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HALL QUALIFIES 6TH IN AUSTRIA

A promising start for Matt Hall at the latest Red Bull Air Race round in Austria, qualifying in fifth. The Merewether pilot was actually left somewhat frustrated though, with engine troubles hindering his two runs. Hall is looking to regain the championship lead, when racing commences later tonight.

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EAGLES KNOCKED OUT OF NPL FINALS SERIES BY BRISBANE LIONS

Edgeworth has been eliminated from the NPL Finals series. Beaten by the Brisbane Lions one-nil, in the knockout competition’s quarter-finals last night. This fourth-minute strike proved decisive, but the Eagles appeared to equalise late in the contest thanks to Daniel McBreen, but it was called back for offside. Moments later, he was sent off after receiving his second yellow, the result all but sealed.

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SANGHA CONFIDENT HE HAS WHAT IT TAKES TO DEBUT FOR NSW

Rising batsman Jason Sangha believes he’s ready to make his debut for New South Wales. The 19-year-old Newcastle prodigy is one of three debutants named in the squad for the start of the One-Day Cup. “The main thing i’ve been working on this year is the difference between the 19’s age group and playing with the big boys. I’ve had a really good preparation this year. First year out of school, being at the training sessions with the guys.” Last season Sangha became the second youngest player, behind Indian great Sachin Tendulkar, to score a First Class century while playing against England’s Ashes side.

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