Red Steel claim CPL title

Posted On Jan 20 2020 by

first_imgPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel crowned themselves the new champions of the Caribbean Premier League when they beat title-holders Barbados Tridents by 20 runs in the final here last night.Playing before a sold-out crowd at Queen’s Park Oval, Red Steel successfully defended their 178 for five to take their first ever CPL title.Opting to bat first, Red Steel were propelled by Kamran Akmal, who top-scored with 60 off 46 balls while opener Cameron Delport hit 50 from 38 deliveries. The pair put on 102 for the second wicket after opener Jacques Kallis fell cheaply for eight with the score on 18 in the third over.Captain Dwayne Bravo struck an unbeaten 29 off 15 deliveries.Seamers Rayad Emrit (2-25) and Kieron Pollard (2-28) picked up two wickets apiece.RUNSDRIEDUPIn reply, Tridents started well but then fell away as the runs dried up. Opener Dwayne Smith lashed a top score of 49 from 30 balls, putting on 47 off 25 balls for the first wicket with Steven Taylor, who hit 20 off 10 balls.Once Smith fell in the 10th over with the score on 85, Tridents stumbled badly and the run rate climbed steadily, leaving them needing 26 off the last over.Barbadian left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn performed the final rites, sending down a final over, which cost just six runs, to hand Red Steel the title.last_img read more


Tourmaline shares tumble on disappointing Q2 and production guidance changes

Posted On Jan 10 2020 by

first_imgCompanies in this article: (TSX:TOU, TSX:ENB)Advertisement The company said second-quarter production was hit by the deferral of about 60 million cubic feet per day of natural gas due to delays in starting up new wells and the injection into storage in Ontario and California of about 1.6 billion cf/d of gas. Both measures are designed to avoid current low gas prices in hopes of higher prices later this year.It added unplanned interruptions on the Enbridge pipeline system in B.C. reduced average volumes by an additional 3,500 boe/d.The company’s realized liquids price averaged $39.08 per barrel in the second quarter, while natural gas sold for $2.07 per thousand cubic feet. CALGARY — Shares in Tourmaline Oil Corp. tumbled by as much as 16 per cent on Thursday morning after it missed second-quarter expectations and warned it expects to produce fewer barrels of petroleum liquids and more dry gas this year.The Calgary-based company’s shares fell as low as $14.54 from Wednesday’s close of $17.40 after it reported production during the three months ended June 30 of 280,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day, up eight per cent from the same period in 2018.Analyst Kristopher Zack of Desjardins said in a report that was below expectations of 287,000 boe/d and the liquids component of 52,000 boe/d — though a 13 per cent increase from the year-earlier report — was also lower than expected.- Advertisement -He added cash flow per share of 83 cents, a reduction of 17 per cent from $1 in the second quarter of 2018, also fell short of consensus expectations of 96 cents.Tourmaline said in a news release it now expects to average liquids production of 61,000 barrels per day this year, down from an earlier estimate of 66,000 bpd, but still a 28 per cent increase over 2018.It said full-year total production guidance is unchanged at 300,000 boe/d despite cutting $25 million from its capital spending budget to leave it at $1.125 billion.Advertisementcenter_img The Canadian Presslast_img read more


TRAGIC CONOR’S MUM – HE’S IN HEAVEN COUNTING FACEBOOK LIKES AND RETWEETS

Posted On Dec 25 2019 by

first_imgTragic Conor Boyle’s mum has paid a loving tribute to her courageous son.Conor will be retweeting in heaven says his mum.Heartbroken Sheila Boyle posted a message on Facebook in which she thanked everyone for supporting her son and family over the past two weeks.Sheila said the 18 year old Loughanure teenager will be keeping in touch with everyone he has left behind in his own unique way. “He will be sitting in heaven this evening looking down to see how many likes he got on Facebook and how many re-tweets he got on Twitter,” she said.Sheila and husband Hugh have stayed beside Conor’s bedside in hospital since a car crash plunged him into a coma two weeks ago in London.Sheila said “Sadly this morning our precious son Conor Boyle lost the biggest battle of his life . From the bottom of our hearts we would like to thank everybody for their support and prayers over the last two weeks. We would also like to thank our family and friends who were with us at Addenbrokes hospital in Cambridge.”The mum of six boys paid a special thanks to Megan Greene from Maghery who is a staff nurse at the hospital saying Megan was their rock throughout these dark days. She said the family are astonished and overwhelmed the way the local community, county and beyond has pulled together to offer their support and well wishes through social media, phone calls and texts.Sheila said Conor excelled in every sport he participated in, mainly boxing , GAA and soccer.“He never bothered with basketball as he wasn’t the biggest man in the world but he had the biggest heart.”His loving mum said Conor was “caring, full of life, confident and funny.”And she recalled “In recent weeks he even had a 64 year old work colleague doing press-up for his own entertainment , which he recorded and posted on his Facebook page. “If you were lucky enough to have met Conor you would know why he was so well liked and left a lasting impression on everybody, young or old he would find something in common.”She admitted that they are now broken hearted and life will never be the same without their beloved son.“Conor’s favourite saying was “some man me” and that you were. From the proudest parents in the world. Hugh and Sheila.”TRAGIC CONOR’S MUM – HE’S IN HEAVEN COUNTING FACEBOOK LIKES AND RETWEETS was last modified: September 21st, 2013 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:Conor BoylecrashdadFacebookHughmumSheilaTwitterlast_img read more