World Cup 2015: Argentina 64-19 Namibia

first_imgMan of the Match: Horacio AgullaAttendance: 30198 LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS TAGS: Namibia Argentina tuned up for their quarter-final with a comfortable 64-19 win over Namibia in Leicester. They ran in nine tries in total as some of their fringe players showed Daniel Hourcade what they have to offer.What’s hot:Matias Moroni: Unknown to most coming into the tournament, the versatile Moroni was the game’s best player in the first half. Hugely dangerous on his wing, he scored one and made another before half-time. Another sign of the growing depth in Argentinian rugby.Matias Moroni looked unstoppable for Argentina. Photo: Getty ImagesJuan Martin Hernandez scores again: Hernandez made his name at the 2007 World Cup helping Argentina to their historic third place. However his last try in the competition actually came all the way back in 2003. He was on the scoresheet again here though with the opening try.After a long wait Juan Martin Hernandez scored a World Cup try again. Photo: Getty Images.Ominous Pumas: All the talk ahead of France v Ireland is the prize of avoiding New Zealand in the quarter-finals. While Argentina might seem like the easier tie, they are turning into a fantastic all-round team. Don’t be surprised to see them back in the last four.Johnny Redelinghuys conversion: Ok, so he missed it, but it was great to see the veteran prop having a go with the final kick of the game. Just needs a little work on the technique!Another impressive performance from Tijuee Uanivi (top). Photo: Getty Images.Tijuee Uanivi: Before the tournament you might have been forgiven for thinking Namibia were Jacques Burger and nothing else. Uanivi has been easily their best player though, and the powerful second row will surely be picked up by a team in Europe on the back of his displays.What’s not:Two-tier refereeing: JC Greyling was sin-binned in the first half for a high tackle, clearly caused by Juan Martin Hernandez slipping as he approached him. In the second half Tinus du Plessis was binned for a far less dangerous attempt to claim a high ball than Bryan Habana last week. It’s hard enough for the smaller teams but they never get the rub of the green with the decisions either.Worry for Bosch: On the other scale of the decisions, Marcelo Bosch was rather fortunate to get just a yellow card for a tip tackle on Theuns Kotzè. He’ll now have an anxious wait to see if he’s cited. His absence would be a huge blow in the quarter-finals.STATISTICS24: The number of tackles made by Namibian flanker Wian Conradie. With Jacques Burger out he really stepped up.center_img 56: The scarcely believable number of defenders beaten by Argentina. They were breaking through for fun in the second half.183: The number of metres run by Matias Moroni. The winger cut Namibia to shreds in the first half in particular.Argentina: Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino; Matias Moroni, Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias (Juan Imhoff 64), Juan Pablo Socino, Horacio Agulla; Juan Martin Hernandez (Marcelo Bosch 50), Martin Landajo (c) (Tomas Cubelli 52); Lucas Noguera, Julian Montoya (Agustin Creevy 69), Juan Pablo Orlandi (Ramiro Herrera 52), Guido Petti, Matias Alemanno (Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe 60), Pablo Matera (Leonardo Senatore 49), Javier Ortega Desio, Facundo IsaTries (9): Hernandez, Moroni, Agulla, Isa, Noguera, Alemanno, Senatore, Montoya, Cubelli Cons: Gonzalez Iglesias 4, Socino 4. Pen: Gonzalez Iglesias.Yellow card: BoschNamibia: Chrysander Botha (Russell van Wyk 57); Johan Tromp, JC Greyling (Heinrich Smit 64), Johan Deysel, Conrad Marais; Theuns Kotze, Eneill Buitendag (Eugene Jantjies 64); Jaco Engels (Johnny Redelinghuys 51), Torsten van Jaarsveld (Louis van der Westhuizen 51), Johannes Coetzee (Abel de Klerk 46), Janco Venter (PJ van Lill 5), Tijuee Uanivi, Rohan Kitshoff (c), Wian Conradie, Leneve Damens (Tinus du Plessis 57)Tries: Tromp, Greyling, Jantjies. Con: Kotze 2. Yellow cards: Greyling, Du PlessisReferee: Pascal Gauzère (France) The Pumas set themselves up for next week’s quarter-final with a convincing win over Namibia in Leicester.last_img read more

Jean De Villiers smashed by Benoit August in Heineken Cup Semi-Final

first_imgFriday May 7, 2010 Jean De Villiers smashed by Benoit August in Heineken Cup Semi-Final As we head into the weekend theres still a few clips that Id like to get up on RD before the end of the day. The Super 14 Pick of the Week for one, but if things take too long, that will carry over to be combined with the next round. This clip however is of an outstanding hit from last weekend, so needs to be shared now.It comes from the Heineken Cup semi final between Biarritz and Munsterthat saw the Munstermen sent packing as the home side took the match 18-7, progressing to the final where they will face Toulouse, who themselves beat Leinster 26-16.Biarritz hooker Benoit August put the hit in on Munster and Springbok centre Jean De Villiers as he handled the ball for the second time in the movement before August smoked him.It started with De Villiers making a trademark intercept, but ended with him questioning if his ribs were still in tact. A few questioned if August was not possibly offside at the time, but it was open play and advantage was being played, so the ref had no problems with it.De Villiers, who will return to South Africa to aim towards the 2011 World Cup, has said that hes loved the northern hemisphere experience, and would advise youngsters to do the same if they get the chance.“I would make the same decision all over again. In fact, I would definitely advise any youngster back home to do it if they get the opportunity, because that is what rugby provides you with. It’s the chance to play abroad, live in a different country and travel the world: it’s been fantastic for me,” said De Villiers, who believes hes a better player now.“I started off slowly with them and then got a good kick in the butt. You learn from that and I felt that afterwards, it really went well. I scored a couple of tries and was pretty happy with my performances from December onwards.”Regarding the French, De Villiers says that theyre in a great position right now.“With two French teams in the Heineken Cup final, one in the Amlin Challenge final and a French Grand Slam this winter, this is a siren signal for world rugby about their strength. They are really strong at the moment.“The quality of players they have and the fact that they are selecting the right players with great variety, makes them very dangerous,” he added. 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 RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. 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Jean De Villiers smashed by Benoit August in Heineken Cup Semi-Final | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. Username * Password * Email * Password Repeat * Please send me news, information and special offers from RugbyDump By clicking register you agree to our Privacy Policylast_img read more

€10m technology fund to provide digital support to students

first_imgEmail Advertisement News€10m technology fund to provide digital support to studentsBy Meghann Scully – April 25, 2020 177 Fine Gael TD Kieran O’Donnell explained that the scheme will support tourism businesses that were not eligible for the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) payment or previous Fáilte Ireland continuity grant schemes.A €10 million technology and devices fund has been set up to provide digital support to students at primary and secondary level, Limerick Fine Gael TD Kieran O’ Donnell has said.Deputy Kieran O’ Donnell said the funding will be a huge help to both students and teachers as part of our response to Covid-19.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Deputy O’ Donnell said: “Schools in Limerick know their students best. So they are being empowered to support those who most need access to technology, with the right equipment.“Schools are being asked to prioritise exam classes, and then to look at where else access to technology is most needed. I am confident this will make a real difference to thousands of students and provide the technology they need to be able to access online supports.“At this time it is imperative we go further as a society to support more vulnerable young people. By redirecting funding we are focusing our attention on where it is needed, with a priority on Leaving Certificate students. Combined with an emphasis on wellbeing, this funding will help to give students the tools they need to succeed.”The measures are part of a number of initiatives taken by the Department to support Limerick children and young people who require digital support during the period of school closures.They include:Guidance being issued to all schools to support the ongoing learning of children with special educational needs and children whorequire digital support.Collaboration with Cisco/WebEX to support schools with training in video conferencing software – for use by teachers with their classes.Guidance and resources developed by the National Council for Special Education on supporting children with special educational needs.Continuation of the School meals programme, funded through the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, to provide food parcels to children who are at risk of food poverty.Continued funding of Home Tuition or, where this is not possible, flexibility to bank hours for use at a later time in the year.Resources to support good mental health and wellbeing amongst students produced by the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS).€10 million funding package secured as part of the Digital Strategy for Schools ICT Infrastructure Fund.The Department of Education and Skills is also working with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and telecoms companies through industry body Ibec to make a number of relevant websites “zero rated”. This would allow students to access these sites with no data costs.Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, added: “I believe the tech grants now being issued to schools can help harness the hard work, innovation and creativity being shown by our schools and their students to the greatest extent possible.“The efforts of our school communities are something to be proud of.” Print Twittercenter_img Linkedin Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleKnow the Difference between Hay Fever and COVID-19 SymptomsNext articleIlen Salmon’s Wake Tetra Pak Boat Craft Competition Meghann Scullylast_img read more

Korea Institute funds Korea-focused research, study & work for 2015

first_img Read Full Story The Korea Institute at Harvard University promotes the study of Korea and brings together faculty, students, scholars, and visitors to create a leading Korean studies community at Harvard. Through the Korea Institute, Harvard offers resources for graduate and undergraduate students to study Korea. On campus in Cambridge, students take courses on Korea and may choose from a wide array of Korea-related programmatic activities. Graduate and undergraduate students may conduct thesis research and  language study in Korea, and undergraduates may participate in study and work abroad opportunities in Korea through a variety of programs such as the Harvard Summer School-Korea Program, Korean language study at Ewha University, and internships. See more information on the Korea Institute and a full list of this year’s Korea grant/fellowship and program awardees and participants.last_img read more

Iranian diplomat convicted of planning attack on opposition

first_imgANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — An Iranian official has been convicted in Belgium of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against an exiled Iranian opposition group in France in 2018 and sentenced to 20 years in prison. A Belgian court rejected  Assadollah Assadi’s claim of diplomatic immunity. The Vienna-based diplomat refused to testify during his trial last year and he didn’t attend Thursday’s hearing at the Antwerp courthouse. Prosecutors had requested the maximum prison sentence of 20 years on charges of attempted terrorist murder and participation in the activities of a terrorist group. Three other suspects also received prison sentences.last_img read more

Senior named finalist for playwright award

first_imgTags: Ambrotypes, Beckwith Theatre Company, Dowagiac Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, Emerging Playwright Award, Kaitlyn Farrell, ND senior named finalist in Beckwith Theatre Company Notre Dame senior Kaitlyn Farrell was recently named one of three finalists in the Beckwith Theatre Company and Dowagiac Dogwood Fine Arts Festival’s “Emerging Playwright Award” competition.The contest is designed to recognize young playwrights between the ages of 18 and 30 living or studying in Michigan or northern Indiana. Though Farrell’s play, titled “Ambrotypes,” did not win the competition, she received $250 for being named a finalist.”She didn’t win, but it was awesome exposure in the local arena for work,” senior Robert McKenna, who played Jason M. Hawley in the play, said. “Everyone has to start somewhere.”The play was originally commissioned for ND Student Players, an on-campus theatre troupe, but it was not performed as scheduled in the fall and was not re-scheduled.“In January, one of my original actors [McKenna] came to me and said, ‘this play needs to be put on,’” Farrell said. “That’s sort of how it got started again.”Farrell said she worked with McKenna to acquire funds from the student players and began the process of casting the show.Around the time Farrell began preparing to stage her work at Notre Dame, she submitted “Ambrotypes” to the Emerging Playwright’s competition.“I had written the play in about three weeks over the summer, but over Christmas break, I spent another week editing, [and] I added another scene. … It wasn’t until spring break that they called me and told me I was a finalist,” Farrell said.Farrell said she originally got the idea for the play when she visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “Photography and the American Civil War” exhibit last summer, she read about the work of Alexander Gardner, a Scottish immigrant who became a battlefield photographer. Gardner became the subject of “Ambrotypes,” which fits into the genre of historical fiction.Since Farrell was named a finalist, the Beckwith Theatre Company staged a reading of the play at the beginning of April, she said.“That may have been one of the better things to happen to us,” freshman Nick Lindstrom said, who played Alexander Gardner in the ND Student Players production. “Kaitlyn got the chance to see complete strangers perform it, and they interpreted the script in an entirely different way than she did. She brought that back and it helped shape her vision.”The Notre Dame production was staged one week later, April 24-25, in the Washington Hall Theatre Lab.“It was my first time directing a full-length play,” Farrell said. “I tend to be more quiet, and I’m definitely more interested in script analysis and playwriting, and it’s pretty rare that playwrights get to direct their own work, so it was definitely a good experience.”Farrell said the production was based on a very collaborative process.“I loved just watching the show, listening to the words that I wrote. … It’s a very kind of transcendental experience. Just sitting there, and I know what the next line is going to be, but I’m always surprised by how they present it,” Farrell said.After she graduates, Farrell plans to move back to her home state of New York.“My hope is to maybe get an apprenticeship at a theater. I would love to work in script analysis, but my hope is to continue playwriting as well,” she said. “I would like to get the play published this summer, but sometimes you need to have a full-scale production before they’ll publish it.“I’ve just loved being able to share my work with other people.”last_img read more

Vietjet introduces first A321neo

first_imgVietjet introduces first A321neoVietjet introduces first A321neo “new-engine option” aircraft to Southeast AsiaNew-age carrier Vietjet has become the first airline in Southeast Asia to take delivery of an A321neo (new engine option) after the Airbus aircraft landed at Tan Son Nhat International Airport from Hamburg, Germany. The A321neo, registered as VN-646, is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s latest-generation GTF engines.Fitted out with 230 comfy leather-covered seats and high-quality carpeting, the first five rows of Vietjet’s spacious new A321neo have been especially designed to accommodate passengers flying Skyboss, the airline’s premium service. The aircraft’s interior also features a unique color-changing LED light system and striking décor to create a comfortable and refreshing ambience through the whole cabin.The brand new A321neo incorporates the latest in engine design, advanced aerodynamics and cabin innovations. According to the aircraft manufacturer, its GTF engines offer a significant reduction in fuel consumption — at least 16 percent from day one and 20 percent by 2020 — as well 75% reduction in noise and 50% in emissions. The engines were first introduced by Pratt & Whitney in 2016. Vietjet is one of the very first airlines in the world to incorporate the engines to its aircraft. The A321neo is also the 17th aircraft delivered to Vietjet from Airbus in 2017.The new aircraft will begin operating on domestic and international routes to and from Vietnam in January 2018. On receiving the aircraft, Vietjet also announced its decision to upgrade an existing order for 42 A320neo aircraft to the superior, and larger, A321neo models. Accordingly, the airline now has a total of 73 A321neo and 11 A321ceo on order for future delivery.“We are proud when a dynamic airline like Vietjet endorses our products,” said Fabrice Brégier, Airbus Chief Operating Officer and President Commercial Aircraft. “The A321neo combines higher capacity with the lowest operating costs in its class, offering unbeatable efficiency. This aircraft will be a real asset in Vietjet’s expansion plans in such a competitive market. We look forward to seeing the A321neo flying in Vietjet colours.”“The A320 family aircraft has greatly contributed to Vietjet’s impressive operation performances with the airline’s technical reliability rate standing at 99.6% in 2017. The aircraft have also helped us maintain some of the lowest operating costs in the airline world,” said Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Vietjet President and CEO. “The upgraded A321neo deal once again emphazises Vietjet’s ceaseless efforts to modernize our fleet. We believe that the technical reliability rate and other operation and safety indexes will continue to go up in order to bring maximum comfort, joy and safety to our valued passengers.”The A320 Family is the world’s best-selling single-aisle product line and comprises four models (A318, A319, A320, A321) seating from 100 to 240 seats. With more than 5,300 orders received from 95 customers since its launch in 2010, the A320neo family has captured some 60 percent share of the market.Source = Vietjetlast_img read more