Daly Cherry-Evans handed the Sea Eagles captaincy

first_imgTrbojevic led the Sea Eagles eight times in 2016 and it’s been rumoured that coach Trent Barrett seriously considered sharing the captaincy between the two.Locked up until the end of 2021, still just 27 and the only remaining member of the 2011 grand final side (unless Steve Matai or Brett Stewart decide to go round again), DCE appears to be a natural fit for the role previously held by the retired Jamie Lyon.“Daly has been a standout during our pre-season. He is a natural leader and was an obvious choice for us as our next captain,’’ Barrett said.“Jake is our vice-captain and being only 22-years-old, the experience he will gain in this role alongside Daly gives us a long two long-term leaders who can take this club to where it needs to be.”As far back as August, Barrett alluded to Jamie Buhrer being part of a co-captaincy, but his move to Newcastle quashed that.DCE has already played 146 games for the Sea Eagles, with Trbojevic pulling on the maroon and white 47 times since debuting in 2013.“I really was quite surprised when Trent told me,’’ Cherry-Evans said.“There was such a large group of players to choose from and I’m really quite chuffed that it’s me that’s going to lead this side into really good days I believe.“I love this club and I certainly am proud to lead out such a strong group of men and an outstanding football team this year.”Between poolside schooners and topping up his tan, The Lurker has rallied together the greatest minds in footy in the player above to forecast how the 2017 NRL season will go.last_img read more

Julian Savea gets a spell

first_imgLions coach Chris Gibbes has made six changes to the starting team which beat Taranaki 42-26 on Saturday, for Thursday night’s clash with Bay of Plenty in Rotorua. Wellington have three games in a short space of time, so managing resources is critical.Beyond the changes to the starting side, there’s four more in the reserves, including the selection of Filipo. The Petone outside back was sentenced to nine months’ supervision for assaulting four people, including two women, in November last year and ordered to attend alcohol counselling and a course on living without violence.”We’ve had a solid start to the season with back-to-back wins now we enter a tough stretch of matches that will test the depth of our squad,” Gibbes said in a statement.”We expect Bay of Plenty to be very tough in Rotorua and I know the guys who have come in are excited about the challenge.”Savea has been given the week off, with Malo Tuitama taking his spot on the right wing. A hamstring injury to Trent Renata means Marist St Pats club player Andrew Wells will play fullback.Those are the backline changes, with prop To’omaga-Allen and blindside flanker Fifita coming into the forward pack after being on All Blacks duty. Other changes include a rest for flanker Du’Plessis Kirifi and lock James Blackwell.Wellington lead provincial rugby’s championship standings, following their bonsu-point wins over Manawatu and Taranaki. Bay of Plenty are second on the ladder.Wellington team to play Bay of Plenty: Andrew Wells, Malo Tuitama, Wes Goosen, Regan Verney, Ben Lam, Jackson Garden-Bachop, Kemara Hauiti-Parapara, Brad Shields (c), Galu Taufale, Vaea Fifita, Sam Lousi, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Jeff To’omaga-Allen, Asafo Aumua, Tolu Fahamokioa. Reserves: Sitiveni Paongo, Vince Sakaria, Alex Fidow, Will Mangos, James Tuia, Carlos Price, Losi Filipo. Photo by: PAUL KANE/GETTY IMAGEs Caption: Prop Jeff To’omaga-Allen is back with Wellington after a week in the All Blacks’ camp.last_img read more

Hekari overwhelm Dwellers 5-0

first_imgScoring 2 goals in the first half was not enough for Hekari FC, as they came back with a venom to inflict a treble of goals  in the second half with Tommy Semmy scoring a hat-trick and Koriak Upaiga scoring his double and Tutizama Tanito scored one goal to overwhelm the visitors.The second half grew tense with lots of physical contact with man to man marking when Lae City Dwellers FC couldn’t find their way through the Hekari’s defense.Despite numerous crosses and chips from the Dwellers to send their front liners Nigel Dabinyaba and Raymond Gunemba through, Hekari backliners will not let them pass as they cleared all balls in their way.Then Hekari’s import player Tutzama Tanito opened the second half score with another point on the board for Hekari  to extend the lead 3-0.Sixteen minutes later veteran Tommy Semmy pulled off another goal outside the Dwellers 18 yards, pocketing the footy at the left hand corner of the top post to lead 4-0.Semmy than ended the day with a hat-trick 10 minutes before fulltime with a cross from Upaiga which got Semmy stretching his right foot forward to tip the ball with the edge of his boot to slightly roll behind the net.Dwellers fought harder but only to go down scoreless to the strong outstanding Hekari FC performance.Hekari defended their minor premier title and look forward for a rematch with Dwellers next Saturday for the NSL grand final.last_img read more

Team Milne Bay names train on soccer squad

first_imgThe squad comprises of 20 male and 18 females who will be currently train on before playing their final elimination matches to trim the team.Selection of the players was made by the provincial games committee during the provincial games held in April.A game committee Daisy Gewa Halaba said, it was very difficult to select players as everyone is talented.“To select out the best is not an easy job, people can criticize but those involved in selecting always have a hard time. Through careful observation following the Soccer code, PNG Games have always tried to make it up to the top 10 as selections were done on merit,” she stated.The committee also aimed at fairly selecting players from each district that participated in soccer which now currently makes up the train on squad for both male and female.Train On Squad TM Soccer Men and Women;MEN1.Andy Oibi,2.Authur Laibobo,3.Bernard Brian,4.Brian Miratobi, 5.Charles Newouri,6.Clifton Sewao,7.Darol Banaba,8.E.T Benny,9.Elvis Saia,10.Goyotumwana M’Kwesipu,11.Kelemesi Seko,12.Ladaga Kiyoya,13.Michael Miratobi,14.Niata Hacca,15.Nixon Beba,16.Raymond Parairoa,17.Rex Togedi,18.Ricky Tom ,19.Ronald Samson-,20.Steven Steven –WOMENFelicity Joel. -Alotau,2. Chanela Miringtoro – Alotau,3. Helen Mark -Alotau,4. Aileen Rarata -Alotau,5. Jacklyn Manumanua -Alotau,6. Melisa Joel -Alotau,7.Marjorie Tupolam -Alotau,8. Sahquine Gabisini – Alotau,9. Rahab Hacca. – Kiriwina,10.Anna Inesimo – Kiriwina,11.Miriam Keneth – Goodenough,12. Rahab Wibiewa- Goodenough,13. Jacinta Padi – Goodenough,14. Martina Ligasai – Goodenough,15. Rachael Elijah – Misima,17. Kewe. Authur – Misima,18. Florence Akisa Samano – Misima, 19.Winsome. Jonathan – Alotau, 20.Miriam Eric – Alotaulast_img read more

Drogba dismisses Villa rumours

first_img“Just come out of training at @impactmontreal & a million messages & trending on Twitter saying I was in Birmingham today,” Drogba wrote.Drogba has scored eight goals in 15 MLS games for the Impact this season.Villa, meanwhile, have started life in England’s second tier with one win, two draws and a defeat. Montreal Impact striker Montreal Impact Didier Drogba has laughed off reports linking him with a move to Aston Villa.Social media went into overdrive when Villa owner Tony Xia claimed the Championship club were closing in on a “world class” striker.Chelsea great Drogba emerged as a possible arrival, given he worked under Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo at Stamford Bridge, with the pair winning the 2012 Champions League.But the 38-year-old Ivorian dismissed the speculation, using Twitter to apparently distance himself from any possible move. Just come out of training at @impactmontreal & a million messages & trending on Twitter saying I was in Birmingham today— Didier Drogba (@didierdrogba) August 22, 2016last_img read more

The rise of the IRPF takes away the dream of Spanish football

first_imgSome clubs have not made public the information of the current season, and that is why the table shows the figure corresponding to the annual accounts of the previous year, the 2018-19 season. In total, the increase of that 4 percent suppose 69 million to the clubs, figure that will rise when the data of the entities that are still to be reported are known. Then that LaLiga estimate of 80 million will be corroborated.According to calculations, the rise in personal income tax will affect 750 players. First and Second. In the highest category only between 3 and 5 percent have a salary of less than 300,000 euros. The minimum wage (SMI) in Primera is 155,000 euros. In Second, 75,000. In this category, most charge over 130,000 euros, but few exceed the barrier of 300,000, so they will apply a 2% increase and not 4%.But who should pay that 4%, clubs or footballers? In some cases they will be the entities and in others the players. The difference will be established by the contracts, if they collect the salary in net or do it in the rough. The clubs that pay in net will assume the payment of the raise. On the contrary, if the player who charges in the rough will be he who is harmed. Real Madrid, Barça and Atlético usually pay in net. Small clubs, raw.The type of contract that is becoming more common among players is agree a guaranteed minimum in net so that the rise in interest rates does not affect it.In Spain, The Autonomous Community that most taxes its high-income citizens is Catalonia, with 48% that will now become 52. The least, Madrid, with five points less, now rising from 43 to 47%.Let us explain the practical example of a soccer player who agrees to collect a net token of 10 million euros. His gross salary in Madrid would now be 14,300,000 euros. With the increase, whoever has agreed to collect in net will always receive those 10 million, taking charge Your club of that increase. On the contrary, whoever has agreed to pay his raw token will always charge the signed 14,300,000, but having to assume from his pocket that tax increase that will involve paying 400,000 euros more in the income statement, of 4,300,000 to 4,700,000.LaLiga, however, is already working on a strategy to minimize the effect of this fiscal measure. The income tax increase that he government plans to approve soon has in football alert Spanish. To clubs and footballers. Why that one 4% increase for incomes over 300,000 euros and 2% for those that exceed 130,000, it will mean Spanish football around 80 million euros.The Government plans to raise a total of 328 million euros Due to the income tax increase at the highest income. Much of that new tax will be paid by sport, which is where there are a greater number of workers with millionaire contracts. Alone those 80 million football accounts for 24.37 percent of the total expected revenue.The new measure, which can be approved at the first meeting of the Minister council of the Government, which will be on Tuesday 14, has alerted LaLiga, which this week sent a circular to all clubs warning of what is coming up. According to the forecast made by the employer, the impact will be 80 million, a pinch that can carry secondary consequences such as the escape of some soccer players or the readjustment of the budgets of the clubs, which in turn will review downward the future contracts of the players.Most clubs have made their budgets public for the current 2019-20 season. They can be seen on their websites in the Transparency Law section.The table that is attached under the heading ‘Expenditure on Workforce’ includes, in millions of euros, the figure that they included in the box ‘Expenditures for sports staff registered in LaLiga’.last_img read more

Muguruza: “I hope to get to the last day, but there is much left”

first_imgThe Spanish stated she feels “good” in the event. “I’m tremendous concentrated in each recreation, particularly since I began like that. I’ve seen that my physique was bettering. In a Grand Slam you will have to do it like this and this is one in every of the ones that motivates me the most, “he defined. Garbiñe spoke about his former coach, Sam Sumyk, who now prepares a participant who could possibly be his quarterfinal rival, Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova: “With him there was an finish of the cycle. There got here a time once I thought I wanted a unique voice, a unique power.” He believes that Conchita Martínez, with whom he works now, offers it to him: “I believed a former participant would perceive me in a short time. I don’t want to have many phrases along with her for complicity. We had already labored collectively and nicely. Nothing may be assured, but I’m completely happy to have her on the workforce. “Additionally had a number of Muguruza phrases about Kobe Bryant, who died this Sunday in a helicopter accident: “He was a fan of tennis and spoke Spanish, I shortly realized that he knew many issues about me and I used to be impressed as a result of he is a legend. He was very candy. I awakened with a number of messages telling me to watch the information. I can’t imagine that such a misfortune occurred, how is it potential {that a} legend finally ends up like this, “he concluded. After successful Kiki Bertens brilliantly in the spherical of the Australian Open, Garbiñe Muguruza He talked about his expectations in the event: “I don’t know. Let’s see, I’d like to get to the last day, that’s one thing I can say. At the second, we’re in the center of the event. It’s Monday, there are nonetheless numerous video games.”last_img read more

Lopetegui: “There are no second chances here”

first_imgRegarding the eleven holder, Lopetegui confirmed that Vaclik will be his starting goalkeeper when he has been injured for several weeks and that Ocampos is recovered from gastric discomfort suffered during Tuesday. However, the En Nesyri contest went on the air: “En-Nesyri has risen badly and we will value during the day to see how it evolves“.Logically, the Sevilla coach was questioned about the arrival of Suso although he did not want to get too wet: “I know the option is open, but there is no official status. If it comes finally it will be to help us. He is a player of the taste of the club and the coach, but he has not yet arrived and those who are going to help us pass the tie are those who are. “Finally, Lopetegui did not hesitate to praise the Mirandés to alert his pupils: “Anduva’s difficulty is Mirandés, which is very well managed. I think he is one of the best players in the category. That speaks of their strength in their field and we have to prepare ourselves to play a great game and overcome them in a complex and difficult context. “ Julen Lopetegui appeared in the Sports City of Seville to analyze the knockout round of the Copa del Rey against Mirandés, in which the Basque coach does not want any relaxation: “It is a final and the finals are played at all or nothing. Even more so with this Cup format and before a good team, which has already eliminated Celta and has not lost in Its stadium since August. It is complex, difficult and they play football well. There are no second opportunities here“.last_img read more

20 ultras arrested from Zaragoza for a fight with Racing fans

first_imgAfter giving a statement to the judicial authority, the detainees were released with charges for alleged crimes of tumultuarial quarrel, public disorders and hate.The sources cited consider that the recorded events were “clearly circumscribed” to the sports rivalry between ultra groups of both teams that work with “great violence” in the different scenarios they visit and that previously agree, through the networks, the fights.These sources add that the arrests are a “hard blow” to the “more active and violent” part of the group of ultras of Real Zaragoza. National Police agents have arrested twenty members of the ultra group “Ligallo Fondo Norte” of Real Zaragoza for their participation in a fight tumultuaria registered on December 14 with members of the “Verdiblancas Youth” of Racing de Santander.According to the General Directorate of the Police, the fight took place at 4.30 pm in an area between Andrés Gay Campo and Alava streets of the Aragonese capital, in the moments before the celebration of the match between Zaragoza and Racing.The investigations carried out by agents of the Research Group of the Higher Police Headquarters of Aragon allowed the identification and subsequent detention for these events of about twenty members of the Ligallo North Fund between 18 and 32 years.last_img read more

Mariano puts Jovic in trouble

first_imgMariano is the player who least counts for Zidane and, despite that, neither throws the towel nor makes it easy for Jovic. The tip came out of the dungeon in which he has confined his technician to play three minutes in the Classic, who guessed the garbage, and transformed them in a great goal which also has consequences in the historical pulse between Real Madrid and Barcelona … The last League with so few points was the Burning Nail League, 2006-07, which was resolved agonically on the last day with a tie at 76 points and that he went to Cibeles because Madrid had won him the goal average particular to Barça. An intangible element that nobody remembers until you need it. Well, if white people need that virtual bullet again, they have it in their holster. The triumph grants the goal average to the whites and that stampede in the jungle of Mariano that was 2-0 he returns to Madrid the historical record of goals in La Liga. The whites are again ahead of Barça, 6,152 to 6,151. They also break the tie in the overall in the Classics: now they are 73 Madrid triumphs, for 72 culés.His case is almost a mysteryMore than one in Valdebebas does not explain why Mariano plays so little and many more why he did not go in January to seek fortune in another place being, as it is, in a moment of absolute physical fullness. Mariano has one hundred meter runner’s thighs and the boiling blood, the opposite pole to Jovic. “Where others don’t want to play those minutes, Mariano goes out to eat the world”, Álvaro Benito gave in The Partidazo. “He has given everything in three minutes,” admitted Zidane, who with everything and with that escaped him in the flash interview what “Jovic is ahead”. He confirmed it later at the press conference. “Mariano is the third striker”, he said, although Jovic was not summoned to the Classic by technical decision. Mariano has been invisible to his coach and has only had 47 minutes, but with the moral triumph of marking Ter Stegen.If Vinicius is the mood of this Madrid, Mariano is offered as partenaire energizing. In a team with goal problems, which has to be held 11 days as leader and traced in Champions in the EtihadIt doesn’t seem like a small thing.last_img read more