Guyana men, women qualify for 2018 CAC Hockey Championship!

first_img– to play Jamaica in today’s qualifier finalBY reaching today’s qualifier finals, both Guyana’s men and women hockey teams would’ve qualified for the 2018 (July 19 – August 3) Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia.The Guyanese ‘stick wielders’ will face Jamaica in the men’s and women’s finals at the Jamaican hockey pitch, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.Today, from 16:00 hrs, the men from the ‘Mighty Kaiteur’ will look to overturn their 3 – 2 defeat which they suffered at the hands of the Jamaicans in their final round-robin game yesterday.Guyana’s Ashley De Groot (left) against Jamaica during their scoreless draw in the CAC Games qualifier tournament.It was also Guyana’s first loss in the championship, having won three games and picking up one draw for a total of nine points, to finish behind Jamaica (12 points) in the final tally upon the completion of the round-robin stage of the competition.Over in the women’s side of the tournament, the ladies from the ‘Land of Wood and Water’, and Guyana have a little score to settle, especially after their round-robin encounter ended in an entertaining scoreless draw. The two teams will play at 15:45 hours.Given the good showing by the women from both countries throughout the tournament, it will be hard to predict an eventual winner, but, for Guyana, their primary mission has already been accomplished–reaching the CAC Games.last_img read more


first_imgA computer programmer who broke into a woman’s flat in Letterkenny leaving her terrified has been ordered to pay his victim €500.Cheevers left woman terrified after break-in to flat.Conal Cheevers, 37,  broke into the woman’s flat at Apartment 2, Greenfield, Pearse Road by smashing the bathroom window and removed cosmetics on May 2nd last. After hearing the noise, the terrified woman called Gardai and Cheevers, of Bru na Grudan, Castletroy, Co Limerick was caught nearby.The woman appeared at Letterkenny District Court and told Judge Paul Kelly that she was “still scared staying there at night.”Solicitor Patsy Gallagher said his client, who was charged wit trespassing, had an unblemished record, was extremely drunk on the night and couldn’t remember breaking into the flat.Judge Kelly ordered Cheevers to pay a total of €750 – €250 for the broken window and a further €500 to the victim.He then dismissed the charges.COMPUTER PROGRAMMER WHO LEFT WOMAN TERRIFIED AFTER BREAK-IN PAYS VICTIM €500 was last modified: May 19th, 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:break-inConal CheeversdonegalflatLetterkenny Courttrespasslast_img read more