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November 2017

All posts published in November 2017

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Aaron Finch steps into Test contention

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AARON FINCH’S progression from white-ball specialist into a genuine Test team contender will continue next week when he is named Victoria’s new captain for the must-win game against New South Wales. KEN PIESSE reports: More »

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Keeping it in the family

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Doting Dads are always proud when their sons turn out to be high achievers, especially when it is doing the same thing they do themselves. It’s been a big few days for that, Chief Writer RON REED reports: More »

Cowdrey bats and Thommo fields
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Extras can mount up on the England Ashes tours

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SENDING an SOS back home for replacements has become commonplace on Ashes campaigns Downunder. KEN PIESSE recalls the most famous occasion when veteran Colin Cowdrey was summoned to face the chin music from Lillee and Thommo. More »

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Weight can wear down a Cup star

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GEOFF POULTER laments his lack of winners in the Cup and says it’s often down to weights. But he’s managed to compose himself and compose a Canberra report from the 2017 Cup runners More »

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Thumbs up for the Socceroos – so far

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AUSTRALIA’S soccer team have emerged relatively unscathed from their highly challenging World Cup qualifier in Honduras, but the job is far from complete yet, writes RON REED. More »