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Resurgent Wallabies hammer world champion Springboks in Adelaide

Shamed and dismantled in their record defeat to Argentina in San Juan, the Wallabies had had a fortnight to stew in their own juices. There had been, said Coach Dave Rennie, “a pretty brutal review, a fair bit of honesty, and an excellent response.” That “reaction” ran towards Adelaide Oval and delivered a 25-17 hammer …

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Fraser McReight celebrates his early try against the Springboks at Adelaide Oval. Photo: Getty Images

Wallabies shock Springboks world champion as Koroibete, McReight shines in huge TRC result

The Wallabies may have arrived in Adelaide late to the party, but they left a mark to remember for the watching world. Embarrassed after their last attempt in Argentina and forced to lick their wounds for a fortnight, the Wallabies responded in the best possible way by beating the Springboks world champion 25-17 at Adelaide …

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Marnus Labuschagne fell from Australian ODI side for season opener against Zimbabwe

Australian white-ball captain Aaron Finch has revealed the starting squad for Sunday’s first ODI against Zimbabwe, confirming that Marnus Labuschagne has been dropped for the season opener in Townsville. The summer of cricket kicks off this weekend at Riverway Stadium and Australia will form an almost full squad for the historic one-day series against Zimbabwe. …

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‘Enjoy the ride’: Usman Khawaja’s fairytale comeback has just begun

Usman Khawaja’s fairytale return was arguably the highlight of the recent summer of cricket, and the Australian opener cherishes every moment of the unexpected final chapter of his rejuvenated Test career. Khawaja assumed his testing career was over after being sacked from the Australian side during the 2019 Ashes series – the talented southpaw seemed …

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Leader emerges in tense race for Freo gun; mystery about the future of Bomber – Trade Whispers

The race to land a breakout Docker is heating up, with a club landing a monster deal. But there are doubts about the future of an Essendon superstar after a twist in the pursuit of one club. Here’s the latest news AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every blockbuster AFL game Live & Ad-Break Free In-Play on …

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BREAKING: Roosters star cops huge ban as FOUR indicted over fiery NRL thriller

Gorden Tallis has criticized Roosters coach Trent Robinson after defending Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, only to fail to answer a question about a hip tackle from Lindsay Collins. Waerea-Hargreaves was placed on the report twice and thrown out, but was defended by Robinson. However, he refused to be pulled by Collins’ second-half hip drop tackle on Tom …

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Most of these guys are about to get the week off. Picture; Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

‘I want to play’: No rest for Jarome Luai with Panthers star looking to take on the Cowboys

Jarome Luai has stated that he will face the Cowboys next week as speculation has circulated that the Panthers could rest most of their squad before the final game of the regular season in Townsville. The Panthers have already completed their second minor premiership in three years and there is no need to risk injury …

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‘Lowest point in my entire life’: Leisel Jones opens battle for mental health

Australian swimming legend Leisel Jones has opened up to the battle for mental health throughout her swimming career, including how a simple knock on her hotel room door saved her life. The four-time Olympian had a stellar career that began at the Sydney Games at the tender age of just 15, winning a total of …

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Meet the Australian Park Run Record Holders – one of them is the fastest in the world

Caitlin Adams never expected to set a world record for running. But when it comes to parkrun, everyone has a chance. The 25-year-old clocked a time of 15 minutes and 38 seconds at Lochiel Parkrun, in the northeast of Adelaide, last August. Adelaide runner Caitlin Adams.(Instagram: caitlinadams__) She broke the previous women’s world record, set …

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