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Vintage Photoshop: Are They Really Kopa and Zoco?

first_imgDiving in the photographic archives of the history of Real Madrid are curious things. In this case, two photographs that present two striking adjustments. We are talking about the 50s and 60s, in which there were no modern systems that allow you to trick an image without realizing it. The famous ‘photoshop’ that are now so fashionable. In this specific case to which I refer, I am going to talk about two photographs in which they posed Madrid who won the European Cup conquered in 1959 and the champions of the League achieved in 1964. They are two so striking touches that if you look closely they are even nice. Let’s go into detail.The first image corresponds to the photograph the club made to the champions of the fourth consecutive European Cup, won at the French Stade de Reims in Stuttgart. The whites won 2-0, with goals from Mateos and Di Stéfano. The starting eleven that afternoon on German soil consisted of Domínguez; Marquitos, Santamaría, Zárraga; Antonio Ruiz, Santisteban; Kopa, Mateos, Di Stéfano, Rial and Gento. Well, if you see the photograph taken on the Bernabéu lawn they pose theoretically, from left to right, Kopa, Mateos, Di Stéfano, Rial and Gento (standing); Marquitos, Santisteban, Santamaría, Domínguez, Zárraga and Antonio Ruiz (crouched). If you look at Kopa, the first one standing on the left, has a head totally out of proportion to the body chosen for the photo. Investigating, the most reliable explanation is that the great French player decided after winning that European Cup conquered in Stuttgart to return to the Stade de Reims (the one that was his team before signing for the Whites) for family and personal reasons that led him to return to your country. Santiago Bernabéu understood his reasons and gave the green light for Raymond to go back to France. Not being physically present on the day they took the photo with the triumphant eleven of Stuttgart, they decided to put his head on the body of another footballer (It could be Miche, a Salamanca defender who belonged to the squad, but it is evident that the size of it is excessive. The second image corresponds to a photo of the team that conquered the League of the 1963-64 season, which ended up being the last of the legendary Di Stéfano (he ended up leaving after losing the final of the European Cup with Inter and then having a row with Miguel Muñoz for leaving him out of the list for a Cup derby against Atleti). The whites sang the alirón league with solvency, with 46 points (four more than Barcelona). The photograph shows 12 players from the champion team instead of 11, given that the two goalkeepers had almost the same consideration. It is located in the land field that Chamartín had where until recently the Esquina del Bernabéu shopping center was located. There the players used to play small games when they were relaxed, given that next to it was the Madrid pool. In that photograph they are, from left to right: Vicente, Isidro (father of Quique Sánchez Flores), Santamaría, Zoco, Muller, Pachín and Araquistain (standing); Amancio, Félix Ruiz, Di Stéfano, Puskas and Gento. If you look closely, Souk appears tiny, almost grotesque in stature. Something absurd because the Navarrese was one of the highest in the squad with his 1.85 meters. It can be seen that he has put his head on the body of a much shorter player, which in this case could be either Chus Herrera or Joseíto. I do not know the reason, but surely the day the photo was taken, the souk would be unwell or suffer an injury that prevented him from posing. They were the ‘photoshop’ of the time. Naive and without any bad intention.last_img read more

Fabián’s nod to Barça: “We love him very much”

first_imgIt is an open secret that Fabián Ruiz (1996), along with Pjanic, is Barça’s great dream to reinforce the midfield of the Catalan team next season. What was not so public was the detail that the Los Palacios midfielder had on February 25 with the Barça technicians. It was revealed by Fran Soto, physical trainer for Barça. Fabián gave four Napoli shirts to each of the members of the Barça coaching staff: Quique Setién, Eder Sarabia, Fran Soto and Jon Pascua. “We love him very much,” Setien said in loving codes. But they all realized that the anecdote would make them talk, so Setién tried to joke with her: “They still think we want to sign him.” Setién is the great supporter of Fabián, who in 2016 had been on the point of leaving Betis to play in the Barça subsidiary and who two years later became a highly sought-after player, to the point that Barça returned to consider signing after the Valverde’s first season. Finally, the presence of Rakitic and Paulino in the team deterred Robert Fernández. But the name was kept in the folders of the technical secretariat of Barça. Not only in Robert’s, but also in those inherited by Abidal and Ramon Planes. The best player in the U21 Euro Cup knows that if there is any club where he would be welcomed with open arms, that is Barça, where he would be protected next season with Setién and would arrive knowing what to expect.last_img read more

Wizards All-Star guard John Wall to have left knee surgery

first_imgMOST READ Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Pistons land Griffin from Clippers as LA sheds another star Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “It’s definitely not an easy day,” Brooks said at his pregame session with the media. “Over the last week, we saw he was dragging a little bit. … Decided going forward that it would be best for him to get a little cleanout.”Wall is second on the Wizards in scoring, averaging 19.4 points, and is second in the league with 9.3 assists per game. In July, he agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that starts next season.He was selected last week for his fifth NBA All-Star game but now is expected to miss that event in Los Angeles next month.The Wizards entered Tuesday tied for fifth in the Eastern Conference with a 27-22 record.“We don’t have the cushion that John can take over a game,” Brooks said, “or John can create a shot (for himself) or … for the other guys.”ADVERTISEMENT Now they’ll have to try to go what could be a long stretch without their on-court leader.“By the time he comes back, we’ll be in the playoff push,” forward Markieff Morris said, “or just getting ready for the playoffs.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIEScenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Washington went into Tuesday 6-6 without Wall this season.The timing of the surgery gives Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld a chance to find a new point guard before the NBA trading deadline, which is Feb. 8.Brooks said he didn’t think Wall’s injury will substantially alter the team’s approach to the deadline.“This is a minor setback. And he will be back — I don’t know when,” Brooks said. “We’re not going to change things up just ’cause of this.”Reserves Satoransky and Tim Frazier figure to get additional playing time.“We cannot panic about it,” Satoransky said about losing Wall.“John is the main guy, so it’s always tough to cover your main guy when he goes down,” said Satoransky, who is averaging five points and 2.6 assists. “It’s very challenging.”Wall sat out Washington’s most recent game, at Atlanta on Saturday, because of a recurrence of soreness and swelling in his left knee. Earlier issues led him to sit out nine games in November and December, and attempts to help him included draining the knee and getting platelet-rich plasma injections.“It just kept becoming a problem,” Brooks said.Led by its backcourt of Wall and Bradley Beal, a first-time All-Star pick this season, Washington reached the Eastern Conference semifinals each of the past two years before being eliminated from the playoffs. Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson A person with direct knowledge of the injury said Wall could miss six to eight weeks. That person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team did not release any estimate of the length of Wall’s absence. Washington’s last regular-season game is April 11.“It just proves that he wasn’t the John that we know,” backup guard Tomas Satoransky said. “His knee was bothering him all season long.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThis is the latest knee problem for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft out of Kentucky. Wall had surgery on both of his knees before last season.Coach Scott Brooks delivered Tuesday’s news to other players at a shootaround ahead of Washington’s night game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) moves past Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams, right, to shoot during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday and could miss much of the rest of the regular season.The Wizards announced Tuesday that Wall would have the operation in Cleveland and that a timeline for his return would be determined afterward.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

NLEX ends slump, trips Ginebra

first_imgRead Next Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View comments PBA IMAGESIn what was practically a fight for survival, NLEX found it’s A-game again and brought down a league powerhouse that had even its outspoken coach dazed somewhat.The Road Warriors rallied from 14 points down in the third period and overcame extreme disadvantage in size to trip Barangay Ginebra to prevail, 81-78, that snapped a four-game slide and put the team back in the PBA Philippine Cup playoff hunt at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreakcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Yeng Guiao doesn’t have an explanation as to how they came out on top of a wild finish that saw his Warriors dodge one bullet after the other before rising to 3-4 and tying their victims to be in the middle of the 12-team pack.“It was really tough. It was just sheer determination and hard work,” Guiao said. “We don’t know that we won, so please don’t ask me how we won that game.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe Warriors came into the game as the decided underdogs, what with that four-game skid and the 7-foot Greg Slaughter returning to action for Ginebra after a two-game absence. The Kings were also riding the momentum of a huge upset of defending three-time champion San Miguel Beer.“We have given ourselves a chance to be in the fight [for the playoffs],” Guiao went on. “And we broke the losing streak. That is very important.” Meanwhile, the Beermen dispute the solo lead with sister team Magnolia Sunday night at Ynares Center in Antipolo, with San Miguel shooting to bounce back from that loss to Ginebra.Game time is 6:45 p.m. after Alaska seeks to extend a five-game winning run of its own against GlobalPort at 4:30 p.m. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Veteran Cyrus Baguio scored 11 points in the fourth and was the main reason why the Road Warriors had a shot at winning it in the endgame.And while NLEX was practically seamless when it mattered, the Kings sputtered, lapsing into a series of bad shots and one error by Sol Mercado in checking back into the game that gave the Road Warriors a free point.Mercado failed to report to the scorer’s table in replacing Slaughter, and Larry Fonacier capped off a 17-point night by making the technical free throw for 80-78 with 4.4 seconds left.Japeth Aguilar and LA Tenorio also had crucial misses from the field which could have tied it all up, and Slaughter split his charities with 17.3 left which could have knotted the game at 79 and applied more pressure on the Road Warriors.Still, the road remains tough for NLEX, a pre-tournament favorite which won its first two games before going on a tailspin. The Road Warriors still have Meralco, Alaska, Blackwater and TNT on their schedule as they shoot for a place in the upper half of the playoff bracket.ADVERTISEMENT Ancajas to show he’s ready for world boxing spotlight Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right tracklast_img read more

St. Timothy Gov’t Hospital Needs Ambulance

first_imgThe administrator of the only Government Referral hospital in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County,, Aaron B. Massaley, is calling on the government and other partners to help provide an ambulance and other medical supplies for the hospital.Speaking to newsmen last Wednesday at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare office in Sinje, Grand Cape Mount County, Mr. Massaley  said the St. Timothy hospital has been without an ambulance for the past three years, and this had created serious problems  for the center.According to him, the hospital cannot run effectively without an  ambulance, especially with the national health crisis currently facing the country. “Any critical case that the hospital cannot handle would create a serious problem, leading even to death.“If we have a case that needs quick medical response in Monrovia, the hospital cannot provide the service for its people and that would amount to a failure on our part.”Mr. Massaley further disclosed that, the St. Timothy Government Hospital was currently out of basic supplies, including fuel and personal protective equipment (PPEs).  Moreover, the health workers are requesting risk benefits from the government.He explained that, “For some reason now, the  majority of health workers, such as nurses and physicians, have left the hospital and are demanding risk benefits and other emoluments before they can return. The hospital has run out of fuel and more than 70 percent of its staff have not been showing up for  work.”He also called on the lawmakers of the county and other concerned  citizens to help provide some services for the hospital, especially in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.Mr. Massaley at the same time expressed thanks and appreciation to the government for its initial support, including personal protective equipment, adding that, “We need more to effectively cope with the Ebola crisis in the county.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

UPDATE Large power outage in Fort St. John

first_imgUPDATE Power has been restored as of just before 8 a.m., Friday.A large section of Fort St. John with about 2,300 BC Hydro customers is without power this morning. As of 6 AM, BC Hydro is estimating to have power back on by 9 AM, although the cause of the power outage is still listed as under invesigation.- Advertisement –last_img

Lefty in familiar spot

first_img BOCA RATON, Fla. – Champions Tour player of the year Jay Haas shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the second-round lead in the Allianz Championship with first-round leader Craig Stadler and England’s Mark James. “I’d love to play as well as I did today for the rest of my life,” Haas said. “It was just a nice round of golf. I drove the ball really well, hit a lot of good iron shots, made some real nice putts.” Stadler followed his opening 63 with a 70 to join Haas and James (69) at 11-under 133 on The Old Course at Broken Sound. GOLD COAST, Australia – Karrie Webb knocked in 10 birdies for a course-record 62 around Royal Pines and moved into a share of the lead at the ANZ Australian Ladies Masters with fellow Australian Michelle Ellis. Webb, who won last week’s Australian Open at Royal Sydney, will be looking for her sixth victory in the Masters today. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Argentina’s Ricardo Gonzalez fired a 3-under 69 and Englishman Marcus Higley shot a 70 to share the lead heading into the final round of the Malaysian Open. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! This was only the wet, cold, windy and miserable Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, in which patience is tested not by 6-inch rough but six-hour rounds. The similarity Saturday was Mickelson tied for the lead going into the final round, the first time he’s been in that position since last summer at Winged Foot. All he has to do now is write a better ending, though redemption didn’t even cross his mind. PEBBLE BEACH – The conditions were the toughest that Phil Mickelson has faced in eight months, a day of survival when it was important to keep the ball in play and keep big numbers off the scorecard. That’s the kind of language often used at the U.S. Open. center_img “I don’t really think in those terms,” Mickelson said. “I would like to get off to a good start this year and I love playing this tournament, having won it a couple of times. It would be nice to get momentum on the West Coast.” Mickelson made only two small errors at Spyglass Hill and shot a 2-under 70 to put him at 14-under 202. He was tied with Kevin Sutherland, who birdied the last hole at Poppy Hills and also found himself in a familiar spot. It was the second time in three weeks that he birdied the last hole to get into the final round. And it was the second time all the focus was on somebody else. He had Tiger Woods in the group ahead of him at Torrey Pines. Now he gets Mickelson at his side at Pebble Beach. “That’s to be expected,” Sutherland said. “I’m playing well right now. I’m shooting scores that I should be shooting, given the way I’m playing. So I feel good about tomorrow.” John Mallinger, a 27-year-old rookie, had a 68 at Poppy and was one shot behind. last_img read more

Site seeks a cure for broken Hart

first_img“We really live up to our school motto `alive with pride,”‘ Sage Swiatek said. “Even though we have been faced with challenges, we overcome them; no matter what happens, Hart will always be alive with pride.” Michelle Lecrivain, a member of the Hart High Regiment Alumni Association and a longtime advocate for repairs at the school, said the passion exhibited by teachers, students and staffers of this high school is unlike no other she’s ever seen. “It is some intangible thing about belonging to this campus,” Lecrivain said. That passion leads many to take Hart’s dilapidated facilities personally, she said. “It’s like you have a beloved relative and you see that they are being treated badly and there is nothing you can do about it. Even when you are screaming at the top of your lungs … that’s what this feels like.” Lecrivain said it’s hardest for her to see Hart’s students excel so far beyond district standards and feel so ignored. Band’s lights out The Hart High band will be attending nationals this fall, a feat accomplished just four times by high schools in California. But inside their rehearsal room, more than half the fluorescent light bulbs have been out for months. “Could someone just fix the light bulbs so these kids don’t have to use miner’s lights when they are reading their music,” Lecrivain said. Larry Oshodi, Hart High’s assistant principal in charge of facilities, said purchasing supplies for school is not as easy as walking to the nearest store. “There are things that seem so logical to your average citizen but there are restrictions on how we can spend money,” Oshodi said. “You need to know which fund the money is coming from. If it was your private business, you could just go buy something and fix it; in a school, you cannot do that.” Oshodi, who has been assistant principal at Hart for a year, admitted how difficult the ordeal has been. Many work-order requests, that were made by teachers, were not submitted to the district because the administration was expecting planned modernization projects to take care of the problems. “Now that we know that is not the case, all of these things are coming under the radar,” Oshodi said. “If someone could write a $60 million check, we wouldn’t be having this conversation.” Addressing needs The Hart district plans at Wednesday’s board meeting to address renovations needed not only at Hart, but at Placerita and Sierra Vista junior highs. “We have looked at the Web site and many of the items that are listed there have already been corrected and others are ongoing,” district spokeswoman Pat Willett said. Willett added that bids have gone out for other projects such as roofing, painting and carpeting. “The Hart district has heard the Hart community’s message that Hart needs work, and I think having large crowds at the board meeting will not serve a purpose. We know what needs to be done and we are working on it.” Still, for most of those invested in this historic high school, “working on it” isn’t enough. “We love Hart High,” foreign-language teacher Kathi Moskel said. “People who work there love it; it is definitely one of the most beautiful campuses in the district. It is just unfortunate that its infrastructure is falling apart.” Moskel is one of dozens of teachers who two months ago stood before the school board to describe some of the deteriorating conditions on the older campus. “These classrooms have not been remodeled since this school was built 60 years ago. We are frustrated,” Moskel said. Moskel’s kids have taken to calling her “Moskellini” in honor of her Italian background. The stream of water that periodically pours through her classrooms has been dubbed “Moskellini Falls.” “The kids can hear the buckets rattle whenever it’s raining,” she said, admitting that attempts to fix the leak have been made by school and district officials but to no avail. “If I could wave a magic wand, they would tear down my entire building and build me a new one.” (661) 257-5254 “I went to this year’s open house and students were passing out fliers about all the repairs the school needs,” Swiatek said. “It hit me like a 2-by-4.” Swiatek did some homework and discovered that all the classrooms on the campus, where her two children have attended, had not been remodeled since 1946. Outdated and broken air-conditioning systems, antiquated science labs, a lack of fire alarms and smoke detectors and even a few building-code violations are some of the things Swiatek said she found. “We have amazing academic programs, music programs and sports programs … such amazing things to celebrate, but we need to have a facility that matches what is going on inside the school.” Swiatek’s 16-year-old daughter, Sage, made T-shirts with a broken-heart logo to symbolize her solidarity with teachers and administrators voicing their concerns about the campus. NEWHALL – At the oldest high school in Santa Clarita, “heart” is spelled H-A-R-T. But a new Web site says this “Hart” is broken and that only money, and a lot of construction work, can fix it. Claiming to be tired of patiently waiting for their 60-year-old school to get much-needed remodeling work, alumni of Hart High School, parents, students and staffers have started a Web site to vent their frustrations. Their target is the Hart Union High School District, which says the money for renovations at the flagship campus is limited. serves as a communication board for the Hart High community, said Sally Swiatek, a Hart High parent who helped get the site started. last_img


first_imgDon’t miss your opportunity to meet Irish and Ulster Rugby Star Tommy Bowe when he visits Ballybofey on Saturday 24th May. On this exclusive trip he will be visiting MasterShoe Company from 11am – 12pm and McElhinneys from 12pm – 1pm where fans can meet him personally, get autographs and talk all things sports and footwear. Tommy will be at the two renowned footwear stores to promote the Tommy Bowe womens, mens and kids footwear collections where if you purchase any pair of Tommy Bowe shoes on the day, you’ll receive a free Rugby Ball.This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal to the Irish Sports Star, so don’t miss out.For further information, contact McElhinneys on 0749131217.IRISH RUGBY SUPERSTAR SET TO VISIT MCELHINNEYS was last modified: May 14th, 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:BusinessEntertainmentFeaturesIrish RugbynewsTommy Bowelast_img read more


first_imgAODH RUADH GAA NEWS: Football:Burt proved our nemesis in two codes this week. In the football the seniors lost out on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-10. Ballyshannon were slow out of the traps and Burt peppered the visitor’s posts with shots, however their profligacy meant there was little between the sides at the break, the hosts leading 0-8 to 0-6. Aodh Ruadh showed great tenacity and resolve in the second half and battled their way into a two point lead, a wonder-goal from David Dolan helping them on their way. However Burt then got a penalty and that gave the Inishowen outfit the shot in the arm they needed to finish the game strong for the win. Meanwhile the reserves were only able to gather up 12 players for the trip to Hibernian park and so were forced to concede the points.Aodh Ruadh return to Inishowen this Saturday, 22nd August in the championship when they travel to Newtowncunningham to face Naomh Colmcille, throw-in at 7pm. That is preceded by the reserve championship clash with the same opposition at 5.30pm.The under 21s had more joy on the peninsula last Tuesday in the first round proper of the A championship. They won away at Scarvey, 3-11 to 2-9. Buncrana had a dream start when they floated a ball into their tall full forward in the first minute and he sent it to the back of the net. That didn’t knock a puff out of Aodh Ruadh as they quickly settled down to business. Ballyshannon had to work the bench with Ryan Granaghan going off after ten minutes, followed Eamonn McGrath five minutes later, but the depth of the squad meant those losses could be replaced like-for-like. The energetic Jamie McDonald scored a super goal to cancel out Buncrana’s early effort and by the short whistle the sides were tied up at 1-4 apiece. Aodh Ruadh rolled their sleeves up again in the second half and edged into an early advantage they were never to surrender. Oisin Rooney was magnificent at midfield and added a goal during the second half with Jamie McDonald capping a bravura display with the coup de grace which finally finished off the hosts deep in added time. The Ernesiders’ man of the match was Pauric Patton who once again showed all that is special about his game. Niall Harley really made the sweeper role his own when called upon, while Eugene Drummond was super at full back once he got the measure of his man. David McGurrin was impeccable from placed ball while Philip Patton put on an exhibition of long distance shooting when introduced as a sub. Ryan McKenna and Paddy Gillespie also made good impressions on their introduction from the bench. Ballyshannon now progress to the quarter-finals where they are down to face Dungloe in Father Tierney Park in one of the biggest games for the club in recent years. Date and time to be confirmed. Aodh Ruadh minors play Dungloe / Na Rossa tomorrow, Tuesday, at 6.30pm in Fintra in the Southern Regional Board championship semi-final. If you can, please make the trip and get behind the Shams.Aodh Ruadh under 14came up short against Killybegs in the second leg championship meeting in Father Tierney Park on Friday. With the benefit of a slight following breeze Killybegs worked their way into the lead in the first half. But in the second Aodh Ruadh used the wind well to keep the ball in the visitor’s half of the pitch. Scores were slow to come though and Killybegs were able to hit on the counter and take the win. It was an immense game from Senan Rooney, with Shane Gillespie again giving his all. Adam Clarke marshalled a defence which kept this highly rated Killybegs attack from finding the net while Ryan McDonald gave another excellent display between the posts. Defenders Niall Monaghan and Eugene Doherty had fine games, as did second half sub Jack Brosnan. JJ Goan worked himself to the bone and left everything he had on the pitch. All the lads showed great heart and, true to their form all year, played to the bitter end. The management enjoyed working with the team all year. We have pictures from the game up on will be under 12 training this Friday, 21st August at 4.30pm in the Park. The Willie Rogers Tournament will take place on Saturday 19th September. We wish Conal Bradshaw the best of luck as he heads to Croke Park and hope he has fun.Training continues this Friday for the under 8s and under 6s from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh.HurlingAodh Ruadh senior hurlers put up a spirited performance against Burt in the Donegal Senior Hurling Championship at the weekend, narrowly missing out by a point at the final whistle. From the outset, the Ernesiders put it up to the reigning champions and matched them for pace and tenacity in every position on the pitch. Aodh Ruadh hit five points in the first half thanks to Ciaran Kilgannon and Matt Ahern with Burt notching 2-1 in the same period. The second half continued at a ferocious pace with scores on both sides hard to come by. Aodh Ruadh drew the game with five minutes left on the clock, but Burt had the last trick up their sleeve with a well taken free in the dying seconds. Aodh Ruadh will feel they were unlucky not to come away with a win, but the experience of the Burt men was decisive in the end. The final score was Burt 2-4 Aodh Ruadh 0-9. We have some pictures from the game up on The under 12s took on table toppers Burt on Thursday night last in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh. Despite losing it was one of the lads’ best performances of the season, especially in the second half when they gave it everything, but unfortunately they couldn’t match the Burt’s lads ability to take their points. The final score was Burt 2-7 Aodh Ruadh 1-3. This is a very young squad who have worked very hard all season.On the same night the under 16s made the long trip to Burt. It’s been a difficult season for this squad, for a variety of reasons we’ve never had a full squad available for selection and unfortunately Thursday was no different. Burt got off to a great start scoring a couple of early goals to go into a commanding lead which they never relinquished. It was a tough night as a very impressive Burt team ran out convincing winners. It doesn’t get any easier for the lads as they face Buncrana this Thursday. The Inishowen side top the league in both Donegal and Derry and are unbeaten all season. Throw-in on Thursday night in Father Tierney Park is at 7pm.On Sunday we had our annual trip to Croke Park, as 53 hurlers and coaches made their way to Dublin and what a day of hurling we witnessed. We watched three games, the highlight of them being the senior semi-final between Tipperary and Galway. This game was one of the all time classics. It was a very happy bus coming home and even the handful of Tipperary supporters admitted that the better team on the day, Galway, were the worthy winners.Best of luck to under 12 hurlers Daire Gallagher, Kyle McCaffrey and Corey Ryan who are heading to Dublin on Tuesday to take part in the Activity Day in Croke Park. The lads will have a tour of the stadium and will get to play a number of games on the hallowed turf of Croke Park. Hopefully it will be the first of many appearances there for them. Club kitWe now have official club shorts available to order. They are O’Neill’s, so top quality kit. Kids sizes (24 and 26) cost €18, while adult sizes (28, 30, 32, 34,  36 and 38) cost €22. We’ll have samples available and images on Contact Chris Kelly on 0868813553 to place your order. Our navy blue soft shell jackets are also back on sale. We now have three youth sizes available. Ages 7-8 priced €40; ages 9-10 priced €40; and ages 11-12 priced €45. All jackets will have the Aodh Ruadh and GAA crests, plus the child’s initials on the sleeve. We are also able to order Ladies soft shell jackets with pink Aodh Ruadh crest and GAA logo. We are also selling adult jackets. You can check out samples of the shorts and jacket on For further details call Chris on 0868813553.Abbey Centre BingoThe winner of last week’s €400 jackpot was Joe Smith of Bundoran. Bingo as usual at the Abbey Centre this Friday at 9pm. The summer snowball now stands at €600 on 51 numbers or less. Books priced at just €10.Aodh Ruadh LottoThere was no winner of last week’s Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot of €7,000. The winning numbers drawn were 1, 6, 7, 13, 16 and 18. In the lucky dip €20 went to Eamonn Maguire, Cloghore; Nellie Blake, Parkhill; Olivia Magee, Assaroe View; William Ryan, Lawne Park; and Michael Finan, Station Road. Next draw in Owen Roe’s with a Jackpot of €7,100 on Sunday at 8.30pm.The lotto team for McCosker’s Centra this Saturday is: LADIES.You can receive the club notes by e-mail every Tuesday morning. To subscribe, enter your details on the website,, or e-mail your request to is the weekly e-mail newsletter from Aodh Ruadh GAA Club. If you have received it in error, please contact us at us on the social mediaFacebook: Aodh Ruadh CLGTwitter: @aodhruadh.GAA NEWS: AODH RUADH DEFEATED BY BURT IN ALL-COUNTY LEAGUE DIVISION THREE was last modified: August 18th, 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:Sportlast_img read more