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2019

All posts published in 2019

140 posts
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Big Bomber still kicking goals

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THERE haven’t been many better or more durable footballers than Essendon ruckman Simon Madden, who is still contributing strongly long after kicking his last goal. Chief writer RON REED finds out over lunch what keeps him going. More »

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Right on! Horn’s great escape

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AUSTRALIA’S best contemporary boxer Jeff Horn’s career remains alive after one of the most extraordinary fights in recent boxing history, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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Getting inside Don Bradman’s head

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THERE was much more to the legendary cricketer Don Bradman than an unprecedented capacity for scoring runs, according to an insightful new book. Chief writer RON REED reports. More »

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Footy failed a great man, says Magpie hero

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MICK McGuane looks back in sorrow at the unfair treatment he believes was dished out to his celebrated opponent James Hird. Chief Writer RON REED sits down to lunch with him:MICK McGuane looks back in sorrow at the unfair treatment he believes was dished out t... More »