High performance, recovery centres key for netball’s Daley-Morris

first_imgFor new netball president Paula Daley-Morris, a high-performance centre (HPC) to enhance and improve netballers and sportsmen and women in general and a National Recovery Centre (NRC) to help heal injuries and aid in recovery would be an ideal investment in the nation’s sportsmen and women when the new government takes office.Daley-Morris said that with the ever-increasing importance of sports and our sportsmen to the nation, having an HPC and an NRC would show the new administration that it is serious about assisting the nation’s sports representatives.”We would want a high performance centre, and we want a high-performance programme to be put in place for netball. We would really like the mechanics and different types of testing services, and when there are injuries, we need a national recovery centre with different hot and cold baths to help with recovery processes, improving the fine things around the game. We need somewhere to facilitate all that, so that would be at the top of my list,” she reasoned.However, Daley-Morris would prefer if Netball Jamaica provided the funding to implement programmes and the Government laid the infrastructure to take the sport forward.”I don’t view the Government as being responsible for those improvements. I think it is down to my organisation. What we would need is greater financial support for the changes because we have good plans on the table.”If our plans to spread the game across the island and have competitions in all parishes materialise, we need to have government support in terms of upgrading facilities in communities where we want to play games. We need bathroom facilities and changing accommodations in those areas,” she continued.But she commended the sports ministry and both parties for maintaining continuity even after a change of government.”I must commend the Government. I am not singling out any party because over the last 10 years, the Government has done a lot to improve sports in Jamaica. I really couldn’t say otherwise. First we had Portia Simpson as minister, then ‘Babsy’ (Olivia) Grange, and now, Natalie Neita Headley, and the three have run a good baton race. The passing of the baton has been great, and they continue to make steps,” she said ahead of Thursday’s general election.”Normally, we are used to a new government coming in and dismantling everything, but we saw a lot of continuity in sports, so we have to be grateful. But I think the reason that happens is because of the setting up of the Sports Development Foundation, which is an independent body that continues to grow sports,” she said.last_img read more

GAA NEWS: DUNGLOE SENIORS DEFEAT ARDARA IN LEAGUE

first_imgCLG An Clóchan Liath Club notes 13/06/2016B’iad  7, 8, 9 agus 14 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto.  Beidh €2800 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: Joe Boyle – Meenmore, Sheila Sweeney – Kincasslagh, Caolan Ward – The Diamond, Annie Boyle – Glenties agus Karen O’ Donnell – Ardara.The Senior and Reserves were at home to Ardara on Saturday evening. The Reserve game was cancelled last minute, with both teams ready and waiting for a referee. However, with no referee the game was called off and the senior game was brought forward.The Seniors won a scoreline 1-14 to 0-15 in a cat and mouse game. It was an all round good team performance, with a small championship feel to the game! Congratulations and well done to Càtriona Solan on a fine performance before the Ulster Championship clash of Donegal V Fermanagh.Congratulations to Joe McIlroy from Acres National School and our under 10 team in playing for the Donegal Cumann na mBunscoil team V Fermanagh at half time in last Sunday’s Ulster Championship match.The Club Cul Camp for boys and girls aged 6 to 13 will be held in Rosses Park on Monday the 27th of June until Friday the 1st of July. The fee for the Camp is €55 per child, €45 for a second child in the family and €40 for a third child. Included in the price is a camp jersey, a half zip top and a kit bag. It starts at 10am and finishes at 2.30 each day. Contact John Ward on 0866036406 to register.The U8s played in Rosses Park V Ardara on Saturday morning. All teams did really well. Well done to all coaches, players & parents who helped with refreshments after the game. The Dungloe/Gweedore U14 hurlers overcame Four Masters in their championship semi final Thursday past. This is a fantastic achievement and sets them up for a chance to win the U14B Championship for a third year in a row. Well done to all involved!Congratulations to both boys & girls of Scoil Chróine Dungloe who won their respective county finals in Cumann na mBunscoil last week Brilliant achievement!GAA NEWS: DUNGLOE SENIORS DEFEAT ARDARA IN LEAGUE was last modified: June 14th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:dungloeGAA noteslast_img read more