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As if the record produced on the field were not sufficiently embarrassing, the Carlton Blues have to bear the distinction of wearing costumes for away games that look for all the world like poorly laundered undergarments. Former Carlton great Robert Walls says much the same, only with much less complimentary adjectives, using “disgraceful” and “insipid”

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First one to blink loses in a staring contest and it would seem as though Wayne Bennett did the blinking as his showdown with the Brisbane Broncos has resulted in the Broncos declining to extend his contract beyond next season. That could mean anything, as least so far as the exact date of Bennett’s departure

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The Richmond Tigers, winners of the premiership in 2017, seemingly have all the heavy lifting done as the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition enters the final three weeks of home-and-away play. They have the Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium Saturday coming, followed by the Essendon Bombers and the Western Bulldogs. It is exceedingly difficult

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After 20 rounds of the Telstra 2018 NRL premiership competition, the South Sydney Rabbitohs have hopped to the top of the ladder, which means just one thing. Time for Anthony Siebold to start looking for his next situation. Or, does that admonition only apply to coaches outside the top four? In other NRL news, Wests

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The finals scenario that would see a qualifier in Melbourne feature Cooper Cronk, now of Sydney, facing off against his old mates from the Storm is the sort of thing that makes us willing to put up with the game for the rest of the season. The two clubs met earlier in the season. That

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Performing well against a former club is a motivator for athletes all over the world and in every code, so it comes as no surprise that Stefan Mauk would like nothing than a victory and some significant contributions when his new employer the Brisbane Roar takes on Melbourne City in FFA Cup round-of-32 play. Mauk

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The Geelong Cats left it all on the ground in their game with the Richmond Tigers, but they lost by three points, which counts as a lost just as much as the 105 points the Carlton Blues saw as the final margin in their game with Greater Western Sydney. The loss to Richmond moved the

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All dressed up and no place to go. Out of the frying pan and into the fire. You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink. Scratch that last one. It has absolutely no relevance to the topic at hand, which is the news that Parramatta Eel five-eighth Corey Norman wants

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July is a busy month for punting just about anywhere you turn. July 2018 is busier this year than is usually the case, as the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals draw attention from a worldwide audience watching national teams compete for glory and bragging rights for the next three years. The Socceroos are still alive

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