Fitzmaurice hits out at lack of frees to Donaghy

first_imgHis comments follow Kerry’s 11-point loss to Dublin in the Allianz Football League Division 1 final at Croke Park yesterday.Paul Flynn and Eric Lowndes scored late goals as the Dubs won by 2-18 to 0-13 to secure their fourth League crown in a row.The red-carding of Aidan O’Mahony for an off-the-ball incident with Jonny Cooper after 50 minutes was a pivotal moment in the game. Fitzmaurice says they played Donaghy in midfield rather than in the full forward line due to the lack of frees he receives.Elsewhere, Tyrone were crowned Division 2 champions.They beat Cavan by 1-17 to 0-15 in their decider at Croker.last_img

Minister delivers more funds for Greek communites

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Nicholas Kotsiras, has injected a total of $145,800 into Greek communities in Victoria to further multicultural support, with a total of more than $590,000 going to 411 multicultural community organisations across Victoria. Of the support grants received by the 42 Greek community groups, $104,00 has gone to 10 Greek communities to assist with building grants; $11,000 has gone to six Greek communities as part of the strengthening communities grants; and $30,800 has gone to 26 Greek communities for ogranisational support. Kotsiras sais that “these grants will benefit many Victorians who are members of multicutral clubs, organisations and assocations”. This funding is part of the $5.6 million distributed to Victoria’s multicultural groups this year through the Community Grants Program and provide support to community groups and organisations and acknowledge the significant costs of up-keep to buildings for not-for-profit organisations. The Victorian Government has increased funding to the Community Grants Program by $1.1 million this year.last_img read more