Standhardinger: I don’t want Rookie of the Year award

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Huskies and Kings clash in Game 2 tonight

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies resume their second-round NWJHL playoff matchup with the Grande Prairie JDA Kings Tuesday evening.The Huskies hung on to defeat the Kings in Game 1 of the series on Saturday evening, as the team nearly blew a 5-0 lead.“We need to play with energy for a full 60 minutes,” said General Manager Jeremy Clothier. “Going into an opponents rink in the playoffs is a completely different than the regular season. However, if we approach it like we did in the season and play a full game, we will be fine.”- Advertisement -Pups forward Sebastian Powsey will miss the remainder of the season after breaking his fibula in Game 1.Tuesday’s Game 2 tilt in Grande Prairie gets underway at 8:30 p.m.last_img read more

GAA NEWS: HURLING CO-ORDINATOR TO VISIT NAOMH MUIRE GAA CLUB THIS FRIDAY

first_imgNaomh Muire GAA NotesNaomh Muire GAA club is delighted to welcome Paudie Butler to the Clubhouse this Friday evening at 7.30pm. Paudie Butler is a former National Hurling Co-ordinator and a well respected voice in the development of children through games. He is a sought after person and has addressed all the major GAA development conferences this year. ‘Inspiring Children: Fostering a love of Gaelic Games’ and “Developing confident, competent children” – are but two of his all-important presentations. Paudie Butler concentrates of the ages of 4- 12 years and offers invaluable advice on range of movement and encouragement for children at these ages. He talks about supporting coaches so that children can hear the language of positivity as they enjoy their games.Naomh Muire GAA Club and the work of Bord na nÓg encourage all parents as well as club coaches, underage players over 16, teachers, Senior players and others who wish to hear Paudie Butler’s advice to come along to the evening.Bhí lá maith ag na foirne sinsearach agus tacaíochta ar na Meilte an Domhnach seo caite. D’éirigh len dá fhoireann an bhua a bheith acu ar fhoirne Ghleann Fhinne. Beidh an foireann tacaíochta ag imirt arís an Satharn seo in éadan Bun Dobhráin ar na Meilte arís ag 7:30. The bank holiday weekend see a double set of fixtures where both seniors and reserves are in action. A trip to MacCumhaill park is first up on Saturday 31st and then on bank holiday Monday, Fanad Gaels make the long trip to the Banks.The U-14 Girs were defeated by Naomh Columba last Tuesday in the Banks by one point. Their next game is against S. ‘Michael’s in Dunfanaghy on Wednesday 21st at 6.30pm. The bus for that match will leave the car park in Annagry at 5.40pm sharp.Comhghairdeas le Casey McGarvey, Anagaire agus Saoirse Bonner, Céideadh who were part of the Donegal U-14 girls team who were at the All-Ireland Blitz in Mullingar on Saturday 17th May.Training for U-10/U-12 Girls is from 5.30 to 6.30pm on Thursdays. Ladies/minors and U-16s training is on Thursday 6.30 to 7.30pm. Lotto: Níor bhain duine ar bith an pota óir an tseachtain seo. Is iad 12-17-19-24 na huimhreacha a tháinig amach. Bhí trí uimhir ag Bríd McDevitt as an Bhráid agus Bridie Sharkey as Bun na mBeann. Beidh €980 sa phota an tseachtain seo chugainn.The next 100+ draw will take place on the 28th May and we are still taking members! Be in with a chance of sharing in any of our 13 money prizes each month, with the top prize €500. Contact co-ordinator Dónal Ó’Séarcáigh and he will organise a collector to collect subs each month. Remember if your not in you can’t Win!GAA NEWS: HURLING CO-ORDINATOR TO VISIT NAOMH MUIRE GAA CLUB THIS FRIDAY was last modified: May 20th, 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:GAANAOMH MUIRENoticesSportlast_img read more