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 2019-09-17 11:06 

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Dragons star forward cops first NRLW ban...

St George Illawarra star Teuila Fotu-Moala's NRLW season is over after she became the first player to be suspended in the league's flagship competition for women. The Kiwi prop was on Tuesday night unsuccessful in downgrading a level-two dangerous...

 2019-09-17 10:55 

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Iran confirms detention of Australians...

Iran has acknowledged for the first time that it is holding three Australian nationals, including two with joint British nationality, on suspicion of spying. The semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili as saying t...

 2019-09-17 10:33 

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Car thief who killed boy in crash jailed...

A man fresh out of jail who killed a five-year-old boy when he crashed a stolen car into a family's stationary van has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years, a term the victim's father says is vastly inadequate. Matthew David Molloy had been driv...

 2019-09-17 10:23 

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World Cup winner Vince returns to Sixers...

Limited overs World Cup winner James Vince has re-signed with Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Big Bash League campaign. The 28-year-old played the second half of last season's competition as a replacement for compatriot Joe Denly and impressed in the H...

 2019-09-17 10:01 

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Neymar European suspension cut by a game...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced Paris St Germain striker Neymar's suspension from three to two UEFA games for insulting match officials, CAS said on Tuesday. PSG and the Brazilian had appealed against the three-game ban imposed by Europ...

 2019-09-17 09:50 

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Reef inquiry to hear of farm water impact...

The science around farm water run-off hurting the Great Barrier Reef will come under scrutiny from a federal government-initiated parliamentary inquiry. Queensland LNP senators James McGrath and Susan McDonald on Tuesday won support for the rural and regi...

 2019-09-17 09:06 

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Rebels may yet crack 'business as usual'...

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says it's business as usual after three rebel Liberal MPs withdrew a leadership spill motion against her but, as one supporter says of the government's future, "Who knows what's going to happen?" The Libe...

 2019-09-17 09:06 

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Waerea-Hargreaves banned from NRL prelim...

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves won't play again this year unless the Sydney Roosters make the grand final after he was found guilty of a trip at the NRL judiciary. Facing his fourth conviction of 2019, the prop claimed he'd simply overbalanced when he ma...

 2019-09-17 08:01 

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Teen driver jailed for killing WA grandma...

An inexperienced driver who was speeding when she went through a red light in Perth, causing a crash that killed a 91-year-old great grandmother, will spend just four months in prison but the victim's family say justice has been served. Leeanna Sharon...

 2019-09-17 07:39 

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We'll beat any NRL finals team: Canberra...

Canberra don't care who they play in the NRL preliminary final on Friday week. The Raiders will host South Sydney or Manly in their biggest home game in club history and the players are adamant it won't matter which team comes to the capital. The ...

 2019-09-17 07:39 

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Israelis vote in repeat election...

Israelis have begun voting in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history,...

 2019-09-17 07:30 

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MNL preliminary final preview - Rumbalara v Echuca United...

Rumbalara will have to go through the only team which has taken points off of it this season if it is to book a spot in next week's Murray Netball League decider....

 2019-09-17 07:30 

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Chainsaws stolen by thieves...

Three chainsaws were stolen from an address on the Murray Valley Hwy in Kotupna overnight on September 8. The chainsaws were valued at $1720. Police said they believed the chainsaws were part of a haul thieves intended to steal, loading the victim's t...

 2019-09-17 07:30 

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Bakers take on World Skills challenge at GOTAFE...

The sweet smell of dough wafted through the walls of GOTAFE's Shepparton campus yesterday as bread makers went head to head perfecting their buns.The bread makers were taking part in the Regional World Skills challenge, a competition that tests the sk...

 2019-09-17 07:30 

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Shepparton Netball Association premiers celebrate...

The Shepparton Netball Association season wrapped up at the weekend, with premiers crowned in 10 sections. News photographer Holly Daniel was on hand to capture the smiles of the winners....

 2019-09-17 07:30 

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From high school to the UN Youth Summit...

Seize the day and go for it - even as far as Dubai....

 2019-09-17 07:28 

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Wallabies cousins in World Cup hooker race...

Missing out on a Rugby World Cup start against Fiji will sting for most players in the Wallabies squad but there is a comfort blanket for hookers Tolu Latu and Folau Fainga'a. The pair are second cousins and share a supportive bond that would be rare ...

 2019-09-17 07:06 

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Smith relies on Bart for Sir Rupert Clarke...

Dual state trainer Lindsey Smith will rely on Black Heart Bart as his sole representative in the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield. Smith also nominated Malaguerra but after galloping him on Tuesday he recommended he be retired and owner Bru...

 2019-09-17 07:06 

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Test stars to miss start of One-Day Cup...

NSW will be hit the hardest when Australia's Ashes stars take a well-earned rest during the start of the domestic One Day Cup. Potentially all 16 players who featured in the 2-2 drawn Test series against England will be rested for the start of the 50-...

 2019-09-17 07:06 

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Injuries made AFL Tigers stronger: Edwards...

Richmond are reaping the benefits of players having to step up during their injury riddled AFL season, according to midfielder Shane Edwards. Defender Alex Rance suffered a season-ending ACL tear in round one while captain Trent Cotchin, Jack Riewoldt and...

 2019-09-17 07:00 

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Winter Sessions wrapping up for another season...

After five months of live music in Greater Shepparton, the Winter Sessions will be wrapping up for another year. This weekend sees the final instalment for the season, allowing music lovers to come together in the depths of The Vault to enjoy food and qua...

 2019-09-17 06:55 

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Brad Pitt talks to space station astronaut...

Brad Pitt has traded laughs in a call to the International Space Station with a NASA astronaut, who somersaulted during the zero-gravity interview ahead of this week's release of the actor's new film, the space thriller Ad Astra. Pitt peppered ast...

 2019-09-17 06:45 

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Samadoubt going for hat-trick at Randwick...

Bjorn Baker has started the season better than any other since he took up training in Sydney after a stint with his father Murray in New Zealand. The flag bearer for his Warwick Farm stable has been surprise packet Samadoubt who is so far a Group One and ...

 2019-09-17 06:45 

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Ex-staffers charged with Qld college fraud...

A former principal and his family siphoned $4.6 million from a private school south of Brisbane so they could buy expensive artwork and fund luxury trips to Europe and Asia, a court has been told. Paul Thomson, 75, was arrested on Tuesday morning at his C...

 2019-09-17 06:22 

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Man admits smuggling heroin into Victoria...

A drug smuggler has admitted concealing heroin inside his body in a bid to outsmart border authorities at a Victorian airport. The plan failed and Gunalan Subramaniam, 39, has pleaded guilty to importing a marketable quantity of drugs into Avalon Airport ...

 2019-09-17 06:22 

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Bombers take risk with AFL succession plan...

Nailed by Sydney, botched by Collingwood and somewhere in between at Melbourne, coaching succession plans are a rarely-utilised and risky option for AFL clubs. Get it right and you can set up a period of sustained success like at the Swans, where John Lon...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

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Hyundai invest $6.2m in share-car tech...

Hyundai will pour millions into Australian company Car Next Door in a bid to bolster its share-car credentials. The South Korean manufacturer, the fifth most sold brand in Australia over the 12 months to January, on Tuesday committed to investing a furthe...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

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BHP cuts CEO's pay after miner's death...

BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie had his compensation slashed last year following the death of a coalminer in Queensland last December. Mr Mackenzie received $US1.7 million ($A2.5 million) in base salary, with bonuses that brought his compensation pac...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

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Bombers give Daniher space to mull future...

Essendon are giving injury-plagued forward Joe Daniher space to consider his AFL future amidst speculation he will seek a trade to Sydney. Daniher has endured a wretched run with osteitis pubis over the past two years that has restricted him to just 11 ga...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

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High Court receives appeal bid from Pell...

Pedophile cardinal George Pell has lodged a special leave application with the High Court to try to challenge his convictions for sexually abusing boys. The High Court on Tuesday confirmed it had received the application through its Melbourne registry. Th...

 2019-09-17 05:49 

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Boks and All Blacks can't be separated...

Rugby's greatest rivalry is well and truly back, according to Springboks halfback Faf de Klerk, who reckons tactical subtlety will decide their sumptuous World Cup showdown with the All Blacks. The tournament should come alive in Yokohama on Saturday ...

 2019-09-17 05:49 

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Tough talking has Souths back on NRL track...

Some tough talking has helped get South Sydney back on track for Friday's NRL finals clash with Manly after a shattering loss against their local rivals. The Rabbitohs were thrashed 30-6 by Sydney Roosters last Friday and now face a sudden death semi-...

 2019-09-17 05:49 

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Underworld figure set to admit drug crash...

A Melbourne underworld figure is expected to admit to driving while on drugs after allegedly crashing a car into a roundabout at 209 km/h. Nabil Maghnie had allegedly denied being behind the wheel at the time of the crash at Woodstock on May 25, despite b...

 2019-09-17 05:38 

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Spring campaign over for Scales Of Justice...

Trainer Lindsay Smith has decided to bypass the remainder of the spring with Memsie Stakes winner Scales Of Justice. Trained from Smith's Warrnambool base, Scales Of Justice won the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield first-up, then two starts later won M...

 2019-09-17 05:38 

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Victorian premier the highest-paid in Aust...

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has become the highest-paid of any Australian state or territory leader, with an annual salary of $422,562. The Labor leader this week leap-frogged his counterparts in NSW, Queensland and South Australia in the pay stakes ...

 2019-09-17 05:16 

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Higgins locks in new AFL deal with Roos...

With his AFL future secured at North Melbourne, Shaun Higgins has moved to set the record straight about the protracted contract negotiations that fed speculation he was off to Geelong. Higgins joined ruckman Todd Goldstein in shunning interest from the C...

 2019-09-17 05:16 

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Storm back defence to stop rampant Eels...

Melbourne are confident Parramatta won't be able to repeat their dazzling try-scoring feats when they clash in their sudden-death NRL semi-final on Saturday night. The Eels ran in 11 tries in their 58-0 thrashing of Brisbane to advance to an AAMI Park...

 2019-09-17 05:05 

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Jennings reaps NRL finals reward with Eels...

Michael Jennings' call to turn down better money and job security at Newcastle has proven the right one as the Parramatta star prepares for his 15th NRL finals appearance. Jennings will run out on Saturday night in Melbourne as Parramatta's most e...

 2019-09-17 05:00 

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2019 GVL Vote Count Replay...

Missed the Goulburn Valley League's vote count? Catch up on all the action with our replay of Monday's event....

 2019-09-17 04:54 

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Morrison to get red carpet treatment in US...

Donald Trump will pull out all the stops to give Scott Morrison the kind of brassy, pageant-filled welcome only the United States can give. The US president will host the prime minister in Washington DC this week for formal meetings and an official state ...

 2019-09-17 04:54 

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Mass kill threat accused makes bail bid...

A man accused of threatening to commit a "Bourke Street-style" mass killing wants mental health support and hasn't been able to access enough of it in custody, his mother says. Stephen Macras, 33, appeared by video link in the County Court of ...

 2019-09-17 04:54 

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The Bostonian ready to fire fresh in Moir...

New Zealand sprinter The Bostonian is primed to replicate his Brisbane winter form when he heads to Melbourne for the Moir Stakes. The Tony Pike-trained five-year-old will arrive in Australia on Wednesday to get ready for the Group One Moir Stakes (1000m)...

 2019-09-17 04:54 

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NSW Liberal urges abortion debate respect...

A senior NSW Liberal MP has urged his colleagues to take the politics out of the abortion laws debate and respect the views of all parliamentarians as they discuss amendments to the controversial bill. NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance called for MP...

 2019-09-17 04:43 

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Fearless Manly brush 6-year stadium hoodoo...

Manly have declared themselves ready to prove they fear no team, venue or scenario as they plot to extend their unlikely NRL finals run. Injury-riddled and written off before the finals began, Manly's attention has turned firmly to South Sydney for Fr...

 2019-09-17 04:32 

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Import impresses in Caulfield jump-out...

Trainer Robert Hickmott is pleased with what he has seen in a jump-out from imported galloper Django Freeman at Caulfield. Purpose-bought for the major spring carnival races, Tuesday's jump-out over 800m at Caulfield was the first serious hit-out Hick...

 2019-09-17 04:32 

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Victorian man jailed for sex with girl 13...

A Victorian man has been jailed after using social media to lure a 13-year-old girl and her friend into having sex with him. Matthew Jenkins, 24, used Facebook and its messenger app to talk with the teenager between January and October 2018. The girl and ...

 2019-09-17 04:10 

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Rabbitohs pair set to go for NRL final...

South Sydney star Dane Gagai has declared himself fit for Friday's NRL semi-final against Manly after making a full recovery from his hamstring injury. Gagai missed last week's qualifying final loss against rivals Sydney Roosters but completed tra...

 2019-09-17 04:00 

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Kyabram's Mick Mattingly wins Morrison Medal...

LEADERBOARD...

 2019-09-17 04:00 

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Shepparton United's Jessie Barnes wins Wellman Family Medal...

LEADERBOARD...

 2019-09-17 04:00 

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Finley's big man set to miss Geelong's preliminary final...

A decorated Goulburn Murray product dominated headlines in the second weekend of the AFL finals series after an incident on Friday night....

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