Corofin and St Michaels Fly the Flag for Galway in 2016 Kilmacud All-Ireland Senior…

first_imgCorofin get underway with their first game at 11am against St Johns while St Michaels take on Curry from Sligo in their opening game at the same time. Corofin and St Michaels will be representing Galway in the Kilmacud Sevens tomorrow. The Draw in Full is as follows……center_img print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img

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Five Connacht Players Named In Squad For Rounds One And Two Of The Six…

first_imgCarty made his Connacht debut in September 2012, the same year he featured for the Ireland U20s at the Junior World Championship. In total he has played 119 times for Connacht and has enjoyed a fine season so far, sitting in 2nd place for most points scored in the Guinness PRO14.Blade’s first Connacht appearance came in December 2014 and has gone on to make 82 appearances for the province, and also represented Ireland at U18 Clubs and U19 level. He is the only player to feature in all 18 of Connacht’s games this season after continuing to impress at scrum-half.Tom Farrell is selected in midfield after a stellar run of form in his second full season at Connacht. He joined from English Championship side Bedford mid-way through the 2016/17 season and has continued to feature heavily.Ultan Dillane will be hoping to add to the 11 Ireland caps – He made his international debut against England in the 2016 Six Nations.Bundee Aki who has been ever-present in the Ireland midfield since starting against South Africa in the 2017 November Series, is also named in Joe Schmidt’s squad.Commenting on the team announcement, head coach Joe Schmidt said, “It’s been great to watch the provincial teams doing so well in recent weeks. With another very competitive round of EPCR this weekend, the following Ireland squad for the first two matches of the Six Nations has been selected, knowing that late changes may be required, depending on how the matches go in the weekend. There have been a number of tight calls across almost every position.”IRELAND squad 2019 Guinness Six Nations Championship Rounds 1 & 2Forwards (21)Rory Best (Ulster/Banbridge) 113 caps (c)Tadhg Beirne (Munster/Lansdowne) 4 capsJack Conan (Leinster/Old Belvedere) 11 capsSean Cronin (Leinster/St Mary’s College) 65 capsUltan Dillane (Connacht/Corinthians) 11 capsTadhg Furlong (Leinster/Clontarf) 28 capsCian Healy (Leinster/Clontarf) 84 capsIain Henderson (Ulster/Queens University) 42 capsDave Kilcoyne (Munster/UL Bohemians) 24 capsJack McGrath (Leinster/St Marys College) 53 capsJordi Murphy (Ulster/Lansdowne) 26 capsSean O’Brien (Leinster/UCD) 52 capsPeter O’Mahony (Munster/Cork Constitution) 52 caps (vc)Andrew Porter (Leinster/UCD) 11 capsRhys Ruddock (Leinster/St Mary’s College) 21 capsJames Ryan (Leinster/UCD) 13 capsJohn Ryan (Munster/Cork Constitution) 16 capsNiall Scannell (Munster/Dolphin) 11 capsCJ Stander (Munster/Shannon) 28 capsDevin Toner (Leinster/Lansdowne) 63 capsJosh van der Flier (Leinster/UCD) 13 capsBacks (17)Will Addison (Ulster/Enniskillen) 3 capsBundee Aki (Connacht/Galwegians) 12 capsCaolin Blade (Connacht/Galwegians) 0 capsJoey Carbery (Munster/Clontarf) 16 capsJack Carty (Connacht/Buccaneers) 0 capsAndrew Conway (Munster/Garryowen) 10 capsJohn Cooney (Ulster/Terenure College) 4 capsKeith Earls (Munster/Young Munster) 72 capsChris Farrell (Munster/Young Munster) 3 capsTom Farrell (Connacht/TBC) 0 capsRobbie Henshaw (Leinster/Buccaneers) 36 capsRob Kearney (Leinster/UCD) 87 capsJordan Larmour (Leinster/St Mary’s College) 9 capsConor Murray (Munster/Garryowen) 67 capsGarry Ringrose (Leinster/UCD) 17 capsJonathan Sexton (Leinster/St Marys College) 78 caps (vc)Jacob Stockdale (Ulster/Ballynahinch) 14 caps The recent performances of Jack Carty, Caolin Blade and Tom Farrell for Connacht have been recognised with a call-up to the Ireland squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations. The inclusion of Bundee Aki and Ultan Dillane brings to five the total number of Connacht named in the 38 man squad. Half-backs Carty and Blade have both come through the Connacht Academy after representing Buccaneers RFC and Monivea RFC respectively at youth level, with Blade going on to play for Galwegians.center_img print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

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NUI Galway beaten in Sigerson Cup Semi-Final

first_imgNUI Galway suffered a three-point defeat to UCC in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup semi-final in Mallow losing by 4-9 to 1-15. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email This report from Oisin Langancenter_img After the game, NUI Galway manager Maurice Sheridan spoke to Oisin Langan.Four time All Ireland winner with Kerry Sean O’Sullivan watched the game and gave his thoughts to Oisin Langan. last_img

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George McDonagh’s Greyhound Selections For The Weekend

first_imgRACE 2 THE TOTE BETTING S9 35020:07 = TRAP 1 Willows Dream RACE 3 THE RECENT TOTE RETURNS A820:22 = TRAP 1 Rightyoube RACE 4 THE PUNTERS PACK S8 35020:37 = TRAP 6 Wilbrook Ozzie RACE 5 THE NON WINNER OF LAST 4 A5525 20:52 = TRAP 6 Mustang Dragon RACE 6 THE ONLINE BOOKINGS S5 35021:07 = TRAP 6 Pal Dubh RACE 7 THE UPCOMING SWEEPSTAKES A6525 21:22 = TRAP 3 Knockdine Master RACE 8 CON AND ANNIE KIRBY TRIALSTAKE 2019 525 21:37 = TRAP 3 Claregalway Lad (NAP)RACE 9 THE PUNTERS PACK A2 52521:52 = TRAP 2 Astro Aoife RACE 10 THE HIT OR BUST A4 52522:07 = TRAP 5 Merciful Joey Saturday SelectionsRACE 1 THE RECENT TOTE RETURNS A7525 19:52 = trap 1 Baylin Leader RACE 2 THE TOTE BETTING S7 35020:07 = TRAP 2 On Air RACE 3 THE UPCOMING SWEEPSTAKES S9350 20:22 = TRAP 1 Nephin Bound RACE 4 RACING NEXT FRIDAY ANDSATURDAY A6 525 20:37 = TRAP 5 Ghost Story RACE 5 FUNDRAISING AT THE DOGS S6350 20:52 = TRAP 1 Bumblebee Cody RACE 6 THE ONLINE BOOKINGS S3 35021:07 = TRAP 5 Caislean Blitz RACE 7 NON WINNER OF LAST 3 A4 52521:22 = TRAP 1 Domino Burko (NAP)RACE 8 THE GOLDEN OLDIES A2 52521:37 = TRAP 4 Rizzard RACE 9 GREYHOUNDS AS PETS A1 52521:52 = TRAP 6 Pat Helpmeout RACE 10 THE HIT OR BUST A3 52522:07 = TRAP 1 Guideys Missile print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Friday Selections RACE 1 WELCOME TO GALWAY GREYHOUNDSTADIUM A4 525 19:52 = TRAP 1 Blaze Bluelast_img read more

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Ghostriders relocate Saturday’s KIJHL game to Sparwood

first_imgThe tragic events that unfolded this week in Fernie, where three people died from an ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena, has forced the Ghostriders to move their Saturday home game.The team has also cancelled Friday’s Ghostriders game in Columbia Valley as the team cannot access their dressing room to get any equipment. “The board, staff and players of the Fernie Ghostriders send their heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of those lost in the incident at the Fernie Memorial Arena (Tuesday),” the notice on the Riders website said.“We are deeply saddened by the news, and our thoughts and love are with you.”The facility was closed at the time and no players or staff from the Ghostriders were injured in this tragic event.The Riders have now moved the upcoming home game on Saturday, October 21 against Spokane Braves to the Sparwood Recreation and Leisure Centre as well as all future games until further notice.It has now been confirmed that two city employees and one contractor who worked for CIMCO Refrigeration were killed Tuesday following what is believed to be an ammonia leak at the local hockey arena.The City of Fernie has called for a State of Local Emergency until October 24.last_img read more

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Kootenay Lake Fishing Report

first_imgStill getting the odd fish on the fly rod, but lately have been having better luck with the float rods and spinning rods.The usual Columbia River Rainbows between 1 – 3 pounds have been caught.Hoping to get out a few times still this winter on the mild days, as this is still a great time to fish the river.Stay tuned……….What are they biting on ???On the lake, its been a mix of flies, plugs, spoons.  My favourite bucktails have been the black/white or grey/wht colors.  Lucky numbers have been #210, 215, 216, & 228.Also on the surface for Rainbows, we have been running my favorite Gibbs/Delta spoons.  Gold/fire stripe, or gold/fire wing have been working great.And on the riggers for Bull Trout, we have been mostly using my favorite Gibbs/Delta flasher in the lemon lime color or STS color.  Paired up with my green spatter back hoochies, they have been a deadly combo.Best depths as of late have been:  81′, 101′, and 121′.Water temp is hanging in the mid 40 degrees, so the fish should stay active throughout the month.  Although as it cools down, remember to adjust your speed accordingly.And on the River, its been the usual mix of float fishing with bait, or bottom bouncing with bait which has produced the most fish, as well as a few good fish on the fly rods using streamers.Stay tuned for more winter reports.Tight lines………………Kerry Reed Reel Adventures Sportfishing Nelson BC 250-505-4963 www.reeladventuresfishing.com November now in the books. So, it’s time to shift to December with Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing to get the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for  fishing.Kootenay Lake:Another fun month of fishing in November was had by all. And so far December has started out the same.The fishing has been consistent for Rainbows and we are also hooking into a few Bull Trout each day to compliment the catch.We’ve been having fun with some of our corporate groups as they have been joining us for their year end festivities.  It always adds to the entertainment when you have a large group of people and can place some friendly wagers on the day.Our last big group enjoyed a great day on the water, with both boats catching a lot of fish and even got to enjoy a bonfire on the beach during our quick shore lunch.  Not bad for winter!Lately our days have been pretty consistent, with 10 – 15 fish coming to the boat.  Rainbows between 2 – 4 pounds and Bull Trout up to 8 pounds have been fairly steady.The weather has been great and we look forward to more fun trips throughout December.Note:  There’s still openings for your holiday fishing trip, as well as gift certificates available for the Christmas season.Stay tuned………….Columbia River:We managed a couple days on the river in November and they produced fish each time.  Mostly just fishing from the shore, as we didn’t feel like running around in an open boat in the cooler weather.last_img read more

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Spurs’ ‘£178m Eriksen demands’ will scupper Modric switch from Real to Inter

first_imgINTER MILAN’S pursuit of Luka Modric has reportedly hit a huge speed bump in Tottenham’s whopping valuation of Christian Eriksen.The World Cup finalist, 32, is believed to be keen on a switch to Serie A but was named in the squad for tonight’s Uefa Super Cup clash.4 Christian Eriksen is wanted by Real Madrid but Spurs are determined not to sellCredit: PA:Press AssociationAnd Gianluca Di Marzio claims the deal is hanging by a threat as Spurs are demanding £178million for potential replacement Eriksen.Los Blancos are unlikely to sanction a deal for their midfield linchpin without bringing in another star.And after his inspirational performances for Croatia in Russia, they have yet more reason to keep the maestro.Eriksen, 26, is a vital part of Mauricio Pochettino’s side and chairman Daniel Levy is known for being a tough negotiator.Christian Eriksen scores unbelievable goal for Tottenham against Chelsea RETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old TraffordExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashPicturedMADD FOR ITPrem aces Dele, Maddison & Grealish enjoy hard-earned break in sun-soaked IbizaLive Bloggunners newsArsenal transfer news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea transfer news LIVE: Havertz deal LATEST, Willian move updatesMISS-RON IMPOSSIBLERonaldo LOSES Golden Boot race after axe from Juve squad for final game4 Luka Modric is being chased by Serie A outfit Inter MilanCredit: Getty – Contributor4 Christian Eriksen played well in the season opener against Newcastle after his World Cup expliutsCredit: ReutersIn addition, Premier League clubs are unable to buy new players so it would take a huge offer to convince Spurs to lose him.Ex-Ajax ace Eriksen scored 14 goals and grabbed 10 assists last season and began the new campaign with another starring role in the 2-1 win at Newcastle on Saturday.He has two years remaining on his deal and Spurs are desperate to get him to sign a new deal, with Paris Saint-Germain also interested.Real Madrid star Luka Modric appears to urge Neymar to join him after Brazil-Croatia friendly4 Luka Modric reached the World Cup final with CroatiaCredit: ReutersThe second week of the Premier League sees Chelsea take on Arsenal and Crystal Palace at home to Liverpoollast_img read more

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