Playgirls, naughty but nice!

THE first round of the Canarian Weekly Handicap was, as usual, an excellent night for most players. Ourplace Playgirls, away to Naughty Nautas, were closely handicapped. There were some extremely tight games, but with their success at the final’s night boosting confidence, the Playgirls secured a 5-2 scoreline. Sandys Bandits hosted the Waterfall for another […]

Southgate drops angry Sterling, after bust-up

LIVERPOOL defender Joe Gomez, whose side beat deadly rivals Manchester City 3-1 at Anfield on Sunday, trained at St George’s Park on Monday morning, sporting a scratch below his right eye. It was caused, apparently, from his on-pitch bust-up with City’s Raheem Sterling the previous day. But Sterling also trained that morning, despite England manager […]

Nandu are serving up a genuine rugby feast

NANDU Rugby Club are featuring several other clubs tomorrow (Saturday), turning out teams of under-10s, through to under-18s and at senior level, from all over the Canaries. The lure is Nandu’s spectacular, annual tournament, taking place at Tenerife Top Training (3Ts). Around 270 players, aged eight and upwards, are expected to compete, from Tenerife South […]

10-man Tenerife are punished by Girona

Girona 1 CD Tenerife 0 TENERIFE headed to Girona last weekend, off the back of three draws and looking for an elusive win. Girona, however, were hoping to build on a couple of good recent results to move up the table. Neither team took charge at the start, although Girona tried to force something through […]

Hamilton hunger will put him past slick Schumacher

WHO’D have thought any driver would come close to Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula 1 world championships? Step up Lewis Hamilton, who completed his sixth title at the US Grand Prix, but a study of his career statistics reveals in some areas that he has already surpassed the sport’s truly greats. He is only […]

Lynn takes early honours on a superb Finals Night

IT was the League’s Finals’ Night at Nautas, and a party atmosphere was the order of the day. I’m starting with the Ladies trebles, because it will be easier for me, as I know more about what happened with that match than any of the others. That’s because I chalked it… heroic, I know. And […]

Pink Elephant are the League’s dark horses

HI all. It was the second catch-up week, and we got through a few games, but there are still more to go. Some of the outstanding matches involve teams that played elsewhere, so they couldn’t do any catching-up. But I believe more are planned for this week, so that will help with league positions, for […]

England fined for their haka V-sign

ENGLAND have been fined a four-figure sum, following their V-shaped formation during New Zealand’s haka, before their World Cup semi-final showdown last Saturday. Eddie Jones, their head coach, was behind the tactic, which was employed before the kick-off during their opponents’ traditional Maori war dance. And while the V-shape is not an issue, England have been fined and […]

Grey, miserable and no sign of any goals 

CD Mirandés 0   CD Tenerife 0 MIRANDÉS and Tenerife shared the points in Anduva, following a grey, miserable match in which both teams preferred to defend rather than attack. It was the first time Mirandés had failed to score at home this season, yet they had enough chances in the final stretch to have added […]

City star makes a Silva trophy tour in his hometown  

DAVID Silva, the quicksilver Manchester City star, returned to his Gran Canaria home with the four football trophies he won last season with the club, to share his success with his family, friends and neighbours, as well as the youngsters of CD Arguineguín. ​ “It is a proud moment for me to be here, with […]

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