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‘Absolute disgrace’ – Bok fans rage over Eben Etzebeth yellow

10:13 am, 25 September 2022 They may have won the game, but Springboks’ supporters were left more than a little miffed after talismanic lock Eben Etzebeth was yellowed carded for pushing an obstructing player of his way. Etzebeth was sin-binned after pushing the Argentinian player out of the road as he advanced towards Emiliano Boffelliwho …

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Alligator Blood confirms Cox Plate claims with Underwood triumph

Alligator Blood showed there’s only one way to answer serious questions in Sunday’s Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Sandown. Was Alligator Blood up to Cox Plate standard? Was Alligator Blood capable of measuring up at a distance further than 1600m? The five-year-old produced affirmative answers to both questions with his determined win over 1800m in …

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Alligator Blood confirms Cox Plate claims with Underwood triumph

Alligator Blood showed there’s only one way to answer serious questions in Sunday’s Group 1 Underwood Stakes at Sandown. Was Alligator Blood up to Cox Plate standard? Was Alligator Blood capable of measuring up at a distance further than 1600m? The five-year-old produced affirmative answers to both questions with his determined win over 1800m in …

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Sven Goran Eriksson reflects on 2006 World Cup scandal, defends Victoria Beckham

Sven Goran Eriksson reflects on 2006 World Cup scandal, defends Victoria Beckham Sven Goran-Eriksson has extended his support for victoria Beckham, Coleen Rooney, and the rest of the 2006 World Cup WAGs brigade after they were accused of stealing the spotlight. The Swedish football manager, 74, insisted that the group was doing ‘totally normal things’ …

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Uproar over ‘disgraceful’ drama in preliminary final

The Parramatta Eels beat North Queensland in controversial scenes in the NRL preliminary final. Image: Getty NRL fans and commentators are crying foul after the Parramatta Eels advanced to the grand final in controversial scenes against the Cowboys. Parramatta’s quest to end a 36-year premiership drought remains alive after the Eels beat North Queensland 24-20 …

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Highlanders heading back to Invercargill for home match in 2023 Super Rugby Pacific

Joe Allison / Getty Images New Highlanders head coach Clarke Dermody has pointed the way back to Invercargill for a match in 2023. Clarke Dermody was never going to bypass his home-town Invercargill in his first campaign as Highlanders head coach for the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season. Sure enough, the southern franchise have confirmed …

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