H1N1 FLU BREAKING NEWS: Cases top 5,000; first cases in Cuba, Thailand, Finland; pregnancy risk; restocking stockpile; infected hospital workers

first_imgMay 12, 2009Global novel H1N1 flu cases surpass 5,000The global count of novel H1N1 influenza (swine flu) case confirmations has increased to 5,251 from 30 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today. The total includes 2,059 cases with 56 deaths in Mexico and 2,600 cases and 3 deaths reported in the United States as of yesterday. Canada has had 330 cases and 1 death, and Costa Rica has reported 8 cases and 1 death.[WHO update 26]US H1N1 cases top 3,000The number of confirmed H1N1 cases in the United States rose to 3,009 and 3 deaths in 45 states today, an increase of 409 since yesterday’s update, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today. The number of states reporting cases rose by one, as Montana reported its first case. Yesterday CDC official Anne Schuchat, MD, said at a press briefing that many states don’t report flu cases over the weekend, so the agency expected a big increase in the H1N1 count today.[Current CDC numbers]Cuba confirms first H1N1 case, accuses Mexico of hiding outbreakCuba’s health ministry yesterday announced the nation’s first novel H1N1 case, in a Mexican medical student who was studying at a clinic in Cuba and had recently returned from a visit to his home country, the Associated Press (AP) reported. A few hours later, Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president, posted a column on the government’s Web site accusing Mexico of hiding the flu outbreak until after US President Obama’s visit in April.[May 11 AP story]Thailand, Finland report first novel flu casesTwo more countries—Thailand and Finland—confirmed their first novel H1N1 cases today, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported. Thailand reported two cases in people who had traveled to Mexico, and Finland also confirmed two, though few details were available. The four cases are not included in today’s WHO total.[May 12 AAP story]CDC warns about flu risk in pregnant womenAt a news briefing today, Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC warned that pregnant women are at increased risk for flu complications such as pneumonia, dehydration, and premature labor, especially with the novel H1N1 strain. She said the CDC is investigating 20 cases of the disease in pregnant women, a few of whom have had severe complications, and one fatality, a previously reported Texas woman. Schuchat urged prompt antiviral treatment for pregnant women.[May 12 CDC briefing transcript]Roche donation restocks WHO Tamiflu stockpileRoche, the maker of Tamiflu (oseltamivir), announced today that it is donating 5.65 million treatment courses to the WHO to replenish a 2-million-course regional outbreak stockpile and a 3-million-course rapid-response stockpile. The donation also establishes a pediatric stockpile of 650,000 courses. Production capacity will reach 110 million courses over the next 5 months and will amount to 36 million courses per month by the end of the year if needed.[May 12 Roche press release]Novel H1N1 infections reported in Toronto hospital workersFour workers at two Toronto hospitals, one of whom had contact with patients, have tested positive for the novel H1N1 flu, the Toronto Star reported today. Two of the employees were reportedly exposed to the virus in the community, and one of them passed it on to two coworkers. A hospital spokeswoman said so far no novel H1N1 infections have been reported in any patients that had contact with the sick staff members.[May 12 Toronto Star story]last_img read more

Sizzling Clippers squander 24-point lead against warring Wizards

first_imgWILLIAMS TOSSEDWilliams, who Rivers said was subpar because of illness was ejected after being assessed a technical foul. Generally, two technicals warrant ejection.Williams seemed to take issue with the fact the Wizards shot 39 free throws to the Clippers’ 18.“I felt like we were playing through a lot of contact, and I didn’t think that Washington was playing through a lot of contact, and I wanted a real answer why that was,” Williams said.TOUGH WALLBrooks defended Wall from talk that he was soft and slow.“John, he’s been taking hits,” Brooks said. “You hear all the reports, he’s heavy. He has seven percent body fat. He hasn’t played well. None of us have.”Brooks said that Wall suffered a bruised thigh in the season’s second game, and played through it for several games. “He didn’t say one word, and I wasn’t going to say it,” Brooks said.Wall had little to say about the tenor of the team after the game.“It’s cool,” he said. “It’s a good start.”TIP-INSClippers: Forward Luc Mbah a Moute missed his 12th straight game with a sore left knee. … Coach Doc Rivers said it wasn’t a problem to face his son, Austin, who was traded from the Clippers to Washington in the offseason. “We should have that one down tonight,” Rivers said. “If we mess that one up, I’m going to go off on the whole team.” The Clippers held Austin Rivers to two points. … Guard Tyrone Wallace left the court after a violent collision with Beal late in the third quarter. Wallace held a towel over his left eye as he departed.Wizards: Center Dwight Howard was out with a glute injury. Howard missed the season’s first seven games with the injury. Former Laker Thomas Bryant received his first NBA start and scored seven points in 19 minutes. … Forward Kelly Oubre, Jr. started in place of Markieff Morris. It was the first time Morris came off the bench since Feb. 28, 2016. Oubre committed five fouls in 12 minutes.UP NEXTThe Clippers host Memphis on Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Staples Center.Related Articles Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates Tobias Harris scored a season-high 29 points, Montrezl Harrell had 20, and Lou Williams and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander each added 17 for the Clippers, who had won five straight but were playing their third road game in four nights. Williams was ejected with 34.5 seconds to play.“You have a team, you can see they’re wounded, and I really thought we had a chance to be up 30 at halftime,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. “And you can just see it we kind of got the lead, kind of turned down the energy.”Washington, which improved to 6-11, won amid reports the team would listen to trade offers for Wall and Beal. There were also reports that players argued in practice and that Wall had been fined for disrespectful behavior toward coach Scott Brooks.“It happened. We talked about it, we moved on,” Brooks said. “I’m not here to throw anything in anybody’s face.”Added Beal: “We’ve still got a lot of stuff to fix. I’m still not happy. I know everybody’s not happy with where we are.” PreviousWashington Wizards guard John Wall, right, laughs with Los Angeles Clippers center Marcin Gortat, left, of Poland, after an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) fouls Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari (8), of Italy, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) gestures after he made a three-point basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) goes to the basket past Washington Wizards guard Tomas Satoransky (31) and guard Austin Rivers, back right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) shoots against Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) and guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (21) drives to the basket against Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) and guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (21) goes to the basket against Washington Wizards guard Tomas Satoransky (31), of the Czech Republic, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34) battles for the ball against Washington Wizards guard Austin Rivers (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34) shoots against Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards center Thomas Bryant (13) battles for the ball against Clippers center Marcin Gortat, center, of Poland, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. Also seen is Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22). (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Marcin Gortat #13 of the LA Clippers has a shot blocked by Thomas Bryant #13 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Head coach Doc Rivers of the LA Clippers looks on against the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Patrick Beverley #21 of the LA Clippers dribbles in front of Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the LA Clippers dribbles in front of John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards looks on against the LA Clippers during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Marcin Gortat #13 of the LA Clippers has his shot blocked by John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Markieff Morris #5 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Tyrone Wallace #9 of the LA Clippers dribbles between Tomas Satoransky #31 of the Washington Wizards and Jeff Green #32 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Lou Williams #23 of the LA Clippers has his shot blocked by Jeff Green #32 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Jeff Green #32 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Kelly Oubre Jr. #12 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Kelly Oubre Jr. #12 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Head coach Scott Brooks of the Washington Wizards looks on against the LA Clippers during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Lou Williams #23 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Tomas Satoransky #31 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, right, goes to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. Also seen is Wizards center Thomas Bryant (13). The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) dunks against Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34), guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2), and forward Montrezl Harrell, back right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Wizards forward Jeff Green dunks over Clippers center Boban Marjanovic during the second half of Tuesday’s game in Washington. The Wizards erased a 24-point deficit to win 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers gesture during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) dunks against Los Angeles Clippers guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks gestures during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket past Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) and forward Tobias Harris (34) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Lou Williams #23 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Tomas Satoransky #31 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards dribbles past Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the LA Clippers during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers is defended by Tomas Satoransky #31 of the Washington Wizards during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers is defended by John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards shoots in front of Avery Bradley #11 of the LA Clippers during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Jeff Green #32 of the Washington Wizards attempts to block a shot by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the LA Clippers during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards celebrates with teammate Markieff Morris #5 against the LA Clippers during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Head coach Scott Brooks of the Washington Wizards looks on against the LA Clippers during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: The Washington Wizards celebrate a three-pointer against the LA Clippers during the second half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards and Patrick Beverley #21 of the LA Clippers talk as time expires in the fourth quarter at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)Washington Wizards guard John Wall, right, laughs with Los Angeles Clippers center Marcin Gortat, left, of Poland, after an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. The Wizards won 125-118. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) fouls Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari (8), of Italy, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)NextShow Caption1 of 46Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) fouls Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari (8), of Italy, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)ExpandWASHINGTON — The sizzling Clippers have been making a habit out of second-half comebacks this season, but they got a taste of their own medicine from the dysfunctional Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.John Wall scored 30, Bradley Beal had 27 and Jeff Green added 20 as the Wizards rallied from 24 points down to beat the Clippers 125-118 on Tuesday night.Wall, Beal and Green each scored 10 in the fourth quarter as Washington outscored the Clippers 39-23 to pull out the win.The Clippers led by 24 midway through the second quarter, but the Wizards cut the lead to 95-86 after three quarters and took a 115-113 lead on Wall’s layup with 2:33 to play. For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 last_img read more

HISTORY-MAKERS AS GLENGAD WIN FIRST EVER ULSTER JUNIOR CUP

first_imgGlengad Utd 0 Gweedore Celtic 0. (Glengad won 4-2 on pens) Inishowen League side Glengad Utd won the Ulster Junior cup for the first time but only after overcoming a dogged and determined Gweedore Celtic side at Ballyare this evening.Glengad started well and John Mc Daid got over a cross but David Mc Gee charged down Terence Doherty’s shot. In the next attack Paul Rua Mc Bride put in a great challenge to stop John G. Mc Laughlin. Gweedore threatened on twenty minutes when Thoma Diver seized on a mix up between Gerard Crossan and one of his defenders, but Crossan did well to force him wide and the danger was averted.In the next attack Eamonn Curran got in a great challenge to stop Terence Doherty again. Minutes later Glengad were awarded a free wide on the right.Terence Doherty got a foot to the inswinger but Michael McKelvey pulled off a superb save. The half continued with Glengad pressing and when Terence Doherty found Michael Byrne, McKelvey again produced a great save.The second half continued in much the same vein with Glengad pressing and Gweedore tackling doggedly. On sixty minutes John G. Mc Laughlin rounded Chris Porter on the byeline but Michael Mc Kelvey saved bravely at his feet. From the resulting corner John G. Mc Laughlins header was headed off the line by Kevin Friel. Glengad continued to dominate but Gweedore refused to yield with Damien O’Sullivan and Cathal Campbell working like trojans in midfield.In the ensuing extra time Glengad still had the lion’s share of possession with Thomas Diver and Brendan Mc Geady posing an occasional threat for Gweedore. And so to the dreaded penalty shoot out. Michael Byrne(Glengad) and Chris Porter(Gweedore) both scored. Michal Mc kelvey saved John G. Mc Laughlins effort and Gerard Crossan saved Johnny Mc Ginty’s. Adam Byrne(Glengad) converted but Paul Rua Mc Bride shot over for Gweedore.With Patrick Mc Dermott(Glengad) and Jamie Boyle(Gweedore) scoring, Terence Doherty stepped up and scored the decisive penalty for Glengad. Overall Glengad were deserving winners but Gweeedore showed great heart and pride right to the finish.Referee: Kevin Logue. Linesmen: Marty Quinn and Joe Mc Hugh. HISTORY-MAKERS AS GLENGAD WIN FIRST EVER ULSTER JUNIOR CUP was last modified: April 27th, 2014 by John2Share 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:Glengad UnitedGweedoreJunior Cup Finallast_img read more