There will be more than 400 troops for the security of Getafe-Ajax

first_imgThe Government Delegation in Madrid will activate a security device on the occasion of the round of 16 match of the Europa League between Getafe and Ajax in Amsterdam, which will take place this Thursday at 6:55 p.m. at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez stadium, informed the department that José Manuel Franco directs in a press release.More than 400 troops will participate in this operation: 200 from the National Police, 14 from the Local Police, 150 Getafe guards and 50 people from the medical device, among members of Samur and a health company of Getafe. This match is considered high risk, so security will be reinforced around the stadium Coliseum Alfonso Pérez de Getafe. The Government Delegation will coordinate the security aspects related to this round of 16 football match of the Europa League for which Some 1,043 Ajax fans are expected to attend, who are scheduled to arrive in the capital between Wednesday afternoon and tomorrow. Thus, viewers are recommended to go to the stadium in advance.last_img read more

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Scorpions look to bounce back in Super50

first_img There were, however, notable disappointments from West Indies players, batsman Jermaine Blackwood, wicketkeepers Devon Thomas and Chadwick Walton, and all-rounder Rovman Powell, who fell for 19, 5, 15 and two, respectively. West Indies ‘A’ opener John Campbell, who made one, was the other specialist batsman, who failed, while another West Indies ‘A’ batsman, Andre McCarthy, was 12th man. “The batting was very, very, very poor, and unacceptable,” continued Miller, “and if we are to go forward we cannot afford to bat like that.” “We had an extended meeting yesterday where we spoke about where we gone wrong, and I believe the general consensus was that we are rushing too much. We need to formulate our innings better.” Miller, who is hoping to lead the team to their first regional Super50 title in six years in this his second season in charge, was also mindful of Guyana, who he says can be a sturdy opponent. Guyana will look to West Indies representatives, batsmen Leon Johnson, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Rajendra Chandrika and Assad Fudadin, as well as spin bowlers Davendra Bishoo and Veerasammy Permaul. Still smarting from a surprise 75-run defeat to Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners in their first game, the Jamaica Scorpions will attempt to get their WICB Regional Super50 campaign back on track when they take on Guyana Jaguars. The match, a day-and-night encounter slated for Kensington Oval in Barbados, is set to begin today at 12:30 p.m. Jamaica time, and is one of two Zone B fixtures on the day. The second encounter will see the Floyd Reifer-coached Marooners tackling guest team ICC Americas at Three W’s Oval. The zone’s other team, Barbados Pride, who overcame the challenge of the Jaguars by 145 runs at Kensington Oval, have drawn a bye. “I believe that tomorrow we will bounce back after a disappointing display,” said Nikita Miller, captain of the Scorpions, who entered the tournament as an outside favourite to Barbados Pride, Trinidad and Tobago Red Force and the Jaguars. “We were too relaxed and took the Marooners very lightly in the first game, and in the end we paid the price.” The Scorpions, conditioned by former West Indies opener Robert Samuels, were bowled out for a paltry 140 in chase of 215 for eight made by the Marooners. Leading the way for the Scorpions was young batsman Brandon King, who in hitting four fours and two sixes, was dismissed leg before wicket for 48. FALLEN WICKETSlast_img read more

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Mt. SAC, PCC earn top seeds

first_imgPCC hosts the winner of Wednesday’s play-in game between No. 15 Palomar and No. 18 Cerritos, which Pasadena beat 75-54 at Cerritos on Jan. 31. The Lancers also beat the Comets, 61-49, in both teams’ first game of the season. Game time Saturday is 7 p.m. “We kinda figured (the No. 2 seed) given the numbers,” PCC coach Joe Peron said. “I told the girls we’d probably be the No. 2 seed going in and they were cool. They were fine with that. “We’re definitely ready to play.” Because they’re on opposite sides of the playoff bracket, the only time they can play again is if they face each other in the state championship game on March 11 in Fresno. Meanwhile, Citrus men’s basketball team, ranked No. 15 in Southern California, hosts Cuesta (17-15) from the San Luis Obispo area on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. With their win over Santa Monica on Saturday, the Owls (20-12, 7-5 Western State Conference) became the first Citrus team to eclipse the 20-win barrier in over 10 years. Sophomore guard Phillip Friesen leads the team with averages of 14.5 points and almost six rebounds per game. If Citrus beats the Cougars, it will play San Bernardino Valley (26-6), which received a first-round bye. sean.moses@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811 Ext. 2213 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Now the fun starts. Taking the first steps toward meeting each other again this season, the Mounties and Lancers earned the top two seeds in the Southern California Regional Tournament on Monday. Throughout the women’s basketball season, Pasadena City College and Mt. San Antonio battled for the top spot in Southern California. They split the two times the schools played each other – both teams defending home court – and beat every other team on their South Coast Conference North Division schedules. center_img Mt. SAC, by virtue of its top spot in the final Southern California rankings and No. 1 RPI rating in the state, received the No. 1 seed and first-round bye. “I’d looked at the numbers, so I figured there was a good chance we’d wind up with the top spot,” Mt. SAC coach Laura Beeman said. “That’s why you work hard all season long, so you get that No. 1 seed.” Its state title defense begins at home on Saturday at 7 p.m. against the winner of Wednesday’s play-in game between No. 17 Imperial Valley and No. 16 Chaffey, which the Mounties (32-1) beat 54-50 in the Chaffey Tournament earlier in the season. “That’s the closest game that we’ve had, aside from the Pasadena game,” Beeman said of the Panthers. “It was in early November, so I’m sure we’re both better than we were then.” Also improved are the Lancers (31-1), who started the season with a school-record, 28-game winning streak and easily have beaten their last three opponents following their humbling 69-56 loss at Mt. SAC on Feb. 2. last_img read more

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Meet the Candidates: Matt Shaw

first_imgA: Everyone agrees that the environment is very important, and of course we all want to prevent any form of environmental degradation.  We can do this by improving the technology by which we develop and manage our resources.  Also, we can look at tendering contracts that go not necessarily to the lowest bidder but to companies with the best safety record.  We also need to develop ways to work with industry to improve safety standards and put tax incentives in place to achieve this.Q:What do you think of Bill C-51?A: Bill C-51 is a very dangerous piece of legislation that seeks fundamentally to redefine a citizen’s relationship to the government.  The big question is, does the government work for us, or do we have to start worrying about the government? Once a government can start harassing citizens without having to defer to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, we as a country will be heading down a very slippery slope.  We should always do whatever we must to keep our society free and open and not buy into the bogus idea that terrorists are lurking in the shadows.  This ploy is often how politicians cynically use fear to assume more power and to manipulate people.Q: What role does the Peace Region have as part of Canada’s economy?Advertisement We sent e-mails out to all the candidates for the Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies riding questions before the upcoming election.3 out of 6 candidates responded by the deadline we assigned, and we are publishing their answers this week.Here are the answers from Matt Shaw, the MP candidate representing the Liberal Party of Canada.- Advertisement -Q: What kind of steps now would benefit the Peace Region’s energy sector in the future?A: There are many things that would benefit the Peace Region’s energy sector.  First and foremost, we need to remove stumbling blocks that have impeded projects in the past.  This means that we have to build trust with First Nations, and we have to bring interested parties together to build consensus.  I’m confident that there are ways to move forward with energy projects where all parties benefit a great deal.  Another thing we need to do is to improve continually the methods we currently employ to develop, move, and market our resources.  As MP, I will advocate for subsidies which encourage innovation and research in this area.  Finally, we need to develop a coherent and clear strategy to improve the energy sector in the future.  The first thing I would do as MP would be to hold regular strategy sessions with government, industry, First Nations, and community leaders.  As an MP, I would then take these recommendations to Ottawa and advocate very strongly for them.Q: How does the environment come into play with big industrial projects BC is fielding right now?Advertisement A: The Peace Region produces a lot of what Canada and the rest of the world want.  There are only three true ways of creating new wealth in an economy: mining it, manufacturing it, and growing it.  The Peace Region does all three, and is therefore one of the top producers of true wealth in the country.  Canada needs to recognize to a much greater extent just how vital the Peace is to the Canadian economy.Q: What would you want to change and improve in this part of BC as an MP?A: As an MP, I would work very closely with all the municipalities in my riding to see what specific needs they have.  I know that there are key projects in almost every municipality that would enhance the quality of life there, and also that would create more opportunities.  In short, as an MP, I would leave it up to municipal and local business leaders to tell me what they want and need.  I would then take that knowledge to Ottawa and advocate very hard for attaining the financial support to bring those projects to fruition.Shaw is running against Green Party’s Elizabeth Biggar, Libertarian W. Todd Keller, NDP’s Kathy Dickie, Progressive Party of Canada’s Barry Blackman, and Conservative incumbent Bob Zimmer.The election is October 19th – next Monday.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Arnautovic strikes Hammer blow to Chelsea title bid

first_imgWhile the Austrian’s neat strike boosted his side’s hopes of climbing out of the bottom three, it dealt a severe blow to Chelsea’s hopes of defending their title.Victory would have moved Antonio Conte’s side level on points with second-place Manchester United and closed the gap to leaders Manchester City to eight points, 24 hours before the top two meet at Old Trafford.Instead, Chelsea head coach Conte will now watch that game knowing his side could lose yet more ground in the title race.The Italian was left frustrated by his team’s under-par display, which was summed up by a late miss from top scorer Alvaro Morata.For Moyes, the win confirmed West Ham’s steady progress since he took charge and justified his team selection, including the decision to stick with goalkeeper Adrian and not recall England international Joe Hart.The Hammers manager also opted to start without a recognised striker, with Andy Carroll, Javier Hernandez, Andre Ayew and Diafra Sakho held back on the bench.Instead, Moyes asked Michail Antonio to fill the lone forward role and the move had the desired effect as the hard-working home side went ahead via Arnautovic’s early strike.Last weekend’s narrow defeat at Manchester City appeared to have instilled confidence in Moyes’s side, who demonstrated no fear in taking the game to Chelsea.That belief was summed up in the way they carved open the visitors’ defence to force the breakthrough.Arnautovic exchanged passes with Manuel Lanzini before wrong-footing Cesar Azpilicueta and placing the ball beyond Thibaut Courtois with his left foot.– Handball shout –Chelsea had rallied to beat Newcastle United last weekend after falling behind, but their response this time was less convincing.Even Eden Hazard showed signs of being off the pace when he pulled a close-range volley across the face of goal.Conte’s men, who had missed out on the chance to top their Champions League group after failing to beat Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge in mid-week, lacked their usual zip.While Adrian was obliged to save sighters from N’Golo Kante and Davide Zappacosta, Chelsea struggled to create enough clear openings during the first half.Hazard had this week been told by Conte he must show the level of hunger demonstrated by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi if the Belgian is to challenge for the Ballon d’Or.But the former Lille player failed to show anything like his best during the opening 45 minutes at the London Stadium.Morata was also ineffective and Conte reacted to a disappointing first half by introducing Pedro for Tiemoue Bakayoko in an attempt to provide the former Real Madrid striker with more support.The initial signs were positive for the visitors, although they could have fallen further behind had referee Anthony Taylor taken a different view of a handball incident nine minutes after the break.The ball struck Andreas Christensen’s hand as Arnautovic, who produced his best performance in a West Ham shirt, attempted to cut inside the Dane on the edge of the Chelsea box.To the Chelsea defender’s relief, Taylor viewed the contact as accidental.Chelsea stepped up the pressure in the latter stages, but Morata’s 83rd-minute miss summed up their day, the Spain striker lashing wastefully wide of the near post from Kante’s pass.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000West Ham United midfielder Marko Arnautovic (left) celebrates with Mark Noble after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Chelsea at The London Stadium, in London © AFP / Ian KINGTONLONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 9 – David Moyes claimed his first win as West Ham United manager after Marko Arnautovic’s goal gave the Premier League strugglers a shock 1-0 win over champions Chelsea on Saturday.Arnautovic, the Hammers’ £24 million record signing, struck in the sixth minute to earn Moyes his first win in his fifth game since succeeding Slaven Bilic.last_img read more

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Mastering the computer is rewarding, but no easy task

first_imgAfter retirement, what? I decided to try a beginning computer course, so I took a class for seniors. I bought a book for seniors. And the class started. Read chapter two? OK. Clear as mud. In class we went through what a PC is, how to set one up and even how to buy one. I didn’t have one. Our teacher was great. He was very knowledgable and patient. I followed everything he said and also followed along on the wall screen. Sometimes I was too slow and got completely lost. We went through Computer I and Intermediate. I didn’t practice because I didn’t have anything to practice on. Then I got a computer! I tried to remember what I’d been taught, but even with advice and three books (one even for dummies) it was still difficult for me. I went by trial and error. My screen had an astronaut walking in space. But one day he wasn’t walking anymore. He was suspended there. I had no idea what was wrong, and after reading the books, I tried some things. Nothing worked. This went on for about two days. By now I felt that the computer was picking on me. I even thought it was staring at me. I’d go by and look out of the corner of my eye and felt like sticking my tongue out at it. Then my mind would say to it, “But you still can’t make coffee.” Someone got it going again for me. Then I noticed that a little dog would come out whenever I started typing. When there were no mistakes he would sniff, wag his tail and looked pleased. If I made a mistake, he would look toward the mistake and make all kinds of movements. When I was done typing for the night, he’d look right out of the screen and a sign would come out to see if I wanted to keep the corrections I had made. After I answered yes, his little house would appear and he’d turn around and go into his house and both he and his house would disappear. Finally I realized, I’d not only gotten a computer, but also a new pet dog. I sort of looked forward to seeing him. One day he came out with a welder’s suit and head covering. It only happened once, so maybe I was tired and just seeing things. Sometimes I can’t believe what computers can do. They are a marvel of modern times. I like the way you can insert thoughts, delete whole thoughts or just a word, rearrange a thought, move paragraphs around – a lot more than we could do with just a typewriter. Typewriters were great too, although they seem to be obsolete now. People tell me about all the things they do on their computers. Well, I still pay my bills by mail and I keep track of my banking with my statements. I don’t save any personal information on it because I still don’t trust it. Unless you know a person well, you can’t trust them. The same could be true about the computer. With a dog accompanying me when I write and actually knowing when I am doing well or when I’m making a mistake, shouldn’t a person be suspicious? Sometimes I think that a group of people could be connected to my computer and know what I’m writing or to whom. Or they might be checking up on me to see what I’m all about. No, it’ll be a while before I learn enough about the computer like some of you whizzes and begin to trust it enough to put in any personal information. Maybe I’ll trust it when I get to know the dog better or even find out if he might have a regular job as a welder, and is not just spying on me for this group. As I was closing this article, would you believe my new pet came out sitting on an office chair with his feet up on his desk? That did it! Before she retired and got a computer, lifelong Carson resident Genevieve Navarrette was a teacher’s aide. Do you have a story to tell? Submit your column to Lisa Martini, My Turn, Daily Breeze, 5215 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503-4077, or e-mail us at lisa.martini@dailybreeze.com. Please limit to 800 words and include your telephone number. We’ll pay $25 for each column we publish.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

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Arsenal and Liverpool target Lucas Biglia ‘not thinking about leaving’ Lazio

first_img1 Lazio captain Lucas Biglia Lucas Biglia has told Arsenal and Liverpool he is ‘not thinking about leaving’ Lazio.The Argentina international midfielder has been chased by the Premier League pair for over a year but the Italian side have refused to sell their captain.And now the 30-year-old has backed up his club’s determination to keep him by revealing that he wants to remain in Rome.“I’m doing really well here, I’m not thinking about leaving,” Biglia said to Il Messaggero.“But now I want to focus only on the end of the season. It is important to finish the season well.”last_img read more

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DANIEL’S CAREER IS IN THE RIGHT LANE – EVEN WITH TWO SPEEDING TICKETS!

first_imgDaniel and Majella getting ready for their road trip.Daniel O’Donnell has revealed how himself and wife Majella were caught speeding TWICE during their recent tour of Ireland’s bed and breakfasts.The show became a huge hit for UTV and producers have already signed the celebrity couple up for another series next summer.But the Kincasslagh man has revealed how himself and and his wife received two speeding tickets while filming the show. Daniel told Highland Radio “We got two speeding tickets. I think one of them was when we were driving in Carndonagh and I’m not sure where the other one was.“I certainly wouldn’t be in favour of anyone speeding and I have to say that. I think we were doing 70 in a 60 zone – it was just one of those things.“I can’t even remember if we were detected by a speed van or what it was but we were caught for speeding twice,” he revealed.Daniel is easing himself into the Christmas mood and will spend Christmas in Donegal with his family. But after that himself and wife Majella are heading off on a four month cruise in January.The singer’s popularity has never been as great since he appeared on the recent series of Strictly Come Dancing and also Daniel and Majella’s B&B Roadtrip.But Daniel dismissed rumours that he will be taking part in a future series of ‘I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.’“If anybody hears of me going on that show then I would tell them to shoot me. No, I would definitely rule that out. I just couldn’t do it.“The thought of all those thing including rats crawling around me in the dark would not be for me. No, I just couldn’t do it,” he said. He travels to Killarney this weekend for a meet and greet with hundreds of fans who will be queuing for tickets for his shows next year at the INEC.DANIEL’S CAREER IS IN THE RIGHT LANE – EVEN WITH TWO SPEEDING TICKETS! was last modified: December 1st, 2015 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:Danieldonegalspeeding ticketslast_img read more

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GAA NEWS: URRIS FACE CONVOY IN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL

first_imgUrris GAA NewsOFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW CLUBHOUSE: ClG Iorras is delighted to announce the official opening of our new Clubhouse in Straid on Sunday (September 28th).The members of CLG Iorras will be delighted if everyone in the parish, Inishowen and further afield could join us in celebrating what is an historic day in the club’s history. Our underage members, U8’& U10’s teams will begin the day’s events by parading out from Centra, Clonmany with the Muff Accordion Band to the Club’s ground at 12.30pm. (can all children be in the car park for 12.15/12.20pm).From 1.00pm there will be an underage blitz football programme (U13 to U16’s). Can all players for the blitz’s be at the clubhouse from 12.30pm.At 2.00pm there will be a Ladies challenge match. The blessing and Official Opening of the clubhouse is planned for 3.00pm. Mairtin Mac Aibhne, President of the Ulster GAA Council is performing the Official Opening. Following the Official opening and blessing the Senior men will play Letterkenny Gaels in a challenge match, this is planned for 4.00/4.30pm.Over the course of the afternoon there will be a variety of games and competitions, as well as refreshments galore to keep what is hoped to be a large attendance entertained. Looking forward to seeing you all on the day.CLUB MEETING: There will be a club meeting on Wednesday night at 8.00pm to finalise plans for the Official Opening.Donations of home baking will be greatly appreciated by the club for the opening on Sunday, if you can help please let any committee member know.JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP: The senior team play Convoy in the championship semi final on the eve of the Official Opening, Saturday September 27th in Mac Cumhaill Park, Ballybofey at 7.00pm.Good luck to Danny and all the team. MATCH “N” WIN: Thursday 18th: No jackpot winner-numbers drawn: 6, 18, 19, & 24. €15 winners: Margaret Lafferty, Ard Colgan, Carndonagh, Ronan Mc Eleney, Annagh, Kathleen Devlin, Boharna,John Grant, Binnion House and Mia & Katie Wilson, Urrismanagh. Jackpot next week €780.Thanks to all our lotto sellers and to all who support us in this weekly draw.U13 TEAM : Our U13 team played Red Hughs last Wednesday night and secured another victory. The boys travel to play Milford on Wednesday night.Time will be confirmed on facebook page. CLUB MERCHANDISE: Great selection of Club merchandise which can now be ordered , please contact Nichola Donaghey on 0866030736 if interested.Nichola has samples of all the club gear.Check our Facebook page to view the club gear. Items displayed are for children but adult sizes can also be purchased (check with Nichola for prices).All Club merchandise will be on display at the Official Opening of clubhouse on Sunday.CLUB BINGO: Bingo continues every Thursday night at 9pm in St. Mary’s Hall, Clonmany.Facebook-Find us on CLG Iorras/Urris GAA and keep up to date on all club news and fixtures.Any items of news for the club notes should be forwarded to Rose on 0877770639 or email rosiekelly28@eircom.net no later than 9pm on Sunday night.GAA NEWS: URRIS FACE CONVOY IN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL was last modified: September 23rd, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:GAANoticesSportURRISlast_img read more

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GAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS ADVANCE IN JUNIOR B CHAMPIONSHIP

first_img‘Job well done’ Anthony Mc Daid is congratulated by his son Odhran after Letterkenny Gaels victory over Glenswilly in the Junior B Championship.Junior B Championship Result: Glenswilly  1-05 – Letterkenny Gaels 1-08Letterkenny Gaels are through to the Quarter Finals of the Junior B championship after a three point win over Glenswilly on Saturday evening in Pairc Naomh Columba. The hosts were very much on top in the opening quarter as they raced into a four point lead with some fine long range scores from Stephen O’Donnell (0-2), Conor Harkin (0-2) and Conor McGinty with the Gaels opening score coming from centre forward Charlie Creevy.Odhran McMacken, Creevy and Aaron Stewart reduced the defecit to a single point before the Glen were awarded a penalty on 26 minutes which was duly converted by corner forward Kevin Cunningham.The sides went in at the break with the Glen men leading by 4 points.Glenswilly 1-05  Letterkenny Gaels 0-04. The visitors gradually took control in the second half and opened brightly with points from McMacken and Aidan Hanley, before midfielder Mikey Harte finished to the net on the 43rd minute. Creevy and McMacken added further scores for the visitors as Gaels went on to take the points.Glenswilly: CMcGrenera, S McDaid, CMcGinty, C Quinn, B Gormley, M McFadden R Callaghan, M McDaid, L Crerand, C Harkin (0.2), Manus Kelly, S O’Donnell (0.2), K Cunningham (1.0), P Devine, C McGinty (0.1). Subs G McBride, J Flood, T Ward.Letterkenny Gaels: B Boyle, C Quinn, B Carey, A McDaid, C Coll, A Stewart (0.1), J Friel, M Harte (1.0), T Daly, O Canning, C Creevy (0.3), O McMacken (0.3), N McManus, C O Breslin, A Hanley (0.1) Subs J Doran, P McKenna, C Doherty.GAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS ADVANCE IN JUNIOR B CHAMPIONSHIP was last modified: July 28th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Sportlast_img read more

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