Wales claim hard-fought win over tough Tonga in Cardiff

first_imgMonday Nov 25, 2013 Wales claim hard-fought win over tough Tonga in Cardiff Wales picked up a 17-7 win against Tonga in Cardiff on Friday night, but more was expected of them ahead of a meeting with the Wallabies. All the points were scored in the first half, with Owen Williams and Ashley Beck scoring for the hosts. The tries that Wales did score were nicely taken but the home crowd expected a big second half, but the Tongan’s frustrated them and kept them scoreless after their 25th minute conversion. “It was pretty ugly out there. We knew going into the match how good a side Tonga were and we were not clinical enough, said Man of the Match, lock Luke Charteris. “A team dogged like this will keep putting us under pressure but we won the game. I should have had two tries but didn’t manage to get them,” he added.Charteris will be unavailable for the upcoming Test against Australia as he will be on club duty with Perpignan in France. Team mate James Hook and Bath prop Paul James will also be unable to play. Coach Warren Gatland said that as far as he knows everyone else will be available. Referring to the match, his 100th Test as a coach, he said that Tonga frustrated Wales. “I think there was 11 minutes ball in play in first half, which for me was probably the lowest I’ve ever seen in an international game in a first half.“And that was kind of the way it was played; re-set after re-set and slowing the game down and stopping. And that made it difficult for us to get some momentum.”“It’s an ugly win, but we’ll take it. It’s frustrating, but there was the ambition there to go and play and put ourselves under pressure to play. We need to be better and more clinical next week.”ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

David Silva recovers from COVID-19

first_imgRelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Bale completes Tottenham return from Real Madrid Tottenham sign £25m Sergio Reguilon David Silva trained with his new Real Sociedad teammates for the first time since his free transfer from Manchester City on Monday.The 34-year-old signed a two-year deal at the LaLiga club in August and is in line to make his debut for his new side against Real Madrid on Sunday. Imanol Alguacil’s side achieved a sixth-place finish last term, which was enough for them to qualify for this season’s Europa League.Silva joined the Basque club in controversial fashion as he was close to signing for Serie A club Lazio just days before he chose Sociedad as his next destination.The Italian side were convinced the Spaniard was going to put pen to paper and join them, with Lazio star striker Ciro Immobile publicly revealing they were ‘waiting for him with open arms’.But Lazio then started to complain that Silva was rejecting their telephone calls and before they knew it, the midfielder was pictured in the blue and white of Sociedad and not of the Serie A side.Silva had intended to start training straight away but tested positive for coronavirus on the day he was announced as a Sociedad player. He had not met his teammates by that point, so the rest of the squad was allowed to train, but Silva had to wait 14 days in isolation before returning to the training field on Monday.Silva has been bought by Sociedad as a replacement for Martin Odegaard, who had a successful loan spell in San Sebastian last season.Tags: David SilvaEuropa LeagueImanol AlguacillaligaManchester CityReal Madridlast_img read more

Wellington girls beat Rose Hill 77-50, boys win 63-57

first_imgGirls: Wellington 77 Rose Hill 50Rose Hill — 17 6 12 15 — 50Wellington – 13 20 18 26 — 77Scoring: Rose Hill: Kyaneedy Myers 9, Dom Milsop 1, Kayna Simoneau 4, Autumn Lipscomb 18, Mackenzie Herman 9, Kylie Simpson 2, Anna Van Driel 2, Paige Decker 3. Wellington: French 2, Wright 5, Snipes 22, Whaley 7, Zimmerman 2, McComb 22, Ledesma 6, Salvador 9, Wright 2.Wellington stats: FGM-A: Lewellen 0-2, French 1-3, Wright 2-2, Snipes 8-10, Whaley 2-4, Zimmerman 1-1, McComb 8-17, Ledesma 0-4, Salvador 4-7, Peck 0-1. Total: 26-51. 3-point: 6-15.FTM-A: 19-26. Off. rebound: 14. Def. reb. 23.  Steals: 10. Assists: 17. Turnovers: 11. Wellington 63 Rose Hill 57Rose Hill — 21 12 16 8 — 57Wellington — 20 17 18 8 — 63Scoring: Rose Hill – Haddock 6, Nickel 19, Welch 10, Pribe 2, L. Santo 8, A. Santo 8, Ma 4. Total: 32 (24) 5-7 57. Wellington: Gilmore 5, Phelps 13, Reichenberger 5, Baker 2, Nance 22, Daugherty 3, Dunn 14. Total: 30 (27) 6-10 63. by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — For the first time in 2014, the Wellington girls and boys were winners on the same night. The girls won 77-50 over Rose Hill, while the boys won 63-57.It has been a rather strange phenomenon. The Wellington girls are 8-5. The boys are 7-6. Yet, not since playing Medicine Lodge in the Kingman Tournament at the beginning of the season has the two teams won on the same night.It did so on a Thursday night, a make-up game from Tuesday. The girls put together an incredible scoreboard-turning 77 point output to manhandle Rose Hill. Both Carlie McComb and Lauryn Snipes scored 22 points each. McComb drained four 3-pointers while Snipes was 8-of-10 inside the paint.Overall Wellington was 26 of 51 from the field and was 6 of 15 beyond the arch. The Crusaders, who couldn’t buy a free throw in the Mulvane Tournament, was an impressive 19 of 26 from the charity stripe.“We really had great defensive intensity tonight,” said Eric Adams, Wellington head girls basketball coach. “We were able to feed off of steals and Rose Hill turnovers and create points.”The game didn’t start out great for the Crusaders. Rose Hill took a 17-13 lead in the first quarter. But in the second quarter, Wellington went on a 20-6 run and held a 33-23 advantage at the half. Wellington would open up a 20-point lead to start the second half, but saw Rose Hill pull within 11.The Crusaders then scored 26 points in the fourth quarter to coast to a 27-point victory.Wellington now travels to Mulvane tonight which is a huge ball game. Mulvane is in the sub-state and Wellington is fighting for positioning and the Wildcats are in the same sub-state. Mulvane is 9-4. •••••In the boys game, Wellington made it four in a row.“We didn’t play great defense tonight,” said Brian Buchanan, Wellington head boys basketball coach. “But the boys are playing with a lot of confidence shooting the ball right now.”It has been 12 days since that exciting Chaparral Roadrunner Classic Championship victory, but the boys seemed like they were not missing a beat.The first quarter was an exhausting pace in which both teams scored a combined 41 points. Rose Hill had five of them in the first quarter, while Wellington had three. In one sequence to end the first quarter there were four 3-pointers scored.Rose Hill cooled off in the second quarter and Wellington would outscore the Rockets 17-12 to lead 37-33 at the half. The Crusader would maintain a lead for the rest of the ball game, but Rose Hill would eventually pull up and tie the Dukes with about two minutes to play.But then senior Payton Baker made a big basketball off a Rose Hill turnover. Conner Phelps then got a big steal and layup on the next possession.Trevor Nance finished things off with a jump shot to give Wellington a 63-57 lead going into the final minute. Neither team would score in the final 60 seconds.Nance would pour in 22 points as the leading scorer. Austin Dunn followed with 14 and Phelps had 13.Rose Hill was led by Gabe Nickel with 19.The Crusaders now play Mulvane there tonight which Buchanan said will be the most important game of the season so far for Wellington. The Wildcats are in the same sub-state as Wellington. A victory will improve Wellington’s seeding in the four-team seeding. At the moment, Wellington is chasing Winfield for the top seed which is 9-5. Mulvane is currently 5-8. Rose Hill is 3-9. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! 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