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Java finch, Java sparrow, Padda oryzivora, ricebird - small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields
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Mr Padda said he hoped a code of practice would be introduced based on the current Assured Produce Scheme, which requires members to show they are complying with certain requirements and is externally audited.
It seemed Adamson University found their groove as they swept University of the Philippines in three sets but they fell flat on their faces after University of Santo Tomas used Padda's rather innocent comments as motivation in a three-set win.
Padda already tweaked the rotation of the Lady Falcons, led by Jema Galanza, Chiara Permentilla, Myleen Paat, Eli Soyud, Lea Perez and setter Fen Emnas.
'These last two weeks have been the hardest weeks after we got booted out of the championship round,' said Padda. 'It's been really hard to try and push them to finish the fight and finish strong.
Last year was really rough for us and winning one game was hard,' Padda said.
'I think that Game 1 loss did more for us than we thought it ever could, last game was a huge wakeup call for us,' said Padda.
Our ratio of rookies to experienced girls is different from last year,' said Padda, who started coaching Adamson University last year.
'It was a little rough to win on back-to-back days,' said Padda, referring to their four-set triumph over erstwhile unbeaten University of Santo Tomas on Saturday.
Coach Airess Padda said she wasn't happy with how her Lady Falcons closed the match, adding that they need to establish the 'right mix of playing hard, being focused and having fun.'
Despite their undefeated run, Adamson head coach Air Padda wants more from her players after they squandered a 14-6 lead in the fourth set.
Led by Eya Laure and a bunch of unyielding youngsters, the Tigresses test their ferocity against the steady Lady Falcons of coach Airess Padda, who is expecting more from her wards after their scrambling 25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 26-24 win over UP last Sunday.