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Thirsty Tigers at the pump: Neil Balme (left), Kevin Sheedy and Mal Brown.
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Tigers turned to the treasurer for a top-up

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GARGLING gatherings in the garage, the Plugger pig plot and multiple Macs, SCOT PALMER’S Punchlines is a parade of plenty: BACK in the 70s these three Tigers might have been discussing the price of gas and how the oil crisis had sent it soaring from 50 cents a... More »

Rocky Marciano
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The fighter for whom pain had no meaning

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FLOYD MAYWEATHER took more than one title when he stopped Conor McGregor in Vegas, He also knocked the great Rocky Marciano off his perch, as PETER COSTER reports: IN THE AFTERMATH of a fight that was a multi-million-dollar marketing extravaganza that became a... More »

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The Tigers’ Fighting Fury is flushed with success

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COMMITTED Magpie TERRY BROWN bravely ventures into the cauldron of Tigerland pub-land, soon after the final siren. What he finds is pleasure, passion but still the pangs of pessimism:   AT the closest pub to the G, an hour after the siren, nobody is talking fl... More »

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A terrible sequel to a Tigers premiership

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The news shook the whole football world. A VFL premiership captain murdered in his own home, in front of his wife and son. GREG HOBBS takes us back to the drought-breaking Richmond premiership of 1967 and the tragedy that later struck its leader. More »

Fly fishing at dawn, in fog, is a surreal experience.
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Time to fly

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JUST IGNORE the cold and enjoy the pleasure. STEVE COOPER wades into the wonderful world of fly fishing. More »