Jets lead 14-8 at break

first_imgPenalities were the way to go and the Jets were on the board after only a minute when Haydan Lipp kicked a penalty to take a 2-0 lead.Lipp made it 4-0 in the 17th minute after the Hunters gave away another penalty in their own half.The home side scored the first try of the match after good vision by Wartovo Puara Jr. sent Adex Wera over to score.But the Jets hit back minutes later thanks to Fakahoko Teutau who caught the defence napping and bulldozed his way over.An unsuccessful conversion put the score at 8-4.The Hunters knew who to go to for a four pointer and spread the ball out wide.The ball went from Bland Abavu to Justin Olam who did the rest racing 50 meters down the wing to score.Ase Boas failed to convert for the second time in the match to leave the score tied at 8-8.But the Jets took back the lead when Michael Purcell crossed over under the posts.Lipp made sure of his kick sailing it through to lead by a converted try at the break.last_img read more

Simona Halep opens in 2020 to add her 20th title

first_imgThe Romanian Simona Halep, first favourite, received the title of the Dubai event for the second time after beating the Kazakh Elena Rykabina (3-6, 6-Three and 7-6 (5)) to launch her medal winners of this 12 months and lift to twenty the variety of trophies all through his profession. Halep starred in a meritorious comeback towards a rival on a roll. Rybakina is among the most match tennis gamers in the course. He took the restrict to Halep, among the best on the circuit, which already has about twenty titles, together with two from the Grand Slam the place he contemplates one other three misplaced finals. It took two and a half hours for Halep to flip round a sport that began crooked after Rybakina’s good begin, nineteenth participant of the world who in Dubai performed his third ultimate of the course. He received Hobart’s and misplaced Shenzhen’s. He undertook the conquest of his third trophy as a result of he received final 12 months in Bucharest. Nevertheless, the Kazakh couldn’t cease the development of Halep in the second duel between the 2. Within the earlier one, in Wuham (China) in 2019, the Kazakh counts because the winner because the Romanian retired in the tenth sport.Halep, the second feminine rating participant, balanced the state of affairs by signing up the second set with solvency. He was additionally stronger in the ultimate, resolved in the tiebreaker. The Romanian tennis participant already has her first title in the season, in Dubai, which she additionally conquered in 2015.last_img read more


first_imgSenator O DomhnaillA hearing on the alleged duplication of expenses by Donegal Senator Brian O Domhnaill is to be held on Monday next, May 9th.SIPO, The Standards in Public Office Commission will carry out the hearing.The Commission was due to begin a public session concerning the expenses matter in June 2012 but that was put on hold after Mr Ó Domhnaill secured leave from the High Court to bring his challenge.The allegations relate to when Senator O’Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council. In his judicial review proceedings, Mr Ó Domhnaill claimed the Commission was not entitled to deal with the matters because, he claimed, they arose from an anonymous complaint by a member of the public.Alternatively, he sought orders requiring the case to be heard by a Commission comprising members who are bilingual and able to conduct and understand the proceedings without the assistance of an interpreterLast year, the court of appeal rejected the appeal by the Gortahork public representative.The public sitting will be held at the offices of the Standards in Public Office Commission, in Dublin. HEARING INTO DONEGAL SENATOR’S EXPENSES CLAIMS NEXT WEEK was last modified: May 4th, 2016 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:Brian Ó DomhnailldonegalexpensesHearingStandards in PUblic Officelast_img read more