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Ron Reed

Show BioHide BioRON REED has spent more than 50 years as a sportswriter or sports editor, mainly at The Herald and Herald Sun. He has covered just about every sport at local, national and international level, including multiple assignments at the Olympic and Commonwealth games, cricket tours, the Tour de France, America’s Cup yachting, tennis and golf majors and world title fights.

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Don Scott at the footy
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GREAT SCOTT – HE’S BACK AGAIN

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: You don’t hear from him all that often but the old Hawk heavyweight suddenly can’t stay out of the news, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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SHANE TUCK’S PROUD FIGHTBACK

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: Few people saw an old Tiger’s disastrous entry into the fight game, or knew why he was doing it, but Chief Writer RON REED was there – and didn’t enjoy what he saw. More »

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Diamond days for a golden era great

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: Virus crisis can’t obliterate six decades of memories for one of Australian tennis’s most prolific contributors, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

Dustin Martin was back to his best against the Blues in Round 1.
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Footy stars aren’t doing it easy either

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: There is no need to label them heroes for doing their job but AFL players don’t deserve to be heckled as privileged holidaymakers either, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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VALE MACCA, MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

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CRICKET, football and sports journalism have lost a popular and very successful friend with the death of the man known far and wide simply as Macca, says chief writer RON REED. More »