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PATERSON IS KNIGHTS NO.1

Newcastle Knights coach Brian Smith admits to looking around with the club still to decide whether to offer him a new contract past this season. Boom forward Cory Paterson is Newcastle’s priority player retention target but both remain waiting.

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NEXT MATILDA GENERATION

If legendary female Australian footballers Cheryl Salisbury and Joey Peters are planning for a final fling before retirement, they’re keeping cards close to their chest. Certain to be named in the Matildas squad next week for a series against Italy, while a teenage club mate is shaping up as a bolter.

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COACH HOLDS FIRM

Under siege Newcasrtle Jets coach Gary Van Egmond remained in good spirits today despite the rising tide of criticism in the wake of their wooden spoon winning season. It’s hard to ignore the raft of issues which have combined to plague the club but the premiership winning mentor has shifted his focus to recruitment for the Asian Champions league which starts in a little over a month.

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GOLF WITH LAURA DAVIES

Time is running out for golfers who want to tee it up with a legendary English female professional Laura Davies this weekend. The big hitting Brit will contest the Branxton Pro-Am in the Hunter Valley this weekend but in an effort to raise money for the Westpac Resacue Helicopter, she’s agreed to play the first day of the competition with the highest bidder. An on-line auction will remain open until Wednesday night. www.golfwithlaura.com.au

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TAIL SPIN JETS

Disappointment both of Newcastle’s national football teams today with the W-League team suffering a season ending loss in their semi-final against Canberra. At least their male counterparts can keep planning for the coming Asian Champions League. They’ll need a massive form reversal before that given they lost 2 – nil to Adelaide and currently prop up the A-League table.

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GREEN DAYS AHEAD

Toronto golfer Nathan Green is hoping less means more as he prepares for another hectic season on the tough USPGA Tour. With a knee injury almost behind him, it’s been his time away from the game which he expects will actually assist him leading into his fourth season on the ‘big show’.

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TALE OF TWO JET STREAMS

Newcastle Jets coach Gary Van Egmond arrived in Adelaide late today after his whirlwind trip to Dubai for the AFC Champions League draw. His understrength squad is hoping to spoil the Reds’ chances of assuming top spot on the A-League ladder tonight. It’s a grand final berth that the Jets women’s team is fighting for tomorrow at its W-League semi-final against Canberra.

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JETS WOMEN ONE GAME AWAY

While the Newcastle Jets men can’t defend their A-League title, the Jet’s womens team has it all to play for in the W-League. They’re one win away from a grand final appearance – all that stands in their way is Canberra United.

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