Preview: Swansea City (A)

first_imgBoth teams remain mathematically in the hunt to topple Cardiff City from sixth spot before the season is done but it remains a big ask.Still, both clubs will be looking to see out their respective campaigns in style. The Robins have picked up form in recent weeks and are unbeaten in their last three games under Interim Head Coach Dean Holden.Belief is key for both teams and Swans boss Steve Cooper has openly said his club are not yet out of the running. But results at the Liberty Stadium have not gone their way since the restart (W1, L 2) with home advantage possibly a thing of the past without supporters in the stadium. Leeds United were the last visitors to Swansea’s turf, who sealed a 1-0 win a week ago as they close in on a likely promotion to the Premier League.Swansea v City is only available to watch on Robins TV – with pre-match coverage starting from 2pm – as it will not be shown on Sky Sports’ Red Button facility.Season Card holders who are yet to redeem their unique voucher sent to them via email still can, giving them access to the final scheduled remaining league games.All non-Season Card holders are able to purchase a £10 matchday pass, which is only valid for Saturday’s fixture. Non-Season Card holders should note that only those City matches not selected for broadcast by Sky Sports are available.Head to the Robins TV website, login with your Bristol Sport Club Account, head to the packages page and select your matchday pass.MATCH DETAILSDate: Saturday, July 18thKick-off: 3pmCompetition: Sky Bet ChampionshipWhere: Liberty StadiumOfficials: Darren Bond (referee), Timothy Wood (assistant), Phillip Dermott (assistant), Andy Woolmer (fourth official)last_img read more

Tundo regains Classic lead on penultimate day

first_imgNavigator Richard Jackson was left to rue what he described a “bad day at the office” and candidly admitted they had lost a realistic chance of catching “Flash” Tundo.Chager and Jackson have driven like demons on the 2017 Classic but watched in disbelief just how their Safari Classic fortunes appeared worsen with only a few stages of the route course to spare.Baldev Chager in an Evolution 10 dahses to the last control in kajiado rtally last FebruaryCarl was the first driver out of the CS20 where Jackson and Geoff Bell got stuck in mudholes.“Stage one we wrong slotted which is my fault, we then got a puncture but got through the stage. Stage two was a complete fiasco where we got stuck in a mudhole,” Jackson’s navigator Ryan Jackson said.Stig set the fastest stage time of 98.53minutes on the day’s opening stage (CS19) where Carl came in second fastest.Day nine which is the last day of the Safari Classic restarts on Friday with three grueling final stages on Sokoke, Maji Ya Chumvi and Mitangoni after which the cars will head back to Sarova Whitesands for the finish in the afternoon.Jackson’s Tuthill Porsche returned fourth fastest on the day’s opening stage (CS16) at Mwambungo where he clocked 40.53minutes. Photo/COURTESYThe searing Coast heat has been described by many as one of the most tormenting aspects of classic cockpits but crews have soldiered on in awesome fashion.Ramesh Vishram, the affable star of the Kenyan classic scene, took an excursion into a bridge in the day’s opening stage. His Ford Escort took quite a beating in the process but the duo indicated that they would restore the car and soldier on to the very end.Raaji Bharij also suffered engine problems and was reportedly out of the race, according to unconfirmed reports.DAY 9 PROGRAMME (LAST DAY-1ST CAR)   07:00-Whitesands Out8:08-CS22-Sokoke -Giriama 2 (102.06.km)20:41Cs23-Maji ya Chumvi 2-Majengo (61.14km)12.50-CS24-Mwamkura 2-Mitangoni (29.50km)14.03: Whitesands finishEND OF DAY 6 RESULTS -EASCRCarl “Flash” Tundo/ Tim Jessop (Kenya/Triumph TR7) 728.20Richard Jackson/Ryan Champion (British /Porsche 911) 781.20Baldev Singh Chager /Ravi Soni (Kenya /Porsche 911) 802Geoff Bell/Timothy Challen (SA/Datsun 260Z) 814.31Jonathan Somen/Richard Hechle (Kenya/Ford Escort) 847.09Frank Tundo/Gavin Laurence (Kenya/Triumph TR7) 847.42Stig Blomqvist/ (Sweden/ Porsche 911) 849.10Roger Samuelsson/ (Sweden/ Porsche 911) 859.49Iain Freestone (British/Ford Escort MK1) 875.290Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo.PHOTO/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 30 – The dramatic fight for the lead at the East African Safari Classic Rally continued on the penultimate day as local star Carl “Flash” Tundo motored to eclipse Briton Richard Jackson and compatriot Baldev Chager to move back in front.Tundo had his campaign effectively gifted by Jackson’s and Chager’s gremlins but hoped the rally Gods would be kinder on the very final stretch tomorrow.last_img read more

Ottawa to step up monitoring of threatened species habitat on provincial land

first_imgOTTAWA, O.N. – Environmentalists are declaring victory over the federal government agreeing to increase oversight of habitat for threatened species on provincial land.The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says it is withdrawing legal action against Ottawa after federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna made the promise.Last week, McKenna released a report suggesting the provinces weren’t doing enough to protect caribou habitat.- Advertisement -Her officials also found some caribou populations are facing an imminent threat of disappearing, which is the last step before the federal cabinet can step in and order conservation.McKenna has promised a report on provincial protections for 150 other species where critical habitat has been identified.That report is due in June 2019.Advertisement (THE CANADIAN PRESS)last_img read more

RESTAURANT CLOSURE: CREDITORS MEETING CALLED OVER EASTER

first_imgA CREDITORS’ meeting has been called during the Easter holidays for people owed money by Beetroot, the Letterkenny restaurant which went bust last week.Donegaldaily.com understands that a large number of people from throughout County Donegal have gift vouchers for the restaurant which they were unable to redeem before the shutters were pulled down last Wednesday.They can attend the meeting as unsecured creditors. It will take place on Easter Tuesday, April 26th at 9am at Gallagher’s Hotel in Letterkenny. We understand that some vouchers for the restaurant were actually bought on the day it closed.However it is not unusual, we have been told, for a creditors’ meeting to take place on what for many people is a holiday.The registered address for Beetroot Limited is Drumacanoo, Churchill, Letterkenny, Co Donegal.The company last filed accounts in April 2010. RESTAURANT CLOSURE: CREDITORS MEETING CALLED OVER EASTER was last modified: April 17th, 2011 by gregShare 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:Beetrootclosedcreditors meetingEasterletterkennylast_img read more