Herculean


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After listening to band after band at T in the Park, Herculean deserve to be there and would be a good addition.
And Detective Inspector Colin Jones said later: "We have heard of the Herculean efforts of a father to protect and save his children in the most challenging and overwhelming of situations.
It was a herculean effort by the whole team," veteran team manager Gareth Williams told Junior XSport.
For Woodfield Park to overcome their current 25-point deficit, in spite of having two games in hand, would take a Herculean effort.
Murray's Herculean effort on Friday should be a reminder that whether he wins a Slam or not, he is simply a world-class sportsman of whom the British should be proud.
bar] GOLF: Tegwen Matthews was in upbeat mood last night despite her Great Britain and Ireland team facing a herculean task yesterday to regain the Vagliano Trophy from the Continent of Europe on the second and final day of the biennial clash at Royal Porthcawl.
To perform this Herculean task general public, political parties and philanthropists should step forward to draw the country out of this crisis, he added.
Shane Kelly left himself just one winner short of his seasonal half-century on turf when giving Herculean a masterly ride to lift the joint-feature race on the card in the colours of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing.
The Surrey course had managed the Herculean effort of staging a race meeting for the second consecutive day, despite a further sprinkling of snow supplementing an already white landscape.
I'm a Herculean fan of ginger: I lust after ginger candy, I love ginger tea and I'm rather partial to ginger-laced Asian fare.
Juventude's Hercules became the next target and it took a Herculean effort to bring him down.
Throughout their motion appellants engage in herculean efforts to make what is essentially a sufficiency of the evidence appeal - and a weak one at that - appear to be something else.