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Perhaps Argentina Pumas’ Coach Mario Ledesma was not as errant as we had assumed earlier, when he said that the All Blacks are no longer invulnerable. The Kiwis had to pull off a Winx-like performance to make it past the Springboks 32 – 20 in South Africa. South Africa held a 12- point lead for

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The Wayne Bennet saga lives on. And on, and on, and on… Brisbane will not keep him beyond 2019, which, given what Bennet has done for the Broncos, seems like a major case of failing to “dance with them that brung ya,” but Bennett, despite being so old that it requires archaeologists to determine his

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There is no “I” in team and there is no “I” in Reed, but golfer Patrick Reed might be considering changing the spelling of his name to Reid in order to get the first person pronoun prominently displayed to match his personality. He would no doubt choose to spell in ReId. Reed has been known

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September is without doubt one of the best months for punting in Australia. With domestic and international sports codes offering thousands of significant markets, September has so much on offer that a punter faces some difficult choices over where to direct their funds in search of the best dividends. The Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition

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Independence and sovereignty were under a cloud, as an uncivil civil war between the forces of the Lowy family resisted reforms that threatened their 15-year domination of Australian football and Football Federation Australia have come to an agreement over the direction of the code in the land down under. Those who wanted to see Steven

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The Sydney Kings, boosted no doubt by having a 12-year NBA veteran presence on the club in the form of Andrew Bogut, came close to dealing a defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers in an NBL versus NBA matchup. Close, but no cigar. The Clippers are the “other” Los Angeles team in the NBA and

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Once again, the top players of Europe proved too formidable for the U.S. team, as Europe reclaimed the Ryder Cup with a convincing 17.5 – 10.5 margin the team match play event. Europe were ahead 10 – 6 heading into the last day, which featured 12 singles matches to conclude the competition. Match play does

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Basketball players, all of them, to a man, or a woman as the case may be, have a simple view to what constitutes a foul and what does not. Anytime they miss a shot, it can only be because they were hacked in the process of shooting. Nothing else can explain the miss. When they

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The 2018 Brownlow Medal has gone to Tom Mitchell of the Hawthorn Hawks. It was the first Charlie for the reformed Swan, who worked in Sydney for the first four seasons of his AFL career. He played 65 games for Sydney, including the 2016 Grand Final, when the Hawks went into the last game of

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It is difficult to imagine any other outcome than Billy Slater playing the final game of his career in the Grand Final. He was freed to play in the final game of the season against Sydney as the Match Review Panel, who was reviewing the grade one charge levied against him for his shoulder charge

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