Tipp men hoping to lead Ireland to Nations Cup success

first_imgNations Cup action is due to begin at 3 o’clock later this afternoon. Ireland will be represented by two Tipperary men – the Olympics-bound Greg Broderick and Denis Lynch. Cian O’Connor and Bertram Allen are the other members of the team that will jump third today behind the United States and Great Britain. Team Ireland currently lie in sixth place in the Nations Cup series, with Dublin being their last event where they can pick up points. Seven of the 10 countries that have competed in Europe Division I this season will qualify for Rio.last_img

UK Tote Group launches a ‘reimagined’ Tote Ten to Follow

first_img Share StumbleUpon Following its full acquisition of the Tote last month, the UK Tote Group has confirmed that it will be relaunching the Tote Ten to Follow after a five-year hiatus. The game will return for the 2019/20 National Hunt season, with the UK Tote Group having ‘reimagined’ the site to bring it into ‘a modern era’, set to go live before the end of the year. Rob Painter, UK Tote Group Chief Marketing Officer, said: “The new Tote brand identity, in traditional red, aims to be bold and simple with the plus style ‘t’s’ illustrating the added value and togetherness that customers experience with pool betting.  A new look is important, but we are really looking forward to creating new, exciting experiences for customers of the new Tote.”Players can pay £5 to pick a stable, and compete for at least £250,000 worth of prizes, with players who register also entered into a competition to win two tickets to Gold Cup Day at the Cheltenham Festival on Friday 13th March 2020. Key components for playing the new Tote Ten to Follow are as follows: Players pick a stable of ten horses to represent them for the 2019/20 National Hunt season; Horses accumulate points throughout the season on the follow points basis:A Grade 1 is worth 25 pointsA Grade 2 is worth 20 pointsA Grade 3 is worth 15 pointsAny listed race is worth 12 pointsAny other race is worth 10 pointsMark Kemp, UK Tote Managing Director, added: “Last year, through the Tote Town Hall, with customers and racing enthusiasts’ feedback, we heard a clear message that people would love to see the return of Tote Ten to Follow. We listened and are delighted to soon bring back Tote Ten to Follow in a modern digital format with the new Tote brand. “We have released the eagerly awaited and debated horses for customers potential stables today. Entries to the new pool game, with a minimum of £250,000 guaranteed will be open later in November. We hope the new Tote Ten to Follow will be as popular as before with racing fans able to follow their favourite horses through the upcoming National Hunt season, and monthly and season long prizes to play for.” John Williamson to oversee UK Tote Group’s international growth August 28, 2020 Submit Share ITV secures three-year British racing broadcast deal August 5, 2020 Related Articles Coral relaunches cinematic campaign for racing’s return June 5, 2020last_img read more


first_imgHUNDREDS of people have attended today’s funeral for Alan McSherry, the man killed in a hit and run near Bundoran last Sunday morning.Mr McSherry’s widow Jo walked behind her husband’s coffin as it made its way down Bundoran main street this morning on its way to the Star of the Sea chapel in the town.Local people lined the road to show their support for the McSherry family including Alan’s mother and father and his brothers. Mr McSherry was originally from Birkenhead on Merseyside and had moved to Ireland 14 years ago after he and his wife fell in love with the area.He had lived just inside Co Leitrim but spent most of his time in Bundoran working where he was known as ‘Handy Al’. HUNDREDS AT FUNERAL FOR HIT-AND-RUN VICTIM ALAN was last modified: August 29th, 2013 by John2Share 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:Alan McSherryfunerallast_img read more

Pep Guardiola will be returning to Barcelona in Champions League

first_imgPep Guardiola will return to the Nou Camp in the Champions League group stage after his new club Manchester City were drawn against his former Barcelona team on Thursday.The two sides were drawn in Group C alongside Borussia Moenchengladbach and former European champions Celtic in one of the toughest of the eight sections. (Also read: Ajax keeper Jasper Cillessen joins Barcelona)Spanish coach Guardiola, who won the Champions League twice with Barca, faced the Catalans when he was in charge of Bayern Munich two seasons ago and suffered a 5-3 defeat in the semi-finals.It was one of three successive semi-final eliminations that Guardiola suffered in as many seasons at Bayern.Bayern, now under triple Champions League winner Carlo Ancelotti, will have a quick chance to avenge last season’s semi-final defeat by Atletico Madrid after they were paired together in Group D along with PSV Eindhoven and group stage debutants Rostov.Holders and 11-times winners Real Madrid will have a tough pair of matches against Borussia Dortmund in Group F although both teams should progress from a section that also contains Sporting Lisbon and Legia Warsaw. (Also read: Joe Hart hopeful for a solution surrounding his City future)The Polish team are back in the group stage after a 20-year absence.English Premier League winners Leicester City, the only other newcomers among the 32 teams, will face Porto, Club Bruges and FC Copenhagen in Group G. (Also read: Danny Drinkwater signs new five-year deal with Leicester)Porto are taking part in the group stage for the 21st time, a record they share with Real and Barca. The double champions from Portugal have won only three of their last 16 ties against English teams in the competition. advertisementParis St Germain and Arsenal, who are attempting to reach the round of 16 for the 17th time in a row, were drawn in Group A alongside dark horses Basel and rank Bulgarian outsiders Ludogorets.Juventus, Serie A winners for the last five seasons, face Sevilla, Olympique Lyonnais and Dinamo Zagreb in Group H.For the third season running Serie A has only two teams in the group stage. The other side, Napoli, will meet Benfica, Besiktas and Dynamo Kiev in Group B.Group E is arguably the most evenly-balanced with CSKA Moscow, Bayer Leverkusen, Tottenham Hotspur and Monaco.The official result of the #UCLdraw pic.twitter.com/WxbnD5tLEP Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) August 25, 2016last_img read more