Six Nations 2019: Sean Maitland replaces hat-trick hero Blair Kinghorn on Scotland side

first_imgSean Maitland replaces hat-trick hero Blair Kinghorn in the Scotland starting lineup that will face Six Nations defending champion Ireland in one of four changes to the starting XV.Kinghorn will have to settle for a place on the bench at Murrayfield on Saturday despite his treble in the Round 1 victory over Italy, as wing Maitland has recovered from a hamstring injury. Prop Simon Berghan and back row Josh Strauss come into a new-look pack in the absence of Willem Nel (calf) and Sam Skinner (ankle).Gregor Townsend also handed a start to lock Jonny Gray, who has been sidelined with a shoulder injury, at the expense of Ben Toolis. Six Nations 2019: Chris Farrell to start after Robbie Henshaw added to Ireland injury list Fit-again duo Fraser Brown and Pete Horne have been named among the replacements along with uncapped prop D’Arcy Rae and flanker Rob Harley.BREAKING | Scotland make four changes for this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland @BTMurrayfield.Berghan and Strauss replace injured Nel and Skinner, Gray & Maitland return from injury for Toolis and Kinghorn who move to the bench.https://t.co/y0gRovACwY pic.twitter.com/wob5Ffn4JO— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) February 7, 2019Scotland: Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour, Huw Jones, Sam Johnson, Sean Maitland, Finn Russell, Greig Laidlaw (captain); Allan Dell, Stuart McInally, Simon Berghan, Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, Ryan Wilson, Jamie Ritchie, Josh Strauss.Replacements: Fraser Brown, Jamie Bhatti, D’Arcy Rae, Ben Toolis, Rob Harley, Ali Price, Pete Horne, Blair Kinghorn. Related Newslast_img read more

Winnebago Industries announces layoffs of 79 employees

first_imgFOREST CITY — Winnebago Industries says they are laying off some employees as it’s resuming some production after a shutdown. The company says 79 positions were being eliminated in response to what they term as a “dramatic shift in demand” for their products. Winnebago employs  about 2000 people in north-central Iowa and about 5500 in total nationwide. The outdoor lifestyle products company suspended production nationwide on a temporary basis on March 23rd. The company’s specialty vehicles line in Forest City as well as their Chris-Craft boats production lines went back to work starting this past Monday. The company says their motorhome production, Grand Design, and Newmar facilities are scheduled to start back up on May 4th, with the towables line starting back on May 18th.last_img read more

Jamaica rebound with massive win in Regional Women’s Super50

first_imgCALIFORNIA, Trinidad (CMC):Title-holders Jamaica crushed North Windwards to post their first win, while hosts Trinidad and Tobago carved out a steady victory over Guyana in the third round of the Regional Women’s Super50 here yesterday.At Gilbert Park, the Jamaicans pulled off a resounding 116-run win, while at Macaulay Park, the Trinidadians eased to a six-wicket verdict to record their second win of the tournament.Jamaica would have been the more relieved with their result, however, after losing their opener to Barbados last Thursday and then suffering a no-result against South Windwards two days later.Sent in, Jamaica tallied 148 all out off their 47 overs, with Chedean Nation and Vanessa Watts top-scoring with 28 and Chinelle Henry getting 20.They had a shaky start when they lost West Indies players Natasha McLean for 10 and Stafanie Taylor for three, to slip to 31 for two in the 10th over.However, Nation and Watts pulled the innings around in a 47-run third-wicket stand, which came from 67 deliveries. Neither batter managed a boundary.Henry, batting at number five, then arrived to play a busy knock of 20 off 26 balls, with three fours.Seamer Krisani Irish was the best bowler with four for 30, while Qiana Joseph (2-18) and Swayline William (2-23) picked up two wickets apiece.In reply, North Windwards slid to 32 all out off 16.5 overs, with off-spinner Watts wrecking the innings with four for 10 and Taylor taking three for four with her off-breaks.no double figuresNot a single player reached double figures, with Irish’s five being the top score.T&T, meanwhile, racked up a crucial second win to follow up their eight-wicket victory over South Windwards last week.Winning the toss and opting to field, they reduced Guyana to 101 for eight off 50 overs, and then easily overhauled their target off 30 overs.Opener Amanda Samaroo top-scored with 32 from off 75 deliveries, with two fours, adding 31 for the second wicket with Shenelle Lord, who made 10. Off-spinner Plaffiana Millington was the best bowler with two for 41.Earlier, Guyana made heavy weather of their innings and never really got going, despite Shemaine Campbelle’s top score of 25 and Melanie Henry’s 21.Henry and Lashuna Toussaint (7) put on 28 for the first wicket, but the partnership consumed 67 balls and set the momentum for the innings.Off-spinner Karishma Ram-harack (2-14) and slow medium Felicia Walters (2-22) finished with two wickets apiece.last_img read more