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The Origin wildcard that could dictate Cameron Smith’s future

The thought of Smith playing against the Storm by suiting up for the Broncos is anathema to the club. There is, however, an acceptable alternative to not playing another season in Melbourne, if only the ducks in the shooting gallery of the QRL and Broncos line up. Kevin Walters will …

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Kieran Foran ‘not kicking stones’ over Blake Green’s Belmore deal

Foran told the Herald he still had plenty to offer and the injury dramas made him stronger physically and mentally. On paper, Newcastle, Manly and the Wests Tigers could all do with the premiership-winning playmaker. Canterbury’s 33-year-old new signing Blake Green ruptured his ACL last Sunday. Credit:Marina Neil/Newcastle Herald/ACM Foran …

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‘It’s a hard one’: Rebels face sabbatical threat for top players

“I’ve had chats with both of them about that. Both of them are pretty big parts of our team and both of them are pretty committed to staying at this stage,” he said. “But I think dependent on where things end up with the pay deal going forward they may …

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Only small changes needed to stay in contention, says proud Rudan

“It’s been a terrific season. Sometimes in life and sport it doesn’t go your way. I thought we were the better team but you have to take your moments and opportunities. “We had a fantastic opportunity with Stevie Lustica at 0-0, Tom Glover [City’s goalkeeper] makes a tremendous save. There …

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Melissa King named 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup CEO

Melissa King will lead the 2020 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney after being appointed chief executive of the event. King is a former chief executive of Surf Life Saving Australia and will work closely with local organising committee chairman David Reid and event advisory boards to prepare Sydney to …

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Tim Tszyu becomes his own man with breakout victory over Jeff Horn

Loading Talk shifted quickly to opportunities to fight for a world title but, at 25, he should be in no hurry. For now, Tszyu can be satisfied for having put down the kind of performance that established him as an elite fighter in his own right, not the son of …

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Agent to the stars linked to Rugby Australia role

An RA spokesman confirmed that recruitment firm Hattoneale had compiled a shortlist but that more names could still be added. Loading RA was keen to impress that the appointment was well down the list of priorities for McLennan and Clarke, who are working through negotiations on competition structure, a 2021 …

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On the move: CA weighs up Big Bash hub roadshow

According to those with knowledge of the matter, this would safeguard CA from having to give up any of the near $1.2 billion contract signed in 2018 when TV rights were still booming. Industry sources have also interpreted Warburton’s comments to analysts on Tuesday as posturing, consistent with an organisation …

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As it happened: Tszyu victorious in all-Australian blockbuster

In summing up … This surely is the end for Jeff Horn. What an incredible warrior he has been. Let’s remember him for that magical night against Manny Pacquiao and that incredible war he waged against Michael Zerafa. Let’s hope this was his last fight; there is nothing left to …

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‘My name is Tim’: Tszyu batters Horn to announce himself to the world

It was a largely flawless and measured performance at super welterweight as Tszyu answered every question about his ability to take a significant step up in class. From the outset, he looked like the seasoned pro, not Horn, and now takes his record to 16-0. Horn has had an amazing …

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