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FAREWELL DEANO, BETTER THAN MOST

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THIS weekly offering is being shared more widely for reasons that bring no-one, certainly not me, any joy. Newspaper journalists often become accustomed to writing people’s obituaries and I am certainly no exception. There were dozens I had to do about famous ... 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 »

Maurie Plant during the 2018 Commonwealth Games
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Farewell to an off-track titan

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HE WAS one of Australian sport’s most respected backroom operators which is why the biggest names in track and field came from far and wide to honour Maurie Plant, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »