ALL of this weekend's road bowls fixtures.Bol Chumann Na MierleachSaturday, December 151pm: Jackie Connolly Cup semi-final: Joe Shortt and Malachy Quigley v Shane Feighan and Petey Murphy (A); 1.30pm: challenge scoreSunday, December 1611am: Jackie Connolly Cup Final winner of A v Don Stevenson and Barry CorrSaturday, December 221pm Challenge score; 1.30pm Past Masters Final Dinny Lappin v Malachy Quigley (+1)December 26Seamus Grew Champion of Champions Cup sponsored by Michael Grew and Grange Bus Hire: Paul Grimley v Rory O'ReillyEglishSaturday, December 15Youth Development Day1pm, Moy Point, Youth Blitz team score: All throwers under 14, boys and girls of any ability, are welcome to attend and will get throwing. Teams will be arranged on the road.1.45pm, Mary Alice's: U12 challenge score, Eoin McVeigh v Dylan Connolly v Niall Stevenson v Ethan Hughes v Ciaran Corrigan2.30pm, Crewe Lane: U16 challenge score; Gene McVeigh v Jake Cullen v Patrick Carr v Tristan Lyttle v Martin … [Read more...] about All of this weekend’s road bowls fixtures
THIS weekend's road bowls fixtures.Portmor Road Bowls Sunday, December 9Currans 10.30am Portmor Cup: Conall Gribben v Paul Mackle; McGrails 11.15am: Tony Daly v John Dynes; Currans 12pm: Gareth Lavery v Malachy Lennon; McGrails 12.30pm: Mickey Donnelly v Michael Kelly TullysaranSunday, December 9Stan Corrigan Memorial Cup: Chapel, 11.15am: SCM: Anthony Rooney and Chris Fields v Martin Mullen and Brian Conlon (Marker: JK); Knipe's, 11.55am: SCM: Paul Corrigan and Paddy O v James Oliver and Austin Sheeran MaddenSunday, December 9Alberts, 11.30am Grade 2: Danny Carragher v Ruairi Hughes; Low line 12:30 grade 1: Pete Carr v Mark ToalEglishSaturday, December 8Youth Development Day1.30pm, Moy Point: Youth Blitz team score (all throwers under 14, boys and girls are welcome to attend); 2.15pm, Mary Alice's, U12 challenge score: Eoin McVeigh v Dylan Connolly v Niall Stevenson v Ethan Hughes v Ciaran Corrigan; 3pm: Crewe Lane, U16 challenge score: Gene McVeigh v Jake Cullen v Patrick Carr v … [Read more...] about All this weekend’s road bowls fixtures
A campaign to build a Big Peanut in Queensland has humbly accepted its loss to a Big Melon in a competition to find Australia’s next Big Thing. The Queensland town of Kingaroy offered its congratulations to the nearby town of Chinchilla – known as the “melon capital of Australia” – after it became the proud owner of the four-tonne, nine metre-long watermelon on Wednesday. Australia’s Big Things are a staple of regional tourism, and this year four towns vied to win a competition to build a new Big Thing, organised by booking company Wotif. Kristy Board from the group Kingaroy Needs a Big Peanut, told Guardian Australia they were disappointed to lose, but were glad the Big Melon had won. “If we were to come second to anyone, we were hoping it would be the Big Watermelon,” she said. “They are our neighbours, they are in Queensland. They are our rural sisters basically.” And despite the narrow loss, she said Kingaroy’s … [Read more...] about Big watermelon pips big peanut to become Australia’s next big thing
Opinion PUBLISHED: 17:33 01 November 2018 | UPDATED: 17:41 01 November 2018 Paul McVeigh celebrates scoring during City's last win at Hillsborough, a 5-0 victory in December 2001 Picture: Archant library Graham Lynch November and Hillsborough, two words Norwich City fans aren’t too keen on, but David Freezer believes Daniel Farke’s in-form Canaries are in a good place to bring an end to some horrible recent records. You don’t have to remind Norwich City fans to remember November – it’s become something of a nightmare.The Canaries have won just one of their last 15 matches during the month of November, just short of three years ago, when a Jonny Howson goal was enough to beat Swansea 1-0 in a Premier League clash at Carrow Road.Former City boss Alex Neil certainly won’t be forgetting November 2016 any time soon, when three straight defeats, at home to Leeds – when Louis Thompson’s injury woes began – and away at QPR and … [Read more...] about It’s about time some horrible Norwich City hoodoos were brought to an end
Opinion Emiliano Buendia of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 1st goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 27/10/2018 ©Focus Images Limited www.focus-images.co.uk +447814 482222 During City’s recent fantastic run there have been lots of great stats which highlight the extent of the renaissance. The Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 27/10/2018One particular fact which jumped out at me following the Brentford victory was that the last time the Canaries had more points in a league campaign after the first 15 games was back in the 2003/4 season.Remember that campaign? Yes, of course you do. How could we forget it?! City ended nine consecutive years in the Championship by romping to the title eight points ahead of West Brom.Nigel Worthington’s … [Read more...] about Ian Clarke: Can City follow heroics of Hucks, Malky and Co?