The Stat to Fix: Parramatta Eels must improve post-contact metres

first_imgParramatta’s post-contact metres were one of the few areas they fell down statistically in the 2017 Telstra Premiership, with their 471 metres per game after first meeting the defence better than only the lowly Newcastle Knights and Gold Coast Titans.In a chicken or egg scenario, the Eels also had the slowest attacking play-the-ball speed in the NRL – averaging 3.66 seconds and ranking 16th for getting a roll on when one or two opposition tacklers were involved.In defence though, Parramatta did concede the second-fewest post-contact metres in 2017 at 468 metres a game.last_img read more

TMC MPs to reply to Ethics Committee at appropriate time

first_imgKolkata, Apr 14 (PTI) Trinamool Congress MPs Saugata Roy and Sultan Ahmed, from whom the Ethics Committee of the Lok Sabha has sought explanation regarding Narada tapes, today said they would reply to the notice at an appropriate time, as they were yet to receive it.The Ethics Committee of the Lok Sabha has sought explanation from five TMC MPs who were allegedly caught in a sting operation accepting money last month.”I have heard about the notice, but I am yet to receive it. Once I receive it, I will answer it at an appropriate time,” Roy told PTI.Another MP Ahmed said he is presently out of station for election campaign and has not receive any such notice.”I am out of station in north Bengal for election campaign. Once I get back, I have to check whether I have received the notice and then I will reply,” Ahmed said.In the sting video done by web portal Narada News, five TMC members from the Lok Sabha – Saugata Roy, Sultan Ahmad, Suvendu Adhikari, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar and Prasoon Banerjee, and Mukul Roy from the Rajya Sabha – were shown allegedly accepting money from people representing a fictitious firm.Calls to Adhikari, Ghosh Dastidar and Banerjee went unanswered. PTI PNT MD SMJlast_img read more