Trackers to host Wolverines on weekend

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The NEBC Yukon Trackers are getting ready for the weekend as they host the Whitecourt TRAC Wolverines as part of the Midget AA series.Last weekend, the Trackers visited the Fort McMurray Barons winning Saturday’s game 5-3, while on Sunday the Trackers lost to the Barons 3-2.The next games for the Trackers are November 3 & 4 at the North Peace Arena as they host the Wolverines.- Advertisement -Puck drop for Saturday’s game is at 4:15 p.m., with Sunday’s start time at 10:00 a.m.last_img

This is what England’s World Cup win means to fans and players

first_img 11 Thumbs up at full-time from this proud Englishman 11 England fans go crazy at Kane’s winner on Brighton beach YESSSSSSS! HARRY KANE ⚽Ray Parlour, @talkSPORTDrive and #ENG fans in Moscow go wild!What a win for the #ThreeLions!— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) June 18, 2018MATCH REPORT: Tunisia 1-2 EnglandAlthough this was a game England were expected to win, it was an uncomfortable contest where the Three Lions showed great character against their opponents who made their lives very difficult especially after the equaliser. 11 11 A Tunisia fans is gutted to see his side lose right at the death We’re going all the way! 🎵 Great scenes as #ENG fans emerge from the Volgograd Arena 🙌#WorldCup | #TSWorldCup— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) June 18, 2018 Harry Kane nods home England’s last-minute winner England fans on Brighton beach belt out the national anthem before the game starts The England players pile on their captain for the second time in the game 11 England got off to an ideal start in their 2018 World Cup campaign by beating Tunisia 2-1 at the Volgograd Arena.Harry Kane scored both goals for the Three Lions including a 90th-minute header to take all three points at the death. What a moment! 🙌#threelions— England (@England) June 18, 2018center_img 11 Two England supporters embrace in the fan zone in Kaliningrad after Kane gave the Three Lions the lead The England faithful at the Volgograd Arena were in great voice following the win 11 11 11 Ferjani Sassi’s cool penalty had cancelled out Kane’s early goal in a game where England missed a catalogue of chances.However, the captain’s header following a well-worked corner bailed his team out and ensured England won their opening game at a major tournament for the first time since the 2006 World Cup.And don’t for one second think is getting carried away after just one game, but a win is a win and if you can’t get excited following a World Cup victory then when can you?Therefore, we wanted to relive a fantastic first game through glorious pictures and videos. 11 Kane celebrates his dramatic winning goal and Jordan Henderson looks like he’s taking off! 11 And clenched fists from another proud Englishman – Gareth Southgate told talkSPORT he feels the England team are buying into his playing style Kane’s team-mates congratulate him for his first goal A very proud moment to lead out my country at the #WorldCup last night. Seen some celebration videos from back home – love them. Your support is great we need you right behind us all the way. 🦁🦁🦁 #ThreeLions #ENG— Harry Kane (@HKane) June 19, 2018talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network.last_img read more

Is this proof Thierry Henry could struggle as a manager?

first_imgRemi Garde 8 David Platt The Dutchman took charge of his former club in May 2015 and won the KNVB Cup in his first season before landing the Eredivisie in 2017. He won the Cup again last season, beating AZ Alkmaar, before claiming the Johan Cruyff Shield for a second time on August 4. Overall, he’s won 61.15 per cent of his games in charge at De Kuip. 8 tense The Argentine full-back had a three-year spell at Highbury and has since managed three Primera Division sides in his homeland after being an assistant to Diego Simeone at Estudiantes, River Plate, and San Lorenzo. His first stint, in charge of Quilmes, in 2013, was ended after just a few month after he attacked a fan in the stands. A two-year spell with Estudiantes ended after a shock Argentine Cup defeat to fourth division side Sport Club Pacífico de General Alvear. Meanwhile he only managed five games in charge of Defensa y Justicia in 2017. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures smart causal revealed predicted A distinguished player who captained both Arsenal and England, the defender hasn’t cut it as a manager. A unsuccessful 53 games spell at Wycombe saw him win just 12 matches across one year. His stint at Portsmouth in 2008 was worse as he won just four of 22, while his seven game reign at Granada in 2017 resulted in seven defeats. He didn’t do too badly with Azerbaijan side Gabala though, leaving the club for personal reasons after a year and a half and the club in sixth place in the league. Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade SORRY Most Popular Premier League News possible standings gameday cracker Nelson Vivas Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? 8 Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion latest center_img Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Patrick Vieira Giovanni van Bronckhorst 8 whoops Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Having replaced Claude Puel at Lyon in 2011, the ex-Gunner won the Coupe de France in 2012 and the subsequent Trophee des Champions, with a team which included Hugo Lloris, Maxime Gonalons, and Alexandre Lacazette. He left for personal reasons in 2014 before pitching up at Aston Villa in November 2015 but he left by mutual consent in March 2016. He is now Montreal Impact manager over in MLS. The former England international had a failed stint at Sampdoria as his first coaching role, lasting just six games with no wins. His time in charge at Nottingham Forest, was also poor over a longer spell. Across two years he finished 14th and 11th in the Championship and had strained relationships with several of the club’s stars. After this came three years with England’s Under-21s, where he failed to qualify for European Under-21 Championship in 2004, but he did make the 2002 edition. He also had one season with Pune City in the Indian Super League. Belgium assistant manager Thierry Henry could become the next Bordeaux boss. Arsenal legend Henry has had the privilege of playing under both Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola, two elite head coaches of the modern era.But it may not lead to him becoming a successful boss with stars coached by Wenger having wildly different experiences as bosses.So who has done what after being tutored by Le Professeur? takes a look at the hits and misses. Thierry Henry has applied for the vacant managerial role at Bordeaux.The Frenchman has been assistant to Roberto Martinez with the Belgium national team, who finished third at World Cup 2018. silverware 8 8 Oleh Luzhny Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update 8 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Tony Adams 8 After two interim spells managing Dynamo Kiev, Luzhny was in charge of Tavriya Simferopol for one campaign in 2012/13 as they finished 11th with a three-point deduction. He’s also been a Sporting Director at Karpaty Lviv but is now assistant manager back at Dynamo under Alyaksandr Khatskevich. Having begun his coaching career with Manchester City’s reserve team in 2013, he eventually became head coach of New York City two years later. He brought impressive improvement to the new MLS franchise, they were the 17th best club in his first season and finished fourth and then second in 2016 and 2017. When he left the club, in June 2018 to take the manager’s job at Nice, the club were undefeated. He has drawn one and lost one in his first two matches in France. last_img read more


first_imgLydon arriving in courtA MAN behind a spate of thefts from cars has today been banned from County Donegal.Karl Lydon, with an address in Co Tipperary, pleaded guilty at a court today to a  string of theft charges. – overnight from Sligo. The 24-year-old was arrested by Gardai in Ballybofey on Saturday, Letterkenny District Court heard.Judge Paul Kelly heard Lydon plead guilty to breaking into a number of cars in The Beeches, Ballybofey.He stole a Black laptop, a USB dongle a black iPhone 4, two personal diaries and architectural drawings from one vehicle, the items valued at more than €2,400.From three other cars he took social services cards, a driving license, an AIB debit card, holy water, holy relics and prayer books.Judge Kelly agreed to bail conditions which included him being banned from County Donegal except for a future court appearance on March 10.He must also observe a curfew between 9am and 9pm and sign on at Thurles Garda Station three days per week.Garda John O’Sullivan asked for an order releasing the recovered items so that they can be returned to their owners.There was no objection from defence solicitor Patsy Gallagher.Lydon was remanded on bail, subject to his bail conditions, on a surety of €500.He will appear at Letterkenny District Court again in March 10.MAN BEHIND SPATE OF THEFTS FROM CARS IS BANNED FROM DONEGAL was last modified: January 28th, 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:BallybofeydonegalKarl LydonLetterkenny District Courtlast_img read more


first_imgThe Dalys frm Letterkenny enjoying the big match atmosphere at Croke Park.Donegal 1-06 Dublin 0-06Donegal’s hopes of winning their first ever All Ireland Minor Football title remain very much alive as they lead Dublin by three points at half-time in their semi-final clash at Croke Park.However, at one stage it looked ominous for Declan Bonner’s side as, after 15 minutes, they trailed by four points on a scoreline of 0–1 to 0-05, the Donegal youngsters recording five wides – their only score coming from a free. However, John Campbell turned the game Donegal’s way, first finding the net before putting over two excellent points to put his side ahead.Dublin took the lead as early as the second minute through a Jack Burke  point but Downings’ Lorcan Connor drew Donegal level three minutes later with a free.A lively Dublin put over four unanswered points before Campbell took the game by the scruff of the neck.First, he punched the ball to the back of the net after being picked out by McGlenaghan in the 22nd minute. A minute later, he turned his man brilliantly to put over the bar to draw Donegal level.He then pounced on a poor kick out by Dublin keeper Whelan to put two between the sides.A brilliant long distance point from Lorcan Doherty increased the lead to three a minute later.Saddler pulled a point back for Dublin before McBrearty put over a point t from distance to put three between the sides at half-time.Come on, Donegal !! ALL-IRELAND MINOR FOOTBALL SEMI: DONEGAL LEAD DUBLIN BY THREE AT HALF TIME was last modified: August 31st, 2014 by johngerardShare 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:allcrokedonegalfinalIrelandMinorparklast_img read more


first_imgA young woman pinched a Garda and then called her a dog when she called to Letterkenny Garda station after a friend had been arrested.Judge Paul KellyShannon Frampton appeared in Letterkenny District Court charged with using threatening and abusive behaviour. The 25 year old had been in the public area on September 24th last and had encountered a female Garda officer whom she began to verbally abuse.Inspector Michael Harrison told the court that Frampton, from 14 Glenard Park, Letterkenny, shouted “F*** off” and “What are you looking at?”There was then a scuffle and a Garda was pinched and left with a bruise on her arm by Frampton.She then had to be restrained but continued to be abusive. When she was released she shouted out a female Garda – “You’re a dog and when I see you off duty, I’ll have you.”Solicitor Patsy Gallagher said his client had gone to see another person in the Garda station on the night and had lost it.He stressed that she had no alcohol taken and was simply under a lot of pressure to to issues at home.“She was simply concerned about the other person’s well-being. She has since sent an apology card to the Garda concerned.“She accepts she was wrong but this was simply pure frustration on the night,” said Mr Gallagher.Judge Pau Kelly said Gardai have enough to be doing without getting threats from people like Ms Frampton.He added that she had already got a yellow card from a previous incident so he fined her €100.WOMAN PINCHED GARDA AND CALLED HER A DOG IN GARDA STATION was last modified: November 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:courtdonegalGarda stationletterkennyShannon Framptonlast_img read more

President to honour Moya Brennan with lifetime achievement award

first_imgDonegal folk singer Moya Brennan will be honoured by President Michael D Higgins this Thursday when she receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from RTE.The RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards will be recognising Moya’s lifelong contribution to Irish Folk at a ceremony in Vicar Street in Dublin.President Michael D Higgins has this week confirmed that he will attend the Folk Awards to present the accolade to Moya. As the lead singer of Clannad, Brennan has been a champion of traditional music for decades. She has been celebrated for her committment to sharing music from her home in West Donegal with the world, and for encouraging young artists.Speaking ahead of the RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards, Ann-Marie Power, Head of Arts and Culture, said: “Moya Brennan has spent a lifetime contributing to Irish folk music and bringing it from her home place in Donegal, to a global stage. Along with her family, she was an ambassador for Ireland abroad at a very interesting time in our political history.“Throughout her career as a solo artist, she has drawn from the well of history and home while also not being afraid to take on a new challenge or direction.“She is also admirably very committed to nurturing young talent with her monthly nights in Donegal. “RTÉ is delighted to honour her for her contribution to the world of Irish folk music.”  President to honour Moya Brennan with lifetime achievement award was last modified: October 23rd, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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

Africa investment ‘will rebound’

first_img17 February 2009Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hold up well even as global growth deteriorates, as the structural reforms that many African countries have been implementing over the past few years continue to pay off, a new study finds.And while investment in the continent is moderating visibly as the global economic crisis hits home, it is expected to recover in the medium term, according to a research paper by South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).Released last week, the paper – entitled “Africa and the global economic crisis: opportunities and challenges” – predicted that African GDP would grow at 3.4% in 2009, compared to 5.2% in 2008 and 6.2% in 2007.This compares favourably with global and emerging market GDP growth forecasts of 0.5% and 3.3% in 2008 and 2009 respectively.Widespread economic reforms“Domestic reforms have fostered Africa’s robust growth since early in the new millennium,” the research report states. “Widespread economic reforms and notable improvements in overall governance have borne fruit and attracted foreign investment, while several long-standing conflicts have come to an end, enabling reconstruction in those countries to begin.“This has contributed to vastly improved macro-economic management, rising incomes and spending, increased investment in physical and social infrastructure and foreign investment activity in productive sectors.”According to the report, foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Africa grew strongly in recent years as low interest rates globally encouraged financiers to support the investment plans of those seeking access to natural resources during the commodity “super-cycle”.Investment growth was “substantially supported by the remarkable performances of commodity-rich countries, particularly (but not confined to) the oil producers,” the report noted.Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Africa in 2008 were estimated to be US$61.9-billion, representing a 16.8% increase over 2007, and well in excess of the estimated 3.6% growth rate of FDI flows to developed economies.African exports take a knockWith the global financial turmoil, however, “the pattern of financial flows associated with investment, lending and trading activity has been dramatically altered for the time being,” the report states.“Several African stock markets were caught up in the globalised investor retreat, with positions being liquidated strongly in emerging markets. It has been estimated that portfolio flows to Africa have declined sharply as global liquidity tightened to a mere $5.9-billion in the course of 2008 compared to $15.7-billion in 2007.”Jorge Maia, head of research and information at the IDC, said the impact of the deteriorating global economic environment on Africa’s productive sectors was” being transmitted through weaker external demand and lower commodity prices, with serious implications for external trade receipts and investment inflows.”The World Bank estimates that Africa’s exports fell by 2% in 2008, with significant drops in certain countries (for example, a 30% decline in Angola).Furthermore, Africa’s reliance on advanced economies for export has badly affected their trade balances. Largely reflecting such unfavourable terms of trade movements and net portfolio ouflows, the majority of African currencies depreciated by 10% to 28% against the US dollar in 2008.Commodities again“Normally, major crises bring to the fore not only comparative weaknesses but also comparative strengths,” Maia said. “Thus, economies that successfully weather the downturns are those that exploit their comparative strengths instead of focusing on their weaknesses.“Africa is richly endowed with commodities that are likely to derive long-run benefits given their finite nature and the anticipated resumption in demand as the world’s population grows and economic performances recover.”Therefore, Maia predicted, global growth would resume in the longer term and “support a recovery of commodity prices and renewed investor interest in Africa for its resource wealth.”SAinfo reporterWould you like to use this article in your publicationor on your website?See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

Your Path to Platinum EarthCaching

first_imgBeyond this the levels are Gold (visit 12, create 2)Platinum (visit 20, create 3).You record your efforts via the EarthCache website here and are rewarded by an icon you can place on the profile page.  You can even buy Masters coins.Being an EarthCache Master shows the community that you are not only committed to learning about our Earth, but committed to having even more fun geocaching!Here’s my challenge. Lets see if we can’t double the number of people who are at each of the EarthCache Masters levels by International EarthCache Day (Sunday 11 October)  this year. You have more than 18,000 EarthCaches to choose from to start! Share with your Friends:More Written by: Gary Lewis, Senior Director of Education and Outreach, The Geological Society of AmericaEarthCaching is different – while part of your geocaching experience, it involves a lot more than finding, logging and replacing a physical geocache.  A visit to an EarthCache involves a lesson, a opportunity to think, discuss and ponder and a chance to be rewarded with achievements beyond your number of finds.Garden of the Gods Earthcache GCND0EEarthCaching started in January 2004 when I placed the first EarthCache with my daughter on a headland in southern Australia.  My goal was to teach geocachers more about the wonderful geology of our planet.  So Earthcaches involve you visiting a site and undertaking a logging task that teaches you some aspect of geology related to what you see.   There are now over 18,000 active EarthCaches around the globe – and at least one on every continent!Can you name this EarthCache? Do so in comments below!I realized early on that the effort required to place an EarthCache needed to be rewarded.  On top of the normal geocache needs, an  EarthCaches require some research and planning to meet the guidelines. Out of that realization was born the EarthCache Masters Program – which rewards caters for visiting and placing EarthCaches.The genius of the EarthCache Masters Program is that it’s quite simple.The first level, Bronze, requires you to visit and log three EarthCaches.  The trick is, those three EarthCaches  cannot be in the same state/province/country. We want you to travel to experience the geology away from your home location.The next level, Silver, requires you to visit and log six EarthCaches and develop and have published one EarthCache. So after you have visited a handful of EarthCaches you get rewarded for the effort you put into having your very own EarthCache published by the Geoaware team.Can you name this EarthCache? Do so in comment below! SharePrint RelatedHappy Birthday EarthCaching – EarthCaches Turn 8 TodayJanuary 10, 2012In “Cache In Trash Out”The Creator of EarthCaching talks about the 10th AnniversaryJanuary 10, 2014In “Community”Geocaching Unlocks the Secrets of the Earth – Geocaching Weekly NewsletterJanuary 21, 2013In “Groundspeak’s Weekly Newsletter” TOTAL = 21617 Current Number of EarthCache Masters by LevelBronze     = 14122Silver        = 3731Gold          = 2086Platinum  = 1678 Can you guess this EarthCache location? Do so in comments below.last_img read more