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CHAD REED TO RETURN DOWN UNDER FOR AUS-X OPEN

Injury kept him out last year, but Hunter motorcross ace Chad Reed will return to Australia in November, to contest Sydney’s Aus-X Open. He faces a huge challenge to regain the crown, with current world champion Jason Anderson coming back to defend his title. “I want the Aus-X Championship trophy back. With Jason winning last year, that put him in a great position. Going to Aus and racing the champ, getting to see where he’s at, and where I need to be at. But of course, it’s Aus. I’m ready to throw down. And I reckon I have something for him.” Reed said. Chad Reed is a three-time winner of the event.

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CONTROVERSIAL SUPER NETBALL LOSS FOR GIANTS

The Giants remain in second spot on the Super Netball ladder after a controversial loss to West Coast Fever. It was a top of the table clash, but it was all smiles from Sam Poolman before the buzzer. Friends quickly became foes, as the in-form teams set a furious pace. Fever took a three-goal lead into the third quarter, but the Giants fought back before a controversial final quarter. Centre Serena Guthrie was forced off court to fix a bleeding knee, but in extraordinary scenes she was left on the sidelines, leaving GWS short a player for three minutes. It proved costly too – as the Fever went on to win the match 63-61.

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