Louie Alas rues late ‘defensive breakdowns’ in first Phoenix loss

first_imgRain or Shine center Raymond Almazan beats three Phoenix players for the loose ball. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoenix took its first defeat of the season on Sunday and head coach Louie Alas felt they lost the game on the defensive end of the floor.Alas said the Fuel Masters committed too many defensive lapses that allowed the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters escape with a 98-94 win in overtime in a game that featured the top two teams in the league.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ LATEST STORIES View comments In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sta. Lucia hopes to turn over new leaf with coach Babes Castillo in tow Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra “We weren’t able to sustain our job defensively in the last five minutes. We had three breakdowns on scrambled defense in the last few minutes,” Alas told reporters.The Fuel Masters emerged as early contenders in the Philippine Cup but Alas said his team still has some work to do if it really wants to be one of the elites in the PBA.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“If you want to reach the next level, you have to be able to make stops in the crucial moments,” he said.Phoenix made a string of stops in the fourth quarter that completed wiped out Rain or Shine’s 14-point lead in the third period. But the Fuel Masters faltered defensively when it mattered most.With the game tied at 92 with under two minutes left, Phoenix allowed a layup by Rain or Shine guard Rey Nambatac, an offensive rebound by Raymond Almazan that led to two free throws and an open jumper by Mark Borboran to clinch the game for the Painters, who took the top spot away from the Fuel Masters.But despite the loss, Alas said he is still pleased with Phoenix’s 5-1 record midway through the elimination round.“You have to be happy with that and at the same time improve. We have to be even tougher and not allow ourselves to lose two in a row.”ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Lotto ticket sold in Fort St. John worth $500,000

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A ticket worth part of $500,000 in Friday nights Lotto Max draw was purchased In Fort St. John. During the Lotto Max draw Friday night a ticket purchased in Fort St. John was one of two that won the top prize in the Extra draw.  The other ticket was purchased in Aldergrove. There was no winning ticket for the  grand prize of $15,000,000.  A ticket sold in Parksville, was the only other big winner in the draw.  That ticket is worth  $190,982.10.- Advertisement -As of early Saturday, there is no official word on if the prize winner in Fort St. John has claimed their prize.last_img read more

Gor pairs Posta in FKF Shield round of 16

first_imgNon-league sides Leysa and Friendzone, who against all odds went past KCB and Zetech University respectively, have been pitted against Kenya Police and Riverplate FC.The matches are set to be played between July 21, and July 22, with six of them set to be aired LIVE.Full DrawSaturday, July 21, 2018Modern Coast Rangers vs Kariobangi Sharks (Mbaraki Sports Club, 3 pm)Friend Zone vs Riverplate (Kinoru Stadium, 1 pm)Kenya Police vs Leysa (Kinoru Stadium, 3.15 pm)Sunday, July 22, 2018Vihiga United vs Ulinzi Stars (Mumias Complex, 3 pm)Tusker vs Bungoma Superstars (Kinoru Stadium, 1 pm)Sofapaka vs Western Stima (Kinoru Stadium, 3.15 pm)Wednesday July 25, 2018AFC Leopards vs Mwatate United (Kasarani Stadium*, 2 pm)Posta Rangers Gor Mahia (Kasarani Stadium*, 4 pm)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia fans celebrate. Phpto/TIMOTHY OLOBULUNAIROBI, Kenya, June 28 – Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia were paired with fellow top tier side Posta Rangers in the Football Kenya Federation Shield round of 16 draw conducted on Thursday.Defending champions AFC Leopards will have an easy ride taking on Mwatate United, Ulinzi Stars will lock horns with Vihiga United, Tusker FC were drawn alongside Bungoma Superstars while Sofapaka faces National Super League side Western Stima.last_img read more

Job Vacancy: Magee 1866 hiring Womenswear Designer

first_imgJob Vacancy: Magee 1866, based in Donegal Town, are now recruiting for a Womenswear Designer to join their team on a temporary maternity leave contract. Magee has a proud heritage in cloth and clothing with a full lifestyle collection of mens’ tailored and casual wear, womenswear and accessories.We wish to recruit a Womenswear Designer on a temporary contract for 12 months to cover the Maternity Leave of the present incumbent and whose key responsibility will be to source and design womenswear in keeping with the heritage of the brand and with a high level of commercial awareness.  You will be involved in the whole process from concept to completion. You will be responsible for new seasonal product liaising with production plants.  Knowledge of garment detailing and construction is very important as well as technical knowledge of fabrics used across the collection.  Knowledge of technical specifications, pattern cutting, costing and pricing would be an advantage. You will be responsible for the “first fit” of each product sample.The design process will require adherence to the Critical Path, liaising with relevant Departments including Merchandising, Production Planning and Marketing and the incumbent will be responsible for setting up Tech Packs and Bills of Materials.Excellent presentation skills are required so that you will be able to present your designs to the salesforce with confidence.  Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator are essential and it is expected that the successful applicant will have a relevant professional qualification plus a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role.Some travel is essential so a full clean driving licence is required. If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV to Ann Harley – recruitment@magee1866.com, together with a copy of your up-to-date portfolio. The closing date for this vacancy is 30th September 2019.www.magee1866.comJob Vacancy: Magee 1866 hiring Womenswear Designer was last modified: September 6th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:Donegal Townfashion designerJob Vacancymagee 1866magee of donegalmaternity leavewomenswear designerlast_img read more

Leeds could miss out on Aitor Karanka with hometown club Alaves interested

first_imgFormer Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is being lined up for a move to his hometown club Alaves, amid continued links with Leeds United.The Spaniard was sacked by Boro in March having steered them to the Premier League and the last-eight of the FA Cup.The 43-year-old former Real Madrid defender has since been linked with a number of new jobs, with Leeds said to be an option.The Elland Road club are without a manager since the departure of Garry Monk last month and it has been suggested that they were impressed with Karanka’s tenure at Middlesbrough.But they may have to look elsewhere for a new boss with reports in Spain suggesting that Karanka could be on his way to Alaves.He was born in the Alava region and spent time at the club’s youth academy before signing for Athletic Bilbao in 1991.So he may decide the time is right to head back to the Basque country after a long spell away from home. Aitor Karanka 1last_img read more


first_imgThe draw for the semi-finals of the U13 Girls gaelic football all-county championship has been made.Games are fixed for 11am this Saturday, October 10. First clubs out have home advantage and are asked to move the time back to noon if opposition clubs have a considerable distance to travel.Games must be played by next Monday, October 12. Where clubs can’t agree a change, the original fixture time of this Saturday applies. There are unlimited substitutions for this competition. Clubs drawn out and given home advantage to appoint referee. If teams are changing dates/times of games, please let fixtures know.The County Finals are provisionally fixed for Sunday October 18.A ChampionshipNaomh Conaill v Naomh Padraig Muff Glenfin v TermonB ChampionshipMac Cumhaills v St Eunan’sAodh Ruadh v BuncranaC Championship Urris v St Naul’sGaoth Dobhair v Na DunaibhD ChampionshipFour Masters v Moville Cloughaneely v GlenswillyE ChampionshipNaomh Colmcille Newtown v N ColumbaRed Hughs v DungloeF ChampionshipCarndonagh v KillybegsTermon B v St Mary’s ConvoyLADIES GAELIC FOOTBALL: SEMI-FINALS DRAW MADE FOR U13 ALL-COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP was last modified: October 5th, 2015 by John2Share 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:Donegal LGFAU13 girls gaelic footballlast_img read more

Leeds owner calls for ‘Premier League 2’

first_img Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 2 ADVICE RANKED LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani has criticised the model of the Championship and believes a ‘Premier League 2’ should be created to provide a fairer share of TV money.The English Football League’s deal with Sky Sports is worth almost £90million per season, although it will rise to £120million between 2019 and 2024. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won MONEY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Championship clubs get most of that, as they do with solidarity payments from the Premier League to the EFL, however this only adds up to around £7million per club.Top flight clubs, on the other hand, get at least £100million from broadcast deals in England and across the globe.Radrizzani, who completed his Leeds takeover in 2017, believes the gap is too wide. silverware Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Andrea Radrizzani believes his club are being shortchanged Speaking at the Leaders Sport Business Summit in London, the 44-year-old Italian said: “The model of the Championship should be reconsidered because to keep changing owners every one, two, three years is not a fair system for the fans, for the clubs.“It is really not sustainable to stay in the Championship, there are huge gaps between clubs coming down from the Premier League with parachute payments to the other teams on lower budgets. And the money generated from TV rights is small because it is split between 72 clubs.“Maybe they need to consider another way to create value, Premier League 2 or something, that is sustainable even for the people who are not promoted. huge blow REVEALED BEST OF “I think the other chairmen would love to open a conversation because the time is getting ready to consider what to do so we don’t have a crisis every two years when a club goes bankrupt or changes ownership.“I think we should consider that a club like Leeds, that is watched by 500,000-600,000 people live on Sky, is getting only £2-2.5m from the league (in TV rights) and actually penalises us because we’re always on TV, maybe more than 20 times. It doesn’t work.” 2 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Leeds are often televised on Sky Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade last_img read more


first_imgCOMMUNITY Alert: Farmers are being warned today that thieves are operating in the county this weekend  – stealing farm equipment and vehicles.It follows the theft of a tractor worth €35,000 in Ramelton overnight.It is a Blue Fiat Newholland 110-90 limited edition. The tractor has stickers so will be easily noticed.The registration number is 04 DL 678.Gardai are currently viewing CCTV in a bid to find the valuable tractor.Call Gardaí immediately if you see it or contact the owner directly on 086 7396059 with any information.  COMMUNITY ALERT: FARMERS WARNED AFTER TRACTOR STOLEN was last modified: June 29th, 2014 by John2Share 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:community alertRameltonlast_img read more


first_imgJust one seminarian from Donegal will commence priesthood studies at Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth this year.Just one seminarian has joined to study the priesthood from Donegal this year.Yesterday Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth welcomed a total of seventeen new seminarians who have commenced their formation for the priesthood at the National Seminary.The new candidates, their families and friends were welcomed to Maynooth by the President of Saint College Maynooth, Monsignor Hugh Connolly. He said “Our thoughts and prayers accompany these seventeen men who have taken the first step along the road to ordained ministry and to placing their lives at the service of Christ and of His people. This formation year will coincide with a Year of Mercy which will be celebrated throughout the world by the universal Church.“When our Holy Father announced this he said, ‘I am convinced that the whole church – has much need to receive mercy because we are all sinners and will find in this jubilee the joy to rediscover and render fruitful the mercy of God, with which we are all called to give consolation to every man and woman of our time. The call of Jesus pushes each of us to never stop at the surface of things, especially when we are dealing with a person, because we are called to look beyond, to focus on the heart to see of how much generosity everyone is capable. No one can be excluded from the mercy of God.’”Monsignor Connolly concluded, “It is my wish that the year ahead will be a year of mercy and of grace for each one of us here in our seminary community. May we never stop at the ‘surface of things’ but rather push on to discover the presence of Christ in our community and in every person with whom we are called to minister and to share our lives. Let us pray that others will hear the voice of the Holy Spirit and that they may also consider a vocation to the priesthood.”At the end of September the total number of resident seminarians in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, will be approximately sixty. A further twenty or so non-resident seminarians are also pursuing their academic studies in the College, together with some postgraduate priests and several hundred lay students. A breakdown for 2015, by diocese, of the seventeen first year seminarians is as follows:– Armagh 1– Cork & Ross 1– Derry 1*– Down & Connor 3* – Dublin 3– Galway 1– Kerry 1– Killaloe 2 – Ossory 1– Raphoe 1– Tuam 1– Waterford & Lismore 1* These students will continue their academic studies in Belfast after one month of formation work in Maynooth.Over the past three years the number of new seminarians beginning their studies in Maynooth has been: fourteen in 2014; twenty in 2013; and, twelve in 2012.JUST ONE APPLICANT FROM DONEGAL TO STUDY FOR PRIESTHOOD was last modified: August 24th, 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:donegalprieshoodseminarianlast_img read more

‘Crazy enough to make it happen’

first_imgSet on an 18th-century Caribbean island, the action-packed TV series Black Sails was shot at the Cape Town Film Studios. While it is due to be screened in the US next year, shooting for the second series has already begun in Cape Town. Photo: The Hollywood Reporter By Anne Taylor30 September 2013In a comprehensive look at South Africa’s film industry in yesterday’s Business Times, Ray Hartley details the filming of Black Sails, a US television series about pirates, that is currently being shot at Cape Town Film Studios.The first high-end series to be filmed in Africa – and the largest ever to be filmed in South Africa, the set is a recreation of a 18th-century Caribbean village – complete with a bar, a bordello and a trading store. And you can’t forget the two giant wooden sailing ships that mark the horizon just off N2 between Cape Town and Somerset West.The article quotes Nico Dekker, the boss of the Cape Town Film Studios, explaining how they secured the deal:“They asked if they could shoot it here. I said we have no sea, no water. They said: ‘We heard you guys are crazy enough to make that happen’.”Within four months, two five million-litre tanks had been built — one with a beach and the other for scenes on the open sea. Dekker says that local engineers not only rose to the challenge of building the two pools in record time, but they linked them through an underground tunnel. “You can have high tide and low tide on the beach. I don’t think anyone else in the world has this kind of facility.”And it’s not just the South Africans who are pleased with the way things have turned out: “There are a lot of pieces to the puzzle as to how you shoot an 18th century beach town and ships and an ocean and do it on a TV schedule and on a TV budget,” Black Sails creator Jon Steinberg said in an on-set interview with Bloomberg recently. “This ended up being the best of all worlds. The way the production has gone has been kind of everything you hope for.”Black Sails, the prequel to the Robert Louis Stevenson novel Treasure Island, will be screened in the US from January next year.Read more on SA.info: South Africa’s film industryWatch the trailerFind out more about Cape Town Film Studios: www.capetownfilmstudios.co.zalast_img read more