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Round 8 sees entertaining encounters

first_imgReigning Men’s division premiers, Puma Energy suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of a fired up Bank South Pacific (BSP).Things didn’t go as planned for the defending champions as BSP kept the pressure on with some tight bowling and fielding.Puma Energy could only manage 66 and were quietly confident of defending their score.Puma exerted some pressure early on to put BSP under pressure but, some cool BSP heads remained to ensure victory for BSP to post 111. Despite the victory to BSP, Puma Energy still maintains top spot by a thread. In the other Avala matches, Digicel claimed third spot with victory over PNG Power while Westpac recorded an upset victory over fifth place National Teachers Insurance Ltd (NTIL).Over in the Lahara pool saw Tent Manufacturers maintain their second spot with a hard fought 30 run victory over IRC.Rigo Office also kept up with the pace to secure a 62 run win over SCAL while ANZ Bank kept their finals hopes alive with an 8 run victory over PAG Roosters.Moni Plus recorded a mammoth 15 point haul with a massive victory over BAT to move up to 6th place. The Mixed Division was no different as defending champions AVIS Rent A Car (125) showcased their favourites tag to hold off second placed BSP (90) to maintain top spot in the Avurigo Pool.Places in the top four aren’t finalised with tow more nail-biting rounds are yet to be played.The Laurabada pool served up some high scoring and nail biting matches, with Oil Search (174) chasing down BMobile Vodafone’s 162 to maintain their second spot.NTIL (174) also managed to chase down IRC’s 162 to keep their finals hopes alive while league leaders, PAG Roosters easily accounted for SCAL by 82 runs.PNG Ports amassed a mammoth 17 points for the round after restricting IBS to -45 and then going on to post 186.The current points ladder after 8 rounds is attached below:last_img read more

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Weather: Heavy downpours lead to spot flooding in parts of Donegal

first_imgHeavy rainfall has been causing issues for motorists in areas of Donegal this Thursday morning. Met Eireann have warned of a risk of hail and thunder in the north west today, while torrential showers are flooding sections of roads and car parks in areas including Letterkenny.The rain is expected to clear by the evening, leading to a dry early night with cloudy and misty weather bringing rain later on. Friday will have outbreaks of heavy rain in the morning and early afternoon. Drier weather is forecast for the evening with brighter spells locally.Road users are reminded that it takes longer to stop a vehicle on wet roads, so slow down and allow extra distance between you and the vehicle in front. Weather: Heavy downpours lead to spot flooding in parts of Donegal was last modified: August 16th, 2018 by Staff WriterShare 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)last_img read more