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Claims to the lack of concern over Sri Lanka’s spinners notwithstanding, the Aussie women cricketers have had a huge target set for them in their round two match of the World Cup. Number three Sri Lanka batter Chamari Athapaththu threw a 178 not out batting performance to go along with the 79 runs from the

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Is it time for the NRL to five serious consideration to expansion? The AFL managed to move the game beyond Victoria, although there was always at least some presence in the other parts of the country with the WAFL and the SANFL, but once they got the game into NSW, a move the Victorians now

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Were it the Lions, and not the Broncos hosting the Melbourne Storm in what is shaping up as one of the 2017 Telstra NRL Premiership competition’s biggest blockbusters of the season, there would be substantially less cause for concern regarding the availability to Storm Captain Cameron Smith. According to the Sydney Herald Sun, Smith has

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Players for the Melbourne Storm have the luxury of sleeping in their own beds for four of the final six games of the Telstra 2017 NRL Premiership competition, a run home that puts them in an enviable position. Not only will they host four of their remaining six, but also they have weeklong breaks between

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Aussie eyes have been focused on Jeff Horn, as his monumental fight against Manny Pacquiao is less than a week in the future, and the Philippine legislator seems to hope that the fight does indeed turn into a toe-to-toe brawl. The welterweight title fight at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on July 2 is being billed as

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Samantha Stosur has informed the officials of the All-England Club that she will miss Wimbledon due to a stress fracture in her right hand. At 33, it must pain her to pull out, as realistically, it is hard to say how many more opportunities she will have in the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament. Stosur

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When the Hawthorn Hawks return to Adelaide for the second time this month, their hopes of keeping their season alive will require both hope and prayer. They lost to Port in round 11 by a convincing 51-point margin, so their task is to defeat the Crows and leave the Adelaide Oval in break-even condition. Still

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If the Queensland Maroons are to keep the State of Origin Series alive beyond tonight’s game against the New South Blues, they will need to rely of major contributions from Dylan Napa, Jarrod Wallace, Tim Glasby and Coen Hess. That is rather amazing, since three of the four are Maroons rookies with no previous Origin

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Origin I Man of the Match Andrew Fifita is obviously a target for the Marrons heading into Origin II, but Blues Captain Boyd Cordner has warned the Queenslanders that the tactic of focusing too much attention of Fifita is likely to have dire consequences. That is just the sort of announcement you would expect, given

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There they are, fourth on the ladder, but according to their own player, they are not yet worthy of the rung. We understand the non-aggrandising nature of the Australian psyche, but it could be construed as taking it a bit too far when Power star Ollie Wines was saying that the Power is not yet

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