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Brad Scott, Coach of the North Melbourne Kangaroos, has fired a shot across the bow of those who doubt ruckman Todd Goldstein. Goldstein was the toast of the league in 2015, setting recording for his positon and high marks for ranking points en route to making it to All-Australian distinction and amassing 18 Brownlow Medal

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On one day, Sheffield Shield cricket is declared of no interest and on its way out. On another day, it seems the reports of Shield’s demise are greatly exaggerated. Victorian player and Captain Aaron Finch is one on the side of a vibrant and virile Sheffield Shield, one where players with big money awaiting them

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The Brisbane Broncos have a bit of a situation brewing. Queensland Origin representative Corey Oates does not appreciate being deployed on the wing for the Broncos and has made no secret of his preference for the back row. The Melbourne Storm and the South Sydney Rabbitohs are willing to accommodate Oates’ preference and the 23-year-old

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The Geelong Cats used up another of their nine lives over the weekend when Patrick Dangerfield suffered what appears to be a hamstring injury during JLY Community Series play against the Essendon Bombers. They used up another of the nine lives when they took the chance of adding Gary Ablett to the list, so our

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Opinions of the feasibility or fairness may be varied, but the AFL seems to be moving inexorably in the direction of a mid-season exchange period. AFL Chief Executive Gill McLachlan is one of those who seem to think it is a good idea. He cited the example of the Sydney Swans, who lost two of

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The Hawthorn Hawks seem to have sent Brad Hill to the Fremantle Dockers with impeccable timing. Hill was a member of three Hawks’ premiership sides and was sent west for the 23rd pick in the draft following the 2016 season. Hill was not a total bust for the Dockers by any stretch of the imagination.

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Ebony Marinoff might well be the leading contender for bizarrest injury in 2018 AFLW play. She was the recipient of a split tongue, which may prevent her from speaking the truth, but apparently, will not prevent her from playing in the Adelaide Crows game this weekend against the Fremantle Dockers at TIO Stadium in the

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With the JLT Community Series moving us closer to actual premiership points play in the Toyota 2018 Premiership competition, news reaches us that the 2017 premiership winning Richmond Tigers will be near full-strength when they have their final pre-season hitout before starting the home-and-away season with a Round 1 game against the Carlton Blues on

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The premiership hangover from 2016 that dogged the Western Bulldogs in 2017 should be cured by now, at least that is the thinking, based on the play of the Dogs in week two of the JLT Community Series. The forward line gets much of the blame for the dismal performance in 2017, but there is

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A positive test result for the steroid Turnibol has resulted in a provisional suspension for UFC fighter Jon Jones. This suspension was well after the fact, as the fight was against Daniel Cormier in Anaheim, California in July of 2017. The California State Athletic Commission levied a fine of $205,000 on Jones, an amount equal

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