Archive for August, 2009

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Young Blues must take chance

AS ONE of only two players to have played finals for Carlton, Blues defender Ryan Houlihan has implored the club’s young stars to make the most of their chance.

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Cross to bear pain for finals

DANIEL Cross was aware of the rumblings his season could be over as he checked in for ankle surgery on August 10.

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Matty, you should go around again

MATTHEW Lloyd should play on at Essendon next year and the Bombers should be doing everything they can to convince him to do so.

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Poor flight path

ELEVEN months ago, Hawthorn was acknowledged in these pages for the grace with which it handled an unexpected premiership win.

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Punters only hot for Crows

A SURGING Adelaide is the only hot favourite in the most open first week of AFL finals for years.

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Birth induced so Bulldog can play

DOCTORS will on Wednesday induce the birth of Western Bulldog Brian Lake’s girl, ensuring the star full-back will be available for the finals.

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Sell-out hitch to live TV

CHANNEL 10 is lobbying to show all its finals live but will not get AFL permission unless Saturday afternoon’s Geelong-Bulldogs game sells out.

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Saints’ guessing games

AN EXPERIENCED finals campaigner like Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse wasn’t going to let this double-edged opportunity slip away.

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Tips land Kev $10,000

KEVIN Ryan has beaten allcomers to be crowned the Herald Sun’s Super Tipping champion.

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English lessons

IT WAS bad enough that England reclaimed the Ashes, now they have done the unthinkable. An Englishman has stolen the SuperCoach crown.

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