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The drama, or if you prefer, saga, that has embroiled the Manly Sea Eagles showed no signs of abating as Captain Daly Cherry-Evans threw his support behind departing coach Trent Barrett. Reports suggest that Barrett has indeed handed in his resignation and will leave the Sea Eagles with two years remaining on his contract. Now,

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The injury issues that have plagued the Adelaide Crows since the outset of the Toyota 2018 Premiership competition are no secret, but the Crows’ quest for a flag at all costs proved costly. They are 12th on the ladder with two games remaining and it is hard for even the most creative of us to

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Some of the information coming from the top floor of the Manly Sea Eagles is distressing, save for some who may be interested in an employment opportunity. Two openings for which we might raise our hands are assistant accountant and pathways coach. We have no accounting skill of which to speak, but given Manly’s record

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Guilty until proven innocent was the outcome Ben Stokes realised for his role in a Bristol pub brawl last year. The England and Wales Cricket Board stood Stokes down immediately following the altercation. He missed England’sAshes tour of Australia and had to live with the drawn-out legal proceedings that seemed to us, let alone him,

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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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