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Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in first Test

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has led by example, hitting a sparkling 122 to help Sri Lanka to secure a six-wicket victory against New Zealand in the opening Test at Galle. Chasing 268 runs to go 1-0 up in the two-Test series, Karunaratne’s 161-run opening stand with Lahiru Thirimanne (64) set the …

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Bulldogs belt GWS, jump into AFL top eight

The Western Bulldogs have barged through an open door into the AFL’s top eight to join Brisbane and Richmond as the big winners from round 22. A topsy-turvy minor round is set for a grandstand finish with every position in the top eight affected by next weekend’s results. While seven …

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Injury takes toll on NRL top eight hopes

They may be in the top eight but Cronulla’s finals hopes may hinge on X-factor Matt Moylan after he became yet another high-profile victim in a brutal NRL round. The Sharks leapfrogged Penrith into eighth with three rounds left following a controversial 18-12 home win over arch rivals St George …

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Farmer’s bluetooth gate in the works

During his two-year stint farming at Hyden, software engineer-turned farmer Tyron Utley has opened and closed enough gates to last a lifetime. With 13 years of experience as a software engineer under his belt, Mr Utley has gone to the drawing board to create a bluetooth gate opener for farm …

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Lightning, Swifts to battle for top spot

A stirring comeback victory by Sunshine Coast Lightning has set up a thrilling conclusion to the Super Netball season with the race for playoff positions going down to the wire. Following the penultimate round of the regular season, the Lightning and NSW Swifts are guaranteed to finish as the top …

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