her care when he committed the act. Reports were that after the child cried out to another relative, the former law enforcement officer was reported to the Police and was arrested and charged.The victim through her impact statement called Aaron a “bad man who hurt her,” though he maintained that he is an innocent man.The convicted man was represented by Attorney Madan Kissoon while State Prosecutors Tiffini Lyken, Seeta Bishundial and Abigail Gibbs presented the case.last_img read more

Man refused to hand over keys to friend’s car, fined for obstruction

first_imgA Donegal man who obstructed Gardaí from seizing a car he was driving has been fined.21-year-old Odhrán Doherty, of The Glebe, Letterkenny, was before Letterkenny District Court this week. On December 23, 2016, at Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Garda Kilcoyne observed Doherty at the wheel of a vehicle that had no insurance or tax displayed.When approached by the Garda, Doherty removed the key from the ignition and put it in his pocket.“He was asked for the key and he said that he didn’t have to give the key,” Inspector Barry Doyle said.“It was highlighted that the vehicle was obstructing an estate and he became abusive and argumentative. He told Gardai to shut up.“He was removed from the car and arrested.”The court was told that Doherty, a mechanical engineering student, was ‘concerned’ that the vehicle, which belonged to a friend, was going to be siezed.Subsequent to the incident, third party insurance that covered Doherty to drive the vehicle, but which wasn’t display, was produced.Doherty was fined €300, to be given to the Pro Social Driving Group.Man refused to hand over keys to friend’s car, fined for obstruction was last modified: September 8th, 2017 by Staff WriterShare 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:GardaiJudge Paul KellyletterkennyLetterkenny District CourtOdhran Dohertylast_img read more


first_imgClub Notes – Naomh Adhamhnáin – 06.07.11 What a busy week! Trust me to book my holidays at the right time!! Pride of place this week goes to the U-14 Boys Footballers under Ciaran Maguire who brought home our first  National title when they triumphed in the Div. 3 Féile Final in Cork last week. Their picture appeared in the Irish language section of today’s Irish Independant for anyone that wants to pick that up. In the group matches they defeated Blarney, Whitechurch, St. Martin’s and Thomas Russells. In the semi final they hammered undefeated Macroom before also running out easy winners in the Final against Ahan Gaels. The lads were back in action away to MacCumhaills on Wednesday evening and ran up a big score winning by 3-20 to 0-01. The Seniors booked their passage into the Q-Finals of this year’s Championship after a tense draw at home to Dungloe was enough to see them through to face neighbours Glenswilly. They are due to travel to Glenties this Sunday for a league match with Naomh Conaill, throw-in at 3pm.The Reserves snatched a good victory over Dungloe in their return leg to force a play-off. They also travel to Glenties this Sunday with  a 1:30pm throw-in.The Juniors were unable to finish off Downings at home on Sunday afternoon, despite leading for most of the game, going down by 3-07 to 0-14. Like last year, goals proved their undoing and they will have to meet one more time in a play-off after their good 1st leg victory in Downings.The U-16 Boys footballers made a very disappointing exit from the Championship on Monday night away to MacCumhaills in their Northern semi-final. This will be a big setback for the lads after reaching the League Final and brings their season to an abrupt end. The U-12 Go Games team completed their season with yet another big win over Gaoth Dobhair, winning the Final by 6-09 to 1-05 on Monday night. The lads went undefeated through the entire section and were disappointed not to have the chance to face MacCumhaills, who topped the other section in the Final.Our U-11’s took on MacCumhaills in Ballybofey in the Section 2 Final and went down narrowly by  5-08 to 3-10. Another great display from this team giving a year to most other teams, watch out for them next year!The U-10 Sunday Morning Football Academy is on at the usual time this week. Arrangements for next weekend (17th Ulster Final) will be available this Sunday.Congratulations to the 6 St Eunan’s Hurlers who have been picked to represent Donegal in Croke Park: Ryan Hilferty, Conor F. Kelly, Cian Randles, Patrick Curran, Cathal Kilcullen and Brendan O’Donnell.  The U12 Hurlers are away to MacCumhaills this Thursday in the League. The U16 Hurlers play MacCumhaills at home this Thursday. The U12 Camogie team played against Burt and MacCumhaills last Friday in O’Donnell Park. Despite losing the girls performed well. There is a Camogie League Blitz next Saturday. Details at training.U-12 Hurling training is on Tuesday at 5:30pm. U-16 & Minor training is on each Monday at 5:30pm. There will be a further U-10 Hurling blitz on 24th July. The Friday Hurling / Camogie Academy is on at 6:30pm. The next U-8 hurling blitz will be held on 10 July.Time is running out to book for our Camps. Hurling & Camogie is 18th – 22nd July with the Football the following week, 25th – 29th July. Contact Paul McGovern (086-8114151) for bookings ASAP to ensure delivery of Giveaway pack. There is a great night planned for next Wednesday, July 13th in the Mt. Errigal Hotel. There will be a star-studded line-up on hand for what promises to be one of the most entertaining nights for any GAA fans to be held in Letterkenny. Tickets are on sale at various outlets around the town and can also be booked by credit card from the Mt. Errigal on 074-9122700. Tickets are in big demand so book right away to ensure you don’t miss this fantastic event. Brendan Devenney will be joined by Manus Boyle, Paddy Bradley, Nudie Hughes and the fast talking Tony Scullion as they preview the upcoming Ulster Final between Donegal and Derry. Charlie Collins will act as referee / host (!) on the night and we hope there will be some argy-bargy for him to comment on!!Sympathy is extended to the McMonagle family and the Curran family on their bereavements.GAA: ST EUNAN’S CLUB NOTES was last modified: July 6th, 2011 by gregShare 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:GAA: ST EUNAN’S CLUB NOTESlast_img read more

Brazil ace set to leave Barcelona after ‘eye-watering’ offer made

first_img 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets The 29-year-old scored nine goals in 34 league matches, helping Barca to success in both LaLiga and the Copa del Rey.He is currently representing his nation at the World Cup, scoring once so far – against Serbia – to help Brazil through to the round-of-16 in Russia. REVEALED Brazil star Paulinho could leave Barcelona this summer, according to reports.Paulinho, the midfielder, only moved to Camp Nou this time last year, joining from Guangzhou Evergrande in China. Barca triggered Paulinho’s £35million (€40m) release clause to bring the Tottenham Hotspur flop to Catalonia, and he established himself as a key player under Ernesto Valverde last season. Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LATEST three-way race Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer IN DEMAND 2 Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star moving on LIVING THE DREAM TOP WORK Paulinho scored in Brazil’s 2-0 defeat of Serbia at the World Cup Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? RANKED Latest transfer news Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Despite only moving to Barcelona last summer, AS say Paulinho could leave Camp Nou in the coming weeks, after an unnamed club made an ‘eye-watering’ bid for him.An offer has been presented to Barca chiefs by Paulinho’s agent, Kia Joorabchian, and the club are mulling over whether to cash in on the midfielder so they can put the money towards a new striker, having failed with their move to sign Antoine Griezmann, the Atletico Madrid forward. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Paulinho surprisingly became a key player for Barcelona after joining last summer Though the identity of the interested club and the value of the offer have not been revealed, the ‘eye-watering’ amount is said to be in excess of the £35m Barca paid for Paulinho last August.last_img read more


first_imgA meeting of concerned residents is to take place in Churchill tomorrow night (WED) following the recent spate of burglaries across the county.While the area has escaped the worst of the break-ins, locals are anxious to set up a text-alert scheme.The meeting, which will take place in McClafferty’s Bar at 9pm, will be addressed by Crime Prevention Officer, Sgt Paul Wallace. People from the Glenswilly, Gartan, Churchill and Trentagh areas are encouraged to attend.Organiser Charlie McClafferty said “We are anxious to be pro-active and not reactive to these crimes.“We want to set up a system whereby if there is a burglary then we can react quickly to it and alert the relevant people to it,” he said.CHURCHILL COMMUNITY TO HOST MEETING IN WAKE OF BURGLARIES was last modified: March 4th, 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:burglariesChurchillSgt Paul Wallacelast_img read more