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19 April 2018 7:58 AM The day Big Daz died... then wanted to get straight back on the mike

Then Eastlake suffered another heart attack. He eventually recovered and kept calling right up until his retirement in 2005. The big man with the bigger voice finally shuffled off this mortal coil on Tuesday morning. He died at a nursing home on the Central Coast after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and emphysema. He was 75. Within hours of the news breaking 8

16 April 2018 5:02 AM Injuries open door for West Coast rookies to debut at MCG

Venables is the latest Eagles forward to suffer a setback after after the exciting newcomer injured his ankle late in the third term of West Coast’s 80-point destruction of Gold Coast on Saturday. Eagles medical staff will examine results of scans on his right ankle on Monday, with the emerging youngster tipped to miss at least a fortnight, despite being 12

14 April 2018 12:50 PM Who said the Jets were gone? Eight-goal rout hands Mariners the spoon

The win’ was the Jets’ biggest over their arch enemy, eclipsing the 5-1 rout at the same venue in round one. They become just the second team to score eight goals in A-League history. The Jets finish the regular season on 50 points, the club’s best ever return, and have scored an incredible 57 goals. However, the victory did come at a cost with Ben Kantarovski 15

30 March 2018 11:01 PM Plans for Yatala track withdrawn after frustrating two years

The Yatala club had been gifted the land, valued at $3 million, for the track and commercial zone by harness racing benefactor Kevin Seymour, but in two years no progress had been made on building a track. Since the Gold Coast track was closed Queensland has been left with only two TAB harness tracks in recent years: Albion Park and Redcliffe. “The club has invested 14

24 March 2018 6:47 AM Mountain Bike Australia national cross country series: Rebecca McConnell hits form

Rebecca McConnell admits her confidence has been suffering but she is beginning to feel fitter, faster and stronger ahead of the Commonwealth Games. It is a huge boost for the Canberra mountain bike star with a trip to the Gold Coast for one of the biggest events of her career on the horizon. McConnell finished first in the elite women category at the Mountain 11

17 March 2018 7:00 AM Socceroos' World Cup farewell set to be scrapped for overseas friendly

With limited time with his squad before the World Cup, van Marwijk is eager to gain as much time on the training ground with the players as possible. He wants fewer games and more training sessions and a return trip to Australia for European-based players could see the team lose as many as four days of training. The Dutch coach was unhappy with the decision 16

8 March 2018 12:43 PM Construction sites to Socceroos top job: The rise of Graham Arnold

"I did my career back to front. Normally you go through the coaching badges, you start off as an assistant then you go to a head coach. I started as a player/coach and I didn’t coach a club properly and then I went to the national team," Arnold said. After a turbulent and inconsistent spell as caretaker coach of the Socceroos in 2007, the smallest club in the league 31

4 March 2018 4:34 AM Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers secures Commonwealth Games spot

Treffers moved to the Gold Coast at the end of 2016 for a fresh start after missing out on selection for the world championships - and the shift has worked wonders for his career as he weighs up his future. "A home Commonwealth Games, it's going to be an awesome time. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else and it's only good things to look forward to," Treffers 34

27 February 2018 8:27 AM Ben Treffers ready to defend Commonwealth Games gold medal on Gold Coast

Ben Treffers has rediscovered his love of swimming on the Gold Coast, but the defending Commonwealth Games champion is weighing up his long-term future in the pool. Canberra swimmer Treffers moved to Queensland at the end of 2016 for a fresh start after missing out on selection for the world championships, despite winning the national 50-metre title 28

25 February 2018 9:00 AM Boutier cruises to win in Ladies Classic

"I just hit it really chunky and it didn't go very far. But I wasn't really too worried as it was a par five and I was never going to reach it [in two] anyway." There's been nothing normal about the first staging of the $350,000 event on NSW's mid-north coast, the country's newest professional golf tournament. So long and complex is Bonville, players 31