shield match

shield match

n
1. (Cricket) Austral a cricket match for the Sheffield Shield
2. (Rugby) NZ a rugby match for the Ranfurly Shield
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Who scored the goals for Liverpool FC in their win over Chelsea in Saturday's Community Shield match?
Police were on alert for a possible terrorist attack during the Community Shield match in Cardiff, it has been revealed.
He said the treasurer of the Co Antrim FA, John Hamilton, was robbed of gate receipts after the Co Antrim Shield match between Glentoran and Belfast rivals Linfield.
The skipper, who has not played a match since returning from England six weeks ago and was forced to miss Australia's limited-overs tour of India because of his chronic back pain, made a solid, measured innings of 88 off 190 balls in the first Shield match of the season.
BIG MATCH: Liverpool players with the mascots before the Community Shield match at Cardiff on Sunday
The Football Association Community Shield match is taking place between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Millennium Stadium, with thousands of fans expected to travel to Cardiff.
I had the chance to play football for the Scottish Parliament against the Welsh, Irish and Westminster parliaments and then attend the Manchester United against Arsenal Charity Shield match in Wales.
Wellington, Oct 30 ( ANI ): Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will reportedly make his return to first-class cricket in a domestic Plunket Shield match at Hamilton's Seddon Park.
ARSENE WENGER has vowed to ``fight any charge'' Sol Campbell faces after the Arsenal and England defender was reported for violent conduct against Eric Djemba-Djemba during Sunday's Community Shield match with Manchester United.
FRENCH club Agen have been thrown out of European competition for two years after deliberately throwing their Parker Shield match against Ebbw Vale last month.
# Secretaries of clubs in the South Glamorgan County Bowling Association are asked to ensure their Carruthers Shield match results are posted to the county secretary, Russell Wall, within 48 hours of the completion of their matches to 5, Thrush Close, St.
LIVERPOOL fans were praised by police for their behaviour at yesterday's Community Shield match against Arsenal in Cardiff.