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  • Knee reconstruction for Blues' AFLW skipper Brianna Davey

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 67

    Carlton's worst fears for their AFLW skipper Brianna Davey were realised when scans confirmed she ruptured her ACL on Friday night and would need a knee reconstruction. The 23-year-old defender suffered the injury with less than five minutes of the game remaining and was carried off the ground on a stretcher in agony. Davey flew home with the team but received

  • Connal McInerney back on Brumbies radar as Christian Lealiifano prepares for return

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 67

    The ACT Brumbies will recall their Wallabies stars and Christian Lealiifano this week for a chance to break a New Zealand hoodoo before the Super Rugby season starts. The Brumbies will play against the Waikato Chiefs in their last pre-season match on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday night, with coach Dan McKellar to roll out a near full-strength side for the clash

  • Israeli jet shot down in Syria after Iranian drone intercepted

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 71

    Jerusalem: Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet on Saturday, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there. Footage from northern Israel showed what appeared to be white aircraft debris scattered on the ground. It was one of the most serious incidents involving Israel

  • Brisbane Bullets fall short against Sydney Kings

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 65

    The Sydney Kings can still avoid the NBL wooden spoon after holding on for a 92-80 win over the Brisbane Bullets. The home side's victory was their ninth of the season and lifted them into a share of last place with Brisbane with two games remaining. Long out of playoff contention, the Kings are also just one win behind sixth-placed Illawarra and coach

  • Skinnyfish Sound System launches Perth Festival

    10 February 2018 6:45 AM 57

    Two stages at Elizabeth Quay held an incredible lineup of summer beats including Block Party, Ben Folds, Abbe May, Neil and Liam Finn, Dizzee Rascal, The Avalanches and Mogwai. Friday night's opener started with a set by electropop outfit Electric Fields before Skinnyfish Sound System remixed its catalogue with live didj and Arnhem Land raps, with a set from DJ Juno to close

  • Man found guilty of manslaughter, not murder, over fatal Chinatown bashing

    9 February 2018 6:30 AM 52

    A young man has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter over the fatal bashing of a high school student in a Melbourne laneway. Shengliang Wan, 24, kicked and stomped on Longxiang 'Jeremy' Hu, 19, during a fight in the city's Chinatown on April 15, 2016. Mr Hu, a Yarra Valley Grammar School student, suffered a fractured skull and bleeding

  • Not too skimpy: US apparel giant buys Bras N Things in $500m deal

    9 February 2018 1:33 AM 59

    American apparel giant Hanesbrands has snapped up Australian lingerie retailer Bras N Things in a not-so-skimpy deal worth half a billion dollars. Hanesbrands had already established a commanding position in the local socks and jocks trade in 2016 when it paid $1.1 billion for Pacific Brands and acquired the Bonds, Berlei, Jockey, Rio and Holeproof brands

  • Pair plead guilty to manslaughter of Gold Coast dad Greg Dufty

    9 February 2018 1:33 AM 46

    Two of the men accused of killing Gold Coast father Greg Dufty have pleaded guilty to his manslaughter. The 37-year-old pool builder was last seen in early July 2015, but his body has never been found. Police allege a group of men bashed and killed the father-of-two over a drug debt, before burning his body at a property near Casino in northern NSW. Liam Rawhiti

  • Truck speeds down wrong side of Bruce Highway

    8 February 2018 6:10 AM 42

    A truck driver who sped down the wrong side of Queensland's Bruce Highway, narrowly missing another truck before eventually crashing three hours later, has been arrested. Police say they attempted to intercept the driver as he drove on the opposite side of the road through Gympie's CBD after midnight, but terminated the pursuit due to safety concerns

  • Missing since Monday: Police renew call for help to find Esperance man

    8 February 2018 6:10 AM 45

    Concerns are increasing over the welfare of a man who has been missing from Esperance since Monday. Colin Johnson was last seen at a service station on the corner of Goldfields Road and Reynolds Street in Castletown, near Esperance, on February 5. The 45-year-old is described as fair skinned, 178cm tall with a medium build, grey hair and blue eyes. Colin