SEA Games: PH volleybelles in semis, eye crucial win vs Vietnam

first_imgBishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies PH wins bronze in women’s 50m rifle for shooting’s 1st medal KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippine women’s volleyball team forged a masterful 25-18, 25-11, 25-16 victory over host Malaysia Thursday and head coach Francis Vicente is hoping that a pretournament prediction will hold true.Word going arount at MITEC Hall 11 is that people are expecting the Philippines and world power Thailand to duke it out for the crown.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next What’s in store for your animal sign this year Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ There is a prediction that it’s going to be a Thailand versus Philippines in the finals.The first step to that direction is a win over Vietnam in the semifinals, to put the Philippines out of the Thais’ path in the semifinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“Whatever happens the important thing is we avoid the No. 1 team in the other group,” said Vicente. A win over Vietnam on Friday will help in that goal.Jaja Santiago on the attack. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/POOLThe Philippine drubbed Vietnam during the Asian Championships last week in Biñan, Laguna. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles “Vietnam will put up the same team but of course we [have to be] prepared because for sure they will make adjustments,” said Vicente.Jaja Santiago towered over the opposition, banging in 13 points to lead the Philippines. Aby Marano added 11 markers while bringing in the energy for the Philippines, which started slowly before entertaining the large Filipino crowd that came to watch the game.Malaysian leaned on middle blocker Low Meng Cing who scored 15 points.Jovelyn Gonzaga scored nine points, Alyssa Valdez had eight, while Kim Fajardo and Aiza Pontillas chipped in six each for the Filipinos.ADVERTISEMENT National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal View commentslast_img read more

Healthcare worker caught drink-driving on three occasions

first_imgA healthcare worker who was caught drink-driving on three occasions got into trouble after the death of her mother and the break-up of a relationship.Debbie Keyes, aged 26, appeared before Letterkenny District Court charged with the offences. Ms Keys, of Foxhills, Letterkenny was stopped by Gardai driving on November 10th, 2017, April 22nd, 2018 and October 11th, 2018.Solicitor for Ms Keyes, Mr Frank Dorrian said there had been no pattern or warning to the accused woman’s drinking.He said the death of her mother, as well as the break-up of a relationship, had had a major impact on her life.However, she was now alcohol-free and was attending AA meetings and seeing a counsellor.Judge Paul Kelly said that because there were three different drink-driving charges in a relatively short space of time, he would like to get a probation report and adjourned the case until January 21st next.Healthcare worker caught drink-driving on three occasions was last modified: November 19th, 2018 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:Debbie Keyesdrink drivingletterkennylast_img read more