Posts containing the tag Betfair

Welsh Football – The Journey.

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Wales are preparing for the biggest game in their history when they play Portugal in Lyon tonight for a place in the final of Euro 2016. The side has enjoyed a memorable run to reach their first semi-final at their only major tournament since 1958 (Portugal are preparing for their seventh major semi-final and … Continue reading

Fast & Furious at the Oceana!

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Promoter Paul Boyce continues his fabulous work in the South Wales region promoting local and talented boxers from the area. His mission is to give the current crop of prospects the opportunity to develop. Tonight he orchestrates the FAST & FURIOUS FRIDAY at Swansea’s Oceana nightclub with a five-fight show to close a successful 2013 … Continue reading

Can be wrong, but always honest!

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The Racing Horse aka Paul Moon was one of the original writers for Betfair. The editor at that time was Jamie Pacheco and we were one of his very first appointments. In our time together we covered horse racing, football, cricket, boxing, snooker and even films. Without bias no other writer matched our distinct … Continue reading

More from Jackdaws Castle

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Whilst up at Jonjo O’Neill’s Jackdaw stables during the week we had a good look at Thehillofuisneach 2.20 Uttoxeter to check on his well being and can report the horse looked great! This Irish point winner shaped with plenty of promise in novice hurdles before confirming that his opening mark was all wrong at … Continue reading

Gary Speed (1969-2011)

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The death of Gary Speed has shook us all. We were both sport writers for Betfair but the article below was my take on his appointment as manager of Wales less than a year ago (10th December 2010). Response has been mixed The response to the appointment of Gary Speed as the new Wales manager … Continue reading

Harbhajan Singh

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Amongst off-spinners, Harbhajan Singh of India is the second highest wicket taker in Test history and the third highest Test wicket-taker from all Indians. Since his international debut in 1998 in Australia his career has been one of some quality interspersed with great moments but he has never threatened greatness. Despite his numbers he … Continue reading

Sachin Tendulkar

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Is Sachin Tendulkar the best batsman to have ever lived? We think he was! On the 24th April 2011 the legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 38th birthday just days after helping India become World Cup champions for the first time in 28 years. His contribution to the cause was pivotal. In five … Continue reading