GDF tame Western Tigers

first_imgGFF Elite League III…– Buxton brush aside CougarsA 10-man Guyana Defence Force (GDF) squad demolished the Western Tigers on Sunday night in the feature match of a Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite League III double header at the National Track and Field Centre.Delwin FraserTigers, who had an early 2-0 lead, saw a full-spirited fightback fitting of the defending champions, who eventually prevailed 4-2.Pernell Schultz gave Tigers the lead in the seventh minute when he volleyed home an easy goal from a corner kick by Vurlon Mills. In the 24th minute, Captain Daniel Wilson scorched home a set-piece play from near the 18-yard box to double the lead.However, the 2016-2017 champions got right back into it when Amos Ramsey made it a one-possession game in the 26th minute.In the second half, the GDF levelled the game six minutes after resumption as Ramsey completed his double.When it then looked like Tigers had some favour after GDF’s Travis Henry was handed a red card in the 58th minute by referee Gladwin Johnson, Delwin Fraser made his presence felt.Fraser netted in the 63rd and 90th minutes as the GDF secured yet another come-from-behind win.Amos RamsayEarlier in the night, Buxton’s Dillon Wright (58th minute) and Kobe Durant (80th minute) scored a second half goal to help their team defeat the Cougars FC 2-0.After Sunday’s match night, the race for the title has now shifted in the favour of tournament leaders Fruta Conquerors FC and Den Amstel FC, who both have 32 points with the latter having a weaker goal difference. The GDF are third on 30 points while Western Tigers have 27 points in fourth.last_img read more

Revealed: The one man who could trump the Guardiola news…

first_img1 What could trump Man City’s announcement that Pep Guardiola will be their manager for the 2016/17 season?Steven Fletcher joining Marseille, of course.He may have scored a hat-trick against Gibraltar, but fans have still been left scratching their heads ever since news about the Sunderland striker’s proposed move to France emerged.Fletcher has been out of favour under manager Sam Allardyce and there were plenty of jokes after the Marseille link.Check out some of the online reaction below and follow the rumours here at the talkSPORT transfer deadline day blog. Steven Fletcher is on the verge of joining Marseille last_img read more


first_imgMOJO GoGo’s stunning new single and video was released today. The Donegal outfit’s rise to the top continues apace.And with ‘4.20’ they’ve hit another high note.Click Play to watchAnd then get to iTunes to download it.   DDTV: MOJO GOGO’S STUNNING NEW SINGLE – WATCH THE VIDEO HERE was last modified: January 10th, 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:4.20MOJO GOGOnew singlelast_img read more

Judge again denies bail for Goodwin

first_imgPASADENA – For the second time since his incarceration in 2001, a judge has denied bail for Michael Frank Goodwin, the man accused of orchestrating the 1988 killing of legendary auto racer Mickey Thompson and his wife, Trudy. The couple was gunned down in the driveway of their Bradbury home just after 6 a.m. on March 16, 1988. If convicted of the double murder charge, Goodwin could face life in prison without parole. On Wednesday, Pasadena Superior Court Judge Teri Schwartz denied the request for bail made by Goodwin’s attorney, Los Angeles County Public Defender Elena Saris. Schwartz said evidence presented against Goodwin, 60, was strong enough to prove guilt. Saris argued that there was not enough proof to presume her client was guilty, citing a lack of forensic evidence and the fact that the shooters were never caught. She said denying bail to Goodwin for four years was “an absolute abomination for anyone accused of a crime.” “He shouldn’t be left to rot in jail,” she said. “One shouldn’t have to be a movie star or someone famous in order to walk the street.” Saris’ reference to actor Robert Blake’s criminal trial did not impress the judge. “The Blake case has really no relevance to me,” Schwartz said. Deputy District Attorney Alan Jackson said the evidence presented in the preliminary hearing “speaks volumes.” A hearing regarding access to evidence will take place at 8:30a.m. Dec. 8 in Pasadena Superior Court. (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4496 AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more


first_imgKavanagh’s book is called ‘Winning’ALL-IRELAND winner Rory Kavanagh is set to reveal what life was like inside a Championhship-winning team – at county and club level.The Donegal and St Eunan’s legend has issued an open invitation to fans of club and county to his book launch at the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny this Thursday.Guests of honour are two team-mates from club and county – Donegal captain Michael Murphy and St Eunan’s playing legend John Haran. The launch of Kavanagh’s book ‘Winning’ begins at 7.30pm sharp. RORY KAVANAGH INVITES DONEGAL FANS TO HIS BOOK LAUNCH was last modified: October 20th, 2015 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:donegalHero BookslaunchletterkennyMichael MurphyMt Errigal HotelRory KavanaghSt EunansWinninglast_img read more

Letterkenny Girls’ School confirms it will enrol boys in 2018

first_imgA well-known Letterkenny girls’ school has confirmed it WILL take in boys at the start of the new school year in 2018.Scoil Mhuire gan Smál recently met with parents and other members of the community to discuss the issue.Rev Eamonn Kelly, the chairman of the Board of Management at the school, confirmed today that the school will enrol boys. He said “The Board of Management of Scoil Mhuire gan Smál has listened to the voices of all in the school community to help it discern what is best for our school. The Board wishes to thank everyone who contributed to these discussions.“The Board of Management wrote to all parents/guardians of the school on Wednesday 8th November. The BOM is delighted to inform the public that, with the approval of the Patron of the school, Bishop Alan McGuckian, from September 2018 Scoil Mhuire gan Smál will take in girls and boys in Junior Infants and will continue to take in girls from Senior Infants – 6th class.“The Board of Management looks forward to working together with everyone in the school community to continue to build on the great Loreto tradition of excellence in education in Scoil Mhuire gan Smál.”Fr Kelly added that there will be regular newsletters to keep the school community updated about the process. Letterkenny Girls’ School confirms it will enrol boys in 2018 was last modified: November 10th, 2017 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:BOYSdonegalletterkennyScoil Mhuire gan Smállast_img read more

Men’s Sheds groups across Donegal get €31,844 in funding

first_imgMinister Joe McHugh has welcomed an allocation of €31,884 for 22 Men’s Sheds groups across Donegal – the highest funding package outside of Dublin.“The message that I hear back from Men’s Sheds in the county is that a little goes a long way in terms of improving the lives of the men who get involved and the communities they support,” Mr McHugh said.“It can be the simplest of things such as new tools and equipment or improving a premises that can make all the difference. “The work they do in the local community, whether it’s through Tidy Towns or lending expertise for local festivals and projects, is one of the strongest symbols of volunteer spirit and deepening community relations that has developed in recent years.“This funding round is open to Men’s Sheds groups through their Local Community Development Committee for small grants to buy equipment or to carry out minor works to improve a premises. I would urge anyone involved in running these groups to get your applications in by the August 31 deadline.”Mr McHugh, Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Irish language, Gaeltacht and the Islands, said: “Men’s Sheds are a massive asset to our towns and villages. They help prevent isolation. At the heart of them is a safe and inclusive environment for men of all ages to pick up new skills and share their know-how with a new generation but above all else it’s to feel part of a community.The funding is being provided through the Department of Rural and Community Development and Minister Michael Ring T.D. following discussions with the Irish Men’s Shed Association. Mr McHugh added: “We have secured for Donegal the highest funding allocation outside of Dublin and once again I want to thank Minister Ring for his focus on supporting communities in our county.“Minister Ring continually shows a deep commitment to funding small and voluntary organisations that make a difference to lives in Donegal.”EndsQueries to Ed Carty, media adviser to Government Chief Whip Joe McHugh 086 4178175Background · Applications for this funding should be made to the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) in each area by 31 August 2018. Further details are available on the Department’s website ( and on Local Authority websites. The Irish Men’s Shed Association will also communicate with individual Men’s Sheds to provide them with details on how to apply.· For details on the Men’s Sheds located in your area, please visit the website of the Irish Men’s Shed Association (· This funding for capital equipment or improvements in Men’s Sheds has been put in place following discussions between the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Irish Men’s Sheds Association.· There are approximately 350 Men’s Sheds in Ireland, with a total of 400 across Ireland and Northern Ireland.Men’s Sheds groups across Donegal get €31,844 in funding was last modified: July 27th, 2018 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:donegalMen’s ShedMinister Joe McHughlast_img read more

Darwinists Invite Laughter

first_img1Beth Houston quotes from her book, Natural God: Deism in the Age of Intelligent Design (Florida, New Deism Press, 2012), cited from Jerry Bergman’s book, How Darwinism Corrodes Morality, ch. 14. Since laughter is a product of natural selection for fitness, according to Darwinists, let’s try it out on them.According to Beth Houston, professor at the University of California, Charles Darwin lost his aesthetic sense over time by pondering the implications of his own theory. The enjoyment of music, art and poetry he had enjoyed as a young man declined in his later years. For Darwin, “life exists only to reproduce itself in an endless loop of brute survival for its own sake.”1 Poor guy. We need to cheer him up. Let’s invite him to the Darwin Comedy Show!Laugh for fitness. Alan Mozes claims in Medical Xpress, “Laughter may be a serious evolutionary tool“. He cites work by Lauri Nummenmaa from the University of Finland to allege, “Sharing a laugh can make you feel closer to someone else, and that quick-forming social bond may have been a big evolutionary boon to human survival, a small study suggests.” Here’s a quick way to increase your fitness! LOL (laugh out loud). Remember, he said this is serious.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Why your brain evolved. Hey, meat-head! Brains evolved to increase fitness, Science Daily says. “In a new article published in the journal Trends in Neurosciences, University of Arizona researchers suggest that the link between exercise and the brain is a product of our evolutionary history and our past as hunter-gatherers,”UA anthropologist David Raichlen explains.“It’s very odd to think that moving your body should affect your brain in this way — that exercise should have some beneficial impact on brain structure and function — but if you start thinking about it from an evolutionary perspective, you can start to piece together why that system would adaptively respond to exercise challenges and stresses.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Twitter wars. Science Daily also asks, “If the early bird catches the worm, then does the smart songbird get the girl?” Evolutionists thought that complex songs signaled better brains. “However, what’s not clear is how female songbirds can judge the cognitive abilities of potential mates, which is a necessary first step if smarter mates are preferred over their not-as-smart counterparts.” It’s also not clear if females want smarter males they might not be able to control.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Clear the way for frogs. To get frogs, bring in an asteroid. Remove dinosaurs. Clear ground. There. Frogs!  Science Daily, New Scientist and PNAS are all echoing what the BBC News announced recently: “The huge diversity of frogs we see today is mainly a consequence of the asteroid strike that killed off the dinosaurs, a study suggests.”Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Darwin still looks rather depressed.Here’s why Darwin is not likely to be laughing with the crowd. All laughing does is trigger the release of endorphins in the brain that make one feel good. It’s like giving your mate a mind-altering drug before sex to reduce inhibitions, the first article says:Endorphins are naturally occurring opioids that may produce a sense of euphoria, calmness and stress reduction, the researchers said.And once laughter causes endorphin levels to go up, so too do feelings of closeness and connection between those “in” on the giggle.For many animals, primates especially, mutual grooming helps boost social bonds. And humans do this, too. But laughter may work quicker.In other words, nothing is really funny, smart, or beautiful. It’s all about sex. No—it’s worse than that. It’s all about molecules using you. Houston also wrote that Darwin,the man most responsible, nominally at least, for the sacrifice of the human spirit on the altar of mechanistic determinism could admit nonchalantly that he had in essence willfully programmed his mind into a machine—a computer—that resulted in loss of happiness, injury to moral character, emotional enfeeblement, and, ironically, severe mental atrophy. Darwin the man created the theory that symbolizes the absurd predicament, perhaps even the tragic flaw, of modern humanity.1Sounds like Darwinism decreases fitness [cue sound of short circuit]. (Visited 488 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Community Builder: Farouk Abrahams

first_imgFounder: The Farouk Abrahams Goalkeepers AcademyWhy is Farouk a Community Builder?It all started with a burning passion to produce great goalkeepers. Farouk Abrahams, an accomplished football coach and player, believes you can have a fantastic club but, if your goalkeeper is erratic, the overall performance of your team will be poor.Almost seven years ago, Farouk presented to insurer Metropolitan his idea to launch a goalkeeper’s academy that would not only train talented youngsters for potential football careers, but also feed much-needed skills development into previously disadvantaged communities.Farouk believes that too many clubs in South Africa focus only on football development, disregarding the need for social upliftment. Farouk has built his academy on these principles, and it’s no surprise that the boys see him not just as a coach but also as a mentor and, for some, even a surrogate father.In his own words .“Beyond this academy is creating the structure for the boys to become good adults. Because if you are a good adult you are going to find something to do that is positive. You are going to find something worthwhile to live for. We are going to produce complete people and not just goalkeepers.”Fast FactsEvery Sunday, 80 to 100 children turn up for training.Today, The Farouk Abrahams Goalkeeper Academy in the Western Cape not only provides essential goalkeeper training, but also offers life skills in the form of HIV counselling, regular bonding camps, drug awareness campaigns, a feeding scheme and a school support system.The 20 best goalkeepers between the ages of 14 and 18 years are selected from the academy and placed in an advanced coaching school.Farouk was the goalkeeper coach for Bafana Bafana at the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan.How can I help?For more information on the Farouk Abrahams Goalkeepers Academy and how you can help, e-mail Christabell Kota.Story published on SAinfo on 4 June 2008.Source: Brand South Africalast_img read more

‘We must do more to protect children’

first_img8 November 2010South Africa needs to introduce tougher legislation to protect the country’s children from all forms of abuse, Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana said on National Children’s Day.Xingwana was speaking during Children’s Day celebrations in Rustenburg, North West province on Saturday.The first Saturday of November is National Children’s Day in South Africa, and participants at the weekend’s celebration included youngsters who shared their experiences of abuse through drama and poetry.Xingwana said the ministry was working with various non-governmental organisations to introduce several campaigns aimed at combating child abuse both at home and community level.Child Justice ActSouth Africa had also recently passed the Child Justice Act, which will ensure the establishment of a separate criminal justice system for children in conflict with the law.According to the Act, children in conflict with the law must appear before a preliminary inquiry within 48 hours after an arrest has been made and cannot be detained with hardened criminals.Xingwana said the law should not punish children but provide measures to correct undesired behaviour.“As a nation, we have an obligation to ensure that children grow up in a safe environment,” the minister said. “The family … should be afforded the necessary assistance so that it can fully assume its responsibility within the community.”16 Days of ActivismThe government will be using this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Child Abuse campaign to mount events aimed at raising awareness and influencing behaviour.The campaign, which is endorsed by the United Nations, takes place from 25 November, international day of no violence against women, to international human rights day on 10 December.According to Child Welfare South Africa, child trafficking and child abuse is rife in South Africa.The organisation says it is exploring ways to partner with the religious bodies to ensure the protection of children. This has led to the development of its Prayer for and Protection of Children, 365 days a year (P x 2 x 365) campaign.“We are speaking to religious leaders, but want to kick start the campaign with individuals,” said campaign head Ashley Theron. “The gist of the campaign is to involve every one, no matter their religion, to pray for children and to play their part in the protection of children.”Largest number of orphans, neglected childrenResearch shows that although South Africa is the most developed country on the continent, it also has one of the largest number of orphans and neglected children as a result of the high prevalence of HIV/Aids.The Department of Social Development estimates that 19 percent of the child population in the country has lost one or both parents.Xingwana said South Africa had put a number of measures in place to assist underprivileged children, with over 10-million children across the country receiving child support grants.From January this year, the age limit for children eligible for this grant increased from 14 to 15 years. It will be extended to 16-year-olds in 2011, and to 17-year-olds in 2012.There is also a foster grant for children placed in other families, and care dependency grants for those with disability.The majority of schools in poor areas have been declared no-fee schools, while health care remains free for children under the age of five.Source: BuaNewslast_img read more