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Roos defender accepts ban, five others fined

North Melbourne defender Flynn Perez has accepted the one-match suspension offered by the match review officer following Saturday’s defeat to Hawthorn. It will be only the second senior match Perez has missed since his return to the team in Round 4. The 20-year-old has been a near-constant this season, after back-to-back anterior cruciate ligament ruptures …

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AFL investigating alleged incident involving Richmond AFL coach Damien Hardwick

The AFL is investigating an incident in which Richmond coach Damien Hardwick was allegedly involved in an exchange of words with Williamstown players during a heated VFL clash on Saturday. Key points: The incident was alleged to have taken place following a melee in the match. The AFL says it is seeking “further information” Richmond …

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AFL news 2022: Essendon Bombers slammed for Collingwood result, daming vision exposed

Essendon’s leaders and coaches have come under fire from Fox Footy’s. First Crack team for its late game management of Sunday’s epic four-point loss to Collingwoodsaying they “had no idea what to do”. The Bombers trailed by 37 points at quarter time of the MCG contest before they came charging back into the game in …

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Bulldogs forward Cody Wannell sent straight to the NRL judiciary for alleged eye-gouge.

A post-match apology didn’t impact the NRL match review committee who have referred Bulldogs forward Corey Waddell directly to the judiciary for an allegedly eye-gouging Gold Coast captain Tino Fa’asuamaleaui on Sunday. An apologetic Waddell has denied he eye-gouged Fa’asuamaleaui and insisted he made accidental contact after attempting to bring the star forward to the …

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Pucovski in frame for India Tests with development tour

Will Pucovski remains firmly on the radar of national selectors with the Victorian batting prodigy one of eight young talents off to India next month as part of a development tour. Pucovski missed all bar three of Victoria’s matches last season following his latest concussion setback but returned to the field at the back end …

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‘Few can understand’ pressure on No.1 draft pick Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Western Bulldogs coaches encouraged No.1 draft pick Jamarra Ugle-Hagan to balance team-first football with embracing “individualism” in the weeks leading into his breakout five-goal game. The 20-year-old’s captivating performance on Saturday night, including kicking three of the Dogs’ five last quarter goals as they chased down Melbourne, was comfortably the best of his 17-game career. …

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Tobi Amusan smashes 100m hurdles world record, debate erupts at World Athletics Championships

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan set a new world record in the women’s 100m hurdles at the World Athletics championships in Eugene on Monday — but it sparked plenty of debate. In the first track event of the final session of the 10th day of competition, Amusan streaked to a winning time of 12.12 seconds in the …

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Muhammad Ali’s Rumble in the Jungle belt sells at auction for $8.9 million

Muhammad Ali’s championship belt from his 1974 Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight title fight against George Foreman has sold at auction for $US6.18 million ($8.93 million). Key points: The belt will tour the US after being purchased by Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay. Irsay said he was proud to be the belt’s “steward”. An auction …

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