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Bailey Banfield dropped by Fremantle Dockers just three games after starring role in win over Brisbane

Fremantle have dropped in-form forward Bailey Banfield for their clash against Port Adelaide at Optus Stadium on Sunday. Banfield was one of two outs for the Dockers with Liam Henry, arguably coming off his best performance at AFL level against Carlton last week, ruled out with a hamstring injury. No Fremantle player has kicked more …

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House That! Basketball legend Luc Longley’s nets South Fremantle home

Some places have a way of getting under your skin. For basketball legend Luc Longley, that place is South Fremantle. More specifically, it is Walker Street, South Fremantle. Longley has just bought a home on the street, where he and his wife, celebrity chef Anna Gare, will occasionally live when not at their other home …

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Andy Murray, Emma Raducanu lose in Wimbledon second round, with Murray unsure whether he will play again at SW19

The recurring cries of “Come on, Andy!” at center court meandered somewhere along the continuum from pushing to pleading as two-time champion Andy Murray’s shortest stay at Wimbledon came to a close. Key points: Three-time grand slam singles title winner Andy Murray may have played his last match at Wimbledon The British star lost in …

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Ajla Tomljanovic beats 18th seed Jil Teichmann at Wimbledon, only Australian woman to reach second round in singles

Thriving under the pressure, Ajla Tomljanovic has saved Australia from a women’s wipe-out with an impressive first-round Wimbledon victory. Key points: Ajla Tomljanovic is the only Australian woman into the second round at Wimbledon She will next face American qualifier Catherine Harrison after defeating Swiss 18th seed Jil Teichmann Australians Daria Saville, Astra Sharma Zoe …

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Thanasi Kokkinakis wins in Wimbledon first round to set up blockbuster meeting with Novak Djokovic on mixed day for Aussies

Thanasi Kokkinakis “can’t wait” after breaking his Wimbledon hoodoo to set up a second-round blockbuster with three-time defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic. Key points: Kokkinakis was the only Australian to advance on day one of Wimbledon and will face reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic in the second round James Duckworth’s centre-court clash …

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New South Wales Blues fans get engaged as team levels State of Origin season at Optus Stadium

As if watching their side romp to a series-levelling win in Sunday night’s State of Origin blockbuster wasn’t enough, a pair of mad New South Wales fans are celebrating their engagement, which was sealed on the steps of Optus Stadium. As a Nathan Cleary masterclass put Queensland on their knees, a Blues fan took a …

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Ben O’Shea: Would it be worse if the State of Origin flasher was a man?

Let’s be clear on one thing – whatever you read below should not be taken as an endorsement or encouragement of the practice of flashing, which was on display at the State of Origin clash at Optus Stadium on Sunday. It’s unacceptable, and, in certain circumstances, carries significant penalties. That said, it’s unlikely there’ll be …

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