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NEWCASTLE TRIATHLON

Newcastle’s Nathan Stewart has used the traditional Newcastle triathlon as a mere training run for the coming Port Macquarie Ironman. The 500 metre swim, 18 kilometre cycle and 4 kilometre run to finish, only took him a little over 46 minutes to comfortably win. Fellow Newcastle competitor Sarah McHaffey won the women’s division. Click on for extended highlights of the race.

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OAS OH SO CLOSE

Belmont 16 foot skiff crew of OAS, has been beaten for the Australian Sprint title by the narrowest of margins on their home waters at Lake Macquarie. After a day of racing, OAS was beaten in a countback by Manly boat Fluid.

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MacDOUGALL TALKS ABOUT HIS RETURN

Being one of the elder statesman of NRL doesn’t worry Adam MacDougall. Only days away from joining the ranks of rugby union, he signed to stay with the Knights for the next two seasons. Catch his return to training and what he has to say about his future.

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RETURN OF THE MAD DOG

The confirmation of Adam MacDougall’s return to the Newcastle Knights wasn’t so much a surprise – it was the fact he’s re-signed for two more seasons. Only days away from joining an interstate rugby union team, the lure of playing with his brother Luke and finishing his career at Newcastle won out.

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NITTIES PAY DAY

Tour rookie James Nitties collected his first pay cheque on the US PGA today – a cool $417,000-Australian after finishing in a share of fourth in Arizona. He had every chance of winning but a final round 68 saw him finish 2 strokes behind Kenny Perry who won in a play-off. FBR Open Final Round -14 Hoffman (67) Perry (69) -13 Na (68) -12 Nitties (68) Toms (68)

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