Superb Lionesses storm Hong Kong semis

first_imgArgentina had taken a 10-0 lead before the impressive Janet Okello bridged the gap to 10-5 and the Kenyan girls raced back after the break to seal the win in dramatic fashion.A series of handling errors by the Kenyan girls, mostly due to nerves saw Argentina race to a 10-0 lead with Josefina Padellaro and Maria Moreno going over the chalk to hand the South Americans what looked like a comfortable lead.However, Okello ensured the Lionesses had the game within reach striking before halftime with a brilliant darting run across the field to set the scores at 10-5 at the breather.Kenya’s Janet Okelo races away from the Argentina defense on day two of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifier in Hong Kong on 5 April, 2019. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World RugbyArgentina seemed to be running away with it in the second half after Maria Pedrozo went over on the left citing some space in the Kenyan defense for a 15-5 lead.But, Kenya had other ideas and the never say die attitude was clearly visible. Okulu who has been impressive for the Lionesses this weekend then narrowed the gap when she side stepped her markers in midfield to storm through the middle with Janet Owino converting for a three point deficit.With renewed energy seeing the game in sight, Kevin Wambua’s charges stormed down the Argentines and Camilla dotted down her second try of the competition and what proved to be the winner going over on the left.Argentina tried making a comeback but the Lionesses had their defense sorted out as they stormed into their second consecutive Hong Kong Semi.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Kenya’s Camilla Atieno dives in a try against Argentina on day two of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifier in Hong Kong on 5 April, 2019. Photo credit: Mike Lee – KLC fotos for World RugbyNAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 5 – The Kenya Lionesses will face Brazil in the semi-final of the Hong Kong Sevens after coming from 10-0 down to beat Argentina 17-15 in a thrilling quarter final early Friday morning.Grace Okulu and Camila Atieno scored each a try late in the game to complete the comeback for the Kenyan girls as they kept their dream of qualifying to next year’s World Women’s Sevens Series alive.last_img read more

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Body found near LAX

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champ 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A body was found in a vehicle near LAX early today, authorities said. The body was discovered at Vista Del Mar and Sandpiper Street around 1 a.m., according to a sergeant from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Station. The circumstances surrounding the person’s death was under investigation, he said. For more news and observations about crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here. last_img read more

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ROSSES COMMUNITY NEWS: NEW CLINIC OPEN IN DUNGLOE HOSPITAL EVERY TUESDAY FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN

first_imgRosses Community News:There is a new clinic in Dungloe Hospital every Tuesday for pre school children.This is an open clinic so you do not need to make an appointment, just come along between 11am and 1pm. So if you are concerned about your child for any reason like eating problems, toilet training, sleep problems, speech development or behaviour problems, please call in to see a Public Health Nurse for advice.We also welcome all babies, if you would like their weight checked or are experiencing any difficulties.This new service is free to all parents who live in The Fintown and Rosses areaBarn Dancing: Classes beginning Sunday the 1st February at 3pm – 5pm in the Rosses CDP Dungloe €5 per class.Macrame will commence on Monday 9th February from 2.30 p.m. To 4.30 p.m. Contact the Rosses CDP on 074 9561686 for booking or further information. Ceilí classes every Thursday night at 8.15 p.m. to 10 p.m. CDP building Chapel road Dungloe.Tai Chi – classes, Wednesday the 4th of February at 11am in the CDP Dungloe.Breakfast Art Box toddler group on Monday at 10am to 12pm, CDP chapel Rd Dungloe. All welcome.A FRIEND OF THE OLD RAILWAY WALK 2015 registration will take place on Saturday 31st Jan from 5.45 – 7 and from Sunday 1st Feb from 11.30 -12.00 at the community centre in Acres. The committee would encourage as many as possible to support this initiative which works out at €1 per month/€12 per year as the money raised really goes a long way towards keeping the walkway and its signage maintained throughout the year.ROSSES RADIO: Rosses Radio AGM will be held on Monday 16th Feburary, Sean Tech Building, Gweedore Road, Dungloe… all welcomeROSSES COMMUNITY NEWS: NEW CLINIC OPEN IN DUNGLOE HOSPITAL EVERY TUESDAY FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN was last modified: January 26th, 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:Community newsFeaturesNoticesrosseslast_img read more

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