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  • AFL Grand Final

    In the red corner we have the heavyweight champion of the AFL, the all-conquering Brisbane Lions. In the blue corner, it is the brash, young upstarts from Victoria Park. Brisbane are the clear cut favourites but the Pies were victorious in their o...

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    Thu 26/09/2002 Comments (2) 21 views

    We have reached the penultimate week of the season and the Magpies are still alive. Who would have thought that? (Certainly not this correspondent). The All Australian team was named on Tuesday night and the selectors pretty much got it right....

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    Mon 23/09/2002 Comments (0) 15 views
  • AFL Finals Review Week 2

    The Magpie Army is out in force after last weeks shock victory over Port Adelaide. It was only the third time a Victorian club has won a final interstate (Hawthorn in 1991, 2001). September is when legends are born and Paul Licuria certainly m...

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    Fri 13/09/2002 Comments (0) 22 views
  • Fanatics ready for open warfare

    Daily Telegraph Saturday, December 12, 1998 FANATICS READY FOR OPEN WARFARE By John Thirsk Australian tennis has its own version of the English “Barmy Army” cricket cheer squad. They are The Fanatics, a 50 strong group ready for batt...

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    Mon 09/09/2002 Comments (0) Warren Livingstone 391 views
  • AFL Finals Week 1

    Spring, is my favourite time of year. Winter is behind us, the weather is picking up and the good horses are back racing, preparing for the Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup. Spring is also Footy Finals time. Eight teams have hung up the boots and ...

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    Fri 06/09/2002 Comments (0) 17 views
  • World Cup 2002

    Football Caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea, was I. As the World Cup got under way, friends hoisted a proposition upon me. A week in a Tuscan villa anyone? 96 degrees, 15 metre azure pool, views of the Umbrian hills? Coupled with th...

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    Thu 05/09/2002 Comments (0) Kati Spencer 36 views

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