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April 2018

All posts published in April 2018

56 posts

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Blues hit rock bottom

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THEY were a mighty force for many years and their song describes them as, “The team that never lets you down”. But the Old Dark Navy Blues have fallen on sad times, as PAUL GOUGH reports. More »

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Desolation to delight – all his own work

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MELBOURNE VICTORY are through to the soccer Grand Final in the most unlikely of circumstances, says chief writer RON REED: THIS HAS become the finals series soccer’s A-League, which has been struggling to keep its audience engaged all season, had to have. But ... More »

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Hoop, hoop hooray – the big man is back

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: HE’S BEEN the best Australian basketballer for a decade and now Andrew Bogut is back in the local league, which is another big deal for a sport that is going places, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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New Roos renew hope at Arden Street

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BEFORE the season began they were red hot favourites for the wooden spoon. Now the Kangaroos are showing they are a growing force to be reckoned with. GEOFF POULTER reports: IT’S tempting fate to rile the Footy Gods. They tend to respond unkindly to cockiness ... More »

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Magpies on the march – maybe

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STAND BY FOR the biggest footy match of the year so far as Collingwood try to convince their long-suffering supporters that they have turned the corner at last, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »