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Tassie football is being left to wither

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THERE SEEMS to be plenty of money available for the AFL’s favourite causes, but where are the funds and the fervour for footy at the grassroots level? GEOFF POULTER wonders what’s going on and what the future holds for his favourite state More »

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Stacey racks up 400 for Australia

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SOFTBALL does not hit the headlines as often as it might, given the great performances of our Australian team. JOHN McDONALD pays tribute to one of the true greats of the game. More »

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When Festival Hall roared with raw ringside racket

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IT WAS a TV hit in more ways than one. TV Ringside brought boxing bouts right into the family loungeroom and launched some champion Australian fighters on to the world stage. PETER COSTER looks back on the gory, glory days at the old House of Stoush. More »

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Curtains for the sport showgirls

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THE GRID girls and the dart damsels have done their dash and LAWRENCE MONEY reckons it’s time for the discrimination wardens to step in: LIKE THE GIRL from Ipanema, the showgirls of sport are invariably tall and tanned and young and lovely – although these day... More »