‘If you are late, you will pay’ – Gardner promises to discipline H’View late bugs

first_imgHarbour View’s assistant coach Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner says that the players who recently rejoined the team will be disciplined for staying away too long. With just one win and three losses from their four games in the new Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season, Gardner is not pleased about the absence of core players during pre-season. “We didn’t have a full squad of players as some were away during the summer. The core players are back, but they have to face discipline,” Gardener disclosed during the RSPL weekly press conference at Red Stripe last Thursday. “We have to start treating football in Jamaica like a job. If players are late, they have to face discipline,” he insisted. Among the players who were away in the summer are captain John-Ross Edwards, Nicholas Beckett, Mark Miller, Hugh Evans, and Evan Taylor. Edwards played in the last game against Arnett Gardens on September 25 at the Anthony Spaulding Complex, where Harbour View went down 1-0. He was substituted in the second half of the game. However, the other senior players are yet to play. “We have players with quality, but it is just to find the right balance moving forward,” the former Jamaica and Bolton Wanderers captain added. Harbour View will next play against Waterhouse in the RSPL tomorrow, starting at 7 p.m. at the Harbour View Stadium. The ‘Stars of the East’ are 10th on three points and in tenth position, while Waterhouse are yet to score a point and are anchored at the bottom in the 12-team league.last_img read more

RHTY&SC donates bikes under patron’s 73rd birthday programme

first_imgThe Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) on Friday last provided bicycles to 20 youths as part of an effort to assist them to stay in school and obtain an education.Some of the students posed with officials of the RHTY&SC and VNet CommunicationsThe donation was done under its Patron’s Fund as part of President David Granger’s 73rd birthday celebration.Sponsoring the gesture were VNet Communications Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sharaz Sherrifudeen and the 10 cricket teams of RHTY&SC.Club Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster, in his remarks at the presentation, stated that last year the Club assisted students and sports organisations with millions worth of bicycles, exercise books, cricket balls, sports gear and school bags for the RHTY&SC Patron’s 72nd birthday.The highly-successful edition of the Green Economy Cricket Tournament was also hosted with $1 million in prizes being shared out to the top winners.This year, the Berbice Cricket Board will host the second edition of the Green Economy Trophy while the RHTY&SC assist youths with school bags, cycles and cricket bats as part of its countrywide “Say Yes to Education and Sports” Campaign.President Granger, the RHTY&SC long-serving Secretary/CEO stated, has been a remarkable and inspirational Honorary Patron to every member of Guyana’s leading youth and sports organisation and as such, the Club was delighted to assist youths to fulfil their potential in sports and the classroom. The RHTY&SC’s main objective, Foster stated, is to make God’s world a better place for youths, the elderly and less fortunate to live in.The students, drawn mainly from Rose Hall Town, Port Mourant, Hampshire and Williamsburg, expressed gratitude to the Club, VNet Communications and all persons and entities who joined in to assist.Meanwhile, Sherrifudeen stated that his company was quite pleased to be associated with the RHTY&SC, its cricket teams, and most importantly, to assist youths to get to school.Most of the student beneficiaries were selected by the Cricket Coaches of the RHTY&SC after attending the Club’s 28th Annual Cricket Academy while the others were nominated by schools in the township. The RHTY&SC cricket teams will next distribute cricket bats to Under-15 cricketers based on recommendations from clubs around Berbice. Persons who want to nominate youth cricketers can email foster_hilbert@yahoo.com or call the office on 337-4562.last_img read more

Court upholds Air Maltas request to block pilots industrial action

first_img SharePrint Malta International Airport plcMalta International Airport plc A civil court has upheld an Air Malta’s request for a warrant of prohibitory injunction against the pilots’ union, ALPA, barring its members from resorting to industrial action.READ: Members were threatened – ALPAAir Malta had filed the request earlier in July after ALPA had said that it would start an industrial action over an ongoing dispute. The industrial action would have seen flights delayed by 30 minutes.In court ALPA’s vice president Matthew Degiorgio had said that talks failed after Air Malta’s Chief Flight Operations Officer Emvic Debono failed to resign. ALPA said they had faced unfounded threats of disciplinary action.READ: Updated: ‘Evidence was presented in court’ – ALPA; Air Malta claims cover upThe government had said that the pilots wanted a guarantee over the early retirement scheme payment which sat at €700,000. Something which was denied in court when an ALPA representative testified.READ: Updated (3): Air Malta flights will be delayed as of midnight on MondayAir Malta’s chief commercial officer had testified that the national airline risked making an estimated daily loss of €160,000 had the industrial action gone ahead.Mr Justice Toni Abela declared that Air Malta had proven that it had a right to the injunction and confirmed the warrant which had been provisionally upheld in July 1.ALPA is therefore prohibited from undertaking the planned industrial action.WhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img read more