O’Mahony to captain Lions, Farrell starts ahead of Sexton

first_imgPhoto by Getty Images: Peter O’Mahony of the British and Irish Lions Tour captain Sam Warburton skippered the Lions in the first two Tests against Australia in 2013 before injury ruled him out of the decisive third match. And the Wales flanker, who has carried a knee injury into the tour, must make do with a place among the substitutes against New Zealand at Auckland’s Eden Park.In his absence, Ireland’s O’Mahony has secured the prestigious honour of leading the tourists versus the reigning world champions.Farrell had been in doubt due to a quadriceps injury, while Sexton impressed at fly-half in a decisive 32-10 victory over the Maori All Blacks last weekend, but it is the England man who has won the race for the coveted number 10 shirt. Introducing the Lions captain for the first Test…Congratulations, Lion #832 Peter O’Mahony!Full story https://t.co/ENw5WSmxJk pic.twitter.com/4Xn1gCJOU3— British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) June 21, 2017There were a number of surprises in Warren Gatland’s XV, with Alun Wyn Jones in for Maro Itoje at lock and Liam Williams keeping full-back Leigh Halfpenny out of the side. Elliot Daly, who shone on the wing against the Chiefs on Tuesday, has been favoured over George North, a star of the 2013 series triumph over the Wallabies.The Lions go into the first Test on the back of four wins and two defeats from six tour games, Blues and Highlanders having bloodied the nose of the visitors, who have only won a series in New Zealand once, in 1971. Lions XV: Williams, Watson, Davies, Te’o, Daly, Farrell, Murray; Vunipola, George, Furlong, Wyn Jones, Kruis, O’Mahony, O’Brien, Faletau.Replacements: Owens, McGrath, Sinckler, Itoje, Warburton, Webb, Sexton, Halfpenny.last_img read more

Product still on the shelves of local supermarkets

first_imgGA-FDD’s recall of LAILAC infant milkThe International Pharmaceutical Agency (IPA) Guyana Ltd is ignoring a recall issued by the Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) for LILAC Infant Milk.LAILAC Infant Formula on the shelf of a leading supermarket in GeorgetownIPA is the local distributor of LAILAC Infant Milk. It insists that although the product does not comply with the GA-FDD’s substantive standards to be defined as infant milk, nor with its procedural requirements to be imported into the country, the product should be available for sale to the public.The GA-FDD, in early February 2016, issued a recall for the product.When Guyana Times visited several supermarkets on Wednesday, more than six weeks after the recall deadline of March 22, 2016, the product was on the shelves. The IPA has persistently disregarded the GA-FDD’s instructions contending that LAILAC Infant Milk is a milk-based baby formula.It was also reported that LAILAC Infant Milk is still being sold at retail and wholesale entities in and around Georgetown.The GA-FDD issued the recall on two grounds – the product’s noncompliance with Food and Drug Regulation (12) of 1977, which prohibits distributing a product in Guyana that is not distributed in its country of origin. The IPA has admitted its LAILAC product was not sold in France, the country of origin but only in the Third World. The IPA continues to argue that the product is being distributed in France, but under a different brand.The company said that LAILAC was a regional brand name for products manufactured by the French Company Nutribio for the African, Caribbean and Middle Eastern markets.The IPA also argued that the product LAILAC Milk is distributed in France under the name NUTRILAC. This publication also checked a number of retailers of infant milk in France, but none of them have LAILAC as a product on sale locallyGA-FDD Director Marlon Cole was quoted in other sections of the media as saying that LAILAC was not and could not possibly be sold in France as milk.“Our regulations clearly state that the product must be free distributed in the country of production. That product is not sold in France. No other Caribbean country has LAILAC Milk. It is not milk,” he was quoted as saying.Cole has based his conclusion on a reading of the product’s label which shows that the product is labelled infant milk although in the production process vegetable oils were used to replace milk fat.This is the second ground on which the GA-FDD based its recall order.According to the GA-FDD, in making the product as close as possible to “mother’s milk”, some vegetable oils were added to the cow milk-based substance. When digested by infants, the formula can prove to be dangerous since the fatty acids in the triglycerides produced influence their function negatively.last_img read more

Pro Kabaddi 2019 HIGHLIGHTS, Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi in Panchkula: Delhi Crush Pune 60-40

first_imgPuneri Paltan have no room for error on Sunday and must win the contest to keep their dwindling playoff hopes alive. They will require an all-round team performance to get the better of the league leaders and must defend decisively to stand a chance of winning. Pankaj Mohite and Manjeet will be their two primary raiding options and the duo have to deliver for the team, if they are still harbouring hopes of making it beyond the league stage.Experienced defenders and 🔥 young raiders!As two similarly structured sides go head to head, find out who has an upper hand by reading our preview: https://t.co/6ftI9SFV1Q.⚔: #PUNvDEL⏳: Tonight, 7 PM📺: Star Sports & Hotstar#VIVOProKabaddi #IsseToughKuchNahi pic.twitter.com/7lkYpEtLwQ— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) September 29, 2019 Nitin Tomar is another name that can have a big say in raiding, if he can find form against Dabang Delhi KC In defence, skipper Surjeet Singh will need to lead form the front and will require support from the likes of Balasaheb Jadhav, Girish Ernak and Sagar Krishna to keep Dabang Delhi KC’s vibrant raid force at bay.Dabang Delhi KC have been in stellar form all season and will be expecting to pick up another win on Sunday as they look to solidify a top-place finish. Talisman Naveen Kumar will be eyeing an incredible 17th successive Super 10 showing, while Chandran Ranjit and Vijay will also be keen to help the side from an attacking point of view having wielded their influence effectively of late.On the defensive side of things, the experience of skipper Joginder Narwal and Ravinder Pahal has served them well all campaign and will be difficult to overcome for Puneri Paltan. The league leaders could also opt to rest some of their more experienced campaigners and rotate their squad in this clash with a place in the playoffs already secured.last_img read more