Broncos confident against Storm

Posted On May 26 2020 by

first_imgThat match ended 48-6 in Melbourne’s favour, with the Storm delivering the Broncos their worst ever loss at Suncorp Stadium.‌That Brisbane side was missing Jordan Kahu, Jack Reed, Greg Eden and Tom Opacic before a ball was even kicked, while winger Corey Oates left the field in the 18th minute due to concussion. Oates’s injury forced coach Wayne Bennett to move the 174cm Kodi Nikorima to the Broncos’ wing, but there was one large problem, his direct opponent was 18cm taller than him. Melbourne winger Suliasi Vunivalu took full advantage of this with the help of halfback Cooper Cronk as the two took the match away from Brisbane. Cronk put a number of pinpoint cross-field kicks above Nikorima’s head, with Vunivalu soaring above Nikorima time and time again to score three tries, while Cronk himself notched up five try assists. It was the definition of using a side’s weakness to one’s advantage and something that could not have been achieved without the accuracy of Cronk’s kicking game. But all things going to plan, the Storm should not be afforded the same benefit on Friday night, with Oates intent on staying on the paddock for the full 80 minutes this time around. It is not just Oates’s health that has Blair confident of a Broncos victory, with the 31-year-old saying his side are in a better headspace and physical condition than this time last year.”We lost a lot of players that night. Kodi ended up out on the wing so it was a tough one,” Blair said.”We are in a really good place at the moment player wise. Mentally we are very good and majority of us are doing well physically. “We’ll go into this game with a good preparation. Energy and a great attitude is key to it so hopefully those things can help us come away with the win.” Recently named captain of his home country New Zealand, Blair is using his time as captain of the Broncos to hone his leadership skills heading into the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. He received the opportunity to take charge of Brisbane due to a thumb injury to regular captain and fullback Boyd who is not due back until Round 20 at the very earliest. With Boyd’s return still weeks away, Blair is enjoying the opportunity and focused on guiding his side to their first win over the Storm at Suncorp Stadium since 2009. “I still feel like I’m filling in. I guess it is a role I have to start getting used to anyway,” he said. “I enjoy being a leader, whether that is on the field with my actions or with my talk. “I’m a passionate player but at times you have to be calm and collected as a captain. “Those are the things I want to be better at so this period while Darius is away is a good opportunity for me to practice those things.”  Photo by: Scott Davis/ NRL Photos. Suliasi Vunivalu soars above the Broncos to score a hat-trick at Suncorp Stadium.last_img read more


Windows Tip Speed up Disk Cleanup System Files loading

Posted On Aug 29 2019 by

first_imgWindows Tip: Speed up Disk Cleanup System Files loading by Martin Brinkmann on March 25, 2017 in Windows – Last Update: March 25, 2017 – 13 commentsThe following tip provides you with information on how to speed up the loading of Disk Cleanup’s “clean system files” option on Windows.Disk Cleanup is a built-in tool on Windows devices that users may utilize to remove temporary data from the operating system.It is not as complete as dedicated third-party cleaning programs such as CCleaner or Privazer, but it may still remove Gigabytes of disk content that is no longer needed from the system.Only part of what can be cleaned is listed when you run Disk Cleanup on a Windows machine. You can run the program by tapping on the Windows-key, typing Disk Cleanup, and selecting the option.There you find the items listed for cleanup, and a button to clean up system files as well. If you click on that button, the whole process starts over to include system file locations as well.Microsoft improved the process in the Windows 10 Creators Update. The option to select a drive was removed from the process, and the loading of the interface was improved as well.We talked about one option to load the system files interface right away. It required running a command, and while you could create a shortcut for it to improve usability, it was not really liked by many users.There is a different way however to load the system files version of Disk Cleanup right away.All you need to do is hold down the Ctrl-key and the Shift-key before you select the option. So, tap on the Windows-key, type Disk Cleanup, hold down the Shift-key and Ctrl-key, and select the Disk Cleanup result.Windows will take you to the full Disk Cleanup interface right away that includes system files. This works both when you run Disk Cleanup from the start menu, and when you run it from a drive’s properties page.You can right-click on any drive and select properties to open the drive’s properties. There you find listed an option to run disk cleanup.If you just click on the button, the regular Disk Cleanup interface is loaded. If you want to clean up system files as well, you’d have to click on the button to do so.The tip mentioned above bypasses this and loads the interface right away.SummaryArticle NameWindows Tip: Speed up Disk Cleanup System Files loadingDescriptionThe following tip provides you with information on how to speed up the loading of Disk Cleanup’s “clean system files” option on Windows.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more