September 22

Enyeama ‘gatecrashes’ Eagles’ camp

first_imgRelatedPosts Super Eagles soar on FIFA ranking FIFA ranking: Nigeria moves up by two spots, now world 29th Omeruo welcomes second child Former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama, was a surprise guest at the camp of the national football team, Super Eagles, in Uyo on Friday. Enyeama, who retired from the national team duties in 2015, was at the Super Eagles’ Ibom GolfHotel and Resorts camp to motivate the players. The former Lille of France goalkeeper also took a couple of pictures with the three goalkeepers and the goalkeepers’ trainer, Alloy Agu, in camp. Shortly after the visit, Enyeama, who led the Nigerian side to win AFCON 2013 in South Africa, took to Twitter, saying: “What an honour to share this moment with the Super Eagles at the Ibom Golf Hotel and Resorts. “I was on my way to playing an 18 hole matchplay game. “Wishing them the very best in their next match. “The future is bright for Nigerian football.” With 101 caps, Enyeama is Nigeria’s joint most capped player of all time. He featured in Korea/Japan 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 World Cup. He also helped Nigeria to third place finishes in the 2004, 2006 and 2010 at the Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, before captaining the team to victory in the 2013 edition.Tags: Africa Cup of NationsAlloy AguSuper EaglesVincent Enyeamalast_img read more

September 16

New Aussie rules manager announced

first_imgThe former Armagh manager succeeds Paul Earley for the one-off Test with Australia at Croke Park on November 21st. International rules veterans Darragh Ó Sé, Padraic Joyce and Dermot Earley will assist Kernan, as Ireland look to regain the Cormac McAnallen trophy, having lost to the Aussies last November.last_img

December 28


first_imgThe Grim Reaper marches down Letterkenny Main Street to mark the death of the NowDoc service. Pic by Northwest Newspix.More than 400 protesters marched behind a coffin in Letterkenny today to protest at what is being described as the downgrading of the NowDoc service locally.The current service operates from three centres across north and west Donegal in Letterkenny, Carndonagh and Derrybeg.However, under a new trial the HSE wants to close the Carndonagh and Derrybeg centres and put an extra doctor on call for those regions based in Letterkenny. Actors Niall Eachmharcaigh and Hughie Beag O Duibheannaigh from TG4’s drama Ros na Run re-enacted the death of the NowDoc health service at Letterkenny’s Market Square.The death of NOwDoc is re-anacted.Pic by Northwest Newspix.A vocal crowd carrying placards then marched down the town’s Main Street to the current NowDoc centre at Oldtown in Letterkenny.Among the public representatives present were TDs Dinny McGinley, Charlie McConalogue, Padraig Mac Lochlainn and Thomas Pringle as well as local county councillors Micheal Mac Giolla Easbuig, John Campbell and Gerry McGonagle.Government TD Deputy Dinny McGinley asked people not to rush to judgement. “We’re in the middle of trial period. We’ll have to see what comes of it but people are anxious and they will always be anxious when there are changes to healthcare,” he said.He added that he refused to blame the government.Some of the crowd which attended today’s protest rally.Amongst those who came to protest was Eamon Greene, 67, who walked a mile on the protest using crutches.Mr Greene, from Gaoth Dobhair, said he would be dead if it not for the NowDoc service.“I would have been dead but the NowDoc service. I collapsed twice and I live 45 minutes from Letterkenny. “If I had been waiting for a doctor from Letetrkenny, I would have been dead. These changes cannot b allowed to happen,” he said.His sentiments were echoed by Gerard McElhinney, 54, who suffers from spinal problems and also uses crutches.And county councillor Gerry McMonagle warned that the plans will have widespread implications.“People in Letetrkenny might not think this has any affect on them but if the service in Letterkenny is being stretched to the west and north of the county, it may leave the town without cover.” MORE THAN 400 PROTEST AT ‘DEATH’ OF NOWDOC SERVICE was last modified: August 7th, 2015 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:donegalletterkennyNowDocprotestlast_img read more