This is the last round of the Intrust Super Cup before the finals.Coach, Michael Marum has made only two changes to his side that came back to force a draw against the Mackay Cutters last Saturday.Halfback Ase Boas has been named in the starting line-up after being rested last weekend.Boas teams up with five-eighth Israel Eliab in a deadly combination.Another change is the return of second rower Brandy Peter who was out due to injury.Sunday’s game at the Sir John Guise stadium kicks off at 2:30pm.The finals begin on September 5th.The team: 1. Stargroth Amean, 2. Bland Abavu, 3. Noel Zeming,4. Thompson Teteh, 5. Adex Wera,6. Israel Eliab© 7. Ase Boas, 8. Henry Noki, 9. Wartovo Puara, 10. Esau Siune, 11. Brandy Peter,12. Kato Ottio, 13. Timothy Lomai. Interchange: 14. Warren Glare, 15. Atte Bina, 16. Willie Minoga, 17. David Lapua, 18. Roger Laka.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It is now one day away until puck drop for the 2019 Coy Cup.Game one for the Fort St. John Flyers takes place tomorrow night, Tuesday, at 8:00 p.m. as they take on the Prince Rupert Rampage.The final deadline to purchase tickets in advance is at 11:59 p.m. MST tonight, Monday, at energetictickets.ca.- Advertisement -Following this deadline, tickets will be available at the North Peace Arena three hours before puck drop of each game starting on March 26 at noon.It is also to note that the Flyers are holding a Coy Cup Raffle in an effort to raise funds as they host the Coy Cup with prizes worth over $4,000.The 2019 Coy Cup takes place March 26 to the 30 at the North Peace Arena.Advertisement Here is the full 2019 Coy Cup schedule:Official 2019 Coy Cup Schedule. Source FSJ Flyers
Daily News columnist Dennis McCarthy and photographer Andy Holzman won Associated Press News Executive Council awards, the Associated Press said Sunday. McCarthy’s column entitled “Night of their lives” — about two special-needs high school seniors attending their prom — won in the local-column category. Holzman’s photo of a Boeing 747-replica being installed at the Airtel Hotel in Van Nuys won in the feature photography category. Editors from AP-member newspapers in Illinois chose the winners from more than 1,000 entries from California and Nevada. Awards in 59 categories will be presented at an evening dinner and ceremony to be held at 7 p.m. April 27 in the Pacific Ballroom of the Paradise Pier Hotel at the Disney Resort in Anaheim. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
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Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers…Manchester United have begun a complex £100m deal to sign Real Madrid’s 25-year-old midfielder Gareth Bale – with David de Gea, 24, heading to the Bernabeu. (Sunday People) But according to another report, Real are ready to make a world-record bid for De Gea, with no Bale involvement. (Daily Star Sunday) Meanwhile, United will attempt to renegotiate the £43m transfer fee they agreed to pay Monaco for Radamel Falcao, 28, should they decide to keep the striker beyond his season-long loan. (Daily Telegraph) Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City have enquired about Falcao’s availability as the Colombia international struggles at the Old Trafford club. (Sunday Times) Tottenham Hotspur have renewed interest in winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, 25, who plays for Ukranian side Dnipro and is out of contract in the summer. (Mail on Sunday) Liverpool will be open to allowing striker Rickie Lambert, 32, to leave the club if they can recall 19-year-old striker Divock Origi, who they signed last summer, early from his loan at Lille. (The Sun)Everton manager Roberto Martinez will meet Samuel Eto’o, 33, this weekend to discover his plans as the striker edges closer to leaving Goodison Park. (Mail on Sunday) Toffees forward Kevin Mirallas, 27, has 18 months left on his contract with the Goodison Park club and is a target for German club Borussia Dortmund. (Sunday People) Manchester United and Chelsea have been handed a transfer boost as the wife of Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, 29, is unhappy in Madrid and could play a major role in her husband’s return to the Premier League. (Sunday Express) Crystal Palace want to sign Swansea left-back Neil Taylor, 25, and Blackburn Rovers forward Rudy Gestede, 26, for a combined £9m. (Sunday Telegraph) Eagles boss Alan Pardew is also considering whether to return to former club Newcastle to try to sign 29-year-old striker Papiss Cisse. (Sunday Mirror) Real Sociedad manager David Moyes is waiting for an answer from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger about signing Gunners striker Joel Campbell, 22, on loan. (Sunday People) Manchester United will wait until the summer to make a move for Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, 26, and Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman, 24. (Sunday Mirror) Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has played down reports that the club are weighing up a move for 27-year-old Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. (Sunday Times) And here are the latest talkSPORT.com transfer tales…Exclusive – Wish you were here! Defoe will be a big signing for Sunderland, admits Hull starExclusive – Hull ‘finding it tough, but aren’t panicking’ over relegation threat, insists AlukoExclusive – Given pleads with Aston Villa fans: ‘We need you behind us’Former Newcastle chief urges Ashley: Give Carver a chanceJanuzaj told he must stay at Man United as Van Gaal blocks loan bidLiverpool transfer news: Attacker arrives at Anfield! ‘Best business Brendan has done!’West Ham to make Song move in summer, but could they lose out to Liverpool?Tottenham transfer news: Midfielder to sign on loan and more rumoursInter Milan to fight off interest from Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham to land striker?Chelsea offer outcast to Serie A giantsArsenal transfer news: Who they are linked with and who they will sign!Wage demands put Adebayor move in jeopardyLa Liga side plot shock swoop for Man United striker 1 Transfer rumours and paper review
“We can be pleased with that, we were in top form in the first half,” said goal-scorer Gnabry.“We were a bit too passive after the break, but we will take the win.“It doesn’t matter how old this team is, look at someone like Kai (Havertz), he’s only 19, but played really well.”This was Germany’s biggest victory and most convincing performance of 2018, a year which saw a record six defeats.After so many lacklustre performances from the Germans in the last 12 months, Loew’s spritely side came through thanks to some high-tempo football.However the victory is no more than a confidence booster for Monday’s crunch Nations League match at home to the Netherlands when Loew will recall his senior players.The Germans, bottom of Group One in League A, are currently two points behind the Dutch, who play leaders France in Rotterdam on Friday.Loew had talked down the importance of the Nations League and was talking up his rebuilding process in Leipzig in the wake of the woeful World Cup performance.– Youthful –After crashing out after the group stages in Russia, Loew made good on his promise to give Germany “a new” youthful face, with 19-year-old Kai Havertz partnering Joshua Kimmich in midfield.Even with 32-year-old Manuel Neuer in goal, this was one of the youngest teams Loew has fielded in his 12-year tenure with an average age of just under 24.Neuer was the only player from the 2014 World Cup final to start, and the bold line-up paid off against a limited Russian team.The Germans got off to a bright start and were ahead after eight minutes, when Gnabry’s lovely threaded ball was clinically finished by Sane.Suele, 23, made it 2-0 on 25 minutes with his first international goal when Antonio Ruediger’s header fell at the feet of the Chelsea player’s centre-back partner, who fired into the bottom corner.Five minutes from the break Gnabry made sure of the result when he sprinted onto Havertz’s superb pass and slotted home.The Russians were more aggressive after the break and midfielder Aleksei Ionov fired wide from close range with their best chance early in the second half.Loew lowered the German’s average age further for the last 30 minutes when Ruediger, 25, was replaced by 22-year-old Leverkusen defender Jonathan Tah.The only bad news for Loew came with 25 minutes left when wing-back Jonas Hector had to be helped off with a leg injury.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Manchester City forward Leroy Sane (L) scored Germany’s opening goal in Thursday’s 3-0 friendly win against Russia in Leipzig as head coach Joachim Loew named one of the youngest starting line-ups in his 12-year tenure. © AFP / Odd ANDERSENLEIPZIG, Germany, Nov 16 – A youthful Germany team easily beat Russia 3-0 Thursday as Joachim Loew began a rebuilding process following the summer’s World Cup debacle with a simple friendly win.Manchester City winger Leroy Sane and Bayern Munich pair Niklas Suele and Serge Gnabry claimed the first-half goals in Leipzig for head coach Loew’s new-look Germany side.
Jurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool’s 6-0 thrashing of Aston Villa at Villa Park as a rarity when everything went right for his team.The Reds embarrassed Remi Garde’s relegation-threatened Villans, with six different players getting on the scoresheet in a one-sided Premier League affair.“It’s a great day,” Liverpool’s German manager told talkSPORT, following our exclusive UK radio commentary of the match. “It’s not very often in a manager’s career that you have days like this, that you score the goals always in the right moment and control the game the whole time. “There were a few situations, not really dangerous, but a few situations for Aston Villa [threatening the Liverpool goal], but we defended them well.”With Liverpool 2-0 up at half-time, and perhaps mindful of the way in which they let a two-goal lead slip at home to Sunderland with 10 minutes remaining last weekend, Klopp stressed that he was aware his team needed to push on after the break at Villa.“We went in at half time, it could have been 3-0, so we had to carry on,” he explained. “[We knew] Villa will come out, they will fight back, you can hear the crowd, then we scored the goals in the right moments, and nearly everybody scored a goal.”
Jack Byrne (pictured): Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill is keeping tabs on the 20-year-old ahead of the Euros Absolute screamer from @Jackb_8 for @SCCambuurLwd versus @PSV to make it 3-2!! #psvcam pic.twitter.com/h3AeprgXfE— AJPake (@AJPake) May 1, 2016 1 Could this strike send Jack Byrne to Euro 2016 with the Republic of Ireland? The Manchester City starlet is currently on loan at SC Cambuur in the Netherlands and the Boys in Green are keen on the 20-year-old. A youth international across a variety of age groups, the Dublin-born playmaker trained with Ireland’s senior team in March, although he did not feature in the matchday squads. Byrne has scored four goals in 27 appearances this term since moving to the Eredivisie on a season-long loan back in June, after signing a new three-year deal at the Etihad. Check out his recent goal.Playing for Cambuur against PSV Eindhoven, Byrne receives the ball on the edge of the box. He takes one touch to control before arrowing a shot into the top corner – see below!
John Terry will leave Chelsea after 22 years at the end of this season Antonio Conte refused to be drawn on whether John Terry will make his anticipated final Chelsea appearance at Stamford Bridge as a starter.Terry will lift the 15th major trophy of his career after Sunday’s match against Sunderland, the Blues’ last game of their Premier League title-winning season.The defender, who will leave Chelsea after 22 years this summer, started in the league for the first time since September in Monday’s 4-3 win over Watford.The 36-year-old scored his 67th Chelsea goal on what was his 716th appearance.Assessing his options for Sunday, Conte said: “John is a champion and he deserves the best.“It will be a surprise. It’s important to make the best decision and to find the best solution for him, for his career.“He’s a legend for this club and in this season he has been very important to win this title.“For this reason I think I have to take my time and to make the best decision for him.”Terry said following the Watford win that retirement was one of the options he is considering, but Conte believes he can play on.Conte added: “John has all the possibilities to continue his career.“We all know that he is preferring to play regularly and for this reason he has decided to leave. He wants to play regularly, every week.“I think he has the possibility to do this, because he’s still strong. I think in the moment I called him to play he showed this.“When you arrive at this point of your career it’s very important to feel yourself, to feel your body, to feel your mind, to feel if you have still desire, still will to fight to arrive every day and work very hard.“If you feel this, it’s right to continue to play, to continue your career. John has all these characteristics.” 1
Football matches can be susceptible to the odd streaker or two.But wandering farm animals are an exception to the rule – unless you’re in Australia that is.An amateur football match was taking place when a lone cow decided he fancied a venture to the local sporting ground.The action was forced to a halt as the cow galloped across the turf before attempting to force his way through the cage surrounding the pitch.