McCullagh ‘on the mend’

first_img Speaking on Sunday afternoon, McCullagh’s father, trainer Michael, said: ” They took the tube out of his lung yesterday, and he may get out (of hospital) on Tuesday. “He has 10 broken ribs, not seven, and a broken collarbone as well as the collapsed lung, but he’s able to walk around and is very much on the mend.” Press Association Niall McCullagh could leave hospital this week as he continues to recover from serious injuries suffered in a fall on the gallops.center_img McCullagh, who won the Irish St Leger on Royal Diamond in 2012, suffered a collapsed lung with bruising, fractured ribs and a fractured collarbone when riding out for Frank Dunne. He is in Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, in Dublin last_img read more

Sinclair credits Coach, senior players for priceless advice during first 4-Day season

first_imgBy Clifton RossNewbie Guyana Jaguars all-rounder, Kevin Sinclair, said he will continue to work diligently on his cricket following a positive start to his senior 4-Day career which he credits his peers for helping with, adding that he’s eager to unlock T20 aspect of his game.The dynamic 20-year-old told Chronicle Sports on Saturday that his journey has so far been a career-shaping/learning experience. Sinclair, who bagged 4-20 and scored an important 28 in the finals of the 2019/20 Regional Super50, was a key member of the West Indies Emerging Players (WIEP) squad who shot to superstardom by winning their maiden title in the first year of being a legitimate team.Following his shining moment, the right-handed batsman earned his senior 4-Day call up, playing 6 of the 8 rounds played to date. His off-break spin yielded 12 wickets. While his batting had not fully shown out, he still managed to put together a few decent scores which took his tally to 130 after 8 rounds; with the top knock being 43.Speaking of his transition from a makeshift team which won a championship to his senior selection to the Jaguars 4-Day team who are currently number 2 on the points table, Sinclair credited his much seasoned teammates and coach for helping in the process of perfecting his craft.“I’ve learnt a lot from the senior players, it may look on the other side during my performances but in that format (4-DAY), but I’m getting positive feedbacks on what I should do to improve and dominate; mostly from coach Esuan Crandon in the batting department”.While his batting can only improve as he plays more competitive senior cricket, Sinclair credited a bevy of former Guyana and even a Windies spinner for the advice in enhancing his skills with the ball.“Coach Garvin Nedd, Sean Devers and Clyde Butts pep talk me about my bowling in this longer format. Now more work is needed to be done, it’s a next level I’m at, so I can’t put in the same amount of work that I was doing before”. Sinclair highlighted.While Cricket West Indies (CWI) have suspended their activities due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, the all-rounder said he is still fixed on finishing the 4-Day season on a high whenever it resumes, but is excited over his emerging team selection in this year’s Hero CPL.This year’s competition will bring forth new chances for Sinclair to now open up his T20 horizon, having played senior 50-Over cricket as well as 4-Day within the past few months. Sinclair closed the interview by saying how much the opportunity means now that it is here for him.“It’s a good feeling, like I said, the hard work on my all-round game and fitness is paying off. I always wanted to feature in the CPL, to showcase my talent because it will make me a better player learning from the internationals and, more so, the local T20 stars”, he ended.last_img read more


first_imgThe Raphoe 5K Family Run takes place tomorrow, January 1st.The event is hosted by the Raphoe Playground and the Raphoe Boxing Club.Registration is from noon and the run starts at 2pm. RAPHOE FAMILY 5K RUN TO KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR! was last modified: December 31st, 2014 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:donegalRaphoe Family Runlast_img read more

Raiders GM Mike Mayock: Time for Antonio Brown to be all in, or all out

first_img“ … NAPA — Raiders coach Jon Gruden said on the first day of training camp the team expected a lot more drama from Antonio Brown after his arrival in a hot air balloon.Turns out that after 24 days of drama, the Raiders have had their fill.After Brown missed the Raiders’ walk-through in the morning and practice in the afternoon, general manager Mike Mayock made the following statement to the assembled media: Click here if you’re unable to view the photo gallery on your mobile device.last_img read more

Ranbir Kapoor’s midnight visit to Katrina Kaif’s apartment

first_imgRanbir Kapoor was spotted leaving Katrina Kaif’s home in Mumbai’s Bandra locality in the early hours of Friday, the day of release of his new film Barfi!.Our lensman clicked Ranbir emerging out of Guldev Sagar at 12.47 am. The apartment building is known to Bollywood fans as the place where Katrina currently lives in a rented flat.”Ranbir left Guldev Sagar and got into his white Audi shortly after 12.45 am on Friday. He was in a blue sports T-shirt and a bright red cap worn backwards. Although he got into his car quickly and left, a few residents got a whiff of his presence in the building even at that late hour, and gathered around his car to catch a sneak peek of the star,” a witness said.Ranbir gets into his Audi outside Guldev Sagar apartment where Katrina is believed to be staying.Speculation has been rife that Katrina is all set to vacate her flat in Guldev Sagar, and that she is moving into a sprawling duplex apartment in Lokhandwala.Last year, there were reports in sections of the press that the superstar actress wasn’t too happy with her present accommodation because of seepage in the walls.Other sources in the industry, however, say Katrina will continue to reside in her Guldev Sagar flat, and that she has bought the Lokhandwala property for her family.Sources further said Katrina is scheduled to be in Chicago to shoot her first stint for Dhoom 3 with Aamir Khan. After that, she will fly to Switzerland to shoot for a song with Shah Rukh Khan for Yash Chopra’s Diwali release Jab Tak Hain Jaan.advertisementlast_img read more