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August 2017

All posts published in August 2017

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Bang goes Aussie cricket’s pride

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FORGET THE upcoming Ashes for a moment – both Australia and England have suffered humiliating defeats by long-shot outsiders in quick succession. Chief writer RON REED found some reasons to enjoy watching it: More »

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Call that FOOTball?

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IN THE OLD DAYS, it was recorded as a “pass to comrade” and used only in desperation. Today, HANDball is taking over the great game of Australian Rules FOOTball, as GEOFF POULTER points out: More »

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Not everyone loved The Don

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DON BRADMAN birthday week is always a special time. The fabulous deeds of our sporting Colossus are indelible. But not all were in love with Australia’s only cricketing knight. KEN PIESSE reports: More »

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The Wayne Harmes Grand Final storm rages on

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MAGPIES in the mire, Marmalade on the menu, Rex ropes them in and Tuddy sends them tumbling. SCOT PALMER’S PUNCHLINES provides plenty: COLLINGWOOD supporters hate to be reminded of it, but the famous Wayne Harmes boundary knock-on remains one of the great talk... More »