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News and Sport Stories of the Day

Friday October 15th, 2004


Irish News

Ice-Hockey - Giants pursue road win

After two defeats last weekend the Belfast Giants will try to get back to winning ways tonight when the travel to take on the London Racers.


Athletics - Pollock jets in for Annadale relay team

Annadale Coach Dermot Donnelly flies in Noel Pollock for tomorrow’s Lisburn Road Relays in Wallace Park (12noon start).


International Rules - Kennelly's fitness a worry for Irish boss

Sydney Swans star Tadgh Kennelly is racing against the clock to be fit to play for Ireland in this weekend's opening International Rules clash against the Aussies.

Cycling - Ulster set for Manc challenge

Brian Nugent and Kenny Dunlop have announced the names of the Cycling Ulster-Devlin Opticians youth squad who will be travelling to the Manchester velodrome later this month.


Basketball - Star going on a 'blind date'

Danny Fulton and his Star of the Sea boys are going on a blind date to Waterford tomorrow. They play the Crystals in the men’s Superleague but know nothing about the opposition.


News letter

Football - Leeds' Healy bid fails

Preston have rejected a "laughable" £100,000 bid from Leeds for wantaway striker David Healy.  The Northern Ireland international is keen to leave Deepdale, having turned down a new three-year contract, and is set to become a free agent next summer should he stay at Preston.


Bowls - McCune Remains upbeat

Manager Roy McCune was upbeat in spite of Ireland's Test Match defeat in Australia last week.  McCune headed a three-man team of Paul Daly, Neil Booth and Jim Baker on a whistle-stop visit to Tweed's Head.


Hockey - Bangor in Catch Up bid

Bangor could be excused for feeling like the odd team out when the draw was made for the Powerade Kirk Cup semi-finals earlier this week.


Motorcycling - Barth sets sights on North-West

Markus Barth, a German, will be dropping in on the Causeway Coast this weekend with a view to contesting his first North West 200 in May.



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