August 6, 2020

High tension between Neymar and Paris Saint-Germain

first_img Meanwhile ‘Le Parisien’ also mention the tense moments and the different versions of the story from the club and Neymar and his people. They also say the tension has affected the squad. L’Equipe say now Ney’s only objective is playing at the Russia World Cup. A decision which is linked to his future outside of Paris. Upd. on 03/03/2018 at 07:47 CET La portada de ‘L’Equipe’ | L’EQUIPE Among other things in Brazil they are asking why the first medical statement did not announce his metatarsal problem. Neymar, says the source, was interested in facing Real Madrid next week in the Champions League, but eventually gave up on it. IN SPORT.ES Alarm bells are ringing at PSG over Neymar. The Brazilian star of the team and the club thought differently about how he should treat his foot injury. The French media have reported the bad feelings at the club. “Goodbye Paris” is the headline in L’Equipe on Friday, which includes details of a tense meeting held between the player and his people and the club’s directors and medics. According to the French paper, the Eric Rolland, PSG’s medic and Brazil doctor Rodrigo Lasmar had moments of tension before they reached an agreement. 02/03/2018 sport.es Alta tensión entre Neymar y el PSGlast_img read more

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August 4, 2020

Dam Inn Mates take it on the chin again

first_imgBy The Nelson Daily SportsFor the second straight week the Dam Inn Mates took it on the chin.In a rematch of the 2010 West Kootenay Flag Football League final, the Mates once again played second fiddle to the Castlegar Vikings. This time the Vikings hammered the Mates 38-7 in action Sunday at the Mount Sentinel Field. During week one, Hume Brewers thumped the Mates 21-1. In two games the Mates have been outscored 57-8.The Vikings dominated both sides of the ball, scoring at will and twice intercepting Dam Inn quarterbacks. Castlegar quarterback Dave Kravski tossed touchdowns to Carl Perepolkin, Kevin Wilson, Steve Mota and Bryan Lauzon.Kravski also ran for one major while Mota and Wilson picked off Dam Inn passes.The win moves Castlegar into a tie with idle Hume Brewers. Hume also pounded Dam Inn during week one of the season.The score of the contest between Nelson Impact and Whites was not available.The league resumes play Sunday at Mount Sentinel with one game on the schedule. Hume meets Whites at 11 a.m. The following week Castlegar hosts the Brewers at 11 a.m. while Dam Inn meets Whites at 1 p.m.sports@thenelsondaily.comlast_img read more

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August 4, 2020

Finalists set for Adult Soccer League Championships

first_imgThe finalists have been decided as Nelson City Soccer winds it down on the 2015 roundball season.In the Men’s Open Division, it will be a repeat of the final from a year ago when Hume Innkeepers meets Kootenay Co-op.The Innkeepers made it look easy during an 11-1 mashing of L.V. Rogers Bombers Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch.Hume, regular season champs, scored early and often against the High School squad.Meanwhile, Kootenay Co-op also made it look easy scoring a 7-2 win against a shorthanded Old Dogs team.The final is set for Saturday at 4 p.m. at Lakeside.In 2014, Innkeepers posted a 4-0 victory over Co-op. Co-op won the title in 2013 with a 3-1 win over Innkeepers.Sunday, in Masters Men’s League, Ted Allen’s and Club Inter booked tickets into the final with wins over Jackson’s Hole and Bia Boro.Ted Allen’s, winners of the regular season title, had a tougher time dethroning the defending champs, scoring a 3-2 victory.After falling behind, Ted Allen’s scored three straight goals before holding off a late charge by Jackson’s Hole.Jackson’s Hole, finishing fifth in league standings, staged a mini-upset during quarterfinal action by edging Real Nelson 6-4.Club Inter, finishing second behind Ted Allen’s, won 4-0 over Bia Boro thanks to a three-goal explosion in the second half the broke open a tight 1-0 game.Game time for the Masters Men’s Final is Sunday at 4 p.m.In the Ladies Rec League, Dirty Dozen and Wildcats earned a spot in the Championship game after posting convincing win during Semi Final Sunday.Regular season champion Wild Cats ended the Cinderella run by Goal Diggers by scoring a 5-0 victory.Goal Diggers, finishing last in the regular season, upset Leo’s Titans 2-1in quarterfinal action to advance into the semis.In the other contest, Dirty Dozen got past Selkirk Eyecare 6-1.last_img read more

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August 3, 2020

GAA Football and Hurling Qualifier Draws made

first_imgSligo v LeitrimClare v LaoisCavan/Tyrone v CarlowDerry v Dublin/MeathMeanwhile in the Hurling Qualifier draw, Dublin will have to travel to Cork for round 1 of the All-Ireland SHC qualifiers.  Elsewhere, Wexford will host Offaly, Limerick will travel to Westmeath and Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare will have home advantage against Laois. The draw was mostly decided on the basis of provincial lines and the first named team will have home advantage. The dates, times and venues will be confirmed by the CCCC later today.SHC Qualifiers Round 1Wexford v OffalyWestmeath v LimerickClare v LaoisCork v Dublinprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email SFC Qualifiers Round 2A The draw for Round 2A of the All-Ireland football championship qualifiers took place this morning. The highlight from a Connacht point of view is the clash of Sligo and Leitrim, while Clare will take on Laois. Cavan and Tyrone must replay their Ulster semi final on Sunday July 3rd with the loser playing Carlow, while Dublin and Meath clash next Sunday in the Leinster semi final with the loser away to Derry. The first named teams will have home advantage and the dates, times and venues will be confirmed by the CCCC later today.last_img read more

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August 3, 2020

2019/20 Season Kicks Off – FAI Schools Post Primary Schools Competitions

first_imgWho will be in the running for the silverware come2020?We take a look back at the success stories from2018/19 with the focus on our 16 National Cup Champions.Two Schools in particular stood out from the rest asPresentation Secondary School, Kilkenny captured two National Cup titles in thegirl’s division, securing both the Junior (Under 17) and Minor (Under 15)crowns. Carndonagh Community School made a positive impact in the defense ofthe Dr. Tony O’Neill Senior Cup in the boy’s competition and the girls selectwere outstanding to secure gold in the First Year Girls National Cup. Six schools made repeated appearances in the topflight of Cup competitions as St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford (Boys)contested both the John Murphy Senior ‘B’ Cup as well as the First Year ‘B’Cup. PCC Falcarragh (Boys) were in the mix in the Junior ‘B’ Cup and Minor ‘B’Cup. Mulroy College, Milford (Girls) entertained in the Senior ‘B’ and FirstYear ‘B’ divisions. While Ulster kingpins Carndonagh Community School didbattle in the Dr. Tony O’Neill Senior Cup while the girls featured in the FirstYear Cup. While Presentation SS, Kilkenny (Girls) and Claregalway College (Girls)clashed in both the Junior and Minor events.St. Laurence College, Loughlinstown, KillinaPresentation SS, Tullamore, Athlone Community College and Moville CommunityCollege (Girls), Grennan College, Thomastown, St. Joseph’s College, Galway andSt. Columba’s College, Stranorlar all made a welcome return to the Nationalstages as they went in search of silverware with mixed fortunes.FAI Schools also welcomed some newcomers to theNational arena with Midleton CBS, Cork, Scoil Mhuire Community School, Clane,Coláiste Ailigh, Leitir Ceanainn and Presentation SS, Wexford all tastingsuccess at provincial level and hoping to replicate it for the National prize.GIRLSNATIONAL CUP REVIEWFAI Schools Girls National Cup Champions 2018/19Senior Cup                          Moville CommunityCollege, DonegalSenior ‘B’ Cup                    St. Laurence College,Loughlinstown, DublinJunior Cup                           PresentationSecondary School, KilkennyJunior ‘B’ Cup                     Killina Presentation SS,Tullamore, OffalyMinor Cup                           PresentationSecondary School, KilkennyMinor ‘B’ Cup                     Coláiste Ailigh, LeitirCeanainn, Dun na nGallFirst Year Cup                   CarndonaghCommunity School, DonegalFirst Year ‘B’ Cup              New Ross CBS, WexfordMOVILLE COMMUNTIY COLLEGE returned to winning waysin the FAI Schools Senior Girls National Cup Final having secured the honoursover a talented Athlone Community College in the Showgrounds, Sligo on Monday,February 4.  The Donegal side had tasteddefeat twelve months previous at the hands of Presentation Secondary Schoolfrom Thurles but they bounced back with an empathic display to take the titlein fine style with goals from Megan HAVLIN, a Kerry BROWN brace and NiamhMcDONALD to wrap it up at 4-0.ST. LAURENCE COLLEGE, LOUGHLINSTOWN captured the FAISchools Senior ‘B’ Girls National Cup and thus dashed the three in-a-row title ambitionsof Mulroy College, Milford in a pulsating tie in Drogheda United on Tuesday,February 8.  Played in difficultconditions this showcase did not disappoint as a solitary goal courtesy of theinspiring Chloe MATTHEWS midway through the first half ensured anotherfantastic National title for John Rowes charges.April Fools Day proved memorable for PRESENTATIONSECONDARY SCHOOL, KILKENNY as they snatched the FAI Schools Junior GirlsNational Cup following a splendid 2-0 win in Athlone Town FC over a hardworkingClaregalway College crew. Two second half goals courtesy of Niamh PHELAN and aCliodhna DONNELLY penalty ensured the honours.KILLINA PRESENTATION SECONDARY SCHOOL, TULLAMORE aremaking a name for themselves in schools football having just added the FAISchools Junior ‘B’ Girls National crown to their previously held Minor ‘B’Girls Cup title win from 2018. Back to back wins at National level for theTullamore side is an outstanding feat for duo Graham O’Connor and PhilipAusten. Killina defeated St. Clare’s Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton inAthlone Town FC on Wednesday, February 27 with near perfect conditions asproceedings got underway. The game ended 3-1 with Killina’s Ava DOLANconverting in the first minute. A Becky WATKINS peno on 26 minutes doubledtheir tally. Schools International supreme Muireann DEVANEY netted after 42minutes for the Manor crew to bring the game back into contention at 2-1 butSaorah DOYLE made it three-one with 61 minutes on the clock.PRESENTATION SECONDARY SCHOOL, KILKENNY lifted theFAI Schools Minor Girls National Cup in fine style with a 3-0 win over reigningChampions Claregalway College in Athlone Town FC on May 1. SchoolsInternational Captain Ellen MOLLOY collected the match football following herspectacular hat-trick. This was exactly one month on from defeating the sameopposition that clinched the Junior title. An amazing run for the KilkennySchool with two National titles in quick succession. The conveyor belt oftalent in still going strong in the Kilkenny institution. Finn Harps talisman Keith Cowan turned his hand tomanagerial duties and lead his School, COLÁISTE AILIGH, LEITIR CEANNAIN totheir first National title when they saw off Wexford side Ramsgrange CommunitySchool in Drogheda United FC on April 3, on a 2-1 score-line to be named FAISchools Minor ‘B’ Girls National Cup Champions for 2019.History was also made in NEW ROSS CBS when theysecured gold in the FAI Schools First Year ‘B’ Girls National Cup in Home FarmFC on May 15. The Wexford outfit converted twice without response to defeat anindustrious Mulroy College of Milford. Sophie QUIGLEY opened the scoring after9 minutes after her initial effort was saved well by keeper Kaylee Bernard butthe rebound fell nicely for Quigley to slot home at the second time of asking.Kyla NOLAN doubled their advantage in the tie late on.CARNDONAGH COMMUNITY SCHOOL edged out PresentationSecondary School, Wexford in a five goal thriller in Oriel Park, Dundalk FC onMay 22. Extra time was required to divide these two top class sides in the FAISchools First Year Girls National Cup contest. Carn Captain Fiona Doherty turned supplier for Schools InternationalEllie LONG as she netted from close range after 11 minutes. The Wexfordequalizer came ten minutes later through Katie LAW.  LONG was again on target with a super setpiece to edge the contest 2-1 on 26 minutes. LAW scored her second to tie thegame at 2 apiece 8 minutes from time. The match winner came five minutes intoextra time when Diver, Brennan and McCarron worked their magic to feed the ballinto Clare GILL who made not mistake to take the title. BOYSNATIONAL CUP REVIEWFAI Schools Boys National Cup Champions 2018/19Dr. Tony O’Neill Senior Cup           Carndonagh Community College,DonegalJohn Murphy Senior ‘B’ Cup         St. Joseph’s SS, Foxford, MayoTom Ticher Junior Cup                    Coláiste Phádraig, LucanCBS, DublinJunior ‘B’ Cup                                     O’ConnellCBS, Richmond Street, DublinMinor Cup                                           St.Aidan’s CBS, Whitehall, DublinMinor ‘B’ Cup                                     PCC Falcarragh, DonegalFirst Year Cup                                    ScoilMhuire Community School, Clane, KildareFirst Year ‘B’ Cup                              IntermediateSchool Killorglin, KerryJack DOHERTY headed home the match winner eightminutes from time to ensure CARNDONAGH COMMUNITY SCHOOL a wonderful twoin-a-row in the FAI Schools Dr. Tony O’Neill Senior Cup Final in Home Farm FCagainst a gallant Midleton CBS of Cork on Wednesday, March 20. This was theDonegal School’s third title in four years which was a major achievement forMartin Cavanagh’s charges.Defending Champions Grennan College, Thomastown weredethroned by Connacht stars ST. JOSEPH’S SECONDARY SCHOOL, FOXFORD 3-2 inAthlone Town FC on February 6 to claim the 2019 FAI Schools John Murphy Senior‘B’ Cup. Conor FLYNN put St. Joseph’s one up on 39 minutes but this wascancelled out two minutes later through a Colm WHELAN penalty conversion.Caolan HOPKINS was on hand to regain the Foxford lead just before the break andadded his second on the hour mark. It was a nervy conclusion to the Cup tie asJack BARCOE netted to bring the game to 3-2 with fifteen minutes left to playbut the Foxford side held out for a surprise and merited victory in themidlands.After a tense encounter with Rosses CommunitySchool, Dungloe, Dublin troops COLÁISTE PHÁDRAIG, LUCAN CBS came out FAISchools Tom Ticher Junior National Cup Champions. This was courtesy of asolitary goal from James HAROLD just before the hour mark in Ray MacSharryPark, Sligo on March 28.O’CONNELL SCHOOL, RICHMOND STREET, DUBLIN defeatedPCC Falcarragh to claim the FAI Schools Junior ‘B’ National Cup in stunningfashion sinking six past the Ulster stars in the premier showdown in RayMacSharry Park on April 4. Ross FAY was in superb form as he scored four whileDenis ROBU and Lee FRANZONI also got on the score-sheet.St. Columba’s College, Stranorlar traveled toMonaghan United FC to take on Dublin side ST. AIDAN’s CBS, WHITEHALL in the FAISchools Minor Boys National Cup. The Leinster crew held their nerve in apenalty shoot-out to secure the bragging rights when the game ended one apieceafter a stunning extra time period. Captain Seán GREHAN finished off a superb move from the Whitehall pupilsto take the lead against the run of play as the game approached the half hourmark. Stranorlar Captain Callum GILLEN equalized before the break but thedeadlock remained into the shoot-out which the Dublin side won 4-2.PCC FALCARRAGH were extra time winners againstnewcomers Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, Baile Brigín to retain their FAI SchoolsMinor ‘B’ Boys National Cup as they came out 2-1 winners in Sligo Rovers onApril 10. Jamie BRENNAN put PCC one up through a Balbriggan defensive error ashe snatched first to convert from 6 yards. The Balbriggan equalizer came earlyin the second half with Killan CAILLOCE on target. PCC Captain Daire FERRYscored a screamer from distance to end the contest in dramatic style to ensurethe silverware.Three time title holders Dublin Oak Academy, Braywere edged out at the National semi-final stages as INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLKILLORGLIN impressed with a 3-1 score-line in Cahir Park. The Kerry studentsthen met St. Joseph’s SS, Foxford in the FAI Schools First Year ‘B’ BoysNational Cup decider two weeks later in Tulla FC, Clare. The game endedscoreless at full time. Darragh O’CONNOR popped up two minutes into extra timeto slot home what was the match winner for O’Regan’s charges and claim theirfirst National title.SCOIL MHUIRE COMMUNITY SCHOOL, CLANE overcame theexperienced St. Joseph’s College, Galway 2-0 in the FAI Schools First Year BoysNational Cup showdown on May 23. Ruadhan KANE made the perfect start for Clanewith an inch perfect set piece from 25 yards out to stun the Galway contingencyafter just four minutes. The Kildare side doubled their tally on 53 minuteswhen Evan WALDRON made a darting run through the centre of the park to slot theball past the bish keeper.FAISchools Post Primary Provincial & National Winners 2018/19FAISchools Senior ‘B’ Boys (John Murphy Cup)National Champions        St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford,MayoNational Runners Up       Grennan College, Thomastown, KilkennyUlster                               PobalscoilGhaoth Dohhair, Dun na nGallMunster                           Coláiste Mhuire,Buttevant, CorkLeinster                            Grennan College,Thomastown, KilkennyConnacht                         St. Joseph’s SecondarySchool, Foxford, MayoFAISchools Senior ‘B’ GirlsNational Champions        St. Laurence College, Loughlinstown,DublinNational Runners Up       Mulroy College, Milford, DonegalUlster                                Mulroy College, Milford, DonegalMunster                            Midleton College,CorkLeinster                            St. LaurenceCollege, Loughlinstown, DublinConnacht                          St. Joseph’s SecondarySchool, Foxford, MayoFAISchools Senior Boys (Dr. Tony O’Neill Cup)National Champions        Carndonagh Community School, DonegalNational Runners Up       Midleton CBS, CorkUlster                               CarndonaghCommunity School, DonegalMunster                            Midleton CBS, CorkLeinster                            Wexford CBSConnacht                          St. Louis Community School,Kiltimagh, MayoFAISchools Senior GirlsNational Champions        Moville Community College, DonegalNational Runners Up       Athlone Community College, WestmeathUlster                               Moville Community College, DonegalMunster                            PresentationSecondary School, Thurles, TipperaryLeinster                             Athlone CommunityCollege, WestmeathConnacht                           Ursuline College,SligoFAISchools Junior Boys (Tom Ticher Cup)National Champions        Coláiste Phádraig, Lucan CBS, DublinNational Runners Up       Rosses Community School, Dungloe,DonegalUlster                               Rosses CommunitySchool, Dungloe, DonegalMunster                          Coláiste anSpioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown, CorkLeinster                            Coláiste Phádraig,Lucan CBS, DublinConnacht                          St. Gerald’s College, Castlebar, MayoFAISchools Junior GirlsNational Champions        Presentation Secondary School, KilkennyNational Runners Up       Claregalway College, GalwayUlster                               MovilleCommunity College, DonegalMunster                            St. Mary’s SecondarySchool, Nenagh, TipperaryLeinster                             PresentationSecondary School, KilkennyConnacht                           Claregalway College,GalwayFAISchools Junior ‘B’ BoysNational Champions        O’Connell CBS, Richmond Street, DublinNational Runners Up       PCC Falcarragh, DonegalUlster                               PCC Falcarragh,DonegalMunster                            Coláiste Mhuire,Crosshaven, CorkLeinster                             O’Connell CBS, Richmond Street, DublinConnacht                           Glenamaddy CommunitySchool, GalwayFAISchools Junior ‘B’ GirlsNational Champions        Killina Presentation Secondary School,Tullamore, OffalyNational Runners Up       St. Clare’s Comprehensive School,Manorhamilton, LeitrimUlster                               Coláiste Ailigh,Leitir Ceannain, Dún na nGallMunster                            St. Peter’sCommunity School, Passage West, CorkLeinster                            Killina Presentation Secondary School,Tullamore, OffalyConnacht                          St. Clare’sComprehensive School, Manorhamilton, LeitrimFAISchools Minor BoysNational Champions        St. Aidan’s CBS, Whitehall, DublinNational Runners Up       St. Columba’s College, Stranorlar,DonegalUlster                               St. Columba’sCollege, Stranorlar, DonegalMunster                           St. Francis College,Rochestown, CorkLeinster                            St. Aidan’s CBS, Whitehall, DublinConnacht                          Rice College,Castlebar, MayoFAISchools Minor GirlsNational Champions        Presentation Secondary School, KilkennyNational Runners Up       Claregalway College, GalwayUlster                               CarndonaghCommunity School, DonegalMunster                           Coláiste naTrocáire, Rathkeale, LimerickLeinster                             Presentation SecondarySchool, KilkennyConnacht                           Claregalway College,GalwayFAISchools Minor ‘B’ BoysNational Champions        PCC Falcarragh, DonegalNational Runners Up       Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, Baile Brigín,Baile Átha CliathUlster                                PCC Falcarragh,DonegalMunster                             IntermediateSchool Killorglin, KerryLeinster                              Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, BaileBrigín, Baile Átha CliathConnacht                           Coola Post PrimarySchool, SligoFAISchools Minor ‘B’ GirlsNational Champions        Coláiste Ailigh, Leitir Ceannain, Dúnna nGallNational Runners Up       Ramsgrange Community School, WexfordUlster                               Coláiste Ailigh,Leitir Ceannain, Dún na nGallMunster                            Coláiste Mhuire, Askeaton, LimerickLeinster                            RamsgrangeCommunity School, WexfordConnacht                          St. Patrick’sCollege, Lacken Cross, MayoFAISchools First Year BoysNational Champions        Scoil Mhuire Community School, Clane,KildareNational Runners Up       St. Joseph’s College, GalwayUlster                               St. Patrick’sCollege, CavanMunster                           St. Colman’sCollege, Fermoy, CorkLeinster                            Scoil Mhuire Community School, Clane, KildareConnacht                         St. Joseph’s College,GalwayFAISchools First Year GirlsNational Champions        Carndonagh Community School, DonegalNational Runners Up       Presentation Secondary School, WexfordUlster                               CarndonaghCommunity School, DonegalMunster                           Presentation SecondarySchool, Thurles, TipperaryLeinster                          PresentationSecondary School, WexfordConnacht                         Dominican College,Taylor’s Hill, GalwayFAISchools First Year ‘B’ BoysNational Champions        Intermediate School Killorglin, KerryNational Runners Up       St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford,MayoUlster                               PCC Falcarragh, DonegalMunster                            Intermediate School Killorglin, KerryLeinster                             Dublin Oak Academy, Bray, WicklowConnacht                           St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford, MayoFAISchools First Year ‘B’ GirlsNational Champions        New Ross CBS, WexfordNational Runners Up       Mulroy College, Milford, DonegalUlster                               Mulroy College,Milford, DonegalMunster                           St. Colman’sCommunity College, Midleton, CorkLeinster                            New Ross CBS,WexfordConnacht                          St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford, MayoThe interest in schools football has increased overthe last number of years.  The numerousCup and League competitions offer huge variety with small and large schoolscatered for. There are various divisions that accommodate boys and girls fromFirst Year right through to Leaving Certificate. The FAI Schools programme isco-ordinated at provincial level and schools are excited to kick start theirseason this month. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email It’s all to play for with over 70% of the postprimary schools engaged in Cup and/or League competitions this season. The 2019/20 season kicked off nationwide last weekwith a number of group games taking place in the Cup and League, girls and boysdivisions.last_img read more

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