Two 5-a-side matches were played yesterday evening featuring a team from No. 6 Convent Place against teams of Special Athletes. No. 6 narrowly won the first match 6-5 and the second match was a 2-2 draw. A spokesperson said: “Both were played in a great spirit with lots of atmosphere being provided by the sizeable crowd.”
Gibraltar Cricket have announced that Lizzie Ferrary will join the permanent staff of the organisation as a Development Coach next month.
Local Dance Academy, Stylos dazzled judges at leading talent show competition, Starpower this weekend in the UK. The team, made up of fourteen young girls aged between ten and eighteen years, stole prizes for both the Allstars and Power division. The Academy, headed by Lillian Montero and choreographed by her daughter Lauren Montero also won first prize for the Lyrical, jazz and contemporary categories.
Starpower, a predominantly American contest, is centred around lyrical and jazz dancing. The show was brought to the UK five years ago and has since picked up a prestigious following. Commenting on why the team entered the competition, Lillian explained that their lyrical and jazz dance styles are particularly American in technique.
Gibraltar Cricket have announced that the National Men’s Squad will be appearing live on the popular Sky Sports programme Cricket AM this July before the squad compete in the ICC European Division One Championships in Sussex. The show is in its eighth season and is a live show filmed on Saturday mornings. Gibraltar are set to appear live on Sky Sports on Saturday 6th July.
Eight of the travelling squad will appear in the studio’s famous Douglas Jardine Pavilion and will be sporting their Gibraltar shirts whilst they also get the chance to take part in the show’s all new outdoor game.
Minister for Sport, Steven Linares, yesterday sent his best wishes to the Gibraltar Darts Association who are competing in the 14th Darts Mediterranean Cup in Ankara, Turkey this week.