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Troy Bayliss has sensationally jumped out of his ten year retirement, announcing he’ll contest the 2018 Australian Super Bike Championship with team Demo-Sport Ducati. At 49-years-old, the Taree native admits he has unfinished business in the super bikes. Before racing overseas Bayliss placed second twice, and still has the championship in sight after all these years. He’ll be back on the track for race one at Phillip Island in February.

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They might be over-60 but their innings is far from over. Today cricket players from across the north-west and north-coast took to the oval at Coffs Harbour for a game which is part of a series of veterans cricket matches. “in that competition there’s Armidale, Quirindi, Tamworth, Port macquarie and Coffs.it’s not quite as competitive as it used to be, but it is still very competiitive.” (ends:very competitive, runs 11 secs) The match was a 40-over game with batsman retiring after scoring 30 runs. The more fancied Tamworth side took out the match over Coffs Harbour but neither the win or loss will be recorded.

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