Call for end to inter-county replays.


first_imgTwo Tipperary clubs have tabled a motion to the forthcoming convention calling for extra-time to be played in all inter-county championship games.Burgess and JK Brackens are the clubs in question. Their call follows a much disrupted county senior hurling and football championship due to Tipp’s involvement in both codes at All Ireland level which was added to by the replay needed following the drawn All Ireland final against Kilkenny.Two ten minute periods of extra time are being called for by Burgess.last_img read more

Texas’ Andrew Jones aims for old form after ‘not rushing back’ from leukemia treatment


first_imgTexas guard Andrew Jones, sidelined most of two years since being diagnosed with leukemia, put a finer point Thursday on a report, citing coach Shaka Smart, that he has been fully cleared for all basketball activities.”I have been cleared the entire time, just not rushing back,” he tweeted in response. Auburn put men’s basketball program on double secret probation, report says He averaged 11.4 points, 3.5 assists and 3.9 rebounds as a true freshman out of Irving (Texas) MacArthur High School in 2016-17.In 45 career games, he has scored 515 points.He is expected to add a strong backcourt presence to Smart’s 2019-20 team that is coming off an NIT title last season but suffered some significant losses. Arizona guard Brandon Williams to miss 2019-20 season after knee surgerycenter_img I have been cleared the entire time, just not rushing back— Andrew Jones (@DrewdotCash) August 8, 2019Either way, it’s good news for the Longhorns.Jones, who was Texas’ leading scorer at the time of his diagnosis 10 games into the 2017-18 season, missed the rest of that season and all but two games of the 2018-19 season as he underwent treatment and recovered. Related News To emphasize where he was — and aims to be again — the 6-4, 180-pound Jones on Thursday posted a video of himself, working out in 2015 with, among others, former Oklahoma All-American and 2019 NBA Rookie of the Year finalist Trae Young.#TBT Circa 2015 workout with @TheTraeYoung @j3vans1_ @DrewdotCash 💯🐐— Tim Martin (@TimMartin_TX) August 8, 2019As a sophomore, Jones was averaging a team-best 13.5 points during the 2017-18 season.last_img read more