Thursday, 15 October 2015

Exciting SPorting News for October 2015

          Everyday the sporting world wakes up with various development and surprises. Winners become losers and losers enjoy the feeling high of emerging as winners. Here then are a few of what is going on around us on the world of sports:

1. Some Interesting Numbers in NRL: On the defensive side, here are some surprises that emerged in the ongoing NRL league: Broncos Hooker's Andrew McCullough topped the tackle board with 1138 while the other lucky performers on this area are Simon Mannering with 1013, Leeson Ah Mau  (566 tackles), Paul Vaughan (520 tackles). 

2. On the distaff side and on the world of basketball, Leilani Mitchell and Kelly Bowen are reported to jointly captain the new MAC Adelaide Lightning in the basketball competition, WNBL. Bowen played for Melbourne during last tournament. Considered as a versatile small or power forward, she came up as a runner up to Dandenong's Stephanie Cumming for the tournament's MVP race.  As remarked by rookie coach Tracy York, " I think both players bring great leadership". With this development, much will be at stake for the next tournament. - Source -


3. On the Philippine basketball scene, the recent move of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas to release 17 players to the national pool is welcomed as a manifestation of their total and unequivocal support to the national team as it prepares itself to the Olympic World Qualifier which will be held in July next year. These are some of the big names coming from their respective clubs and for allowing these players to join the national pool, they are sacrificing their own team interests. - Source-

4. Meanwhile on the world of boxing, the famous ALA boxing stable of Cebu is excited to announce the incoming slugfest entitled Pinoy Pride 33 in Carson City, California. Known for its stable of hard fighting boxers, ALA lead by the father and son tandem Tony and Michael Aldeguer, this will be the club's initial offering in USA. The lucky fighters who will fight in front of a US crowd are the following: Donnie Nietes (WBO Lightflyweight champion), Superbantamweight Albert Pagara, superlightweight Jason Pagara, and featherweight Mark Magsayo.  - source:

          Hence, these are but few of the recent developments in the world of sports and as these sportsmen continue to strive for perfection, may we also not stop to provide support to them by following whatever update the world of sports give to us. 

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