Blue-chip Montreal Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield continues to elevate his game in NCAA

first_imgIf 20 is the new 30 in today’s NHL, then don’t expect Wisconsin Badgers’ 19-year-old sniper Cole Caufield to be hanging around the college ranks much longer. Especially if he continues to victimize NCAA goalies three to five years his senior the way he did last Friday night against host Notre Dame.Caufield, a Wisconsin native who was picked 15th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2019 NHL draft, is arguably the top teenage goal-scoring prospect currently outside the NHL. Even before arriving at the Madison campus for his freshman year, the Stevens Point native had already broke records for the U.S. National Team Development Program in both the career (126) and single-season (72) goal-scoring categories – records previously held by NHLers Phil Kessel and Auston Matthews, respectively. Additionally, his 14 goals during last year’s under-18 world championship tied the record held by current NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin, who is the leading goal scorer among active players and tied for ninth on the league’s all-time list with 692.MORE: Lafreniere, Byfield among standouts at Top Prospects GameOn Friday, Caufield recorded the first hat trick of his NCAA career to propel his rebuilding Badgers to a 6-4 win in hostile territory. Not only was he the first Wisconsin freshman to score three goals in a game since 2004, but he also upped his season total to 16 – the most in the nation among first-year players. Caufield added an assist in a 5-2 loss on Saturday, giving him 26 points in 24 games, also tops among freshmen.With a 0.67 goals-per-game average and at least 12 games remaining on the schedule, Caufield is on pace to become the first Wisconsin freshman to score 24 goals or more since former NHL all star Dany Heatley potted 28 in the 1999-00 season.The shotCaufield doesn’t hide from the fact that he’s a shoot-first winger. His primary responsibility, like most goal scorers, is to anticipate where the puck will end up and beat opponents to that spot with his stick blade at the ready. Whatever he’s been doing to evade pressure seems to be working — through Monday, Caufield also leads all NCAA freshman in shots (96) and shots per game (4.00). Naturally, teams have tried to limit his looks at the net by overloading his side of the ice or have a defenseman cheat away from the low slot to prevent shots from the left circle. These tactics may brief well on a dry-erase board, but even the most well-planned schemes designed to slow down a scorer of Caufield’s caliber have a weak point destined to be exploited. Such was the case on Friday when Caufield beat the Fighting Irish with three goals that were unique in pre-shot execution but identical in method of delivery: a deadly wrist shot with pinpoint accuracy.On his first goal of the night, Caufield – all 5-7 of him – picked up a loose puck in center ice and fended off 6-1, 192-pound defenseman Matt Hellickson with an inside move that bought him space but reduced his shooting angle. Despite having limited options, Caufield saw goalie Cale Morris drop down early and wristed a shot over Morris’ glove-hand shoulder to get the Badgers on the board after trailing for most of the opening stanza.“It always feels good to score, just to help the guys and the team win is the biggest part of it.” Caufield said afterwards. “It calmed us down a little bit and gave us some energy heading into the second.”It took Caufield only 79 seconds into the middle period to pot his second. Only this time he had help from a familiar face. A quick transition into open ice coupled with the fancy stickhandling of center Alex Turcotte is a scenario most opponents would like to avoid, especially with Caufield smartly distancing himself into a prime shooting area. But that’s exactly what happened after a nasty toe-drag move by Turcotte froze two Notre Dame defenders and opened up room for Caufield, who in one motion slung a perfect shot into the top corner.Oh these two… 🤩@Turcotte__71 with the saucy feed to @colecaufield for his second of the night!Watch live at: https://t.co/SOeSx3H72J#OnWisconsin | #Badgers pic.twitter.com/OymIaQR8yy— Wisconsin Hockey (@BadgerMHockey) January 25, 2020It certainly wasn’t the first time the duo combined for a pretty goal. Not only were they linemates on the NTDP for parts of the previous two seasons, but it was Turcotte who fed Caufield for the game-winning goal in an overtime win for the U.S. against the Czech Republic at the recent under-20 world junior championships. Their latest masterpiece on Friday was yet another example of the chemistry they have developed over the years.“I was just reading and reacting,” Caufield said afterwards. “The skill (Turcotte) put on the defenseman to make it a 2-on-1 was unbelievable. He put me in a really good spot to score.”Later in the frame, Caufield occupied his customary position on the power play in the left circle and calmly deadened a hard pass before firing a top-corner laser that beat Morris high on his blocker side. It not only completed the hat trick, but also gave his team a lead they would not relinquish. All three goals were sniped in the upper-half of the net against a goalie in Morris who recently was nominated as a potential finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.“The last time we played Notre Dame at home (in November) he robbed me a couple of times,” Caufield said. “This time I just looked to get it past him and lucky enough they went in tonight.”Being modest and having a team-first attitude are common among college hockey players. But filling the net at a higher clip this season than any of his freshman peers is something only Caufield can claim, thus making his transition from junior hockey to the rough-and-tumble NCAA all the more seamless. Of course, that doesn’t mean Caufield hasn’t had to deal with his share of detractors, who seem convinced that his lack of size and a rather nondescript world junior tournament are enough proof for them to marginalize his past accomplishments. The fact remains that the average NHL player is shrinking, from 73.3 inches tall in 2016-17 to 73.0 inches for the first half of this season.The NHL draft is seeing a similar shift towards smaller players. A recent report from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman revealed that the average height of draft-eligible forwards who participated in the recent Canadian Hockey League Top Prospects Game dropped from nearly 6-2 in 2017 to 5-foot-11. If undersized blue-chip prospects are coveted by the scouting community while current NHLers listed under 5-9 such as Chicago’s Alex DeBrincat and Cam Atkinson already have 40-goal seasons, then it would be wise for Caufield’s critics to hold off on limiting his potential.Another popular criticism since last year was that Caufield’s goal scoring was a byproduct of flanking an elite center like Turcotte or 2019 first-overall pick Jack Hughes, or that Caufield is a power-play specialist who doesn’t score enough at even strength. A quick scan of his scoring log, however, reveals that only six of Caufield’s 16 goals this season involved Turcotte, and his 10 goals at even strength (nine at 5-on-5), lead all NCAA freshmen. MORE: Limitations and applications of Corsi, hockey’s ‘fancy stat’Like most teenage prospects, Caufield’s game does have room for improvement. Although his size is a limitation he can’t change, he spends the bulk of his shifts on the periphery looking for shots off the pass rather than engaging in physical battles along the boards or behind the net. Of course, this could be a directive from the bench, much like Granato’s decision to keep Caufield off the penalty kill entirely and limit his zone starts to the neutral or offensive zones.Nonetheless, Montreal has to be pleased with Caufield’s development since drafting him last June. His ability to score from anywhere inside the offensive zone is among the best of any player outside the NHL. The fact that he’s doing it against NCAA goalies who are further along in their development means that he isn’t far from doing the same at higher levels.last_img read more

Liverpool takes the Classic and touches the Premier League

first_img01/19/2020 – 19:39 Image: Reuters The ‘reds’ are sixteen points ahead of the City of Pep Guardiola, second rankedOf 22 matches played in Premier, Liverpool have won 21 and drew one The Dutchman Virgil Van Dijk and the Egyptian Mohamed Salah shredded Manchester United (2-0) to leave the English football classic in Liverpool and touch the first league in thirty years.With 16 points ahead of the second classified, Manchester City, which played against Crystal Palace, Liverpool is closer than ever to the title.Only the stops of the Spanish David De Gea prevented the short triumph, initiated by Van Dijk head, was more bulky, keeping Manchester United alive until the end of the match, at which time Salah sentenced against it.The ‘Red’ machinery was put into operation to deactivate the good start of United, which accumulated people in the middle thanks to the defense of five and tried to face Liverpool 4-3-3 in the absence of a fast point like Marcus Rashford, injured, up.Without finding solutions below, Liverpool resorted to the stopped ball. Alexander-Arnold, with a changed leg, sent a threaded corner to the heart of the area, where Van Dijk, among three United players, one of them Harry Maguire, rose and nodded to De Gea’s nets.United was not bad, but Liverpool, as a team, is light years away. In addition, if it were not for the VAR, the blow to rest would have been much greater. A few minutes later, video arbitration would deactivate Liverpool’s second. Van Dijk beat De Gea with a ball, but it was necessary, but the referee let go. However, the ‘Red Devils’ quickly lost the ball and Firmino curved the ball at an angle. The referee granted the goal, while the United players ate it, and it had to be the VAR who canceled it.Controversy and VAR The controversy did not end there, since the Dutch Wijnaldum, still in the first part, defined in front of De Gea a brilliant triangulation on the left side, but the lineman raised the flag announcing offside.The VAR took a look and confirmed the decision of the lineman. A few centimeters separated Liverpool from the second, just like in the 44th minute when De Gea’s foot prevented Mané from putting the 2-0 in a hand in hand.The Spanish kept United alive. He, the VAR, the stick and an erratic Salah who had the goal as soon as he left the locker room tunnel. He found the ball to pleasure in the small area and saw no door. De Gea responded with a stop at the end of Henderson who came to touch the wood.Without knowing very well how, United remained in the game. And without knowing how, Fred and especially Martial had two chances in front of the Brazilian Alisson Becker to tie.But United has lost that ability to hurt with little and although Liverpool fell in the final minutes, one against time almost completed, with an impeccable quick launch of Allison on Salah, gave the final 2-0.Liverpool has 64 points and has won 21 of the 22 games it has played. He has 16 points ahead of City, with one game less and the Premier is closer every day.For its part, United does not take advantage of Chelsea’s prick and will continue another day to five points of the ‘Blues’ that mark the Champions League positions.– Data sheet:2 – Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain (Lallana, m.66), Henderson; Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino (Origi, m.83) and Mané (Fabinho, m.83).0 – Manchester United: De Gea; Shaw (Dalot, m.88), Williams (Greenwood, m.75), Maguire, Lindelof, Wan-Bissaka; Matic, Fred, Pereira (Mata, m.74); Martial and James.Goals: 1-0, m.14: Van Dijk. 2-0, m.93: Salah.Referee: Craig Pawson admonished Salah (m.93) by the locals and Matic (m.8), De Gea (m.25) and Shaw (m.72) by the visitors.Incidents: Match corresponding to the twenty-third day of the Premier League played at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool.last_img read more

First base

first_imgPhivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Emotions heightened in the first game with the outcome already decided as Jericho Cruz planted an elbow on the nape of Arwind Santos, who earlier pushed the TNT guard in a fast-break play.Santos was thrown out for getting a second technical while Cruz was sent to the bench for the flagrant foul.In the Final Four, San Miguel will face either Ginebra or Rain or Shine while Magnolia will take on the winner between the NLEX-Alaska setto.Ginebra and NLEX will try to sweep their best-of-three quarterfinal series on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.FIRST GAME SCORES:ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Though the Beermen saw spectacular performances from Arwind Santos and Marcio Lassiter, Fajardo remained as the focal point of San Miguel’s bid to defend its crown.On track to win his sixth Best Player of the Conference award, Fajardo pulled down 11 rebounds and had 35 points on 15 of 19 shooting, including the last two decisive field goals of the Beermen that doused the KaTropa rally.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkIn the nightcap, Magnolia had to overhaul a 20-point deficit before joining its sister team  in the next round.Mark Barroca not only sizzled from the field but also made life difficult for the high-scoring Terrence Romeo to help lift the Hotshots to a come-from-behind 86-79 victory over the GlobalPort Batang Pier. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Read Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours MOST READ UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer 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 awardcenter_img June Mar Fajardo has established himself as a certified defensive nightmare for any team.The four-time Most Valuable Player again sowed terror in the paint, carrying the San Miguel Beermen to the semifinals of the Philippine Cup with a forceful 106-93 win over the TNT Ka-Tropa on Monday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Cojuangco, Vargas end hostilities SAN MIGUEL 106—Fajardo 35, Lassiter 20, Santos 15, Ross 13, Cabagnot 8, Heruela 5, Ganuelas-Rosser 4, De Ocampo 3, Pessumal 2, Espinas 1.TNT 93—Castro 19, Rosario 19, Pogoy 17, A. Semerad 16, Williams 15, Cruz 3, Torres 2, Garcia 2, Tautuaa 0, Paredes 0, Carey 0, Reyes 0.Quarters: 31-23, 52-44, 77-72, 106-93 Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings View commentslast_img read more

Scoil Mhuire pupils cook up a storm at ‘Big School Cook Off’

first_imgMargaret McGreevy and Molly Sweeney, pupils from Scoil Mhuire in Milford, have been awarded the Best Presentation Skills in the 2017 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off in association with the Irish News and Business in the Community.From over 120 entries to the first stage of the competition, Margaret and Molly cooked a dish of mussels, sourced directly from Mulroy Bay, accompanied by homemade brown bread. They competed against six other schools at James Street South Cookery School in Belfast, only narrowly missing out on the overall winner’s trophy.Picture: Trevor Annon, Chairman of Mount Charles, Molly Sweeney and Margaret McGreevy, Scoil Mhuire Pupils and Dominic Fitzpatrick Managing Director, Irish News. The Big School Cook Off was created by Mount Charles, Ireland’s largest locally owned foodservice company, to inspire young people to improve their cookery skills and to better understand how to cook good, healthy meals on a budget.The team from Scoil Mhuire, Milford was one of 39 teams of pupils from Year 8 – Year 10 from 21 schools across NI and Donegal to compete in regional heats, where all teams were given the same set of ingredients to create a pasta dish of their choice, ready steady cook style.To reach the regional heat, entrants had to submit their own unique recipe on a budget of £5, using local ingredients where possible. The judges from Mount Charles assessed the entries using a strict set of criteria to determine who would progress in the competition.The schools that reached the final were Blackwater Integrated College (Downpatrick), Drumglass High School (Dungannon), Scoil Mhuire Milford (Donegal), St Genevieve’s High School (Belfast), St Mary’s College (Derry), St Ronan’s College (Lurgan) and St Patrick’s College Bearnageeha (Belfast) who were given a wildcard pass to the final at the Belfast heat. Eoghan Roarty, Principal at Scoil Mhuire, said: “We are absolutely delighted that the girls got this far and the experience has been fantastic both for Molly and Margaret and the entire school community.“I would like to pay special tribute to Elaine Nelis for all the support she gave the girls throughout the entire competition. All the hard work and dedication has certainly paid off!”Cathal Geoghegan, Managing Director of Mount Charles said: “Massive congratulations to Molly and Margaret on winning the Best Presented Dish and thank you to the team at James Street South Cookery School for allowing us to hold the final in their kitchen.“I must say that their mussel dish was presented to restaurant standard and the fact that the mussels were locally sourced added another dimension to the dish.“The atmosphere in the cookery school was absolutely electric, each team put their heart and soul into their dishes and should be very proud of their achievement in reaching the final. “Our hope is that they all leave the competition with increased confidence and skill where cooking is concerned, a healthy appetite for the wonderful local produce we have here in Northern Ireland, and maybe even a hankering to take it up as a career some day. We are always on the hunt for fresh talent!” he added.John Brolly, Marketing Manager at the Irish News said: “It was fantastic for the Irish News to be involved in the Big School Cook Off with Mount Charles as the energy and the passion of the young students towards the whole initiative has been amazing to experience.“I would like to thank all the schools, teachers and students who took part as it was a pleasure to see first hand the high standards that they have set for themselves. Their professionalism was simply outstanding.”Scoil Mhuire pupils cook up a storm at ‘Big School Cook Off’ was last modified: June 29th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare 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:Margaret McGreevyMilfordMolly Sweeneyscoil mhuire milfordlast_img read more

OFFICIAL: Arsenal confirm signing of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon

first_imgArsenal have signed Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon on a ‘long-term contract’, the Premier League club have announced.The 26-year-old striker has reportedly penned a five-year deal at the club and moves to north London for a rumoured club-record fee of £52million.The Frenchman becomes Arsene Wenger’s second signing of the summer, following Sead Kolasinac’s arrival in June.Lacazette spent Tuesday afternoon at the club’s London Colney HQ where he successfully underwent a medical after agreeing personal terms with the Gunners.Following confirmation of Lacazette’s move, striker Olivier Giroud’s immediate future with the club is likely to come under serious scrutiny, with the French international being linked with a transfer to Everton. #LacaNewSigning 🔴 pic.twitter.com/bo3qoZFCAU— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 5, 2017 The 26-year-old striker moves to north London for a reported club-record fee of £52m 1 Manager Arsene Wenger said: “We are very happy to have Alexandre join our group.“He has shown over a number of years that he can score goals and that he is a very efficient finisher. As well, he has very interesting technical qualities and a strong character.“So he is a guy who is a great addition for us, and someone who will help us challenge at the top level this season.”Arsenal also are looking to tie down key men Alexis Sanchez and Ozil, both of whom have just one year left on their current deal.Sanchez has been linked with Manchester City, Chelsea and Bayern Munich.Speaking at the Confederations Cup, the Chile forward said he knew what his future had in store, but declined to reveal what it entailed.Ozil also has just 12 months left on his existing deal but posted a training picture on Twitter on Tuesday with the caption: ”Holiday is over and I’m back at @Arsenal training ground with fully charged batteries #YaGunnersYa”The German World Cup winner followed that up with another post on Wednesday, pictured smiling alongside England striker Danny Welbeck and forward Lucas Perez, who is expected to be allowed to leave the club in the transfer window having failed to establish himself as a first-team regular after joining from Deportivo La Coruna last summer.last_img read more

GAA: URRIS CLUB GAA NOTES

first_imgGAA Bingo Every Thursday Night At 9pm In St Marys Hall Clonmany Everyone Welcome.Match & Win no jackpot winner last week this weeks will rise to €2,100.00 numbers drawn were 3,4,7,10 the €15 consolation prizes went to Sarah Doherty (Conal)Cleagh, C.Gilmore Straths, Anne Harkin Urris, Mary Ann McDevitt Glengad, John Moore Cloontagh.Next Club Meeting Tuesday 27th September 9pm in Straid all members try to attend. Night at The Races – the club is running this event on Friday 7th October at 9pm in the Rusty Nail horses are €10 each on sale from any club member come along and back a winner and help support our club.Used Clothes Collection in aid of disadvantaged families in Africa & Asia, wanted clean usable clothing, shoes, bedding as in sheets pillow cases blankets (no duvets and pillows) and curtains collection bags are available from all Urris Gaa Committee Members and selected retail outlets in the area T.B.A Filled bags can be dropped off at Straid Club House on Saturday 1st October between 10am and 2pm for further information contact John Friel 0860523550 or David Hession 0860538537.Club Merchandise – the club has a range of merchandise available in all sizes polo shirts hoodies jackets and not forgetting the all important urris hat for the coming winter contact Alan on 0879029672.Results: Well Done to the Seniors & Reserves Both Teams Won Their Games against Buncrana On Saturday they are now through to the Intermediate Championship Semi Finals against St Nauls the weekend of the 24th 25th October further details next week, the scores were Reserves 2-11 Buncrana 1-5 Seniors 1-8 Buncrana 0-9. Fixtures: U13’s v Muff at home Tuesday 13th September at 6.30pm. No details as yet of Senior game for this week end check donegalgaa.ie after Wednesday for more details.Any items for the notes please send to lckn3@eircom.net or text to Liz O’Neill on 0863858629 before 9pm on Sunday evening.GAA: URRIS CLUB GAA NOTES was last modified: September 13th, 2011 by BrendaShare 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:GAA: URRIS CLUB GAA NOTESlast_img read more

GOLF NEWS – LETTERKENNY LADIES CAPTAIN’S DRIVE-IN RESCHEDULED

first_imgLetterkenny Golf ClubLetterkenny Ladies Club notesThe Captains’ Drive-In has been rescheduled to take place this Sunday March 9th. Tea/coffee and registration will take place from 10.30am so come along and join the Club Captains and Mr President launch the 2014 season of Golf. Good wishes are extended to Lady Captain Catherine, Mr Captain Tom and Mr President Barry for the year ahead. There is no opportunity for members to hibernate this winter with the variety of competitions currently on-offer. The first winner in the 9 hole Spring Surprise competition (Back 9) was none other than Marian O’Sullivan who has maintained her good form of play throughout the winter months. The Runner up was Lady Captain Catherine with 14pts B.O.T. The front 9 Spring Surprise, 36 handicap competition, 13 hole re-entry Easter hamper continue and the new 18 hole March re-entry has started.The 2014 fixtures list is currently being finalised and will be available within the next week or so. If members would like to receive the fixture list in electronic format then please contact competitions secretary Karen with your email address.A very enjoyable family afternoon was hosted by the Ladies committee in the clubhouse on Sunday past with the annual Bingo. This fundraiser was very well supported and the variety and number of prizes that were given away added to the fun of it all.Best wishes to Tracy Spence and Cynthia Fuery when they play Cruit Island Golf Club in the 1st round of the Irish Mail foursomes- the date and time of this match is still unconfirmed but must be played before March 18th. Both ladies have a great record in this competition and we hope to be sharing the excitement of the 2011 season with them again.  GOLF NEWS – LETTERKENNY LADIES CAPTAIN’S DRIVE-IN RESCHEDULED was last modified: March 4th, 2014 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:Letterkenny Ladies Golf Club noteslast_img read more

BURTONPORT BOXER DUFFY HEADS TO GERMANY FOR CRUCIAL BOUT

first_imgDonegal middleweight Joseph Duffy sets off into the unknown this weekend as he heads to Southern Germany to take on Romanian opponent Ionut Trandafir Ilie. Duffy has enjoyed a seamless transition from MMA to professional boxing and boasts a 100% record after winning all of his five bouts.Duffy boxes under the tutelage of John Tandy and Adam Brearley and has gained experience from sparring with the likes of George Groves and James Degale. Duffy was born in Donegal but spent most of his childhood in Wales but regards himself as Irish and is very proud of his Donegal roots, so much so that he has a tattoo of Dun Na nGall on his back and a Donegal crest on his boxing shorts.Duffy’s career is closely followed by those who know him well in the Rosses area and a victory this weekend in the hostile environment of Ravensburg Germany will reiterate to everyone that he has a bright future in the world of professional boxing.Duffy attracts large support from the Irish community in London and it is expected that fans from Wales, Donegal and London will travel to Germany to cheer on the mauler from Meenbannad.Good luck Joe.   BURTONPORT BOXER DUFFY HEADS TO GERMANY FOR CRUCIAL BOUT was last modified: September 5th, 2013 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:boxingBrwalerdonegalGermanyirishJoseph DuffyLondon basedMeenbannadnewsSportlast_img read more

MAJOR JOB LOSS FEARS AS CRISP FACTORY WORKERS CALLED TO MEETING

first_imgLocal TD Dinny McGinley after government funding two years agoBREAKING NEWS: Exclusive: THERE are fears of major job losses in Gaoth Dobhair – where Largo Foods has summonsed staff to a meeting this afternoon.The company – subsidised by millions of euro of taxpayers money over the years – makes a range of snacks for the Irish and UK markets.Two years ago Údarás na Gaeltachta  poured close to €600,000 into the factory to buy new equipment. New crisp lines including a tortilla snack were also launched.Largo – which makes Tayto, Hunky Dorys and several other lines – is refusing to comment ahead of the 2pm meeting. Most of its fried snacks are made in Donegal.However sources close to the company confirmed: “This is really bad news for Gaoth Dobhair. There will be job losses.”  MAJOR JOB LOSS FEARS AS CRISP FACTORY WORKERS CALLED TO MEETING was last modified: March 14th, 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:Gaoth Dobhairjob losses?largo foodslast_img read more