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Ireland v Georgia: Talking points

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Pressure for places led to a patchy first fortyWith thirteen changes made from the side that beat South Africa, there were a lot of players coming into this game feeling under pressure to perform. This weight of expectation wasn’t coming from the coaches or the fans but from the men themselves, who knew this was their opportunity to stake a claim for the jersey not only against Australia, but also, looking ahead to the Six Nations. As a result, it was a nervy first half. Despite dominating possession, they could not convert chances into points due to a lack of precision with ball in hand. At times Ireland lacked speed and a clinical edge in attack, but after the interval they played with greater tempo, patience and started to break down the Georgian defence.Out to impress: O’Donnell made 11 tackles against GeorgiaGood things come to those who waitSpeaking of patience, Ireland learned (the hard way with last year’s final minute defeat against New Zealand) that it can pay to bide your time in this game. Similar to last week against South Africa, it was not until the second half that Ireland managed to open up the Georgian defence.  The troubles in the first half at set piece and at times, the lack of shape in attack, highlight the importance of preparation time, especially with Joe Schmidt’s approach to using the squad as a whole.Ireland must protect the ball better Ireland recorded a convincing 49-7 win over Georgia in Dublin on Sunday, but what stood out from the game? During Schmidt’s reign, Ireland have tended to shy away from offloading and concentrated more on rapid ruck ball.  In fact, against South Africa there were no offloads at all with the team deciding to concentrate on limiting risk. Perhaps the coaches saw this match against Georgia as a chance to experiment as Ireland managed seven offloads. However, in the first half in particular, they struggled to look after the ball in contact, giving up well worked positions by not carrying it into contact with greater care. Ireland won six turnovers to Georgia’s five, but against a stronger opposition like Australia next week, conceding that number of turnovers could prove lethal.Born to run: Zebo beat six defenders – more than any other Ireland playerConfidence booster for those less experiencedFor a few of the debutants it was a dream start to their international career. A commanding performance from Dave Foley in the second row earned the Munsterman the man of the match award.  Stuart Olding came on in the second half when the Irishmen were in full flight but it eased the pressure and allowed the young centre to enjoy the occasion which he marked with a try.  Felix Jones has been unlucky with injuries throughout his career, but he’s a star at his province and by showcasing his skills at the Aviva could have worked himself into the matchday squad for the Australia game. As for Ian Madigan, he’s not exactly unfamiliar but it’s not too often he’s had the chance to start in the Ireland 10 jersey. As always he played with confidence and injected a pace into the game that will ease the Irish fans nerves if Johnny Sexton ever does get injured.center_img Go Jones: full-back Jones scored two tries in quick succession v Georgia Understudy: Madigan kicked 19 points for Ireland on Sunday as Sexton watched from the standsIt’s about ‘the group’ going forwardEvery player that was interviewed after the game spoke about ‘the group’ and how being in the training squad was as important as a place on the pitch or the bench. This can often sound like one of those clichéd lines fed to players by the press team, but they genuinely sounded like they meant it. That’s not to say every one of them would not rather be in the first choice XV but Schmidt has instilled a mentality of togetherness, with an emphasis on the role of each individual within the squad. The players seem to understand that rotation is key if they are to take a strong squad to England 2015, and unlike other coaching regimes, no one is guaranteed a starting berth under Schmidt so there will always be movement. That means, everyone always has a chance and something to aim for.last_img read more

Lee Blackett scores the fastest ever Guinness Premiership try

first_imgMonday Mar 24, 2008 Lee Blackett scores the fastest ever Guinness Premiership try Leeds Carnegie made history against the Newcastle Falcons on Friday night by scoring the fastest ever Guinness Premiership try. ADVERTISEMENTTry scorer Lee Blackett had to wait 22 matches and four years before scoring his first try for the club, but when it came, it came in style, writing his name into the record books after exactly 8.28 seconds.The previous best was from Tom Voyce of Wasps, who touched down against Harlequins in 2004 after 9.63 seconds.Blackett, who picked up the bouncing ball straight from the kick off from flyhalf Alberto Di Bernardo, said “I said to Albie to give me the ball inside the opening minute but I didn’t actually mean within the first eight seconds! It was a shock when Newcastle missed the ball from the kick-off and it bounced straight back to me.“I don’t really know how to celebrate tries. Obviously, it was a great start and it was an impressive performance as a whole,” he said.It was a bizarre bounce that wasn’t claimed by any of the Newcastle players, and once Blackett had it in his hands they looked almost shell shocked, with Toby Flood in particular not going for a tackle that he probably should have made.Leeds went on to achieve a famous victory over Newcastle, coming out on top 16-15.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries , See it to Believe it Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyHere’s What That Tiny Hole Next to Your Iphone Camera Actually DoesNueeyThe 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

House in Okusawa / Schemata Architects

first_imgArchDaily Area:  136 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project House in Okusawa / Schemata ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHouse in Okusawa / Schemata Architects CopyHouses•Tokyo, Japan House in Okusawa / Schemata Architects Photographs:   Takumi OtaText description provided by the architects. This is a renovation project. The house was built during the post-war era of Japan, when the influence of western design became popular. The superficial imitation of western architecture was used for the design of common housing, as seen in so-called Provence or English style houses in Japan.Save this picture!©  Takumi OtaRecommended ProductsGlassDip-TechDigital Ceramic Glass PrintingCeramicsGrespaniaWall Tiles – Wabi SabiDecorative ElementsB&B ItaliaCandles – OverscaleKitchen Furniture / CountertopsEGGERSplashback PanelsAs a part of this trend, the house in Okusawa sought to imitate the English brick house. It had a triangular wooden gable, typical of the English roof, while it also included a parapet. At first sight it looks like a RC structure, but this is misleading; the wooden beams are reinforced by steel frames to lessen the number of interior pillars. While the house might be superficial, it retains a certain charm that reminds us of familiar human feelings.Save this picture!©  Takumi OtaRather than denying its immaturity out of the post-war period, we have taken a gentle and positive attitude towards it and renovated it into a home suitable for today.Save this picture!PlansProject gallerySee allShow less’New Towns New Territories: New Players in Urban Planning’ ConferenceArticlesKISS Pop-Up Chapel / Z-A StudioArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/271350/house-in-okusawa-schemata-architects Clipboard Projects “COPY” Houses Architects: Schemata Architects Area Area of this architecture project Year:  “COPY” 2009 Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/271350/house-in-okusawa-schemata-architects Clipboard Japan Save this picture!©  Takumi Ota+ 25 Share CopyAbout this officeSchemata ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDabasWoodHousesTokyo3D ModelingJapanPublished on September 17, 2012Cite: “House in Okusawa / Schemata Architects” 17 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – Painted AluminumStonesCosentinoDekton® Surfaces – Chicago 444Exterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – CPXPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsHexapent Facade PanelDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Folding Door System – Rabel 3710 Super ThermalWall / Ceiling LightsLuminisCeiling Surface Lights – HollowcoreBenches / TablesUrbaStyleConcrete Bench – BoomerangMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Okusawa小住宅 / Schemata Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

UK’s ‘most generous boss’ to give away profits to local charities

first_img  17 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Businessman Colin Potter sold his company last year for £10 million and gave £2 million of that to his staff. He now intends to give away all future profits of his new business to charity.His new company, ProposalGENie, offers a web-based system for preparing sales proposals. According to Personnel Today, he expects to start making grants by the end of this year.Potter, who sold his communications company Uniworld last year, is particularly supportive of conductive education charity the Rainbow Centre in Fareham, Hampshire. He currently spends a day each week fundraising for the organisation. Advertisement UK’s ‘most generous boss’ to give away profits to local charities Tagged with: Prospect research Recruitment / people About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 8 February 2005 | Newslast_img read more

Time to move on from emergency funding say VCSE leaders

first_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Time to move on from emergency funding say VCSE leaders AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1  284 total views,  2 views today Tagged with: researchcenter_img  285 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Melanie May | 17 August 2020 | News It is now time to move back to more conventional cycles of funding and away from the demands of applying for and issuing short-term emergency grants, a new briefing from The Institute for Voluntary Action Research has found.The Institute has been producing regular briefings on the challenges faced by VCSE leaders during Covid-19, based on what it is hearing through the online peer support sessions it is running for VCSE leaders. The latest, Between a rock and a hard place is published today, Monday 17 August.In it, it reveals that VCSE leaders now see the idea of linear progression in funding from emergency to recovery and then to renewal becoming unhelpful as restrictions are tightened in virus hot spots, with a difficult winter predicted, and medical solutions to Covid-19 not yet been found.However, both funders and VCSE organisations need to move on from the demands of applying for and distributing six-month grants, and the challenge is now to move back to more conventional cycles of one, three and even five-year funding, without losing the urgency and lightness of touch that has characterised the immediate response by so many.According to the briefing, at the forefront of VCSE leaders’ minds are:Staff and personal welfare, with comments including: ‘Our clients are really suffering at the moment, which means staff are hearing difficult stories and clients are becoming harder to help – they are starting to take their frustrations out on our staff more, which is very hard.’Navigating the easing of lockdown: ‘Like many others, we’ve come out of the crisis phase and we’ve survived it. But planning for increasing capacity with physical distancing, infection prevention and having control measures in place is going to make our services very, very limited.’Long-term strategy: ‘The support that clients will need in six months will not be what they normally need. We are having to rethink our strategy for the long term.’The briefing also shares what VCSE leaders say they most need, with the top three being: access to peer support, supportive funding structures, and collaboration and cross-sector engagement.As well as moving on from short-term funding, the briefing calls for funders to develop and prioritise:Trust: by selecting organisations whose values and ambitions align with their own and then backing their knowledge, experience and skills.Flexible funding, with trust best expressed through genuinely unrestricted funding, which grantees can use as they see fit in response to changing circumstances.Support: by respecting organisations’ own analysis of their needs and circumstances, and funding them to create the capacity to engage with and use support, and giving them the freedom to decline it, if the timing or focus isn’t right for themThe briefing can be read in full on the Institute’s site. Advertisementlast_img read more

Ag Senators Express Frustrations, Concerns to EPA Administrator

first_img Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARE Ag Senators Express Frustrations, Concerns to EPA Administrator Home Indiana Agriculture News Ag Senators Express Frustrations, Concerns to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthycenter_img Previous articleLate-season Herbicide Applications may be IneffectiveNext articleFinancial Assistance Available for Biomass Deliveries Gary Truitt SHARE By Gary Truitt – Jul 23, 2014 Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy met with Senate Ag Committee Republicans Tuesday – according to The Hagstrom Report. Mississippi’s Thad Cochran told McCarthy the Waters of the U.S. proposal and agriculture interpretive rule are a source of uncertainty, anxiety and distrust for people in rural areas. Kansas Senator Pat Roberts expressed his frustration with EPA’s recent campaign calling concerns surrounding the proposed rules myths. Iowa’s Chuck Grassley reiterated his concerns with the proposed waters rule – too – and says there’s no question this administration has a poor track record with agricultural interests on any number of issues.Grassley says it’s hard to believe how EPA thinks it can manage new rules when this unhelpful approach and general negative attitude toward agriculture seem to be standard protocol. He says the meeting with McCarthy did little to alleviate his concerns that the agency isn’t listening to the people its rules will directly impact. EPA Spokeswoman Liz Purchia says EPA knows no one understands the importance of water quality better than the ag community – and the Administrator appreciated the meeting with the Senators.last_img read more

Police target journalists covering street demonstrations

first_imgNews IndiaAsia – Pacific December 27, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Police target journalists covering street demonstrations News News In rural India, journalists face choice between covering pandemic and survival RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 Reporters Without Borders already voiced alarm last September about the increasing frequency of cases of journalists being attacked by police while covering demonstrations. India is ranked 131st out of 179 countries in the 2011-2012 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. IndiaAsia – Pacific to go further RSF_en Organisation center_img Help by sharing this information June 10, 2021 Find out more Thangjam Nanao Singh, a reporter for privately-owned Prime Time TV, was killed during a street demonstration in Imphal, in the northeastern state of Manipur, on 23 December. He appears to have been hit when police opened fire on protesters who had just set fire to a police vehicle.According to the News Broadcasters Association, reporters, photographers and TV crew members were injured while covering a similar demonstration at New Delhi’s India Gate on 24 December. Equipment was also damaged when the police turned their water canon on media personnel, witnesses said. Follow the news on India News Receive email alerts April 27, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the targeted attacks by police on journalists that have occurred during a continuing wave of angry demonstrations to demand better protection for women and tougher punishments for sex crimes following the gang-rape of a female student in New Delhi on 16 December. Many of the protests have degenerated into violent clashes with the police.“We urge the authorities to carry out a thorough and impartial investigation into the circumstances of Thangjam Nanao Singh’s death, and to establish whether he was the deliberate target of the shot that killed him,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The other cases of violence against the media should also be thoroughly investigated so that a sense of impunity does not take hold within the police. Such behaviour must stop at once. The police must use only necessary and proportionate force and should not treat journalists as if they were demonstrators.” India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media March 3, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Latest Housing Market Stats

first_img  Print This Post Home / Daily Dose / Latest Housing Market Stats Sign up for DS News Daily September 4, 2020 1,054 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share 2Save Previous: Intercontinental Exchange Acquires Ellie Mae Next: Mortgages in Forbearance Down From Peak  About Author: Chuck Green Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Home sellers are in good shape this week, with a low supply and buyers chomping at the bit in light of total for-sale inventory contracting for the 13th week in a row. That puts sellers behind the wheel of the housing market, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report. What’s more, typical time-on the market remained at record lows.  With a hike of almost 9% in median lost prices compared to last year, the price of typical homes on the market have spiked. However, as new for-sale inventory bubbles up month-over-month, coming closer to approaching last year’s figures more than any period since March, light might be creeping over the horizon for buyers. Median prices swelled to $345,722; the uptick in list price of 8.9% compared to last year looms as the highest jump year-over-year since at least last January. Concluding the week of July 18, the median sale price was $280,375—6.4% higher than last year. Meantime, the hike of 4.6% month-over-month median sale price was second in size only to the week before in records dating back through last January; the week ending July 11 posted a 5% month-over-month increase). At 4.2%, 1.4% points lower than a year ago, the share of listings held its ground.  Mirroring the past three weeks, typically, homes are going under contract 13 days after they’re listed—two weeks quicker than a year ago. Meantime, in Zillow’s weekly records extending back through January of last year, the briefest median time on market.   Compared to 2019, there was an 18.4% hike in newly pending home sales—the highest year-over year increase since November 2019. It’s unchanged contrasted to a month ago, and jumped only 0.5% week over week.  Among metro areas, in newly pending sales-year-over-year, based on market size, New York/Newark was at 18.4%, followed by Los Angeles, 4.9%, Chicago, 43.1%; and Dallas/Fort Worth, 26.2%. Squared off the list was, Philadelphia, 24.0%. In fact, in light of records low mortgage rates and demand driven by millennials hitting the age of homeownership the escalating volume of home sales seems entrenched, according to FirstAM.com.However, Chief Economist Mark Fleming says homes not on the market are out of the reach of potential buyers.  According to FirstAM’s July potential home sales model, last month, there was an uptick in potential existing home sales to a 5.59 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR), a 1.9% month-over-month increase. That’s a 61.3% hike from the market potential low point in February 1993.   Meantime, compared to a year ago. among existing-home sales, the market potential parachuted 4.0%. That’s an almost 215,800 (SAAR) hike in sales.   Potential existing-homes sales now is 1.2 million (SAAR)—or 17.7% below the pre-recession peak of market potential from April 2006, while the market for existing-home sales failed to meet its potential by 1.0% or approximately 56,000 (SAAR) sales. Meanwhile, between June 2020 and July 2020, there was a bounce by an estimated 16,000 (SAAR) sales in the market performance gap. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Latest Housing Market Stats Related Articles Chuck Green has contributed to the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and others covering various industries, including real estate, business and banking, technology, and sports. 2020-09-04 Christina Hughes Babb The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

Gardai believe people know more on Buncrana murder

first_img Previous articleDerry City v Sligo Rvs Premier Division game movedNext article20 people waiting for a bed at Letterkenny University Hospital News Highland WhatsApp Gardai believe people know more on Buncrana murder Pinterest By News Highland – February 9, 2018 Pinterest Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Gardaí believe people living in Donegal could have important information about a murder 6 years ago.24-year-old Andrew Allen was shot dead in front of his partner at his home at the Links View Park in Buncrana on the night of 9th February 2012.A silver Vauxhall Cavalier, thought to be involved in the murder, was found on fire nearby at Churchbrea in Fahan shortly after.Gardai believe a number of people were involved in the planning of the murder, the destruction of evidence and the protection of those involved.Inspector Pat O’Donnell believes there are still people in Buncrana and Derry City who have information that could help – and is appealing for them to come forward:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/patoghghgdonnell.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Twitter Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty last_img read more

Backlog of Tory Island refuse to be removed today

first_img Google+ Backlog of Tory Island refuse to be removed today Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ WhatsApp By admin – February 5, 2019 WhatsApp A stockpile of rubbish is to be removed from Tory Island this evening with plans put in place for refuse to be collected from the island twice a month.Highland Radio was contacted by a number of people complaining that rubbish from the island had not been collected for two months and that the stockpile was building close to a school and homes.It was confirmed today by the manager of the local Coop that the rubbish will be removed today and that, after a new crane is fitted on the island’s pier, rubbish will be collected every two weeks.Marjorie Uí Chearbhaill spoke earlier on the Nine Til Noon Show:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Marj.wav00:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleEmergency services dealing with crash on main L’kenny to Lifford RdNext articleGofundme page established for the Plaza in Buncrana admin Facebook Twittercenter_img Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more