Boys’ Town head coach Andrew Price is highly confident that the young players added to the Red Stripe Premier League squad will move the club from the cellar position they currently occupy and into a more respectable spot. Despite being in last place on 15 points from their 20 games, Price believes that the youngsters have brought renewed energy to the Collie Smith Drive-based club, which he expects will reflect in results. A 1-0 win over old foes Harbour View on Sunday night in their most recent assignment, courtesy of a third minute Andrew ‘Alvez’ Allen strike, gives credibility to Price’s conviction. In that game, the brave coach introduced several youngster including three schoolboys in the starting eleven. Among the youngsters that played were 17 year-old goalkeeper Shavian Wilson of Excelsior High as well as Chavanney Willis and Orlando Brown of Manning Cup champions Jamaica College. PUSH FORWARD “We are blending the youngsters with the experienced players as I am willing to put young players on the field,” Price told The Gleaner yesterday. “A lot of youth have been promoted from the squad that won the KSAFA Under-20 title last summer. Right now we have a cadre of players that can help the team. We are not far away so the aim is to push forward with 12 games remaining in the preliminary stage,” Price stated. In addition to the schoolboys, Boys’ Town’s roster includes the competition’s leading goalscorer Shamar Nicholson, who is on ten goals, former Bridgeport High standout Jamiel Hardware, plus veteran players such as Michael Campbell, Daemion Benjamin, Wayne Ellis and Garfield Gillespie. Boys’ Town is scheduled to tackle promoted Maverley-Hughenden in their next Red Stripe Premier League assignment on Sunday at Barbican Complex, starting at 3 p.m. Price will be hoping that youthful exuberance will continue to drive the ‘Red Brigade’ away from the drop zone.
Lots of fun for the whole family at Global Village GatheringAmongst the many, many free events taking place during this year’s 25th Earagail Arts Festival in County Donegal, the Global Village Gathering will be a huge day out filled with fun for all the family.This year’s Global Village will celebrate the year of the Gathering over two days at the Letterkenny Town Park on the final weekend of the festival, July 20 and 21. The Global Village will be set in and around this year’s beautiful black and silver Festival Big Top Circus tent in the town park where the ever popular Inishowen Carnival Group, who have a strong relationship with Earagail Arts, will host their Magical Garden.Some of the highlights during the two days include American comedian and street performer Jonathan Burns.Over the past ten years Burns’ hilarious talents have taken him to over 250 college campuses across the United States and the world. He has also performed stunts on The Jay Leno Show and the Late Show with David Letterman.Also performing at the Global Village will be Belfast’s wonderful Tumble Circus who will show off their fantastic world of circus skills. The members of Tumble Circus always wanted to run away and join the circus – instead they created their own. Music will come from The New Rope String Band on the two days with the unique brand of comedy and music, and there will be lots more.There will be lots of entertainment for kids and the whole family, but there will also be plenty to do for adults, including free yoga and tai chi classes.The Global Village Gathering will take place in and around the Festival Big Top Circus at Letterkenny Town Park on July 20 and 21 from 12noon to 5pm.Tickets priced free (tent shows individually priced) available in person and over the phone at the festival box office at An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny tel. +353 (0) 74 9120777 or via the website www.eaf.ie (Booking fees apply).EARAGAIL ARTS FESTIVAL GOES OUT WITH A GLOBAL VILLAGE BANG was last modified: July 19th, 2013 by BrendaShare 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:EARAGAIL ARTS FESTIVAL GOES OUT WITH A GLOBAL VILLAGE BANG