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February 2018

All posts published in February 2018

24 posts

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Can Gerard Whateley turn the tide for SEN?

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IT WAS the defection that was the sports media story of the summer. The shock move of former ABC doyen Gerard Whateley to commercial radio became the centre piece in a massive blood-letting at SEN, who have backed the well-respected all-rounder to headline a t... More »

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Just remember: say nothing

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THE post-match footy interviews give the fans the chance to learn more, straight from their heroes. But do they? GEOFF POULTER has heard it all before. More »

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Sheilas playing footy

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THE women's football is booming, we are told. But crowds and ratings are way down and LAWRENCE MONEY finds the spectacle simply underwhelming. More »

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Tiger who made Balme look like a pussycat

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CARLTON FOOTY fans have never forgiven or forgotten Richmond ruckman Neil Balme's vicious attack on Geoff Southby in a long-ago grand final - but now the champion full-back says that wasn't as bad as it got against the Tigers. Chief writer RON REED has lunch w... More »

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Shorter, but is it sweeter?

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SHORTENED versions are sweeping many sports. PETER MEARES took a look at Rugby Tens and wonders whether the slick new games are the way of the future. More »

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Big Billy becoming a star – the fast way

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CRICKET FANS enjoy nothing more than the sight of a new fast bowler who can put the frighteners on the opposition, especially the Poms - and Australia might have found one. Chief writer RON REED and Sportshounds cricket expert IAN CALLEN report. More »