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  • Perth's most crash-prone road four years running

    20 September 2017 12:30 AM 17

    Albany Highway in Cannington has been named Western Australia's most dangerous road for a fourth year in a row, according to AAMI's latest crash index data for 2016-17. The stretch of road is one of Perth's peak thoroughfares, with WA's largest shopping complex Westfield's Carousel and surrounding businesses creating a constant stream of traffic

  • Matildas win shows they’re on their way to world best

    19 September 2017 12:02 PM 35

    THEY’RE not quite on top of the world yet, but on this evidence that day may not be very far away. A 3-2 defeat of Brazil in Newcastle on Tuesday night gave the Matildas a second victory over the South Americans in four days, and showed once more the quality and character of Alen Stajcic’s team — and why Sam Kerr is a force to be feared by any team. Scoring

  • The Age Real Footy Podcast: Who will make it to the grand final?

    19 September 2017 8:55 AM 15

    The Real Footy podcasters think that Chris Scott has "plenty of tricks left up his sleeve" but that Patrick Dangerfield could very well spend most of the game against the Crows playing forward. Michael Gleeson, Caroline Wilson and Greg Baum are still on board the Tiger train as they talk preliminary finals, including home ground advantage, tactics and team selection

  • Canterbury have sacked coach Des Hasler after sub-par 2017 season

    19 September 2017 7:56 AM 35

    Just months after signing a two-year $2 million extension, Hasler was informed by the Bulldogs board on Tuesday that his services were no longer required. Canterbury finished 11th on the ladder and won only 10 games this year. It is the first time Hasler failed to make the finals in his time at the Bulldogs. South Sydney’s Michael Maguire and Canberra’s

  • 'Lucky no one was injured': Man arrested after crashing stolen car and alleged aggravated burglary

    19 September 2017 3:10 AM 17

    Police said it was lucky no one was injured after a man allegedly stole a car from a home in Melbourne's inner-west then crashed it into another car and fence on Tuesday morning. A 34-year-old Burwood man has been arrested following an aggravated burglary in Tait Street, Newport, just before midnight. Two hours after the alleged theft of a Toyota Kluger

  • Wayne Rooney gets 2-year ban for drink-driving

    18 September 2017 11:24 AM 15

    Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to drunk driving. The 31-year-old Rooney, who plays for Everton, was stopped by police while driving near his home outside Manchester earlier this month. The former England captain entered his guilty plea at Stockport Magistrates' Court on Monday. Rooney is the all-time leading

  • Twitter's best reactions to Shailene Woodley saying she doesn't own a TV at the Emmys

    18 September 2017 2:51 AM 17

    Red carpet interviews can tend to not yield a whole lot, even when the interviewer "asks them more." So it was quite excellent when Shailene Woodley, star of one of TV's biggest TV shows, Big Little Lies (up for 16 awards at the Emmys) told an interviewer that she didn't own a TV. Despite some high-school ponytails and more power shoulders than Wall Street

  • Car on train tracks at Sydney station leaves morning commuters waiting at the platform

    18 September 2017 1:25 AM 30

    Morning train commuters have been left waiting at the platform after a car crashed onto the tracks in Toongabbie in Sydney's north-west, causing lengthy delays. The Western, Northern and North Shore lines all experienced delays with some services being cancelled. Two brothers who were arrested in Dubai in August, will face a Sydney court over their alleged

  • Emmys 2017 live: Award winners and highlights

    18 September 2017 1:25 AM 36

    In case you've been wondering why Game of Thrones is so conspicuously absent from this year's Emmy nominees, it's all about the timing. To qualify for the 2017 Emmys, a program had to air episodes between June 1, 2016, and May 31, 2017. Four episodes of season six fell in that window, but six episodes aired in the previous year, meaning season six was eligible

  • Former Australian Test spinner Bob Holland dies

    17 September 2017 10:13 PM 16

    Australian cricketer Bob Holland, who became his country's third-oldest Test debutant in 1984, has died at the age of 70. The legspinner had been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer and died after suffering a brain bleed at Newcastle Hospital on Sunday, according to He had attended a function in his honour, hosted by former Test captain