Clonmel RFC ‘blessed’ with talent in playing pool

first_imgDenis Leamy’s team go in search of their second Round Robin series victory against Enniscorthy in Ard Gaoithe tomorrow.The Tipp club opened their promotion campaign with a 38-0 win away to Westport last weekend.Denis, who played for both Ireland and Munster, is delighted with the players he has at his disposal.last_img

Giants sign veteran outfielder, add new starting pitcher to roster

first_imgCLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile deviceSCOTTSDALE — Until Tuesday, the Giants hadn’t invited any outfielders to spring training with more than 350 career at-bats.The signing of minor league free agent Gerardo Parra, a 10-year major league veteran, changes that.MLB Network’s Jon Heyman first reported an agreement between Parra and the Giants Tuesday, shortly after pitchers and catchers arrived at the team’s Scottsdale complex. Parra’s addition gives San …last_img

West Bengal poll panel cancels its order extending time to file panchayat poll nominations

first_imgThe West Bengal State Election Commission on Tuesday cancelled its order extending the date of filing nominations for panchayat elections. Though the last day of filing nominations was Monday, the Commission had extended it till 3 p.m. on Tuesday following complaints that Opposition candidates had been prevented from filing papers.The new notification says, “It appears that there was no specific direction by the Supreme Court of India for extension of the nomination date. Therefore, on perusal of all the papers and considering all the points, the Commission hereby recalls the said order and therefore rescinds the (previous) order.” The decision has generated severe discontent among Opposition party leaders. They alleged that State Election Commissioner A. K Singh was “pressured” by Trinamool Congress leaders to cancel his earlier order.The All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), women’s wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), staged a demonstration outside the Commission’s office in South Kolkata.(With inputs from PTI)last_img read more