0 Post a comment Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - Rugby by Contributed Item - Contributed Item @twitter.com/gem_news [email protected] Two of Welsh rugby’s traditional school ‘powerhouses - Brynteg Comprehensive School and Whitchurch High School - met in the Year 9 Welsh Schools Cup final, played at the home of Welsh rugby, the Principality Stadium, on a bright, warm spring afternoon. The game certainly lived up to expectations, with the lead changing hands several times, eventually being decided by a Brynteg try in the dying seconds for a one point, 30-29 victory; 11 of the Brynteg squad, including their captain Shea Duggan, regularly turn out for Bridgend Athletic RFC under-14s team.After a strong start by Brynteg, who spent the first five minutes of the game, camped in Whitchurch’s 22, it was Whitchurch, who scored first. Some classy movement in the backs lead to them scoring two early tries, running up a 10-0, early lead. Back came Brynteg with a … [Read more...] about Brynteg School lift WRU Year 9 cup after thriller!
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Moments to make memories this spring BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Family time together is what happy memories are made of. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/service/ad-features/moments-to-make-memories-this-spring-37934440.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37934333.ece/1a518/AUTOCROP/h342/W5.jpeg Email Family time together is what happy memories are made of. This Easter, wherever you live in Northern Ireland, there’s much to discover and enjoy, from energetic action to animal adventures, from children’s baking classes to magical fairy trails and tales! And many of them are free. Share the fun and make some family memories to cherish with a short break this Easter! Derry~Londonderry: the wonders of the Walled City Everyone is invited to the party as Derry~Londonderry’s famous walls celebrate their 400th birthday with music, craft fairs, Walled City Markets and kids’ creative workshops. Check-out WalledCity400.com for details. Love the … [Read more...] about Moments to make memories this spring
The college admissions scandal, also known as “Operation Varsity Blues” (based on the James Van Der Beek football film by the same name) has uncovered the high-profile parents who allegedly bribed their children's way into elite colleges, including Georgetown, Yale and USC. These wealthy parents went one step further than funding new buildings or paying for pricey SAT tutors. Instead, they allegedly Photoshopped photos of their kids playing sports they had never taken part in and faked SAT scores by having other people take the exams for them. The Wall Street Journal first investigated the details behind the scandal. When financial executive Morrie Tobin was being investigated as part of a financial fraud case he gave investigators information about William Rick Singer, the man behind the scam. That tip spawned a year-long investigation that ended with the arrest of celebrities, CEOs and coaches, accused of faking sports … [Read more...] about The college admissions scandal: Why did Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman allegedly pay bribes to schools? Who else is on the list?
These articles are compiled by the Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association which is sponsored by Perpetual Guardian. Tokomairiro High School Several athletes broke school records at the school's annual athletics sports day last month. Year 9 pupil Millar McElrea broke his own record in the high jump with a leap of 1.65m. Millar also set an under-14 long jump record of 5.19m. Izaac Taylor set a discus record of 21.38m for under-12 boys. Ahurei Barclay broke a 1974 record in the under-12 boys shotput with a throw of 8.60m. Over the weekend, Millar achieved a new record at the Otago children's championships in the 13-year-old boys long jump with a jump of 5.83m. Jared Hayes represented Otago in the under-18 men's touch junior nationals in Rotorua earlier in the year. Otago finished sixth out of 10 provinces. Queen's High School The heat of the competition matched the heat of the day in both the competitive and novelty events at last month's annual athletics day at the Caledonian … [Read more...] about Records tumble at school’s annual athletics sports day
Drilling and geothermal experiments have caused magnitude 1.7—1.9 earthquakes in Southern Finland, prompting seismologists to reach out to their international colleagues.Daily Helsingin Sanomat writes Wednesday that energy company ST1 Deep Heat has drilled a hole 6.4 km deep into the earth in order to establish Finland's first zero-emission geothermal power plant.The quakes may be small compared to those occurring on fault lines across the world, but experts warn that the consequences of uncontrolled earthquakes could cause structural damage to Finnish buildings not constructed to withstand tremors.The shaking — not related to Tuesday's trembling in Valkeakoski — is caused by tension created by high-pressure water that was pumped into the ground last summer. The water is instrumental in tapping the subterranean heat in facilities on the surface.HS writes that researchers at the Seismological Institute of the University of Helsinki met with Swiss scientists earlier in … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s papers: Earthquakes in Helsinki, school air conditioning dispute, Immigration Service facelift