Netball boss ‘extremely happy’

first_imgThe Pepes finished second at the tournament behind winners Northern Ireland. Six teams took part in the tournament.“The girls did well despite having only 11 players. The board is very happy with the result which is an improvement from their performance at the last Nations Cup,” said Leka Maliaki.She added that, going forward the team will continue to train and keep fit for upcoming international events scheduled for March next year.“We maintained the core of the team from the Pacific Games and got results. Stability is important and we want to keep them together, training and maintaining that high level of competitiveness,” said Leka Maliaki.The Pepes arrive tomorrow morning.last_img

Chelsea target offered new contract, will decide future after World Cup

first_img Chelsea have watched Leeds ace ‘perfect for Premier League football’ regularly REAL DEAL 1 GOSSIP LIVING THE DREAM Zlatan Ibrahimovic in ‘advanced talks’ to complete Premier League comeback Chelsea are now fighting hard to sign the Belgium international, particularly as the current favourite to take charge at Stamford Bridge, Maurizio Sarri, wants to work with him again.However, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Mertens will not decide his future until after the World Cup.The 31-year-old is currently out in Russia with Belgium and he has no desire to begin talks about his club situation.Napoli, however, have been in touch with Mertens to let him know that a new contract is waiting for him upon his return.The club’s president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, wants to keep the forward and has offered him improved terms until June 2022.Crucially, the new contract would also remove Mertens’ current release clause of around £25m. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland RANKED Transfer News Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star take zlat Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Man United ‘miss out’ on Minamino, West Ham scout Flamengo strikers, Auba wants out Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Dries Mertens will decide after the World Cup whether he wants to leave Napoli for Chelsea.The forward is on the Blues’ radar after another fine season in Italy, which he finished with 18 Serie A goals and six assists. three-way race Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Arsenal ace heading for January exit as German club ready bid for midfielder heading off Euro expert explains why Liverpool should be so excited about Minamino Mertens celebrates after netting Belgium’s opener against Panama WHITE KNIGHT ‘perfect fit” IN DEMAND last_img read more

World MS Day 2018 to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis in Donegal

first_imgMultiple Sclerosis Ireland is pleased to announce that World MS Day 2018 will take place on Wednesday May 30th to raise awareness and support people living with MS in County Donegal. MS is the most common debilitating neurological condition affecting young adults in Ireland. The theme of World MS Day this year is MS Research: ‘bringing us closer to ending MS’.The MS Care Centre, the national respite and therapy centre for people living with MS, based in Dublin. MS Ireland will host MS Research Explored, a research information event in Trinity Biomedical Sciences Building from 6pm until 8pm. MS Ireland branches around the country will hold World MS Day events locally. More than 9,000 people in Ireland are living with MS with thousands more family members affected. Three times more women than men are diagnosed with MS. There is no known cause or cure. MS Ireland is the national services, information and research organisation supporting the MS community.Ava Battles, Chief Executive, MS Ireland said, “World MS Day is the annual awareness day for the MS community in Ireland and the theme of research is vital to people living with MS and their loved ones.“MS Ireland is working with the global community ‘to find ways to improve life with MS now and end MS for ever’.”In the lead up to World MS Day 2018, people can raise funds for MS Research and vital services, helping to Kiss Goodbye to MS. Throughout the month of May, supporters are asked to ‘go red’ and to Wear, Dare and Share: to wear red or hold a ‘red day’, dare to get sponsored for an MS Ireland sky dive or Fire Walk, and share with friends and family to spread the word. Please text KISS to 50300 to donate €4 and nominate others to take part. For more information visit www.kissgoodbyetoms.ieAs part of the campaign Ireland is joining forces globally to create an MS Squad, a global tribe of ambassadors, who stand together in solidarity to support people and families living with MS. Everyone is encouraged to ‘get their game face on’ and join the MS Squad in solidarity with people living with MS.Kiss Goodbye to MS is about raising awareness of Multiple Sclerosis and supporting MS Research as well as funding vital services that reduce the impact of MS including physiotherapy, general support services, and newly diagnosed seminars.World MS Day 2018 to raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis in Donegal was last modified: May 18th, 2018 by Chris CannonShare 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:AwarenessdonatedonegalMSlast_img read more