Jamaican Rugby League Team Ends UK Tour

first_imgJamaican Rugby League Team Ends UK Tour SportAugust 30, 2010 RelatedJamaican Rugby League Team Ends UK Tour FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Jamaica’s National Rugby League team will end a two-week tour of England, during which they scored their first international win against professionals, on Monday.The team beat the Hull team in the prestigious Carnegie Floodlit Nines tournament, the most competitive Nines competition in the Northern Hemisphere. The Jamaican team did not win the tournament, but beating Hull, the defending champion, was a major boost for them.National coach, Dean Thomas, told JIS news that the tour of England, including their participation in the tournament, was part of the team’s preparation for the Rugby League World Cup qualifying competition in 2011.“Each year we are improving, and it gives the Jamaican players international experience, playing with and against professionals in the super league in England,” Mr. Thomas said.The team also played against the Great Britain Community Lions, on August 22. Ten Jamaican-based players teamed up with seven UK-based players for the match at the South Leeds Stadium. The Great Britain Community Lions are an officially recognised squad representing the Amateur Rugby League in Great Britain.Jamaica’s team captain, Andre Reid, said that the UK visit was a good experience for the team. He added that Rugby League was a fast growing sport in Jamaica and there were now five Rugby League clubs in the Corporate Area’s first division, three in St. Catherine and three University teams, in addition to school teams.The Jamaicans paid a courtesy call on Jamaica’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Anthony Johnson, on Friday (August 27).The High Commissioner congratulated them on their progress, and confirmed the Government’s committed to sports development. He said he had no doubt that Jamaica would continue to do well in the sport.The Jamaica Rugby League Association was established in July of 2004, and the inaugural season kicked off in 2005. The League is support by volunteers and companies, including Global Insurance and Virgin Atlantic, in addition to support from Bradford College and the University of Bradford in England. RelatedJamaican Rugby League Team Ends UK Tourcenter_img RelatedJamaican Rugby League Team Ends UK Tour Advertisementslast_img read more

Teresa Giudice of “Real Housewives” lists New Jersey home

first_imgTeresa Giudice and her New Jersey home (Getty, Realtor)A star of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” has listed a 10,000-square-foot mansion in Montville where she lived with her ex-husband, according to the New York Post.Teresa Giudice is asking $2.5 million for the property. The home is about a palatial as one could imagine given its owners’ reputation for extravagance. It has six bedrooms and sits on nearly four acres.Giudice and her former husband, Joe Giudice, raised their four children there until 2015 when they were both sentenced to prison for fraud. Joe Giudice, who received a 41-month term, was deported to his native Italy after serving his time and in April was denied an appeal for his deportation. Teresa served nearly a year. [NYP] — Dennis LynchADVERTISEMENT This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Nowlast_img read more

Erickson adds Crespo to sales team

first_imgCrespo joins Erickson Air-Crane with more than 20 years of international experience in global sales, marketing, finance and management. He most recently served as global key account director of CHC Helicopter, where he was responsible for managing oil and gas business with revenues in excess of USD1 billion.Crespo is also familiar with Evergreen Helicopters – which was acquired by Erickson Air-Crane in March 2013 – having previously served from 2006-2010 as its director South American sales and marketing.Crespo succeeds Gary Zamieroski who returns to California, USA to pursue other business opportunities.Santiago Crespowww.ericksonaircrane.comlast_img read more

Watch the NCAA Division II Soccer Selection Show Tonight at 6:00

first_imgWatch the NCAA Division II Soccer Selection Show Tonight at 6:00 Share INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The NCAA Tournament fields will be announced tonight starting at 6:00 p.m. for Division II men’s and women’s soccer online at www.ncaa.com.  The UWF women’s soccer team earned an automatic bid to the tournament with their Gulf South Conference Tournament championship on Sunday.  The Argonauts men’s soccer team also won the GSC title, but there is no automatic qualifier on the men’s side.Stay tuned to www.ncaa.com and www.GoArgos.com for the latest updates on the 2009 NCAA Tournament championship field.Print Friendly Versioncenter_img 2009 GSC Men’s and Women’s Soccer Champions (Photo by UWF Sports Information) last_img read more

Scoreboard roundup — 6/25/17

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 7, San Diego 5AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 4, Cleveland 0Baltimore 8, Tampa Bay 5L.A. Angels 4, Boston 2Texas 7, N.Y. Yankees 6Oakland 5, Chicago White Sox 3Toronto 8, Kansas City 2Houston 8, Seattle 2NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 4, Chicago Cubs 2Cincinnati 6, Washington 2Milwaukee 7, Atlanta 0N.Y. Mets 8, San Francisco 2L.A. Dodgers 12, Colorado 6Arizona 2, Philadelphia 1, 11 InningsSt. Louis 8, Pittsburgh 4Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more