Paul ‘Yank’ Boyle takes the jump….and proposes too!

first_imgWell-known Rosses man Paul ‘Yank’ Boyle is on Cloud 9 and why wouldn’t he be?The former Letterkenny Rovers star is currently based in Dubai along with his girlfriend Karen Ní Churráin.He recently decided to pop the question but any old proposal over any old candlelit dinner wasn’t enough for ‘Red.’ Instead, Paul decided to take to the skies above Dubai for the leap of a lifetime.What Karen didn’t realise was that tucked inside Paul’s jumpsuit was a stunning engagement ring.When Paul got back on solid ground, he went down on one knee to propose.Paul surprises Karen after he parachuted out of a plane in Dubai.Some claim that Yank didn’t actually mean to drop to one knee but was weak after his parachute jump. Either way, Karen said yes and a big day is planned for the future.Congrats to both.The pair will no doubt be showing off the rock when Paul’s best mate Mark Forker (formerly of this parish) walks down the aisle with Dunfanaghy woman Mairead Ni Ghallchoir later this month.Paul ‘Yank’ Boyle takes the jump….and proposes too! was last modified: December 6th, 2019 by StephenShare 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

FIBA Africa U16: Gazelles defeat Tanzania to get off to flyer

first_img Tags: FIBA Africa U16 ChampionshipsgazellesMariam NajjumaRegina AjumaShilla Lumamusilverbacks FIBA Africa U16 ChampionshipTanzania 39-58 UgandaTuesday, 11-06-2019Kigali, WandaKIGALI – The Uganda Gallezes U16 national team got off to a brilliant start at the on-going FIBA Africa U16 Championships in Rwanda.The Junior Gazelles were on hand to defeat Tanzania 58-39 in Kigali.Shilla Lamunu led the way in terms of scoring, posting a game-high 19 points on the day.Uganda took the opening quarter 18-09 and always looked to be in control of proceedings.The second was however more competitive and saw Uganda fall 11-15 and go into the break with just a 4 point lead.It was in the third that Roger Sserunyigo’s side took the initiative as they won the quarter 16-2.In the end, the Gazelles won the game 58-39.Mariam Najjuma (12 points, 24 rebounds), Regina Ajuma (14 points, 21 rebounds) notched double-doubles for team Uganda.This is Uganda’s first victory in the competition while Tanzania have now won one and lost the other of their first two games.In their opening game, Tanzania defeated hosts-Rwanda 74-63.The Gazelles return to action on Tuesday against Rwanda while Uganda’s other team, the Silverbacks take on Rwanda in their first game.FixturesGirls: Uganda Vs Rwanda – 5pmBoys: Rwanda Vs Uganda – 7pmComments last_img read more