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first_imgRain-ruined Test heads for drawSYDNEY, Australia (CMC):Cricket Australia announced that the last day of the third and final Test against West Indies will be free to spectators, as the rain-ruined affair appeared destined for draw following a second straight wash-out here yesterday.The adverse weather, which forced the abandonment of the third day, ensured the fourth’s day play was similarly abandoned without a ball bowled at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Only 11.2 overs were possible on the second day on Monday.Some showers have been forecast for the final day but once play is possible, CA is set to allow patrons in free to witness the final rites and Australia lifting the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy. Patrons will be refunded for the two abandoned days.West Indies ended day two on 248 for seven with opener Kraigg Brathwaite top-scoring with 85 and all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite getting 69. Denesh Ramdin is not out on 30.Australia lead the series 2-0 after winning the opener in Hobart by an innings and 212 runs and following up with a 177-run victory in Melbourne.Sammy’s Hurricanes lose againMELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):West Indies Twenty20 skipper Darren Sammy was powerless to stop his Hobart Hurricanes from sliding to a second straight defeat – an eight-wicket loss to Melbourne Stars here yesterday. Sent in at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Hurricanes were limited to 124 all out off their 20 overs, with George Bailey top-scoring with 55 from 40 deliveries.Sammy gathered 17 from 14 balls to be one of just four batsmen in double figures as leg-spinner Adam Zampa (2-18) and seamer Scott Boland (2-26) stifled the innings.In reply, Glenn Maxwell smashed an unbeaten 56 from 32 balls, while in-form Englishman Luke Wright gathered 51 not out from 41 deliveries, as Stars cantered to their target with five overs left to spare. Sammy’s one over of medium pacer went for six runs.10 radio stations to broadcast Super50ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC):Radio stations across 10 Caribbean countries have agreed to carry live commentary of the NAGICO Super50 championship which begins today. The West Indies Cricket Board announced that the region’s premier one-day cricket tournament will be broadcast on radio stations in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.GEM Radio Five Limited, part of the One Caribbean Media Group, is coordinating the broadcast, headed by noted commentator Andrew Mason.”We decided to make the commentary feeds available at no cost to the broadcasters in order to ensure that the matches are carried live in all the territories,” general manager, GEM Radio Five Limited, Richard Purcell, said.”By so doing, we are keeping alive the great West Indian tradition of listening to cricket on radio.”last_img read more


first_imgGaeil Fhánada GAA News:Lotto ResultsNo jackpot winner numbers drawn 9,16,18,19,20 bonus 16. €100 Winner Julie McDevitt Drury Kerrykeel. €50 Winner Kathleen Friel Pollaid. Next week’s Jackpot €4,550. Come on support your wee club! Gaeil Fhánada Membership 2015Adults – €40, Student (Over 18) – €25, Juvenile (Under 18) – €15.Membership should be paid by March 1st. All players / members in training or taking part in any activities done through Gaeil Fhánada should get their membership paid immediately and forms signed as they are not insured until then. Membership forms can be got from Registrar Margaretta. She will email/fax forms to anyone if preferable and bank details are available for EFT transfer if preferred. If a player is under 18 please make sure parent fills top of form and signs it. Please contact 0868744405 or email asap. Registration night in Rosnakill Resource Centre on 28th February for anyone who hasn’t got their registration done by that stage. Remember closing date is 01st March 2015.****Gaeil Fhánada Senior/Reserve Presentation Dinner**** Will take place on February 21st 2015In The Beach Hotel, Downings.Tickets €20 each.Contact Fiona, Rachel or Margaretta for tickets asap.****Gaeil Fhánada Bord na nÓg – Presentation night**** Underage presentation night will take place in Rossnakill Resource Centre at 7p.m. on 20th February 2015. All welcome.SeniorsOur Seniors play Letterkenny Gaels in a friendly match this Sunday 15th February in Tria Locha at 11.30 a.m.SCÓR Comhghairdeas mór chuig ár foireann Trath na gCeist – who will represent Donegal in the next heat of the competition. Ádh mór Gaeil Fhánada!Support Your ClubCheck out to earn points for Club gear. If you purchase a car from them you earn 200 points for your Club, if you get a service done to your car or even just have a test drive, you earn 10 points. Come on support your Club.GAA NEWS: GAEIL FHÁNADA FACE LETTERKENNY GAELS IN A PRE-SEASON CHALLENGE MATCH THIS SUNDAY was last modified: February 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:GAAGAA: Gaeil Fhánada GAA NotesNoticesSportlast_img read more