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All Blacks captain backs ‘bug’ guard

THE All Blacks captain has backed the security guard accused of making up claims about finding a bugging device at the team’s Sydney hotel in August last year...

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‘He can do a hell of a lot for Geelong’s chances’

MUCH-MALIGNED Cat Steven Motlop can still have a big impact for Geelong at the pointy end of the season, says AFL 360 host Gerard Whateley...

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Barca Gossip: Messi delay keeping fans on edge

WHILE the football world has focused on Neymar, then Philippe Coutinho and also Ousmane Dembele, there’s a very important piece of information that has flown under the radar...

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Storm's Cronk out of Knights clash

Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk is out of Saturday's Round 24 NRL Telstra Premiership clash with the Knights in Newcastle...

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Tommy Berry looks for improbable goodbye on Inference in Warwick Stakes

Tommy Berry wants to farewell Sydney racing at Randwick on Saturday the right way. The winning way...

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Ashton Agar firms for spot in first Test against Bangladesh

Steve Smith has given hints about Australia's likely XI for the first Test in Bangladesh starting next Sunday, with Ashton Agar firming for the position of second...

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Alan Jones’ pick for next ARU boss

FORMER Wallabies coach Alan Jones wants outgoing Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev to fill the shoes of departing Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver...

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Saturday Best with Ray and Duff

THE Daily Telegraph’s racing editor Ray Thomas and Sky Thoroughbred Central’s form expert Ron Dufficy analyse all nine races at Royal Randwick on Saturday...

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Watch: How Supercars look under lights

YOU’VE seen the photos. You’ve seen videos on social media. Now see how it might look on your TV screens...

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Khawaja back in Test frame

USMAN Khawaja will reclaim his spot as Australia’s No.3 batsman in Bangladesh in anticipation of his key role as an Ashes game-breaker...

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Canberra race car driver Cameron Hill prepares for Toyota 86 series in Sydney

Cameron Hill is racing to win the Toyota 86 series but still has time to help future stars...

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Canberra cricketer Tom Rogers calls Tasmania a 'pretty bloody good' place to be

Tom Rogers was never going to shy away from the chance to realise his dream...

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Colin Scotts calls for fans to be players as ACT Gridiron searches for numbers

Colin Scotts took a chance on gridiron and now he's encouraging youngsters to follow suit...

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Cowboys fighting to be fit for Bolton's 200th

Lachlan Coote and Te Maire Martin are fighting the clock to be fit for workhorse forward Scott Bolton's 200th game against the Cronulla Sharks...

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Listen Don, I’m not sorry: Fagan

BRISBANE coach Chris Fagan has shrugged off this week’s rebuke from Crows counterpart Don Pyke with a cheeky dig that clubs coped better with player transfers when they were...

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Caruso rides the wind to top Practice 1

NISSAN’S Michael Caruso headed opening Supercars practice for the Sydney SuperSprint, but the session was dominated by the wind...

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Ultimate guide to the Rugby Championship

SUPER Rugby’s deranged competition format is over and the Rugby Championship is a welcomed relief...

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The PL hoodoo that could shape 2017-18 title race

FROM the moment Chelsea returned for pre-season training Antonio Conte has cut a frustrated figure. The Blues boss is far from happy and a trip to Wembley to face Tottenham Ho...

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Consistency can't wait til finals: Bellamy

Craig Bellamy says teams just can't go up and down throughout the season and then expect not to go up and down in finals football...

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Shane Perkins gains Russian citizenship

Australian Olympian Shane Perkins has completed his defection to Russia after Vladimir Putin signed off on granting him citizenship...

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Royals captain Ben Johnston draws inspiration from grandfather for John I Dent Cup grand final

Royals skipper Ben Johnston has extra motivation to chase another John I Dent Cup premiership on Saturday...

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Kade Klemke channeling God to guide Canberra Demons in NEAFL after AFL dream crushed

Kade Klemke isn't your ordinary football coach, splitting his time between the Canberra Demons and his church...

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Belconnen United WNPL side gunning for a record fourth consecutive treble

Belconnen United's WNPL side are gunning for an unprecedented fourth consecutive treble...

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Eels’ double finals blow, Cows $2.8m headache

PARRAMATTA fullback Bevan French concedes he could potentially miss the final two rounds of the regular season due to injury...

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Fatteroos: Sepp Blatter’s bizarre Aussie sledge

FALLEN FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has surfaced in the public eye again, with a wide ranging interview from Sweden emerging in English this week...

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Late Mail: Crow uncertainty, Dee in doubt

THERE is uncertainty surrounding a key Crow...

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Another special day for Winx as owner Debbie Kepitis hopes to win her dad's race

There have already been tears for Winx's part-owner Debbie Kepitis before Saturday's Bob Ingham Warwick Stakes...

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It may be Hartnell by default in the Lawrence Stakes

It would seem that while trainer Darren Weir has half the field in Saturday's group 2 Peter Lawrence Stakes, the horses fitness levels are not at their peak...

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Cavs finally get good LeBron-Kyrie news

AFTER weeks of volatility, Cleveland Cavaliers fans have finally been able to witness a (seemingly) positive news day...

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PSG star on chopping block, Arsenal eye $52m bid

THE newest domino to fall in the absurd aftermath of Neymar’s PSG move looks to be the Brazilian’s new teammate Julian Draxler...

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Mayweather v McGregor ultimate guide

FLOYD Mayweather vs Conor McGregor, one of the most anticipated events in sporting history, is almost here...

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The $1.36b Barca mistake to shift world balance

‘GENUINELY shocking.’...

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Ban journos? ‘That’s quite a good idea’

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says the league will consider stripping accreditation from journalists if they “make things up”...

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‘CBass’ gets the C for Diamonds

CAITLIN Bassett will lead the Australian Netball Diamonds as captain in the upcoming Quad Series and Constellation Cup with incumbent captain Sharni Layton having time away fr...

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Confidentiality of players trumps clubs’ rights

AFL players facing challenges similar to the ice addiction of Chris Yarran are entitled to confidentiality even if they’re set to be traded, according to the players’ unio...

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Live: Sydney SuperSprint, Friday Practice

WELCOME to our live coverage of all the Supercars action at the 2017 Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint...

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Player Poll: Who's your (other) team?

Like us, the stars of the Telstra Premiership also know what it's like to be a fan of a sporting team - from European soccer to the NFL and NBA...

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Caitlin Bassett named Australian Diamonds captain

Caitlin Bassett has been named the 24th captain of the Australian Diamonds ahead of the netball Quad Series...

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Where cocky McGregor could get humiliated

CONOR McGregor fought 25 minutes against Nate Diaz in their rematch, at times looking terribly exhausted, eyeing off the clock and walking away from his rival to catch his bre...

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Jock’s Big Dilemma: Time to make a SC sacrifice

SUPERCOACH is a beautiful game...

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Tallis: Bennett tactic to save Henry’s career

TITANS ambassador Gorden Tallis has urged Neil Henry to relax his traditionally tight reign and borrow from the methods of Wayne Bennett as he fights for his coaching career...

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Australian Boomers, New Zealand Tall Blacks secure Asia Cup semi-final showdown

The Australian Boomers and New Zealand Tall Blacks have reached the semi-finals of their first FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon...

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Former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez fails doping test

​Spain's former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez has been suspended with immediate effect after testing positive for banned growth hormones, cycling&#039...

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McGregor, Mayweather fight guide

Superfight or superfarce: whatever your opinion of the upcoming clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor there is one thing for sure, it is super box office...

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‘We did know a reasonable amount about it’

RICHMOND recruited Chris Yarran at the end of 2015 despite knowing “a reasonable amount” about his off field issues, says Tiger footy boss Neil Balme...

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The call football needs to make for its own sake

TRANSFER talk, football’s version of the sugar hit you know isn’t good for you but you just can’t resist...

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Australian captain Meg Lanning out of women's Ashes after shoulder surgery

Meg Lanning will miss the upcoming women's Ashes after undergoing surgery on her right shoulder...

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Soft England underbelly could cost them The Ashes

It's grim to put it so bluntly, but whenever the West Indies play Test cricket these days, their opposition invariably sees it as preparation for something more m...

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Aerial footage of bike riders at Willowbank MX track Brisbane

Aerial footage of the Willowbank MX track west of Brisbane, which has welcomed more than 240,000 visitors so far. Video: @APagemedia...

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Veteran Shane Perkins wins third national title in 2016

In the national track championships men's event, veteran Shane Perkins wins his third national title in sizzling form. (Feb 2016). Credit: Cycling Australia...

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Lanning ruled out of Ashes

AUSTRALIA women’s cricket captain Meg Lanning will miss this year’s Ashes series after having shoulder surgery since returning from the recent World Cup...

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‘B*****t’: Aussie snub slammed, Matilda honoured

MATILDAS co-captain Lisa De Vanna has labelled the snubbing of coach Alen Stajcic ‘b******t’ as Sam Kerr was named in a 10 player shortlist for 2017 World Player of the Ye...

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Messi leads tributes, sport unites for Barca

FOOTBALL icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday’s terror attack i...

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One reason Bangladesh can beat Aussies

A BURGEONING sense of self-belief has powered Bangladesh’s recent rise, with the hosts no longer intimidated by Australia...

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‘NO WAY’ Durant visits Trump White House

GOLDEN State Warriors star Kevin Durant said Thursday he would boycott the White House if the NBA champions are invited, accusing President Donald Trump of escalating racial t...

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Ma'u facing shoulder charge suspension

Parramatta forward Manu Ma'u is facing a two week suspension after he was cited for a shoulder charge by the NRL match review committee...

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Alastair Cook passes Hayden in Test centurions list

EDGBASTON: Alastair Cook has edged past Matthew Hayden and is now eyeing Steve Waugh in cricket's list of all-time greatest Test centurions...

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Victoria Azarenka could miss US Open due to custody battle

Two-time grand slam winner Victoria Azarenka said on Thursday she may withdraw from the US Open as she is unwilling to part with her son during legal proceedings to separate f...

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Eels’ finals fitness fear, Cows $2.8m headache

PARRAMATTA fullback Bevan French concedes he could potentially miss the final two rounds of the regular season due to injury...

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BMC rider suspended for failed drugs test

BMC Racing Team was in crisis on the eve of the Vuelta a Espana last night after its rider — 2008 Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez — was suspended from racing after a posit...

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One win and the Lions are roaring in Nunawading

THEY say a competition is only as strong as its weakest link...

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Complacency not an issue for wary Roosters

Saturday's match against the ever-improving Wests Tigers looms as a danger game for the Roosters heading into the finals...

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NBA champion Kevin Durant to snub Donald Trump

Golden State Warriors kingpin Kevin Durant says he will not visit US President Donald Trump at the White House to celebrate the team's 2017 championship...

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Ace that could save Reds, Klopp hits back at Barca

BARCELONA are still after Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele...

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Kerr named among FIFA’s best in 2017

IN-FORM Matildas striker Sam Kerr has been nominated for this year’s FIFA world’s best women’s player on the back of her scintillating form at domestic and international...

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Watch: Toffees win marred by Europa crowd violence

EVERTON took a 2-0 lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off first leg clash on Thursday against Hajduk Split in Liverpool in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble...

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Clubs may be tempted to take punt on Yarran

ESSENDON legend Tim Watson says AFL clubs may consider handing Chris Yarran an AFL lifeline if he can prove he’s over his drug addiction and committed to footy...

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Jones slams ARU’s admin

Rugby Union: Allan Jones slams the ARU...

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Costa escalates Chelsea war, shock PL bid emerges

DIEGO Costa has released a statement saying he will not return to Chelsea and he “must return to Atletico Madrid”...

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Wallaroos hold off Japan fightback

AUSTRALIA will battle for fifth place at the women’s Rugby World Cup after they beat Japan to secure their first win of the tournament in Ireland...

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Spurs finally seal a deal, City’s rare rejection

TOTTENHAM have had a bid accepted by Ajax for defender Davinson Sanchez that could be worth up to a club-record £40m, according to Sky Sports...

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Makeshift pack rolling for Warriors

As the Warriors look for silver linings from an otherwise gloomy finish to the 2017 season, their inexperienced forwards present as a point of difference...

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Victoria Azarenka could miss U.S. Open due to custody battle

Two-time grand slam winner Victoria Azarenka said on Thursday she may withdraw from the U.S. Open as she is unwilling to part with her son during legal proceedings to separate...

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Rugby star Sarah Hunter loses her shorts

English rugby star Sarah Hunter has her shorts pulled down as England power through for a try against USA during the 2017 Rugby World Cup...

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Barca’s dirty trick, Reds puzzle teeters on brink

THERE’S still two weeks for Liverpool to hold on...

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First Neymar, now Suarez: Barca’s La Liga dilemma

AFTER losing Neymar for good, Barcelona will also face the first month of the Spanish league season without Luis Suarez...

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Friday late mail: Round 24

The late team changes and injury news and rumours heading into the weekend's NRL games...

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Alistair Cook passes Hayden in Test centurions list

EDGBASTON: Alastair Cook has edged past Matthew Hayden and is now eyeing Steve Waugh in cricket's list of all-time greatest Test centurions...

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Wallaroos victorious vs Japan

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Aussie defector’s Russia switch complete

PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin on Thursday gave former cycling world champion Shane Perkins of Australia Russian citizenship, paving the way for the rider to represent the country a...

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Graham’s shock suitor, Dogs circle new coach

THE Bulldogs’ salary cap woes can be fixed with the release of James Graham and strangely Adam Blair could hold the key...

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$3m butt: Floyd’s mega sponsorship payday

FLOYD Mayweather will earn $25 million (A$31.7m) before throwing a single punch or even stepping inside the ropes against Conor McGregor...

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Caroline Wozniacki brings Ash Barty back down to earth

Caroline Wozniacki has given Ashleigh Barty a reality check one day after the 21-year-old Australian recorded the biggest win of her career...

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All-Australian ruckman dilemma: Horses for courses

HORSES for courses...

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Mann on the hunt for permanent spot

Kurt Mann is under no illusions his recent switch to the halfback role is likely to be another temporary one with Brisbane's Ben Hunt on his way to the Red V...

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Boomers surge into Asia Cup semi vs NZ

THE Boomers have continued their unblemished Asia Cup campaign with a dominant 97-71 quarter-final win over China...

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Your club’s 2017 All-Australian contenders

IT’S getting dangerously close to awards season in the AFL...

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Late Mail: Big Bunny blow, Dragons drama

NRL ROUND 24 TEAMS - St George Illawarra has been dealt a massive blow on the eve of their clash with Brisbane with winger Nene Macdonald ruled out and reports Tyson Frizell h...

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Goldy’s ‘awful’ look, albums behind Hawks’ success

A NORTH Melbourne star cops a lashing from an AFL great, as a retiring Hawthorn defender reminisces on what made the successful Hawks such a special team...

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Sports stars condemn Barcelona attack

FOOTBALL icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after the terror attack in Barcelo...

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Ladies who League: Knights show the way

Other teams could learn a thing or two from the current Knights squad. Lessons about courage, determination, resilience and playing for your mates...

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Raiders issue warning to Panthers

Raiders hooker Josh Hodgson has challenged the Panthers to kill off Canberra's finals charge while they can or risk being run down by a rampant Green Machine...

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Titans halves 'rattled' by contract story

Titans captain Ryan James has come out swinging in defence of his team's young halves Ash Taylor and Kane Elgey, declaring media reports wrong...

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Revealed: Holden’s new SuperUte for 2018

HOLDEN has pledged its support to the new SuperUtes category for 2018, officially homologating the Colorado for racing...

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Legend’s son caught in eye of Storm

IT’S never too late to make it...

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The key to Red V bucking horror Suncorp hoodoo

A COUPLE of years ago it was said Canberra was a “hoodoo” ground for St George Illawarra. They hated the trip inland...

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Why Bennett told Benji to leave Broncos

WAYNE Bennett has revealed he encouraged Benji Marshall to return home to Wests Tigers next year, saying the Kiwi international had earned a dream finish to his career...

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Taumalolo surprised by Cowboys' character

Jason Taumalolo says the Cowboys have shown great character this year and beat the Sharks on Saturday night to keep their finals hopes alive...

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Crichton bemoans frustrating predicament

Despite missing out on the finals for the second year in a row the Rabbitohs haven't dropped their heads and are rallying late in the season...

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Chasing pack driving McLaughlin to title

SCOTT McLaughlin is a petrol tank half-full not half-empty type of guy...

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