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Selwood agrees to one-year contract but no guarantee to retain captaincy

Geelong star Joel Selwood will play on next year but admits he is no certainty to break former Blue Stephen Kernahan’s record for most VFL-AFL games as captain. The Cats confirmed on Tuesday that Selwood, an unrestricted free agent, had agreed to a one-year contract, while he will also return …

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Bottom side North upset Eagles to deal them a finals blow

North Melbourne veteran Todd Goldstein broke the record for more career hits outs against the Eagles.Credit:Getty Images WASTEFUL EAGLESWest Coast comfortably had the better of the running and territory in the first half, but they couldn’t make their ascendancy count on the scoreboard. They dominated the inside 50 count 34-12 …

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On the road: State governments involved in Swans, GWS exit plan

Industry sources indicated a plan was likely to be formalised this week. Loading Swans chairman Andrew Pridham told The Age and the Herald that the league had been working day and night to find a resolution. “This is a very challenging situation for players, staff and, in particular their families,” …

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Australia news LIVE: Sydney records 112 new cases of COVID-19; NSW removalists visited Victoria while infectious

Singapore: Australia has plummeted from international standard bearer to a laggard with its approach to the pandemic but the nation’s beleaguered tourism industry is being told the good times will eventually return. Speaking today in Singapore, the first stop of his tour of Vietnam, Japan, South Korea and the United …

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Border patrols bolstered for another month as NSW outbreak grows

“I guess my approach for anyone considering breaching the rules deliberately in travelling from other sites, red zones into Victoria, is don’t even try it.” He said 350 officers working at the border were drawn from all departments and regions of Victoria and the plan was to keep officers there …

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Alleged rape victim told to stay away from accused’s equestrian event, court told

A woman who accuses an equestrian rider of rape was allegedly told by the sport’s officials to stay away from a competition because her presence would make him feel uncomfortable, a court has heard. Callum Buczak is alleged to have raped the woman in Frankston in February 2019. He has …

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Sydney families determined to get through long lockdown

In the past two days, the clinic has recorded 101 cases. On Saturday, about 1100 cars came though, with almost one in 20 people testing positive, Mr Granger said. “Someone at the site at any one time statistically has COVID,” he said. By 3pm on Monday, up to 3000 swabs …

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Strong hand could make Beer toast of the Riverina

Popular Riverina trainer Mitch Beer could reel off the most successful day of his career at Tuesday’s feature Albury meeting. The Beer stable has a strong hand in six of the seven races on the card. Improving colt and early short-price favourite Scarlet Prince looks very hard to beat in …

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Race-by-race preview and tips for Albury on Tuesday

Race 4 COLTS, GELDINGS & ENTIRES BENCHMARK 58 HCP (1175m) The males edition of this race is far more open with likely good speed on. This sets up nicely second-up for local four-year old 3. Seventh Seal, who charged home late resuming at Wagga. Much more experienced and stronger rider …

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Victoria on high alert after family returning from Sydney marks ‘fourth incursion’

“The other two members of the family are being tested again today.” Mr Weimar said authorities were not concerned about the risk of contagion on the flight. “If these individuals have returned a negative test result two days after getting off that plane they don’t represent an infectious risk on …

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