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LAHORE -- Atiq-ur-Rehman of Karachi Golf Club showed reliable and enduring golfing skills to surface as the top contender at the end of the second round in the three-round 2nd Jinnah Golf Development Tour in progress at PAF Airmen Golf Course.
"I don't know if it'll be like last season with two real contenders to win the Premier League," the Blues boss said.
Top contenders for the Speaker include Marinduque Rep.
Opinion polls have shown strong support for Han, with some KMT leaders wanting to recruit him as its presidential candidate despite the presence of other contenders. The new mayor of Kaohsiung, who only took office last December, has faced criticism that he is too pro-China.
Seeking response of the contenders, BJP has moved a two-page circular which includes a list of 11 questions which are to be answered by them.
Although he trailed Pringle, Fajardo remained a solid contender to win his fifth MVP trophy considering his Best Player of the Conference awards in the Philippine Cup and Commissioner's Cup.
Nailed on: Jonathan Davies, Hadleigh Parkes Strong contenders: Scott Williams, Owen Watkin Outsiders: Tyler Morgan, Jamie Roberts, Cory Allen, Owen Williams.
He said: "We are closer than last season to the top but I cannot say we're a contender for the title.
AWFF's centerpiece film, "Burning," is this year's Oscar contender from South Korea.
At the "Beyond the Horizon" showpiece on Saturday in Shanghai, China, Banario will look to record his sixth consecutive victory when he faces top Singaporean lightweight contender Amir Khan in the co-main event.
"Before, we talked about needing to show we're contenders, and how do you show?
'The seats with six contenders are the Prai, Jawi, and Sg Pinang state seats in Penang,' he said.