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16 February 2018 11:47 AM Prather returns in style for Melbourne United

Casey Prather returned and Melbourne United kept on winning with an assured performance against Perth Wildcats on Friday night. Prather made his first appearance since mid-December when he dislocated his elbow and he showed his shooting stroke and athleticism were still strong as Melbourne claimed a 97-85 win at Hisense Arena. What was more impressive 10

11 February 2018 9:56 AM UFC 221: Brisbane fighters Brown and Nguyen fail to fire in Perth

It has been a fruitless morning for Brisbane fighters at UFC 221 in Perth, with both flyweight Ben Nguyen and featherweight Damien Brown losing their fights. It was a particularly bad morning for Nguyen, who was choked unconscious in the third round by Brazillian jiu jitsu ace Jussier Formiga. In a back-and-forth affair, Formiga likely won the first 10

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Thrills, spills and staph infections: Inside Perth's first UFC tournament

In WA's first ever UFC event, Australian Tyson Pedro has sent fans wild after pulling off a stunning victory over Russian Saparbek Safarov in their light heavyweight fight at Perth Arena on Sunday. The first fight of the main card at Arena didn't even make it to the second round after New South Welshman Pedro won by submission. "I told you we were going 9

10 February 2018 6:45 AM Skinnyfish Sound System launches Perth Festival

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 9

9 February 2018 10:42 AM UFC 221: Curtis Blaydes ready to be the 'bad guy'

Twenty-six-year-old former college wrestler Curtis Blaydes is full of respect for Mark Hunt, but says he has no issues coming down under and silencing the parochial Perth crowd. The Chicago-raised heavyweight travels to Australia to take on Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 221, with just one loss to his name in 10 professional fights. "I've been the bad guy before 5

9 February 2018 7:13 AM Queensland's Brown ready to rumble in Perth

Late replacement fighters have a tendency towards being sucked-in and spat-out by the UFC, but Brown is more resilient than most and his penchant for engaging in firefights has seen him quickly become a fan favourite. His last fight against Frank Camacho in Sydney was an instant classic, with both men biting down on their mouthpieces and swinging with reckless

8 February 2018 10:24 PM Moana Hope needs to bring more to her AFLW game: Collingwood

Dropped marquee forward Moana Hope must add to her game to regain a place in Collingwood's AFLW team, assistant coach Daniel Harford says. Hope was dropped for the Magpies' clash with Fremantle in Perth on Saturday after an ineffectual performance in their season-opening loss to Carlton at Princes Park. The full-forward has failed to live up the hype created 8

8 February 2018 10:01 AM Andrew Gaze, Mark Bradtke head NBL 40th anniversary team

Melbourne Tigers greats Andrew Gaze and Mark Bradtke remain fan favourites as they headline the NBL's 40th anniversary team. The NBL released team on Thursday night following a fan-voting process throughout the league's heritage month in January. Gaze and Bradtke along with import superstars Leroy Loggins (Brisbane Bullets), James Crawford and Ricky 13

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Perth FIFO dad murdered by his ‘white supremacist’ girlfriend and her lover in life insurance plot

A white supremacist "death squad" bludgeoned a Perth father to death in a twisted plot forged by his girlfriend and her lover to claim his life insurance, a court was told. Alan Taylor, a fly-in, fly-out worker, was murdered on the morning of April 22, 2016 as he lay on his bed in his Girrawheen home. His partner of nine years and mother of his child 9

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Matthew Wade fined for smashing seat in BBL final

Former Test wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has been fined $6000 for poor conduct during his Hobart Hurricanes' BBL final loss to the Adelaide Strikers. Cricket Australia fined Wade after he was run out for a diamond duck on Sunday and smashed his bat in frustration against the seat. Wade was the star in the Hurricanes' semi-final win over the Perth Scorchers 9