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Ex-Saint Eli Templeton going to be OK after suffering a horrifying head injury during a local footy game

Former St Kilda forward Eli Templeton is set to make a full recovery after being rushed to hospital on Saturday with a suspected skull fracture and concussion. The shocking incident occurred while Templeton was representing the Balwyn Football Club in an Eastern Football League game against Doncaster East, when the 26-year-old was thrust over a …

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Ricky Stuart, punishment, press conference comments, Canberra Raiders, Penrith Panthers, Jaeman Salmon, Phil Gould

Phil Gould says it’s natural for people to be inquisitive about the motivation behind Ricky Stuart’s startling “weak-gutted dog person” takedown of young Panther Jaeman Salmon. But the rugby league icon has implored for the history behind the verbal assault to remain private, insisting “it’s not going to be healthy”. The NRL is set to …

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Rugby league news | Queensland Cup player Michael Purcell dead after car crash

The rugby league community is mourning the death of Queensland Cup flyer Michael Purcell, who died in a car crash on Sunday morning, aged 28. Known as ‘Purcey’ or, more famously, ‘The Kangaroo Catcher’ due to stories of him beating a kangaroo in a race, Purcell was a livewire outside back who had flirted with …

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Carlton skipper Patrick Cripps offered two-match ban for high hit on Callum Ah Chee

Carlton’s hopes of remaining inside the top eight have been dealt a major blow with skipper Patrick Cripps handed a two-match ban for a high hit in the Blues’ loss to the Lions on Sunday. Cripps’ hit on Brisbane’s Callum Ah Chee occurred in the second quarter as the pair chased a ball that was …

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Adelaide Crows bosses pen letter to fans amid pre-season camp saga, Eddie Betts, Bryce Gibbs apology

Adelaide Crows powerbrokers have penned a powerful open letter to the club’s members and fans amid the fallout from the club’s 2018 pre-season camp. Three players – Eddie Betts, Josh Jenkins and Bryce Gibbs – have come out in the last week expressing their disappointment in the camp which took place on the Gold Coast …

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Ricky Stuart banned penalty for Jaeman Salmon weak-dog outburst, video press conference

The NRL will likely deal Raiders coach Ricky Stuart a two-match ban for his extraordinary spray at young Panther Jaeman Salmon, Nine’s Danny Weidler reports. Stuart labelled Salmon a “weak-gutted dog person” in an explosive press conference following Penrith’s win over Canberra on Saturday. The Raiders mentor made the stunning comments when asked about an …

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News, updates, day 11, Hockeyroos v India gold-medal match, diving schedule

Aussies in action (AEST) 6.30pm: Table tennis | Women’s doubles | Gold-medal match Singapore v Australia (Min Hyung Jee, Jian Fang Lay) 7pm: Squash | Women’s doubles plate final Pakistan v Australia (Alex Haydon, Jess Turnbull) 7.05pm: Diving | Mixed synchronised 3m springboard final Shixin Li (male), Maddison Keeney (female) Frazer Tavener (male), Maggie Squire …

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Greatest sports rivalries of all time | Michael Jordan vs Scottie Pippen, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, Steve Waugh and Shane Warne, Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier

It is the bitter feud that Kangaroos games record-holder Brent Harvey says set the club back “four or five years”. Anthony Stevens and Wayne Carey were the two pillars a dominant North Melbourne side was built around throughout a successful run during the 1990s. Both men arrived at the club in 1989 and soon established …

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North Melbourne Kangaroos, Wayne Carey and Anthony Stevens altercation in Melbourne pub

North Melbourne greats Wayne Carey and Anthony Stevens have locked in a nasty altercation at a Melbourne pub on Saturday night. The pair have history after Carey infamously had an affair with Stevens’ wife Kelli in 2002, which tore the club apart. But their relationship had seemingly repaired somewhat in recent years, with the latest …

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