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No more spin: McLeod calls for culture change at Crows

McLeod – who runs Indigenous programs at the Crows and is an assistant coach of the club’s AFLW team – also expanded on his reasons as to why he doesn’t feel welcome. “When you walk into the Adelaide Football Club, it’s not a particularly warm place,” he said on the …

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Putin declares state of emergency after diesel fuel leak in Siberia

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region of Siberia after an estimated 20,000 tons of diesel fuel spilled from a power plant storage facility and fouled waterways. The spill took place on Friday at a power plant in an outlying section of the …

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South Brisbane fig trees not able to be saved, council says

“With many infrastructure projects there is a requirement to remove vegetation, just like how the state government’s Queen’s Wharf development required seven mature trees to be removed last month.” Loading The spokeswoman said any tree removals were replaced and the council would replant 13 trees, including three five-metre fig trees …

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‘Knocking on your door’: Probe into fatal hit-run on Princes Hwy

Detective Senior Sergeant Gerard Clanchy acknowledged there was a “substantial number” of cars that fit the description. “Once we get more information around the colour, we will narrow that down to around that area and then we’ll be obviously going to each one of those registered addresses and speaking to …

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Meter perfect Cometti called into Hall of Fame

Almost lost in the optic mists is that Cometti was first a player and coach with West Perth, who also spent a season on Footscray’s list but was denied a game by injuries. Dennis Cometti, right, with fellow commentator Bruce McAvaney. Credit:Suplied He fell into commentary, not just on footy. …

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NRL 2020 LIVE: Sydney Roosters belt Brisbane Broncos 59-0 in rout

That’s all from us on a record-breaking night. The T R Y on my keyboard desperately needs a rest. Remember when I tipped the Roosters by 8 tonight at the start of the blog? Bizarrely, I would have been closer if I said 80. Enjoy your weekend … and keep …

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Broncos sign Te’o for 2020 NRL season

Te’o, 33, has been linked to the Broncos since being spotted training in Brisbane after his Japanese Super Rugby club Sunwolves were sidelined in March due to the coronavirus. Seibold reached out to former England rugby international Te’o – who last played NRL in 2014 – with the Sunwolves not …

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Man charged after allegedly selling fake leather jackets for hundreds of dollars

And police allege the man claiming to be Raffaele Marseglia is actually Ciro Gallo, who arrived in Sydney on a tourist visa from Italy in February. They arrested Mr Gallo in Revesby in Sydney’s south-west on Wednesday and searched his unit in inner-west Five Dock, where they seized 22 jackets, …

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Childers hostel blaze survivors want ‘psychopath’ killer to die behind bars

A 2002 appeal to have his convictions and sentence overturned failed, and the now 56-year-old has served his minimum term and could be free within weeks if an application for parole is granted. Determined to fight to keep the man referred to as a “psychopath” by his ex-partner behind bars …

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Marvel Stadium tenant clubs anticipate home game revenue

Under the MCG deal, clubs will receive between $150,000 – $180,000 per home game played and although the exact financial implications for Marvel Stadium tenants were still being finalised with each club’s arrangements different, the figure was expected to be in the same range, with no clubs disadvantaged. In the …

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