Global Cebu has finals within sight; Aguilas finally take off

first_imgThe result meant Global stayed at fourth spot with 37 points, just a point behind Ceres Negros, which has played five less games than their Visayan rivals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Over at Davao del Norte Sports Complex in Tagum City, the Davao Aguilas finally notched their first win with a 2-0 blanking of Ilocos United.Australian striker Harrison Sawyer broke the deadlock in the 25th minute, before James Younghusband sealed the win with a 63rd minute strike for the Aguilas, who are teetering on the brink of elimination with just 11 points from 19 matches.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogIlocos remained in last place with seven points from 22 matches, which meant the newcomers from the North will miss out on a spot in the Finals Series featuring the Top Four teams at the end of the quadruple round league competition.J Baguioro scored in the 52nd minute for JPV, raising hopes of a comeback. But Global, playing its first match after the international break, proved equal to every attack from the visitors in a thrilling second half. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Global Cebu leaned on goals from Paolo Salenga and Pika Minegishi to hold off JPV Marikina, 2-1, and close in on a spot in the Final Series in the Philippines Football League on Sunday at Cebu City Sports Center.Salenga, the former National U standout, scored in the third minute, before Minegishi doubled the advantage just four minutes after halftime as the Cebuanos survived a resilient display from the visitors to secure maximum points.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View comments Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’center_img Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Knights face Blazers in crucial race toward last semis berth OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READlast_img read more

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HOW DONEGAL SAW OFF DOWN IN CLONES DECIDER

first_imgFROM DONEGALDAILY.COM STAFF STILL IN CLONES! DONEGAL 2-18, DOWN 0-13. Donegal are Ulster champions 2012 – retaining our title for the first time ever.Down led 0-4 to 0-2 after 25 minutes but Leo McLoone’s superb goal helped Donegal men to a 1-5 to 0-7 at half-time.There’s no doubt that Donegal fans were nervous during the break. But for those of us who were, we needn’t have worried as Donegal came out in the second half to dominate.Frank McGlynn’s brilliantly take 50th-minute goal soon settled nervs and extended their lead to six points.Down were now struggling to keep up with the fitter and more determined Donegal side, with players refusing to be intimidated by some unsavoury Down behaviour off the ball.Colm McFadden was immense – top-scoring with six points, all of them lovely finishes. Man of the match though was Mark McHugh who had a fantastic game for Donegal today.The strong-running McGlynn also had a superb game for the holders.The win puts Donegal in the All-Ireland quarter-finals while Down must regroup for next weekend’s four-round qualifier against Tipperary.The result probably flattered Donegal in the end – a fact acknowledged by captain Michael Murphy.DONEGAL 2-18 [McLoone 1-0, McGlynn 1-0, Bradley 0-1, McBrearty 0-1, Declan Walsh 0-2, David Walsh 0-1, McFadden 0-6, Murphy 0-1, McHugh 0-2, McElhinney 0-2, Bradley 0-1, McLaughlin 0-1]DOWN 0-13[Doyle 0-4, O’Hare 0-2, Rogers 0-1, McKernan 0-1, Laverty 0-1, McCartan 0-1, Hughes 0-1, Maginn 0-1, Brannigan 0-1]Donegal: P Durcan, P McGrath, N McGee, F McGlynn, Declan Walsh, K Lacey, A Thompson, R Bradley, R Kavanagh, David Walsh, L McLoone, M McHugh, P McBrearty, M Murphy, C McFadden.Subs: M McElhinney for David Walsh, C Toye for McLoone, D McLaughlin for Bradley Down: B McVeigh, D McCartan, D Gordon, D O’Hagan, A Brannigan, B McArdle, A Carr, A Rogers, K King, D O’Hare, K McKernan, L Doyle, M Poland, B Coulter, C Laverty.Subs: E McCartan for Coulter, C Maginn for Carr, D Hughes for O’Hare, Coulter for McKernanReferee: J McQuillan (Cavan)HOW DONEGAL SAW OFF DOWN IN CLONES DECIDER was last modified: July 22nd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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

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