Church of England installs alarms to stop copper thefts

first_imgChurch of England installs alarms to stop copper thefts By Al WebbPosted Feb 28, 2012 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Tags Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Featured Events An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Collierville, TN The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Shreveport, LA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Featured Jobs & Calls Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK center_img Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Bath, NC Rector Tampa, FL Submit a Job Listing Rector Martinsville, VA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books [Religion News Service] The Church of England is spearheading a campaign to install high-tech movement sensors on scores of churches in a bid to stop a rash of lead and copper thieves who have targeted the roofs of religious buildings.The stolen metals are fetching increasingly higher prices on international markets. The insurance firm Ecclesiastical, which provides coverage for 96 percent of Anglican churches in Britain, reported receiving a record 2,600 claims last year.The new security campaign, called “Hands Off Our Church Roofs,” is aimed initially at installing the alarms at some 100 churches in England, Scotland and Wales. The alarms trigger loud voices announcing that a burglary is in process and that security guards are on their way.The Anglican bishop of London, Richard Chartres, who is heading up the campaign, told journalists that “since the metal vandals have descended in such hordes over recent years, our duty of maintenance has become nearly impossible.”The number of metal thefts is reported to have reached “catastrophic” levels in some dioceses.In addition to the Church of England, the alarms initiative has won the support of the Association of Chief Police Officers and the British government’s Home Office.The plague of metal thefts, which has worsened during the global economic crisis, has also caused chaos on the nation’s rail network and at numerous hospitals, where thousands of feet of copper cabling have been stolen.— Al Webb is a reporter for Religion News Service. 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Housing Forecast Calls for Increase in Existing-Home Sales

first_img Xhevrije West is a talented writer and editor based in Dallas, Texas. She has worked for a number of publications including The Syracuse New Times, Dallas Flow Magazine, and Bellwethr Magazine. She completed her Bachelors at Alcorn State University and went on to complete her Masters at Syracuse University. About Author: Xhevrije West Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Tagged with: Auction.com Existing Home Sales Housing Market Nowcast  Print This Post According to Auction.com’s, LLC Real Estate Nowcast for May, despite an unexpected drop in April, existing-home sales in May are expected to pick up and fall between seasonally adjusted annual rates of 5.03 and 5.34 million annual sales, with a goal of 5.18 million. This is a 2.9 percent increase from April and a 5.8 percent increase from a year ago. Auction.com expects May sales to come in at 5.18 million units (SAAR), and median sales prices at $220,799.The Nowcast predicts market trends as they are happening before actual findings are released using industry data, proprietary company transactional data, and Google search activity, the company says.“Heading into the summer buying season, we’re expecting to see healthy increases in home sales activity – though those increases will likely occur at a more modest pace,” said Rick Sharga, EVP at Auction.com. “While the jump we saw in March somewhat made up for lackluster performance in January and February, tight inventories, strict lending standards, and diminished participation by investors remain significant obstacles for the market.”Yesterday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that existing-home sales were at 5.04 million units, a 3.3 percent decrease from March, though up 6.1 percent from a year ago. Both, Auction.com and Consensus estimates were off for April because they predicted a stronger performance based on data released in March.However, Auction.com’s estimate of $201,052 and $222,215 for existing-home prices in April was correct, according to the company. The NAR reported an increase in existing-home prices in April to $221,230, revealing an 8.9 percent increase compared to a year ago and marking a new high for home prices, which are now 2.6 percent below their pre-bust level.“It’s important to keep blips like the one we saw in March in context. We’re in an unusually volatile period in the housing market, with almost unprecedented swings in sales volumes from month to month, Sharga said. “The bottom line is that in a truly healthy housing market, we’d already be on pace for 6 million existing home sales, but at this rate, I expect that the market will stay in the 5 million range for at least the remainder of the year.”For May, the Nowcast suggests that existing-home sales prices will increase 4.2 percent year-over-year for the month, and will fall between $209,759 and $231,839, with a targeted price of $220,799.“In our estimation, this burgeoning home price strength should help to boost sales out of their range, as a key constraint to sales at this time is the low level of inventory for sale,” said Peter Muoio, Auction.com chief economist. “Higher prices should entice more sellers into the market.”According to the company, stronger owner-occupier demand is also needed to offset current subdued investor purchasing activity.“The good news on that household formations have been following a much better path recently, following the Census Bureau’s massive revisions released last summer,” Muoio said. “The improving economy should generate continued healthy household formations and therefore stronger demand for homes down the road.” Auction.com Existing Home Sales Housing Market Nowcast 2015-05-22 Brian Honea Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Housing Forecast Calls for Increase in Existing-Home Sales The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img May 22, 2015 1,187 Views Subscribe The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Housing Forecast Calls for Increase in Existing-Home Sales Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Share Save Related Articles Previous: Senate Banking Committee Approves Financial Regulatory Relief Bill Next: Single-Family Built-for-Rent Market Higher than Historical Average, but Still Below Peak Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days agolast_img read more

‘Fairy Door trail’ encourages kids to use imagination, explore Broome County

first_imgPena says the locations are chosen to be accessible by public transportation with a only a short walk. “What a great way to have a safe social distancing activity to not only get out of the house, but explore Broome County and just have a little bit of time during this crazy pandemic time,” she said. Pena says that while this is the second year she has organized the scavenger hunt, it makes even more sense this year. The group’s Facebook page contains clues for how to find each door, and if you submit a photo in front of it you will get a point. The event runs through the end of June, when points are added up and a grand prize winner will be announced. center_img JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — If you’re looking to get your kids outside during the pandemic, Fairy Doors of Broome County and Nearby may be just what you need. Created by chief imagination officer Traci Pena, Fairy Doors of Broome County is a scavenger hunt that allows kids and their families to travel to different locations throughout Broome County. For a full list of rules and locations, you can click here.last_img read more

How Jose Mourinho could make Arsenal a force again, according to Danny Mills

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Jose Mourinho has been touted as a possible Arsenal boss (Picture: Getty Images)Jose Mourinho’s adaptability as a manger would improve Arsenal, but he would need to spend a lot of money to spend on the squad, according to England international Danny Mills.Pressure is beginning to mount on Gunners boss Unai Emery after a shaky start to the season and a calamitous 2-2 draw with Watford last weekend.Emery’s side were two goals ahead at half time at Vicarage Road but produced a woeful display after the break and allowed the Hornets to get back into the game and take a point.Mills does not believe Emery has made much of an impact since taking over at the Emirates in 2018 and believes Mourinho is a better option in the dugout, although the Portuguese would take some persuading to accept the job.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Is there much improvement since Arsene Wenger?’ Mills asked on talkSPORT. ‘Under Arsene Wenger it was always “they just keep doing the same thing, they keep playing the same way, they don’t sort out the defensive midfield, they don’t sort out the defence and it doesn’t get any better”.‘One thing you have to say about Mourinho [is] he always found different ways to win and he would adapt to the opposition. Mourinho I still think is one of the best. I’m not so sure that he would [take the Arsenal job].‘He’d need plenty of money, he’d need plenty of money to sort that defence out, that would be the biggest problem.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘But he was adaptable, Sir Alex Ferguson was always adaptable, would change formation in European games. To compete at the very, very top, you have to do that.‘Unless you are so ahead of everybody else, so much better, you have to adapt to the opposition.‘Even Manchester City did that, that first season where Pep [Guardiola] realised “oh, that didn’t quite work”. You’ve got to find a balance.’Emery is not expected to be sacked any time soon, with bookmakers offering odds of 25/1 on him being the next Premier League manager to leave their post.The Spaniard will also be buoyed by the return from injury of defenders Rob Holding, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney, all of whom should be available for Premier League action in the coming days.MORE: Mesut Ozil not included in Arsenal Europa League squad for Eintracht Frankfurt clashMORE: Unai Emery set to name strong Arsenal XI against Frankfurt with Bukayo Saka involved in training again Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 18 Sep 2019 6:23 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.2kSharescenter_img Comment How Jose Mourinho could make Arsenal a force again, according to Danny Millslast_img read more

No easy answers for women’s basketball

first_imgWith a new coach and few proven scorers, unanswered questions surround the Wisconsin women’s basketball team as it prepares to kick off its regular season Friday against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.With the team’s top three scorers gone in the dominant trio of Alyssa Karel, Lin Zastrow and Tara Steinbauer and the arrival of Bobbie Kelsey to replace Lisa Stone, this year’s team shows little resemblance to the squad that fell in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. After losing more than 60 percent of their scoring, it’s unclear exactly who will lead Wisconsin on the hardwood this year.While there is no clear leader on the offensive side of the ball, junior guard Taylor Wurtz looks ready to be one of UW’s top scorers in 2011. A starter last year who often hit double figures and averaged 8.3 points per, Wurtz was named a captain – along with seniors Anya Covington and Ashley Thomas – and should power the Badgers’ backcourt. Though Wurtz could be one of Wisconsin’s primary scoring threats, the team is adopting a new approach under Kelsey that spreads the scoring by encouraging everyone on the court to fire off shots when they have open looks.“All of us can score, and I think people will definitely be … kind of surprised by the way we come out this year,” sophomore forward Cassie Rochel said. “People are really going to step up – all of us are capable of scoring; now we’re going to have to step up and prove that to other teams.”In addition to Wurtz, senior post threats Thomas and Covington will form the foundation of the UW offense. Covington, a dominating rebounder and post presence who showed her ability to score with 16 points against Butler in last season’s WNIT, should help fill the void inside left by Zastrow and Steinbauer.Thomas, a player who averaged just eight minutes per game in the 2010-11 season, appears to be assuming a much greater offensive role under Kelsey. Putting up an impressive 17 points in the Badgers’ preseason opener against UW-Whitewater, Thomas epitomizes the new coach’s commitment to giving everyone an opportunity.After struggling through much of the non-conference season last year, including a stretch of seven straight losses, Kelsey is confident her up-tempo system will make for better results against the Badgers’ nonconference foes.“Obviously my style is very different from coach Stone’s, so I think that in and of itself will lend us to improve in our nonconference,” Kelsey said. “Nonconference is hard because you don’t see these people but one time, but it gives you a tournament feel because … you’ve got one shot at them.”Though Kelsey and co. seem anxious to surprise the critics who left Wisconsin out of their preseason predictions for the Big Ten, there will certainly be an adjustment period for UW. With new leadership, a much different system and the loss of their three best players, Wisconsin will certainly take time to acclimate to the wide range of changes.As players face the major challenges of learning a new system with a different coaching style, it is no longer just the freshmen who have a lot to learn. Though veterans such as Covington and Thomas serve as vocal leaders for the Badgers, Kelsey’s arrival has all the players facing many of the same challenges“In this instance, it’s kind of unique, because we’re all learning, we’re all new to the coaching staff and the coaching system,” sophomore guard Morgan Paige said. “… It’s all a learning experience at this point, and we’re all working on it together.”While older players may lead Kelsey’s offense in the 2011-12 season, the coaching staff is also counting on their less experienced teammates to step up. Paige, a guard who saw significant playing time last year when the standout point guard Karel was injured, will direct UW’s offense this season. Joining Paige is another sophomore in Rochel, a towering 6-foot-4 forward/center who could have a breakout season. Showing flashes of brilliance last year, including a 10-point performance against Ohio State that displayed her true potential, Rochel should vie for serious playing time alongside Covington and Thomas.“Cassie’s been playing really well in practice and … our strength and conditioning coach really worked on getting her stronger, and I think she’s going to make a big difference this year,” Wurtz said.With another tough nonconference schedule on the horizon, the Badgers will quickly find out how quickly they can adopt their new coach’s style. Though there is no clear leader on the offensive side of the ball, there is also no shortage of excitement among the players and coaching staff as the season approaches.Despite major questions facing the program in Kelsey’s inaugural campaign, one thing is clear in the locker room: The Badgers have bought in.“The biggest thing I’ve learned is that they are hungry to improve,” Kelsey said. “No one has a crystal ball to say how we’re going to do this year, but I know one thing, they have drastically improved since the first couple workouts. They’ve always been coachable, from day one.”last_img read more

Purple & Bold: Lakers have found their discomfort zone

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersAnd yes, playing while sick impressed them, too.“He’s had reason to sit out, but he’s not sitting out of any games,” Green said. “Now he wants to fight through everything. And he’s letting not just us know that he has our back, but he’s letting the league know that he’s not sitting out for any reason.”Being under the weather is a temporary challenge, but it clicks with something the Lakers have talked about a lot this year: being comfortable with being uncomfortable. That can be an empty-calorie cliché in some contexts, but the Lakers have imbued that with real meaning with what Coach Frank Vogel calls their “growth mentality.” The players in the locker room have goals of expanding their games in particularly helpful ways.An example: Davis has made no secret that he prefers power forward over center. The Lakers made concessions and roster decisions to enable that for him. But Davis has had to do his part by guarding opposing power forwards, many of whom are smaller than him.In the modern NBA, this means Davis is often guarding ball-handlers rather than sticking near the rim and swatting at anyone who approaches. He pointed out that many teams pin down fours near the corner, and then give them the ball. Davis is used to guarding screeners rather than fighting his way through screens: It’s a completely different skill. Editor’s note: This is the Dec. 4 edition of the Purple & Bold newsletter. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here.DENVER — Here’s a Tuesday night twist on the Kawhi Leonard line: Sick man gets shade.As a red-nosed Anthony Davis swaddled himself in a towel in one corner of Pepsi Center’s visiting locker room, teammates playfully coddled him. Danny Green suggested he drink a ginger ale for his flu-like symptoms, while LeBron James called him “sick man.” Kyle Kuzma and Rajon Rondo noted they were both sick – implying that the media asking about Davis’ halftime IV drip might be a little too focused on the Lakers’ big man.But beyond all that was a genuine admiration from the Lakers for a night when Davis, who stonewalled the Denver Nuggets at the rim for the final three minutes of a 105-96 win on the road. A player whose stated goal since the beginning of the season has been winning NBA Defensive Player of the Year managed to make the crucial plays when it mattered. Also, if the Lakers switch (which they often do in crunch time), that means Davis could find himself, at 6-foot-10, trying to keep his feet in front of an opposing guard. He did this twice against Jamal Murray on Tuesday night in Denver. Neither is something he feels particularly great at, but he knows it’s his responsibility to improve in both areas.“So those two things are pretty different for me and I’m constantly just trying to get better at it,” he said. “But everything else, I take pride in what I can do – the other things – just as well as anybody in the NBA.”Remember: This is a veteran team. There are many players who have very well-defined roles in accomplished careers. But up and down the roster, you can see molds being broken and players redefining themselves.This is Dwight Howard, becoming an energy defender and roll man off the bench. This is Rajon Rondo, starting the season shooting 48 percent from 3-point range. This is LeBron James, leading the league in assists and leaving room on the stage for Davis as a co-star.This was something James alluded to as well, shouting out both Davis and Howard postgame for how they’ve worked on embracing the roles they’ve been given.“(A.D.) having to switch off on smalls, that’s being comfortable with being uncomfortable, and having growth mindset to be able to go out and do things that sometimes you wasn’t accustomed to doing in the past, because it’s for the better of the team or for the better of you individually,” he said. “We’re all trying to figure that out.”Many teams spout these kinds of sayings, but words only mean as much as the truth behind them. And so far, the Lakers have made growth a foundation of their 18-3 start. And if they keep it up, the rest of the league might need to be worried about what potential they still have.TOP QUOTABLEBless Danny Green. He’s nothing if not honest.Against the Nuggets, he wasn’t particularly on target, going just 2 for 12 overall and 1 for 7 from behind the arc. He admitted as much, saying that the bench (which had 42 points) had bailed out the non-LeBron-A.D. starters (who had 13 points).Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell pointed out that after his Lakers debut, when he scored 28 points, Green had said he wasn’t as concerned about whether his shots were falling as much as he was about getting good shots in rhythm. Green acknowledged that’s how he felt in the first game of the season, but now his priorities have shifted a little bit.“I do care. I would like to make shots. I did lie. I’m sorry I lied,” he said, with a bashful smile. “I would like to make shots. … Early in the season I don’t care as much, I just care about the process and how we look, what kind of shots we’re getting. If we’re getting good shots, good rhythm shots on offense, if they don’t get in, then I don’t care. Later they’ll be going in. That was early in the season. Now, we’re probably a third of the way through. I care a little bit more. A lot more. I would like to make some shots.”For the record, Green’s hitting 38 percent of his 3-point attempts this year. But as discussed above, we’ve all got room to improve.— Kyle GoonEditor’s note: Thanks for reading the Purple & Bold newsletter. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here.In Click-ness and in HealthMile-high manifest – Lakers show their aerial dominance against the No. 2 team in the West.“Who’s surprised?” – Not Denver coach Mike Malone, who has seen LeBron do this before.The slope gets steeper – How the Lakers look at a tough December schedule.The long-awaited Lakers – Mark Heisler gives perspective about the long drought for the NBA’s signature franchise.Dented by Dallas – Ending a 10-game winning streak, there were lessons to be learned Sunday.Injury updates – Avery Bradley is missing this road trip.Waxing the Wizards – Ouch.Mo’ Moe in Washington – The former Lakers pick has found his role after being traded over the summer.Bad habits could bite – Mirjam Swanson tried to warn y’all.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

DD Gardening: The vegetable garden

first_imgIn this weekend’s gardening column, Conor Gallinagh discusses some key tasks that should be carried out in the vegetable garden.At this stage of the season, the vegetable and fruit garden should be in full swing with crops ripening quickly.Here are five tasks for your weekend in the garden Advertisement Harvesting: This should be carried out on a regular basis. This help prevents any problems with pest and diseases.It will also ensure that other crops on the plant get to ripen quicker. They are so many uses and techniques for storing various vegetables (this will be covered in the next column.Weed and Pest Monitoring: As you can imagine with the weather conditions been so variable recently this optimum conditions for weeds to grow and pest populations to expand.Ensuring the problem is dealt with before it gets out of hand is key. Weeds will add competition to your crops and can cause problems with ripening and growth. Pests can wipe out an entire crop.Watering: Again, with the weather been so variable of late there have been days of dry weather and very hot. So even though we have had a lot of rain of late be careful. Succession Planting: We still have time to grow and sow more plants before the season has finished. Depending on your growing environments will greatly depend on what you can grow. We can still get crops of salads such as lettuce, Pak choi and others.  Advertisement Feeding – Giving your vegetable plants a boost at this stage will help strengthen their immune system against diseases and also help quicken the ripening process. A liquid feed is most suitable at this stage. Either a comfrey drench or seaweed would work best.Happy Gardening!Conor GallinaghBAgrSc Horticulture, Landscape, Sportsturf [email protected]gmail.comDD Gardening: The vegetable garden was last modified: August 10th, 2019 by Conor GallinaghShare 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)last_img read more

Delhi University student shot dead outside college

first_imgA second year degree student was shot dead by an unidentified person near her college in south Delhi on Tuesday morning, police said.The spot where the girl was killed by unidentified persons.Radhika Tanwar was attacked by an unidentified man near a foot-over-bridge outside Ramlal Anand College in Dhaula Kuan’s Shantiniketan area at around 10.20 am, a senior official said. The victim resided in Naraina area.”A man attacked her from behind. He pumped bullets into her. He fled the scene soon after the incident. Passersby took the girl in an autorickshaw to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital where she was declared brought dead,” the official said.The incident came on a day when the city was celebrating the International Women’s Day.The motive behind the incident is being investigated, a senior police official said, adding that they suspect the hand of a “jilted lover” in the murder.”We are investigating all angles. It could be a case of a jilted lover committing the murder. But we cannot say anything now as the investigations are at the initial stages,” the official said.”It appears that the girl was specifically targeted with an intention to kill her. There was no attempt to snatch her money or purse,” H G S Dhaliwal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), said.The attacker appeared to be known to the victim and was trailing her, he said, adding that the girl was shot at on her stomach.With PTi inputslast_img read more

School Sport Australia Update

first_imgAustralia’s most talented under 12 and 15 touch players have converged on Adelaide Shores playing fields, South Australia, for the 2009 School Sport Australia Touch Football National Championships. After all the round games were completed on Wednesday, Queensland finished on top of the table in the 15 Boys, 15 Girls and 12 Girls divisions, while New South Wales finished first in the 12 Boys division.Finals day on Friday will see Queensland and New South Wales battle it out in the Under 12 Boys and Girls finals. In the 15’s division Semi Finals, Queensland play Tasmania and New South Wales play Northern Territory in the Girls, and Queensland take on ACT while NSW play Western Australia in the Boys.Placing after round games:12 Boys1st – New South Wales2nd – Queensland3rd – Northern Territory4th – South Australia5th – Australian Capital Territory6th – Tasmania 12 Girls1st – Queensland2nd – New South Wales3rd – South Australia4th – Northern Territory5th – Australian Capital Territory6th – Tasmania15 Boys1st – Queensland2nd – New South Wales3rd – Western Australia4th – Australian Capital Territory5th – Northern Territory6th – South Australia7th – Tasmania8th – Victoria15 Girls1st – Queensland2nd – New South Wales3rd – Northern Territory4th – Tasmania5th – Australian Capital Territory6th – South Australia7th – Western Australia8th – VictoriaCongratulations to all players representing their state at the championships.Please see attached for results leading into the finals.    Related Filesunder_12_boys_and_girls-pdfunder_15_boys_and_girls-pdflast_img read more