Australian rugby leagues oldest former first-grade referee Robert Culkin has died aged 100.He passed away on Saturday morning and the NRL paid tribute to Culkin, who was the oldest surviving whistle blower to have officiated a grade match.Every time you spoke to Robert you could tell how passionate he was about officiating and about rugby league, NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg said.He took his refereeing tickets with him to official functions and spoke with so much pride about his achievements.At a special ceremony to mark his 100th birthday in July, he was given the honour of presenting referees Gerard Sutton and Ben Cummins with their jerseys ahead of State of Origin III.NRL referees boss Tony Archer said match officials would wear black arm bands in honour of Culkin during the weekends final round. Sam Mills Youth Jersey . Now that hes hitting streaking teammates with pin-point passes for easy layups, Love is asserting himself as one of the true superstars in the league. Alvin Kamara Jersey . LOUIS -- Valtteri Filppula assisted on three of Tampa Bays four goals, and the Lightning beat the St. http://www.shoptheofficialsaints.com/Elite-Archie-Manning-Saints-Jersey/ . Now, with Game 6 set for Fenway Park and an 8:07 p.m. ET first pitch, the Detroit Tigers face the unenviable task of having to beat the Boston Red Sox twice, on the road, to advance to the World Series. Archie Manning Saints Jersey . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker room lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. Willie Roaf Saints Jersey . John Lucas, signed as a mentor for rookie Trey Burke, showed he can score if required, scoring 12 points of his 16 points in the second quarter as Utah built an 18-point lead. OCEANPORT, N.J. -- World Approval took command turning for home and held off Money Multiplier by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday to win the $300,000 United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park.The U.N. and the $1 million Haskell Invitational here on July 31 are the Grade 1s on the New Jersey stakes calendar.World Approval had an ideal journey with Florent Geroux in the saddle. The gray 4-year-old gelding was a comfortable second for most of the 1 3/8 mile turf race as 75-1 long shot Cement Clement set the pace.I was not really worried about him, Geroux said of Cement Clement. He set the pace for me and I wanted to keep my horse as relaxed as I could.Class wasnt an issue for World Approval as this was his third straight Grade 1 appearance. He lost by a neck in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic at Churchill Downs and ran third in the Manhattan Stakes at Belmont Park.Distance was the unknown variable. The U.N. was the longest race yet for World Approval.He showed today that he has the quality, and he can get the distance. Gerroux said.dddddddddddd He beat a top class field.Trained by Mark Casse, World Approval got his sixth win in 15 starts and took home $180,000 for Live Oak Plantation, the geldings owner and breeder.Chad Brown saddled three horses in the U.N., a race he captured in 2013 and 2015 with Big Blue Kitten. Money Multiplier was the best of his trio this time, and the only serious stretch threat to World Approval.Wake Forest, the 9-5 favorite, got third to give Brown a 2/3 finish.Mr Maybe, his other runner, was seventh.I thought they all got pretty good trips, Brown said. I dont have any excuses. The winner was very good today.World Approval paid $7.40, $3.80 and $2.80.Money Multiplier returned $5.40 and $3.60.Wake Forest paid $2.40 to show.Triple Threat was fourth, followed by Canthelpbelieving, Riviere Du Loup, Mr Maybe, Bigger Picture, Cement Clement and Noble Road.The time was 2:14.66. ' ' '
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