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1 August 2018 11:22 AM Growing up with the game: From $50 on debut to earning a living

When the Magpies run out for their last game of the Super Netball season against Queensland Firebirds in Brisbane on Saturday, Thwaites will play her 200th game. It hasn’t been a smooth road, but the 31-year-old has loved the journey and still enjoys the chance to lock horns with elite players each week, even in a season like this where the Magpies have missed 17

27 July 2018 10:33 AM Record-breaking Deng has his sights set firmly on Tokyo glory

“Going into Monaco the pace I was set to go through the first lap was 49.5 seconds and he [the pacemaker] ended up going through in 48.9 seconds and I was like one point something seconds behind –I went through in 50.7 seconds – and I started making a move. “I knew it was fast and I just had to hold on, the last 200m I just kicked and I felt pretty good and I looked 14

26 July 2018 11:28 AM Baker sets Show A Star a steep Challenge

Baker was a little bit more enthusiastic about the chances of Goodfella, the three-year-old which chased Pierata home on multiple occasions during Queensland's rich summer carnival. The Snitzel colt is closing in on $1 million in prizemoney - inflated by his second in the Magic Millions Guineas earlier this year - and pleased his trainer with the way he's bounced 16

19 July 2018 8:12 AM Former rugby internationals square off in defence v police match

Former internationals and Super Rugby players will go head to head when the Australian Defence Force meet the Australian Police Force on Friday. New South Wales Waratahs and Queensland Reds-capped lock Cameron Treloar will spearhead the defence alongside former Canadian and Australian Barbarians player James Smith. Gold Creek primary students at a clinic 12

12 July 2018 8:12 AM ACT Schoolboys to play Queensland I for third place at nationals

The ACT Schoolboys won't defend their title but they can still get on the podium when they play Queensland I for third spot at the national championships in Sydney on Saturday. The ACT won their first national title since 1988 at the tournament last year and the reigning champions clinched two of their three group games to finish second behind NSW I. They trounced 15

11 July 2018 2:00 PM Diamonds and Giants star calls time on career

Veteran Giants shooter Susan Pettitt will retire from netball at the end of the season, becoming the third Diamonds player this week to draw the curtain on their international careers. But unlike Queensland's Laura Geitz and Collingwood's Madi Robinson who plan to continue on in Super Netball, Pettitt has also closed the door on a distinguished club career 14

9 July 2018 12:36 PM Giants assistant heads home to take reins at struggling Adelaide

Giants assistant coach Tania Obst will take over the struggling Adelaide Thunderbirds next season, replacing Dan Ryan after he was told last month that his contract would not be renewed beyond 2018. Obst, who has been an assistant to Giants head coach Julie Fitzgerald in the club's first two seasons, has signed a three-year contract and will be tasked 16

9 July 2018 10:16 AM Podcast: Should Raiders fullback Jack Wighton play again this season?

Welcome back to another instalment of the Nosebleed Section with Eamonn Tiernan and David Polkinghorne taking you through another action-packed week of Canberra sport. The Raiders have handed star fullback Jack Wighton a six-match ban after he pleaded guilty to assault, but they're waiting on the NRL to rubber stamp the punishment. The NRL have taken 16

6 July 2018 9:23 AM Perth Glory owner says FFA must scrap licence fee for expansion clubs

Sage pointed to former A-League expansion clubs Gold Coast United and the North Queensland Fury - both clubs which are now defunct - as proof the current model doesn't work. "The way I’d do it, I would not pay a licence fee, the FFA want a license fee so they bank $10 million, then the club runs off on it's own," Sage said. "But look what happened to the Gold Coast 26

6 July 2018 7:28 AM Whitlams frontman added to Dark Dream ownership

Australian rocker Tim Freedman has been added to the ownership of Queensland Derby winner Dark Dream, but the staying star is still yet to be transferred to a new trainer after leaving Kerry Parker's stables. Managing owner Mary Jane Basson has invited Freedman, the lead singer from the Whitlams, to race Dark Dream in conjunction with her as the gelding 14