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A 38-year-old mother-of-three has died, after she was pulled unconscious from her burning Sydney home.   Thousands of football fans have gathered at Adelaide Oval, to pay tribute to AFL coach Phil Walsh, who was allegedly murdered by his son.   Greece is voting in an historic referendum that will decide the country’s future.   And Blues hooker Robbie Farrah has surprised medical staff with his rapid recovery from hand surgery, but it’s still unknown whether he’ll play in the Origin decider.   Read More »

NEWCASTLE STILL IN THE HUNT FOR WARATAH LEAGUE FINALS

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The Newcastle Hunters have kept their slim playoffs hopes alive with a 16-point win over the Central Coast, while Maitland edged out the Hills Hornets by five. At Broadmeadow, the home side made a solid start, Cameron Springall scoring two of his 11 points. The Crusaders hit back through Callum Jenkins, but he struggled to maintain his first quarter form, eventually shooting 27 per cent for the night. Down 15-13 at quarter time, Newcastle responded with an all-round effort. Jon Howe had 10 points and 12 rebounds, while Adam Melmeth made a valuable contribution off the bench. Read More »

EDGEWORTH MOVES INTO TOP SPOT ON THE NNSW NPL LADDER

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Broadmeadow is back to its winning ways in the NPL, beating Maitland 3-nil this afternoon. Charlestown City upset Adamstown, and Edgeworth claimed top spot with a win over Hamilton. Read More »

MATT HALL QUALIFIES FASTEST IN HUNGARY

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Merewether’s Matt Hall has qualified fastest for the latest round of the Air Race series, over the Danube River in Budapest. It’s the first time the former fighter pilot has gone into an event in top spot. “Yeah it’s been a good week so far and one more day to go, hopefully we can just keep doing what we’re doing.” Hall will square off against America’s Mike Goulian in the round of 14 later tonight. Read More »

NORTHS HOLD ONTO HOCKEY’S STANBURY-MOANE CUP

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Norths have claimed the Stanbury-Moane Cup over Wests for the 7th straight year. Contested over all grades, Matt Dawson opened the scoring for Norths in the men’s premier league from a penalty corner. Wests responded through Chris Boyle to make it one-all. From there it was one-way traffic. Jordan Willott and James Piper combined to make it 2-1 to Norths. Dawson scored again from a penalty corner to make it 3-1. When Ben Howey took aim from long range, Norths were on their way to victory. The score blew out to 6-1, before the game ended 9-4. Read More »

  • WEATHER WITH GAV: ANOTHER CLASSIC WINTER WEEKEND

    WEATHER WITH GAV: ANOTHER CLASSIC WINTER WEEKEND

    The last weekend of June was fantastic and July’s first weekend will follow suit. Very cold, clear, nights with inland frosts followed by clear, cool sunny days. Winds will ease. Good conditions for surfers as the swell abates making for improved boating conditions on Sunday. Read More »
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