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Underdog Raiders claim popular sentiment for NRL grand final against the Roosters

Roosters, Raiders out to make history in NRL grand final The Roosters are aiming to win back-to-back titles for the first time in the NRL era, while Canberra will be looking to end a 25-year premiership drought in the 2019 NRL grand final. Canberra Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker stops short of describing his side’s NRL […]

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Roosters beat Raiders to win NRL grand final

The Sydney Roosters have become the first team to defend the premiership since 1992-93 after claiming a controversial 14-8 NRL grand final win over Canberra. The Roosters, mocked by rival fans for a salary cap sombrero and even getting an endorsement from NRL boss Todd Greenberg this week for their roster management, are back-to-back premiers. […]

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All Blacks v Namibia: Stunning try gets Steve Hansen fist-pumping at RWC

All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara scores the try of the tournament during big win over Namibia in Tokyo. The try of the day. The try of the tournament? The best try in Rugby World Cups? A contender for the greatest try ever seen? It takes something extraordinary to get much reaction out of All Blacks […]

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Cricket: Taradale Cricket Club etch name on inaugural Taupō T20 tournament

Taradale premier men’s club cricketers have made their intentions clear this summer after winning the inaugural Lake Taupō CC Spring Twenty20 Cup today. The You Travel-sponsored Maroons beat the hosts by 51 runs at the Owen Delany Park after scoring 132-8 in their allotted 20 overs before skittling their opponents for 81 runs. Having won […]

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Williamson hails New Zealand’s mental strength as they book their World Cup final place

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson looked remarkably calm for a man who had ridden an emotional rollercoaster. Williamson (67) and Ross Taylor (77) top scored for New Zealand as they scored 239-8 Bowlers Matt Henry and Trent Boult then reduced India to 24-4 after 10 overs on their way to an 18 run win The […]

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Lord’s Inspires Young Cricketers to Follow in England’s World Cup Victory

Following a sensational ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final at Lord’s Cricket Ground, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) opened up the Cricket Academy yesterday to children from across London, for the opportunity to pick up a bat and ball and follow in the footsteps of their cricketing heroes. From England’s inspiring victory in front of a […]

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Cricket World Cup the 10 teams involved are

Cricket World Cup the 10 teams involved are – England, Australia, India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Pakistan, New Zealand and West Indies

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picked out half-a-dozen ODIs that came down to the tightest of margins

England’s Super Over victory in the World Cup final brought to an end one of the most close-fought – and controversial – contests in cricket’s history. Was it the greatest game? Well, that’s for you to decide. But there have been a few others that come close. We’ve picked out half-a-dozen ODIs that came down […]

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Redemption is ‘not a word I’ll ever use’: Ben Stokes on World Cup final glory

Redemption is ‘not a word I’ll ever use’: Ben Stokes on World Cup final glory Ben Stokes has said that redemption “is not a word I’ll ever use”, in the wake of his starring role in England’s triumph in the World Cup final against New Zealand on Sunday. Stokes was named Player of the Match […]

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Neesham’s tribute to coach who passed away during World Cup Super Over

Neesham’s tribute to coach who passed away during World Cup Super Over Jimmy Neesham has paid tribute to his former high-school cricket coach who passed away during the closing stages of the World Cup final on Sunday when Neesham carried New Zealand to the brink of the title. David Gordon worked at Auckland Grammar School […]