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After just eight round of the 2016 season, whilst the Dockers seem to have lost all semblance of the form that found them on top last season, the Carlton Blues view with favour the fact that they have already won as many games, four, as they did the entire 2015 season. If the Blues can

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The Richmond Tigers have lost defender Bachar Houli to a wrist injury that is expected to keep him out of action for as long as three months, meaning that he could be out until around Round 20. Houli suffered the injury during training last week and was a late scratch for last week’s game with

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It would seem an obvious conclusion that one of the NRL’s greatest players would be a lock for the Fijian sevens team bound for the Rio Olympics, as is Jarryd Hayne’s latest intention, but not so fast, says former Australian sevens coach Mick O’Connor. With an opportunity to participate in just one tournament and seven

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The saga of Jarryd Hayne as he tried to cross codes from NRL to the NFL and the San Francisco 49ers took a bizarre turn when Hayne announced that he was walking away from American professional football in order to play rugby for the Fiji Olympic team in the sevens competition. Whether the move is

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In the refreshing breath of fresh air honesty that is not all that common these days, Adam Scott has admitted that fear of the Zika virus is not a case for him, nor should it be for anyone, of illogical hypochondria. Scott made his comments when expressing concern for world number one Jason Day and

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It seems as though professional boxing and the UFC are pulling out all the stops in the quest to descend to the level of professional wrestling. What is even more perplexing is that if promoters do indeed succeed in bringing to fruition a circus act involving a match betwixt retired/not retired/retired again Conor McGregor and

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After what some might accurately characterize as an umpire-induced miracle in the last-minute escape by North Melbourne against the St. Kilda Saints in order to remain undefeated, the Roos should, repeat should, have a walkover when they make the short journey south to meet up against the hapless Essendon Bombers. Sportsbet will pay punters who

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FOOTY SHOW’S “CRANKY FRANK” TAKING OVER THE WORLD Frank Monopoli, or “Cranky Frank” as he’s better known, is getting a lot more than just his 15 seconds of fame after unashamedly, yet hilariously, carving up host Fatty Vautin on the NRL Footy Show. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has been so impressed by the 85 year old’s

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One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor. Never was that saying so true as it is regarding the recently completed PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina. Australian golfers Adam Scott and John Senden posted identical scores of 286 for the four round, meaning both were seven shots behind winner James Hahn. Scott and

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In the never-ending quest for competitive advantages, and by that we mean competitive advantages that do not involve government-backed application of performance enhancing drugs, the Australian swimming contingent for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is using tents that simulate high altitude conditions to enhance their training. The tents have an atmosphere that equals the conditions

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