Rockwell v CC Roscrea called off

first_imgThe charity match between Rockwell College and Cistercian College Roscrea scheduled for this Saturday in Leahy Park in Cashel has been called-off. The Munster Champions were due to battle it out with the Leinster Schools Champions, but TippFM has learned that the game will not be going ahead.last_img

Kawhi Leonard, Clippers donate 1 million backpacks to Southern California schoolchildren

first_img What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum Leonard encouraged the third-, fourth- and fifth-graders in the auditorium to go after it, whatever it is.“With the Clippers, just want you to know we got you guys’ back, as long as you work hard and have a goal set,” said Leonard, who Tuesday was working to fulfill one of his own. Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates The backpacks – identical, sturdy-looking black bags adorned with a white L.A. Clippers logo and the team’s name – are meant to decrease the financial burden on low-income families as the school year got started, explain Baby2Baby co-presidents Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstein.It’s conceivable that some of the new Clippers backpacks could find their way to some of the nearly 350 Clippers’ Courts, all of the public basketball courts throughout L.A. that also are adorned with the Clippers logo after being refurbished thanks to a $10 million donation by team owner Steve Ballmer.107th Street fourth-grader Aaron Madison expressed excitement that “the best basketball team in the NBA, the Los Angeles Clippers” was making the donation, speaking on behalf of classmates whom Principal Katherine Nelson identified as “future neuroscientists, judges, inventors” or perhaps even a member of the Clippers.Related Articlescenter_img LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard and Chuck the Condor swooped in to add some excitement Tuesday to an already big day at 107th Street Elementary School, the superstar and the mascot surprising students on the first day of school with a substantial backpack delivery.It was as part of a joint effort by Leonard, the L.A. Clippers Foundation and the nonprofit Baby2Baby to provide 1 million backpacks for schoolchildren in L.A. Unified, Moreno Valley and Inglewood school districts.“Going to the NBA, this is what I wanted to do; I wanted to give back to my community,” said Leonard, who started his day in Moreno Valley, where he brought backpacks to Cloverdale Elementary, his old school. “That’s why I’m so happy to be back home.”The two-time NBA champion and two-time Finals MVP signed with the Clippers this offseason after leading the Toronto Raptors to their first championship. By adding him and Paul George, via a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Clippers have built a team that’s considered among the NBA’s title contenders next season. For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory “That’s a goal of mine for this year, being great on and off the court,” he said. “And I felt like this was a great way to start.” Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more