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A-LEAGUE DISPUTE OVER OLYROOS RELEASE

A row between A-League clubs and the FFA over releasing players for Olyroos duty has come to a head. The Mariners have lodged an official dispute claim on behalf of other furious franchises. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR FULL STATEMENT FROM CENTRAL COAST MARINERS CEO SHAUN MIELEKAMP: “Firstly, we would like to congratulate Trent Buhagiar, Danny De Silva and Tom Glover for being recognised as three of the best under 23s players in the country,” Mielekamp said. “The development of our young players has come along in leaps and bounds under Paul Okon and we wholeheartedly believe that it is within the best interest of those young players who are playing regularly in the A-League to stay and keep playing football with their clubs week in week out.   “This tournament will see several young players who have earned their spot …

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TATARINOFF TRIPLE TRIUMPH

New South Wales finally has bragging rights over the Maroons, with teenage sensation Lilliya Tatarinoff winning three events at the Queensland Championships at Anna Meares Velodrome in Brisbane. Seen here in super slow motion, the Central Coast Cycling Club member won the Under-13 Girls Flying 200 and Scratch Race. She also claimed the 500 metre Time Trial by almost two seconds, setting a new State Record. It caps an incredible year where she also won the Hunter Junior Tour. (Audio in parts)  

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NO PIPE DREAM FOR ACE AND WILKO

Its been a disappointing day for Central Coast surfers at the Pipeline Masters. Adrian Buchan went down to 2010 champ Jeremy Flores, while Matt Wilkinson’s season is also over – losing a close one against Brazilian Ian Gouveia. (Image courtesy WSL / Kelly Cestari)

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WENHAM WINS WORLD TITLE

Woy Woy’s Adam Wenham has returned to the Coast after claiming his first World gold medal at the Para-Swimming Championships in Mexico City. The 20 year-old was favourite in the SB14 – 100 metres Breaststroke, for athletes with an intellectual disability, and led by over a body length after the first lap. He stopped the clock in 1:09-point two-nine; just outside his personal best set in Rio last year. Meanwhile, the State 13 to 18 years Titles commenced at Sydney Olympic Park today featuring rising stars Myles Bailey and Shaye Booth. (Audio in parts)  

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