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GRESFORD’S CLIFF RICHARDSON LEADS THE WAY AT PBR

It’s a sport that’s not for everyone, but they sure do know how to create a spectacle. The world’s best cowboys in Sydney for the opening night of the Professional Bullriding Global Cup. Team Australia captain Cliff Richardson – hailing from Gresford – led the hometown charge, scoring the ride of the night on Blossom. It was Team Brazil on top of the table after night one. Competition continues tonight – the winning team will earn international bull riding bragging rights and a slice of the Australian record $750,000 prize-purse.

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JASON DOYLE MISSES THE PODIUM IN POLAND

Jason Doyle and Team Australia have just missed the podium at the Speedway of Nations in Poland. The World Champion was dominant on the final night of competition, taking out several heats. The Novocastian was at his ruthless best in Team Australia’s final heat. It wasn’t quite enough – Australia finishing fourth with Russia taking the overall win.  

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