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NEWCASTLE BEATS MAITLAND TO RETAIN KIBBLE-MALLON CUP FOR 2018

Newcastle has retained the Kibble-Mallon Cup, after beating the Mustangs in Maitland last night. The visitors were led by American import Austin Thornton, who poured in an impressive 39 points and added 16 rebounds. Jacob Foy backed up from the youth league game to score 23. Maitland was in front by one at quarter time and at the main break, as Karl Moore contributed 22 points and 12 boards. But the Hunters hit the front in the third quarter and eventually finished on top 93 to 87.

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KRISTIAN BRYMORA USING SOCCEROOS CLUBMATES AS MOTIVATION

Former Jet and Newcastle-bred footballer Kristian Brymora has spoken about playing in the youth team at Millwall FC in London. The club whose championship division side features Socceroos Tim Cahill and James Meredith. “When I was younger I used to watch Tim so that’s a dream come true for me. But for all the youngers boys it’s a positive thing to look up to these two boys and just for myself as well to look forward and look for that first team position.” Even Meredith appreciates having Australia’s greatest goalscorer back at the Lions. “It’s fantastic and you know he’s very professional and he’s making me more professional.”

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SIMMONS EQUALS MAGIC FOR TRIPLE DOUBLES IN ROOKIE SEASON

Australia’s Ben Simmons has chalked up another milestone in the NBA, registering his seventh triple-double in his rookie season, to tie with the legendary Magic Johnson. Simmons though still sits a long way behind Oscar Robertson, who had 26 triple-doubles in his first campaign in 1961. Unfortunately, the Hunter product’s effort today couldn’t help the 76ers beat Indiana, as the Pacers won 101 to 98.

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ERNIE MERRICK RESPONDS TO NABBOUT’S DEPARTURE

Jets coach Ernie Merrick says he was never going to stand in Andrew Nabbout’s way, once a big offer from Japan was put on the table. It follows criticism of the timing by some fans. “Look it’s a great opportunity for him, 2 years of great service to this club, scoring goals for fun, and he really wanted that chance so let’s give him the chance to go overseas and see what he can do in a very big league.” “It was the time to go, off he went gives us time, five weeks to prepare other players for the finals.” The Jets face the Phoenix in Auckland on Saturday.

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