Beermen’s Mythical Five domination testament of hardwork, sacrifice


first_imgMOST READ And San Miguel coach Leo Austria believes that the historic distinction is a testament of his players’ unwavering dedication.READ: Fajardo takes home fourth MVP; Four Beermen make it to Mythical 5FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogIt’s only the first time in the league history that four players from the same team made it to the Mythical Five.“I think it’s a product of their hardwork. Since the all-Filipino conference, I rarely changed my starting five except if there is an import, and even if we had an import, you can see how great our local players are because they’re still contributing to the team,” he said. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson NBA: Coach Luke Walton admits players ‘come after’ Lonzo Ball due to hype Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Austria has always leaned on his starters and in return, they never let him down, showing poise through out the season, as San Miguel racked up win after win and championship after championship.“I’m proud and I’m happy for them because they understand what we need from them, and they’re proving that what we’re doing is what’s good for the team and it brought us two championships,” the affable mentor said.But Austria knows that the work wasn’t done by the starters alone, giving credit to his bench as an integral part of the Beermen’s success.“Our bench players sacrificed a lot,” he said. “They don’t get much playing time, but when we put them in the game, you could see that they’re stepping up. And even if they’re on the bench, they keep on cheering our first five and I think that’s a big reason why we’re winning.”ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles03:02NAZARENO 2020: ‘Small’ sacrifices, big blessings02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? LATEST STORIES Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSan Miguel may have failed to become the sixth team to achieve the Grand Slam, but the Beermen still gained a piece of history with four players being named in the Mythical First Team.Newly-minted Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo, Commissioner’s Cup BPC Chris Ross, clutch playmaker Alex Cabagnot, and former MVP Arwind Santos all earned their spot in the season’s best five, typifying the Beermen’s dominance this year.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

UPROAR IN DÁIL AS DONEGAL TDs WALK OUT OVER €700 MILLION HAND-OUT TO ‘GAMBLERS’


first_imgSinn Féin and United Left Alliance TDs walked out of the Dail in protest today as the Government handed over €700M to unsecured bondholders at Anglo Irish Bank.Padraig MacLochlainn and Pearse Doherty were among the TDs who walked out after the Government refused a debate on the issue.The Taoiseach told the Dáil he does not know the names of the bondholders who will benefit from today’s payment. He was responding to Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams, who said there was a need for transparency.Deputy Adams asked the Taoiseach to get on the phone to the chairman of Anglo Irish Bank and tell him to withhold the payment.The Sinn Féin leader said the “golden circle is still in place”, claiming the chairman’s political allegiance as a former leader of Fine Gael who still keeps his TD pension and current salary.Independent Shane Ross asked the Taoiseach why the Government did not instruct Anglo Irish Bank to embark on a buy-back campaign of bonds. Sinn Féin was first to leave the chamber, followed by members of the United Left Alliance, led by Richard Boyd Barrett.“You will not even give the parliament the right to vote on the handover of all the money you have taken out of the health service,” said Mr Barrett.The Taoiseach said the ECB had refused a Government request not to hand over the money.The Taoiseach said he would love to say it was not necessary to pay the money, however when the Minister for Finance tried to negotiate with the ECB on the money it was not possible.“The position of the Government was clear in February when we were elected on a mandate to pursue growth and not default.” He was responding to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin who quoted Government party promises that Anglo would not get ‘another red cent’.He said promises to burn the bondholders had driven down the price leading to a situation where today’s bondholders were getting double the return on their investment.He accused the government of failing to put the issue on the negotiating table.Follow us on www.twitter.com/donegaldaily Follow us on www.facebook.com/donegaldailySell anything on www.donegaldailyclassifieds.comUPROAR IN DÁIL AS DONEGAL TDs WALK OUT OVER €700 MILLION HAND-OUT TO ‘GAMBLERS’ was last modified: November 2nd, 2011 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:Deputy Padraig MacLochlainnDeputy Pearse Dohertydonegaldaily.comlast_img read more