Kalyn Ponga and Valentine Holmes are eligible to play for the NZ Māori as a part of the revamped All-Star game next year. The two stars headline a star-studded list of players who could feature in the match, which includes the retiring Johnathan Thurston, should he wish to take part. The team will square off against the Australian Indigenous All-Stars in a men's and women's doubleheader at Melbourne next February to open the 2019 NRL season. The match will be played AAMI Park on Friday, February 15, after last year’s Rugby League World Cup forced a one-year break. The Māori will replace the World All-Stars side, with a two-week voting window open to fans in January to pick their favourite players. NRL head of football Brian Canavan said the new concept had been canvassed among fans and players alike, with strong support for the matches across both fan bases. "The All-Stars concept has been popular with crowds across the country and abroad since it first commenced back … [Read more...] about NRL: Players available for NZ Māori squad for All-Stars game
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By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Bristol Blues will be sending five players to the FCBL All-Star Game in Nashau on Tuesday July 17. UConn freshman catcher Patrick Winkel, Quinnipiac sophomore second baseman Ian Ostberg, Emory junior infielder/pitcher Richard Brereton, Boston College freshman pitcher Emmet Sheehan and Seton Hall sophomore pitcher Neal McDermott will represent the FCBL All-Stars for Bristol. Additionally, Blues outfielder/pitcher Peyton Stephens was selected from a pool of players where the top two vote getters by the fans also made the All Star team. “The league office asked each of the teams to submit the name of one player who will get voted in by the fans,” said Blues General Manager Brian Rooney. “We chose Peyton since he is a two way player being an outfielder and a pitcher.” Stephens is batting .250 with 12 RBI, four doubles, one triple, and one home run and has thrown five innings striking out 10 with a 1.58 ERA.“The top two vote … [Read more...] about Six Bristol Blues selected for FCBL all-star roster
Editors USA TODAY Published 8:01 p.m. UTC Jul 17, 2018 Fallout from Trump's controversial European trip continues President Donald Trump will meet with members of Congress on Tuesday — the only event on his schedule — following a European tour where he caused controversy at every stop. U.S lawmakers in both parties, along with foreign leaders, slammed Trump for his remarks during a press conference Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Trump failed to publicly condemn Putin for Russian meddling in the 2016 election. On the same trip, he rocked the United Kingdom by giving an interview in which he criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed policy toward the European Union. Trump also needled German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a NATO meeting and suggested the U.S. just might go it alone if NATO allies didn't boost over their defense spending. … [Read more...] about Trump-Putin meeting fallout, MLB All-Star Game, Mega Millions: 5 things to know Tuesday
CHICAGO – Sunday was a day of joy and celebration on more than one front for the Cubs. First and foremost, they scored another come-from-behind victory, one in which they also blew a late lead. Rookie David Bote’s bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Willson Contreras with the winning run to give the Cubs a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field. Closer Brandon Morrow blew a save in the ninth when he gave up a home run to Adam Duvall to tie the game at 5-all as both teams spent the day exchanging leads. Minutes after scoring the winning run, Contreras talked about not only the thrill of victory, but the elation he felt at being voted in by the fans for the It will be the first All-Star Game for each of these two rising young players. Joining them will be Sunday’s starting pitcher, Jon Lester, who was named to his fifth All-Star team. The All-Star Game will be played July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington. “It took me by … [Read more...] about Chicago Cubs rally to win, put 3 on All-Star roster
0 Post a comment Saturday, 7 July 2018 - Cricket by Contributed Item - Contributed Item @twitter.com/gem_news [email protected] On Friday, July 29, Barry Athletic Cricket youth section hosted an All Stars presentation night to celebrate the completion of the eight week programme. The evening was hosted at Barry Athletic Cricket Club with a number of VIPs in attendance including Cadwaladers, Bro Radio, Barry Round Table and Glamorgan County cricket player, David Lloyd.Master of ceremonies for the evening was Barry Athletic Cricket junior section co-ordinator Mark Ellis. Mark has been assisted throughout the All Stars programme by a team of activators who help out with coaching during the sessions.The evening began with All Stars fun and games with parent involvement. Bro Radio added to the entertainment with music, and with the sun scorching down on the ground everyone was in great spirits including Starry Mac, the All Stars mascot who was having lots of fun … [Read more...] about All Stars are celebrated!