Hunters trailing 16-6

first_imgBy TROY TAULEThe SP Hunters are trailing 16-6 at half time against the Wynnum Manly Seagulls at Kalabond oval.The Seagulls struck early in in the third minute when Seagulls five eighth Ben Cronin crossed over to score. The try converted to give the Seagulls a 6-0 lead.It took a while but the Hunters soon regained their composure and hit back through Adam Korave who sent a short ball to a flying George Benson to score. The extras were added to level the scores.However, errors and more from errors the Hunters allowed the Seagulls easy possession to attack in the Hunters half.Two more soft tries from Seagulls have given them a 16-6 lead.last_img

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Premier League club profiles

first_imgArnett GardensWhen formed: 1977Position last five seasons: Eighth, eighth, fourth, fourth, championsPlayers arriving: Lamard Neil, Davion Garrison, Javasca Taylor, Tajar Phillips, Roger Bucknor, Lennox Russell, Andre Moulton, Antonio Radcliffe, Garfield Rennicks, Lenworth Dudley, Owen Ewart, Tajay Walker, Jamone Shepherd, Rolando Barnett, Yassu Walters, Nicholas SmithPlayers departing: Raffique Bryan, Odane Samuels, Malik SamuelsTop players: Oneil Smith, Leon Strickland, Vishunal Harris, Marvin Morgan Jr, Keneil Hyde.Titles won: 1977-78, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2014-15Parish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: Red and blackComments: Jerome Waite (head coach) – “Arnett Gardens will start slow this season, the reason being a lot of players have not shown up for regular training. It’s not how we start, but how we finish and we will put everything together to ensure Arnett Gardens have another successful season.”Reno FCWhen formed: ( )Position last five seasons: Seventh, 10, N/A, N/A, 10thPlayers arriving: NonePlayers departing: Craig Foster, Codean SmikleTop Players: Denmark Gillings, Romario Downswell, Rondell Morris, Alburn FaceyTitles won: 1989-90, 1990-91, 1994-95Parish: WestmorelandColours: Blue and whiteComments: Ishmael Paharsingh (vice president) – “We have lost Craig Foster and Codean Smikle to Rivoli, but we have most of the players from last season and we have a few additions. We want to be in the top four and we have the ability with all our young players.”Boys’ TownWhen Formed: 1940Position last five seasons: Second, second, fifth, ninth, eighthPlayers arriving: Shamar Brown, Adrian King, Mikhail Harrison, Davion Roberts, Simon Young, Amani Mitchell, Kevoy BlackstockPlayers Departing: Owen Powell, Nykoli Burke, Jason Jackson, Hugh Evans, Carlloyd WaltersTop players: Michael Campbell, Rafiek Thomas, Shamar Nicholson, Andre DawsonTitles won: ThreeParish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: Red and whiteComments: Andrew Price (head coach) – “We started late and our ground is being rehabilitated. So we will play home games at Barbican. We haven’t been really busy in the transfer market. We have a good blend of youth and experience and we should be as competitive as any team.”UWI FCWhen Formed: 2009Position last five seasons: N/APlayers arriving: Anthony Greenland, Stephen Lowe, Jamie Robinson, Raffique Bryan, Daniel Gilzene, Girvan Brown, Patrick BrownPlayers departing: NoneTop players: Raffique Bryan, Anthony Greenland, Akeem ThensteadTitles won: 0Parish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: RedComments: Gayle (president) – “When you step up to the Premier League, it’s a whole different ball game, it’s not easy. We are about 70 percent (ready). The aim is to stay in the league and we think we have the players and system in place to at least stay up.”Humble LionWhen Formed: 1974Position last five seasons: Tenth, fourth, ninth, seventh, runners-upPlayers arriving: 0Players departing: 0Top players: Devon Hodges, Francois Swaby, Wolry Wolfe, Jermaine Christian.Titles won: 0Parish: ClarendonColours: Green, Yellow and redComments: Dafne Taylor (executive) – “We have more depth in the team than last season, so we are looking good for this season and we are aiming for the top spot.”Tivoli GardensWhen Formed: 1970Position last five seasons: Champions, fifth, sixth, fifth, sixthPlayers arriving: Theo Brown, Dwayne Smith, Nickoy Christian, David Stultz, Romaine Brackenridge, Javanie Mitchell, Damion McNeishPlayers departing: Jamie Robinson, Deron Duncan, Junior McGregor, Keammar DaleyTop players: Junior Flemmings, Edsel Scott, Ranike Anderson, Christopher Jackson, Warren Thompson, Jevaughn JeminsonTitles won: 1983, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2011Parish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: Black and orangeComments: Edward Seaga (president) – “We have been falling off because we don’t have the top level (players) like before. It’s hard to find people that are of grade one because you are taking in schoolboys and it (schoolboy football) is different from Premier League. But what we are looking for is a couple good strikers and a left back and with new faces you always get a boost.”Harbour View FCWhen Formed: 1974Position last five seasons: Third, sixth, first, third, fifthPlayers arriving: Claudious, Blackburn, Akeem Smith, Devon Haughton, Bryan English, Mark Bryan, Hugh Evans, Jason Jackson, Keammar Daley, Odane Samuels, Keastner Sturridge, Javean Adams, Maleak Thomas, Rasheed Willis, Nicque Daley,Horace Ramsay, Jevaughn JeminsonPlayers departing: Damion McNeish, Nicholas Knight, Yassu Walters, Dante TaylorTop players: Nicholas Beckett, John-Ross Edwards, Kevaughn Frater, Dejani Isaacs, Rosario HarriottTitles won: (Four) 2000, 2007, 2010, 2012Parish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: Blue and GoldComments: Ludlow Bernard, (Head coach) – “The expectations are usually high at Harbour View Football Club. Last year was somewhat out of the norm for us. It’s not going be easy because several clubs have made significant improvements and would’ve added to their core. Humble Lion and Arnett Gardens did well and have added to their core, Tivoli and Cavalier didn’t do too well, so we expect them to come good. Our ambition is to finish in the top four and take it from there. The first objective is to get off to a good start, then gradually improve the quality of the team. We’re looking forward to a good season.”Cavalier SCWhen Formed: 1962Position last five seasons: N/A, N/A, Eighth, Eighth, SeventhPlayers Arriving: Shawn Lawes, Rashaun Patterson, Akeem Christie, Romario Sterling, Owen Powell, Nykoli Burke, Carlloyd Walters, Kaheem Parris, Demale Sinclair, Damian Forbes, Kemali Green, Khalfani Brown, Luis Watson, Trevor Tingling, Richard Davis, Syrene Wilmot, Okeefe Cunningham, Luis Watson, Shemar PowellPlayers Departing: Liston James, Claudious Blackburn, Devon Haughton, Javanie Mitchell, Girvan Brown, Davion Roberts, Robert Stewart, Kimani Maxwell, Ato WilliamsTop Players: Chevonne Marsh, Jeffrey Grant, Al Nesbeth, Dawayne Smith, Oshane Jenkins, Jason Watson.Titles won: (one) 1980-81Parish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: Black & WhiteComments: Rudolph Speid (Technical director) – “We believe that we’ve a better team this year than last year, we expect to do much better. The aim is to get into the top four. We believe we have more depth and should do much better, even though we’ve lost three of our starting players from last season.”Montego Bay United FCWhen Formed: 1972 (as Seba United, rebranded 2011)Position last five reasons: N/A, Seventh, Seventh, First, SecondPlayers Arriving:Players Departing: Ricardo MorrisTop Players: Lesly St Fleur, Dino Williams, Allan Ottey, Jermaine WoozencroftTitles won: 1987, 1997, 2014Parish: St JamesColours: Green and BlueComments: Orville Powell, (Owner) – “Our aim is to get better and better each year. The mistakes we made last year we’ll address them and improve on them. We’ve gotten the prararation in now, we’ve been preparing way ahead of other clubs. With that preparartion we hope to improve on our standing. We’ve gotten some youngsters in who we’re looking forward to, we know they’re capable.”Waterhouse FCWhen Formed: 1968 (Harlem Kickers, 1972 (Great West United, 1979 (Waterhouse FC)Position last five seasons: Fourth, Third, Second, Second, FourthPlayers Arriving: Kemar Beckford, Deron Duncan, Jermaine Henry, Ackeem Anderson, Ronaldo Dixon, Norjae Mowatt, Robert Stewart, Jashmar Benjement, Jamar Wilson, Wasim Smikle, Jahmali WhitePlayers Departing: Owen Walter, Rashaun Patterson, Hasani BarnesTop Players: Romario Campbell, Evan Taylor, Jermaine ‘Tuffy’ Anderson, Damarley Samuels, Nicholy FindlaysonTitles won: (Two) 1997, 2006Parish: Kingston & St AndrewColours: Blue & YellowComments: Calvert Fitzgerald, (Head coach) – “It’s my first season back with them. We’re trying to go all the way. I’ve inherited a very good team. Anthony Patrick did a very good job and he left a very talented bunch of players. I just have to do my best to see if we can cross that barrier that has been evading us for so long.”Rivoli United FCWhen Formed: 1972Position last five seasons: N/A, N/A, N/A, Sixth, NinthPlayers Arriving: Liston James, Owen Walter, Romario Constant, Kevaughn Russell, Ramaine Linton, Dellon Dixon, Junior McGregor, Chadrick Prawl, Codean Smikle, Alex Gooden, Joel McKenziePlayers Departing: Kemar Beckford, Anthony Greenland, Davion Garrison, Jermaine Henry, Javaughn Cole, Shawn Ferguson, Ja GordonTop Players: Cory Burke, Kemar Bennett,Titles won: NoneParish: St CatherineColours: Red & BlackComments: (head coach, Harold Thomas): “We’re hoping for a much better performance from last season. It’s a young team, we’re trying to get a base. But we’re hoping to make a better performance than last season.”Portmore United FCWhen Formed: 1973 (as Hazard United, rebranded 2003)Position last five seasons: Fifth, First, Third, 11th, N/APlayers Arriving: Kambugi McCalla, Sievon Thompson, Andrew Christie, Shaven Sean Paul, Marc-Akeen McLeggon, Tariq Melvin, Saneekie Burton, Ato WilliamsPlayers Departing: Shamar Fraser, Ramone Shepherd, Yanik Williams, Deandre GrayTop Players: Paul Wilson, Sulae McCalla, Ewan Grandison, Roberto Johnson, Shaven Sean Paul, Ricardo Morris.Titles won: (Five) 1990 (Hazard), 2003, 2005, 2008, 2012Parish: St CatherineColours: Blue & WhiteComments: Clive Marshall, (Manager): “In terms of preparation I think we’ve done fairly well. I think we’re on track, we’re not necessarily where we’d want to be because we had an extended season and had to give the players some rest, so we started a little late. We’ve a fairly balanced team to start the league, we’ve players with Premier League and national experience. With that experience I expect us to have a fairly good start. The feeling is that we will compete. We’re not going in with expectations to win the league, but we’ll compete and try our best to amass as many points as possible.”last_img read more

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Fernandez knows ‘underdog’ San Beda will come out big vs Lyceum

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ “Lyceum is the best team right now. They beat us twice and they beat us fair and square. So there’s no doubt that we’re the underdogs,” he said.Despite the unfamiliar situation, Fernandez believes the Red Lions — who have one of the most successful basketball programs — can pull off the triumph and give the school their 10th title in 12 years.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“I know we lost against Lyceum and I know that the people have been doubting us, but the players really believe in themselves,” said Fernandez, citing guys like Robert Bolick and Javee Mocon as the team’s driving force through the course of this year’s journey.“We lost those two games, but I still do trust my players. I know they will come out big and we look forward for Friday’s game.” Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene ‘We did our best’: Macaraya positive despite Stags’ failed NCAA Finals bid Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson 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 MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netIt’s not often that San Beda finds itself as the underdog when it comes to the championship round.But with Lyceum completing an awe-inspiring 18-game elimination sweep this NCAA Season 93, coach Boyet Fernandez is well aware that the Red Lions have the cards stacked against them once the Finals tip off on Friday.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. So much is the mentor’s confidence that he likened the Red Lions’ situation to Season 87 in 2011, where the Frankie Lim-mentored squad toppled the San Sebastian crew bannered by the “Pinatubo Trio” of MVP Calvin Abueva, Mythical Team member Ian Sangalang, and sharpshooter Ronald Pascual.“When (San Beda) entered the Finals, they weren’t the favorites. It was Calvin’s San Sebastian and they won the series. So maybe history repeats itself,” he said.Fernandez is not leaving any stones unturned in preparing the Red Lions to the best of his capabilities for what is expected to be another all-out war against the Pirates.“We’ll see what we can do against them. We’re ready,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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Black Sox to hold first two practices this week

first_imgThe Fort St. John Black Sox will be cleaning up their cleats and gloves as they start preparations for the upcoming Wheatbelt Baseball League season. The team will be at the Kid’s Arena Fieldhouse today for their first practice and will return on Friday for a second.Player/coach Ryan Stickel will have the players working on basic fundamentals to start.“For the most part tonight will be just stretching your arm out, taking a little bit of ground balls, and maybe swinging the bat a little bit just lightly.”- Advertisement -Tonight’s session will begin at 9:30, and Friday’s will be at 8:30.As of now Stickel expects to have 16 players taking part however more are welcome to join the team. Anyone interested in playing baseball for the Sox can call him at 250-793-0581, or simply show up at the Kid’s Arena Fieldhouse today or Friday.A schedule for this season hasn’t been formally released but it’s expected the Sox will open at home on May 14.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Mine shutdowns continue in the District of Tumbler Ridge

first_imgThe Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training is in Tumbler Ridge, is working with the district and stakeholders to help in the worker transition services were available.We know it’s a stressful time for families and for Tumbler Ridge,” Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, Shirley Bond said. “We’ve been impressed by the hard work and determination shown by the District of Tumbler Ridge during this challenging situation. Together we are working to find ways to mitigate the impacts the layoffs are having on workers, their families and the community.”Ongoing assistance includes a worker transition working group, coordinating efforts related to programs, services and training for laid off workers as well as tracking re-employment where possible.- Advertisement -Last month, 415 employees were  laid off at the Wolverine mine and 280 at the Brazion operation. That lead the company to incur severance charges of approximately $7 million in the second quarter of 2014 in connection with the idling of the mines.Stakeholder meetings and a Community Resource Guide are currently being developed.The district is planning to host a two-day Job Fair on June 24 – 25, at the local community centre.Advertisement More details will emerge as the planning progresses.last_img read more

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Mourinho: My Rashford critics are a bit confused

first_img0Shares0000The Portuguese coach came in for more criticism after Rashford started for England against Spain and Switzerland during the international break and found the back of the net in both games. Photo/TEAM TALKLONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 14 – Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has responded to claims about Marcus Rashford’s perceived lack of development, insisting the supporters know the truth of the matter.The Red Devils youth product burst onto the scene in the second half of the 2015/16 campaign, scoring on his Europa League and Premier League debuts under Louis van Gaal. Rashford was tipped to have a bright future at Old Trafford after finishing the season with eight goals in 18 appearances across all competitions.But the 20-year-old striker has often found himself shifted out to the flanks since Mourinho took charge at United, with Alan Shearer and Jamie Carragher suggesting this week that he may need to leave the club for fulfil his ambitions as a top goalscorer.The Portuguese coach came in for more criticism after Rashford started for England against Spain and Switzerland during the international break and found the back of the net in both games.However, Mourinho was quick to put his detractors in their place on Friday during his pre-match press conference for Saturday’s clash with high-flying Watford.“In the season 2016/17, Marcus Rashford played 32 Premier League matches, 11 Europa League matches including the final, three FA Cup matches, six League Cup matches including the final, 53 appearances,” he said.“If you want to take the minutes of play, he played 3,068 minutes. If you want to divide that by 90 minutes of the matches, he played 34.2 matches of 90 minutes.“In the 2017/18 season, he played 35 Premier League matches, eight in the Champions League, five in the FA Cup including the final, three League Cup matches and the European Super Cup final.“He played a total of 52 matches with 2, 676 minutes. If you divide that by 90 it gives 29.7 matches.“So with me in two seasons, he had 105 appearances, 5, 744 minutes, 63.7 matches of 90 minutes including five finals so the people that are speaking about his minutes I think they are a bit confused.”Mourinho added: “The kid is a good kid. The kid is a good player. The kid knows what Manchester United did for him, starting in the academy, then Mr Van Gaal’s support, then my support and the club’s support and the new contract and the new shirt and being selected for every single match since I am here.“Marcus Rashford was selected for every single match. He was never one day out of selection because of my decision. He knows and that is the most important thing.“But again, media is very important and I think it is very important that Manchester United supporters know the truth. That is why I am going so specific about these numbers.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Petr Cech will struggle to get back into Arsenal team, believes David Seaman

first_img Getty Images Leno has proven a capable goalkeeper for the Gunners since replacing the injured Cech While Cech initially struggled with Emery’s new ‘play it out from the back’ style, Leno has done well and he was selected ahead of the former Chelsea man for Arsenal’s game against Crystal Palace at the weekend, which ended in a 2-2 draw.And Seaman believes 26-year-old Leno is now firmly the number one at the Emirates, saying that only a series of poor performances will let Cech back into the frame.Listen to David Seaman’s comments on Wednesday’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast IN FULL above! Petr Cech will struggle to get back into the Arsenal first XI after Bernd Leno’s impressive run in the team, believes Gunners legend David Seaman.Cech is available to manager Unai Emery again after four weeks on the sidelines with with a hamstring problem.The veteran glovesman, 36, pulled up during a Premier League clash against Watford after he took a goal kick, and was replaced by Leno.It gave the £22million summer signing his first real chance to impress in an Arsenal shirt and the German – ten years Cech’s junior – has not looked back since. 1last_img read more

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JIMMY’S STILL SWINGING MATCHES AT THE RYDER CUP!

first_imgIt’s clear from this picture that Jimmy is still ‘swinging’ matches!Jim McGuinness has taken a couple of days off and was spotted at Gleneagles today following the Ryder Cup.The Glenties man was caught on camera by SKY Sport earlier this afternoon and eagle-eyed viewers including RTE’s Des Cahill have tweeted the image. Michael Murphy was also pictured at Ryder Cup today.We’re not sure if Jim was giving Sergio Garcia any tips but he certainly looks close enough!And Jim wasn’t the only member of the super Donegal team to head to Scotland for the golf competition.Both Michael Murphy and Neil Gallagher also traveled to Perthshire to see Europe take on the USA.  JIMMY’S STILL SWINGING MATCHES AT THE RYDER CUP! was last modified: September 27th, 2014 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)last_img read more

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Man stole inflatable Santa and trolley of shopping on Christmas Eve

first_imgA man went on a shoplifting spree on Christmas Eve and stole an inflatable Santa and a trolley-full of groceries.Justin Fleming pleaded guilty to the charges which took place at two different stores in Letterkenny on December 24th last. Letterkenny District Court was told that Fleming, aged 47 of Colehill Park, Newtowncunningham, was drunk.Fleming was caught walking out of Tesco in Letterkenny just after midday with a trolley of groceries worth €240.When apprehended by security staff, he was found in possession of an inflatable Santa and two pillows from the EuroGiant store nearby.Justin FlemingCCTV footage from that shop showed Fleming putting the Santa and the pillows, valued at €40, into a rucksack and leaving the shop without paying.Solicitor Donough Cleary said his client was originally from Dublin and had a drunk issue.“My client is apologetic but does have an issue with drink. He understands that this was Christmas Eve and that staff had better things to be doing on the day,” he said.The court heard that Fleming has 40 previous convictions for a range of charges including traffic, theft and public order.Judge Paul Kelly sentenced Fleming to 40 hours community service for shoplifting at Tescos and took the other charge of theft at Euro Giant into consideration.Man stole inflatable Santa and trolley of shopping on Christmas Eve was last modified: February 7th, 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:CHristmasdonegalJUSTIN FLEMINGNewtowncunninghamSANTAlast_img read more

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Heartache as family face second Christmas without home after fire

first_imgA Donegal family is facing a second Christmas of not being able to move into their new home following a malicious arson attack last year.A young family’s newly-built home at Ballykeeran, Kilmacrennan, was gutted by a massive fire last December.A year on, they are still not yet able to repair all the damage in order to move into the house before Christmas. Up to €300,000 worth of damage was caused when the house was set alight on Sunday 16th December 2018. The home was completed up to the roof level, but the fire was so severe that it took four units of the Donegal Fire Service to extinguish the flames.The investigation remains open with Gardaí in Milford, who have renewed their appeal for witnesses and any information to catch those responsible.Anyone who may have seen anything or heard anything since the attack, which occurred between midnight and 2am on Sunday 16th December 2018, is asked to contact Milford Garda station on 074 915 3060 or the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.Heartache as family face second Christmas without home after fire was last modified: December 18th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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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