Camperdown, Gaynstead in top-of-the-table netball clash

first_imgWITH late afternoon rains affecting the playing of most of the senior games in the second round of the ISSA Urban Schoolgirl Netball Competition, action will continue today at the Leila Robinson Courts with five rescheduled games starting at 1:30 p.m.Among the games today will be the top-of-the-table Group 2 encounter between defending champions Camperdown and Gaynstead High in a clash of unbeaten teams.While both teams have virtually booked their spots in the semi-finals, today’s encounter will be very crucial as the winner will meet the second-placed team in Group 1.VERY IMPRESSIVEBoth have been very impressive so far this season, getting by their opponents with ease. Camperdown got the better of Tivoli 53-17 in their first game in the second round before stopping St Catherine High 38-16 and former champion St Hugh’s 32-18.Gaynstead, who are having their best results ever in the senior competition, easily got the better of St Hugh’s 42-24 in their first game. It was the sane in their next two encounters as they put away Tarrant 37-14 then stopped St Catherine High 50-34.The other matches on today will see Excelsior meeting Norman Manley, The Queen’s School going up against Wolmer’s, St Catherine facing Tivoli Gardens, Penwood battling Immaculate and St Hugh’s and Tarrant squaring off.One rescheduled junior match will also be played today as defending champions Gaynstead, who have already topped Group 2 with four wins in a row, will meet Camperdown.last_img read more


first_imgA man who stole a phone for his sister during a ‘distraction theft’ has been fined €150.Rosta – stole phone for his sister. Pic by Northwest Newspix.Sabine Rosta, 23, was at Twin Towns Oils in Cappry, Ballybofey when the incident happened on February 21st last at around 1.20pm.. Another man, who was along with Rosta, distracted employee Rachel McGinley by querying the amount of change he had received back.When the men left the petrol station, Ms McGinley noticed the €400 Nokia phone was missing.The two men were later located in Stranorlar and were identified by Ms McGinley.Initially Inspector Michael Harrison told Letterkenny District Court that the phone had not been recovered.But solicitor for the accused, Mr Patsy Gallagher, revealed he had recovered the phone from Rosta.Mr Gallagher said his client as pleading guilty saying his sister had been looking for such a phone and that the father of four had wrongly taken advantage of the opportunity.Judge Paul Kelly fined Rosta, of 14 Swiftbrook Avenue, Tallaght, €150, and gave him four months to pay.MAN WHO STOLE PHONE FOR SISTER IS FINED €150 was last modified: March 23rd, 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:BallybofeycourtdonegalGardaiphoneRostaSisterstolelast_img read more