23 things everyone who has played Touch Football will relate to!

first_imgPopular news and list website, Buzzfeed has featured Touch Football this week, creating a post titled ’23 things everyone who has played Touch Football will relate to’. The post lists plenty of relatable scenarios to anyone who has taken the Touch Football field, from slipping over, attempting to score a touchdown on the wrong line and making lifelong friends. To read the story, please click on the link below: http://www.buzzfeed.com/tahliapritchard/23-things-all-aussie-kids-who-played-touch-football-growing#.qdQgDJv5Qj Is there anything you’d add to this post? Let us know on our social media channels:Facebook – www.facebook.com/touchfootballaustraliaTwitter – www.twitter.com/touchfootyausInstagram – www.instagram.com/touchfootballaustralia Related LinksBuzzfeed storylast_img read more

10 months agoDalian Yifang attacker Carrasco in contact with Arsenal

first_imgDalian Yifang attacker Carrasco in contact with Arsenalby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBelgium winger Yannick Carrasco has emerged as a target for Arsenal.Sky Italia says the 25-year-old left Atletico Madrid to join Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang in February last year.Arsenal have made initial contact with the Belgian international, who has given his ‘approval’ to the move.Carrasco is said to be open to moving to the Premier League with the Gunners now favourites for his signature.Milan had been keen on Carrasco and the player even liked a social media post about a potential move to the San Siro.But there are doubts over whether Milan would be able to afford the deal, with Carrasco currently pocketing around £170,000-a-week in China. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Video: Duke Basketball Releases Cool Video Celebrating All Of Coach K’s NBA Draft Picks

first_imgGrant Hill of Duke on draft day.Grant Hill DukeKentucky is the college basketball program that gets most of the love these days for producing NBA talent, but Duke has been pretty great at it, too. Since Mike Krzyzewski took over the Blue Devils’ program in 1980, he’s had 51 players get selected in the NBA Draft. Thursday night, he’ll add to that number, as Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones are all projected to get picked in the first round, with Quinn Cook a potential second-round pick. In anticipation of the draft, Duke has released a cool video celebrating all of Coach K’s NBA players.last_img read more

First Correctional Service Recruits to Undergo Polygraph Testing Commissioned

first_img The first batch of recruits of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to undergo polygraph testing, were on Tuesday (January 23) commissioned as correctional officers.The graduation service for the recruits, who represent the 76th intake of the DCS, was held at the Salem Baptist Church in St. Ann.Speaking with JIS News, State Minister for National Security, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., said the polygraph testing of recruits represents the Government’s commitment to raise the quality and standard of officers in the service.He said despite the fact that the number of recruits was reduced, he is satisfied that the move in the correct one.“It lessened the numbers that we had for the intake to 67 from the usual 150, but we believe that it is the right decision. We think that if we continue to put into place systems to raise the quality and the standard, we are going to see, in time, better results with regards to our rehabilitation processes, with regards to the security systems, with regards to corruption,” he noted.Senator Charles Jr. told JIS News that a holistic approach will be taken to motivate staff and ensure their well-being.He highlighted that through dialogue with staff members, work will be done to improve the conditions under which they work.He cited plans to build a ‘300 man’ facility at Tamarind Farm in St. Catherine, while noting that work is ongoing to rehabilitate sections of the Tower Street correctional facility in Kingston.The State Minister, in his address to the 67 graduates, commended them for making the right decision to join the DCS.He told them that they have been equipped with the requisite skills to make a positive impact in the society.“You are an honoured servant of this nation. You have an opportunity to make a positive impact on the life of someone whom others have already turned their back against… . You are not only now a correctional officer; you are now a significant part of the structure in the Ministry of National Security,” he said. The first batch of recruits of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to undergo polygraph testing, were on Tuesday (January 23) commissioned as correctional officers. Story Highlights “It lessened the numbers that we had for the intake to 67 from the usual 150, but we believe that it is the right decision. We think that if we continue to put into place systems to raise the quality and the standard, we are going to see, in time, better results with regards to our rehabilitation processes, with regards to the security systems, with regards to corruption,” he noted. Speaking with JIS News, State Minister for National Security, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr., said the polygraph testing of recruits represents the Government’s commitment to raise the quality and standard of officers in the service.last_img read more