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It is not always the best of fortunes for Australian rugby and the recent hopes of a Wallabies resurgence went a cropper when the team could not back a narrow win over the All Blacks in Brisbane Bledisloe Cup play with an undefeated run on their spring tour, but the story is decidedly different on

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The month of November will have plenty on offer for punters of all stripes. With the exception of the AFL and the NRL, all the major codes are in action, so punting opportunities will be so numerous that choosing which to punt will be equally as challenging as deciding how to punt. Let us get

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Steve Smith is apparently back in favour once again, as the accolades continue to roll in and the comparisons to Don Bradman seem to be non-stop. Former Australian bowler Kerry O’Keefe, a leg-spinner who played his Test cricket back in the 70s and is now approaching his 70s, had some complimentary things to say about

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Real life is not just something that happens to us average humans, at times, life becomes all too real for heroes and icons from the world of sports, just as it does for regular people. Case in point: Popular American golfer Harold Varner III was on top of the world after winning the Australian PGA

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It would seem that in order to be a top athlete in Australia, it helps to be named Cameron, as the recent win of the Australian Open by Cameron Davis demonstrates. The 22-year-old Davis stood tall as he was in the chase to catch Jason Day. Going into the final round, he trailed Day, the

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The Supercars championship delivered drama at the 2017 Coates Hire Newcastle 500. The title went to Jamie Whincup, as did the race, but that last only after Scott McLaughlin was the recipient of a 25-second penalty for an incident late in the race between him and Craig Lowndes. McLaughlin had a tough day, so far

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The NFL has reached that stage of the season where some of the teams are slipping into “What have we got to lose” territory and are free to start tinkering with their clubs with a look toward the 2018 – 2019 NFL season. One of those is the Denver Broncos, who journey this season has

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Perhaps displaying a bit of pique, Aussie golfer Adam Scott will not be playing the Australian Open. He has played the tournament for the better part of a decade, but it seems that there was not enough appearance money left over for Scott once Jason Day and defending champ Jordan Spieth raided the bank. Spieth

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Passionate coach. That phrase is not likely to ever make it onto the Top 10 List of the World’s Greatest Oxymorons anytime soon. Fiery half-time speeches, intense scowls, sideline histrionics and bitter post-game tirades are as much a part of the coaching profession as are allegations of improper off-field behaviour on the parts of players,

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