Fractured patella sidelines Carlton’s Charlie Curnow

Carlton forward Charlie Curnow faces a significantly disrupted pre-season after fracturing his patella in an accident unrelated to football. The star Blue will undergo surgery on Thursday after the injury mishap caused by slipping on tiles on Wednesday. Injury setback: Charlie Curnow.Credit:AAP Carlton said that while the injury happened to the same knee on which he had surgery in the post-season, […]

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Niners to pack punch for Green Bay

IT is heating up on the gridiron with the NFL play-offs looming large, and on Monday morning we may get a preview of the NFC Championship game. San Francisco have exceeded expectations this season and sit on top of the conference with a 9-1 record – their best start to a campaign since 1990 when the likes of legends Joe […]

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‘Feeling really good’: Roberton primed for 2020 return

Dylan Roberton expects to be available for St Kilda's opening match next year after he missed almost two full seasons due to a heart condition. The 28-year-old has not played since round four of the 2018 season, when he collapsed during the game against Geelong. St Kilda’s Dylan Roberton is making progress and expects to be back for the 2020 […]

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Bulldogs finalise sale of poker machines

The Western Bulldogs have officially exited the poker machine industry after finalising the sale of their two pokies venues. Chief executive Ameet Bains announced on Wednesday that the Melbourne Racing Club had purchased the Bulldogs’ 65 gaming machine licences at Club Leeds in Footscray and Peninsula Club in Dromana. Bulldogs president Peter Gordon has been outspoken against gambling’s involvement in […]

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Holmes to return to NRL for 2020: reports

Valentine Holmes is set to return to the NRL and take up a reported $1 million a year payday with the North Queensland Cowboys, according to reports. The former Sharks star left rugby league in order to try his hand at the NFL and made the New York Jets squad as part of the International Player Pathways. It comes after […]

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Strong Hawks on track for Dingley relocation by end of 2022

After recording another multi-million dollar profit Hawthorn say they are on track to build their elite training, administration and community centre in Dingley by the end of 2022, with close to $29 million already gained via fundraising to pay for the ambitious project. The Hawks have declared the next six months as being critical to realising their vision as they […]

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NRL cult sensation’s mystery infection

Parramatta officials insisted Maika Sivo fly home from Fiji for an operation on his hand after a mystery infection flared up on his return home to the Pacific island village of Momi. “Maika went to hospital in Fiji after it flared up. He then contacted the Eels and they requested he fly back to Sydney. He got home Monday night […]

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