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17 August 2018 12:40 AM Brett Fruend joins Queanbeyan Tigers 200 club

"I reckon the penny dropped somewhere along the way, because he turned up one pre-season and all of a sudden he was a running machine. "He’d gone from the back of the group to the front of the group in a reasonably short period of time. I’d seen him through that summer running the streets, and I reckon that became the foundation for his football, for his ability 5

12 August 2018 4:35 AM March with the GWS Giants: Phil Davis' call

"It’s building. We trained here [on Friday] at 5pm and there must have been about 400 or 500 kids here," Cameron said. "We might have to look at our training times because we’ve been at 1pm or 2pm, and maybe the kids can’t get out of school. I remember in Launceston when I was at Hawthorn, they’d clearly have a big crowd watching training and then they get that 15000 on the Saturday 10

11 August 2018 2:00 PM Edwina's City2Surf diary: 'I'm focusing on the "fun" in fun run'

No doubt you are reading this at your local cafe over a pile of bacon and eggs and a steaming hot coffee or perhaps you are sitting at your kitchen table with a leisurely lunch ahead of you and a long sleep in behind you. Usually that would be me on a Sunday morning but not today. Today is the day. I will get up early, eat my banana, drink a small coffee 10

11 August 2018 8:41 AM Kangaroos coach hopping mad over Warriors loss

West Belconnen's win shut the door on the Yass Magpies' hopes of sneaking into the top four, with the Magpies edging the Goulburn Bulldogs 28-22 at Goulburn. They needed a massive win and hope the Kangaroos did the same to the Warriors to have any chance of playing finals. Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell was confident they could turn the result around 7

11 August 2018 2:49 AM Racing NSW announces $1 million drought relief package for industry

Racing NSW has announced a $1 million package to help thoroughbred participants under financial stress because of the drought gripping the state. Chief executive Peter V’landys said Racing NSW had already distributed emergency funding to several people in the industry, including paying one mortgage for four months. “We have had people coming to us and asking 7

7 August 2018 9:15 AM Angus Brayshaw tees off at West Coast CEO Trevor Nisbett and Andrew Gaff

"They didn't play golf, Hamish said he wasn't sure where they (West Coast) got that from." In contrast to Nisbett's comments, Angus pointed to his family being livid about the incident and hinted his family could take the matter further if the AFL Tribunal didn't come down hard on Gaff, who's out of contract at the end of 2018 and unlikely to play again 9

5 August 2018 9:03 AM Call for controversial sacking to be included in cricket's review

Cricket's players association has called for the contentious sacking of a Cricket Australia staff member over a series of tweets to be included in a wide-ranging cultural review of the sport's governing body. The Australian Cricketers Association has made the recommendation, after Tasmanian-based government relations manager Angela Williamson was sacked 14

4 August 2018 11:08 AM 'He'd be so good at it': Wheelchair rugby's bid to sign Alex McKinnon

“To be honest, playing wheelchair rugby is something people ask me about at every presentation I do,” said McKinnon, who suffered a serious spinal injury four years ago while playing for the Knights in an NRL match against Melbourne. “Throughout my rugby league career, I was quite selfish with the amount of time and dedication I had to put in because 19

4 August 2018 8:10 AM Uni-Norths lock Nick Jones still helping Owls after early retirement

Rugby has made moves to protect player's heads across all levels of the games in recent years and Uni-Norths coach Tony Doherty said safety was paramount. "Unfortunately it's an injury that has cost Nick his rugby career," Doherty said. "It is a cruel game sometimes, especially when you're young, your career ending is always a bad thing but someone at Nick's 16

4 August 2018 6:13 AM Canberra Demons dealt harsh 'wake-up call'

People often talk about the loss you need to have but Klemke won't be falling back on that as an excuse. "You don’t want to get in a form slump, that’s the thing, you don’t want to go the other way. We’ve got to regroup quickly," Klemke said. "It was a massive loss but I think we can swing it around. We know that when we play good footy we can match 17