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Clarkson ‘on the list’ in Giants coaching hunt, says chairman

Greater Western Sydney chairman Tony Shepherd has confirmed four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson will be among the people the Giants talk to as the club begins its search for Leon Cameron’s replacement. Shepherd said the process to find the club’s next coach would begin “pretty quickly”, following Sunday’s loss to top four aspirants Carlton, which […]

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Rampe lining up for 200th game as Swans face ‘litmus test’

As one-time AFL reject Dane Rampe prepares to play his 200th game, the Swans face a three-week stretch which could establish them as genuine top-four contenders. Fifth-placed Sydney meet fourth-placed Carlton in Melbourne on Friday night followed by Richmond (8th) and reigning premiers Melbourne leading into the bye. The availability of midfielder James Rowbottom will […]

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Ponga shines as Knights snap seven-match losing streak

Newcastle have lifted themselves off the bottom of the NRL ladder with a 16-6 victory over the Bulldogs to open Magic Round at Suncorp Stadium, with Kalyn Ponga influential and returning halfback Adam Clune clinching the two points with a late match-winner. In an error-laden affair, the Knights finally applied a finishing move to the […]

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‘I don’t take orders from Nathan Buckley’: Lumumba

Heritier Lumumba says he will not release further recordings, the day after sharing audio of what is claimed to be conversations with his former coach Nathan Buckley. Buckley replied to the tweets shared by Lumumba on Tuesday night “offering him the opportunity” to “put a full and uncut version of our conversations on public record […]