Tag Archives: Australias

Australia’s future rugby landscape to be shaped by pay cut talks | Bret Harris | Sport

The good news from Rugby Australia’s annual general meeting on Monday was that the game is still solvent. But after the game’s governing body posted an operating deficit of $9.4m, there are doubts over how much longer that will be the case. The loss might have been expected after a …

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Australia’s Bugs Ruined Madison Prewett’s ‘Surrender’

Australia’s Bugs Ruined Madison Prewett's 'Surrender'

Bachelor Nation is one step closer to finding out who Peter Weber will choose to spend the rest of his life with. During part one of The Bachelor finale, Weber’s final girls got to meet his parents, Barbara and Peter Sr., as well as his baby brother Jack. After a …

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Ellyse Perry ruled out of T20 World Cup as rain threatens Australia’s title defence | Sport

Australia’s bid to win a fifth Women’s Twenty20 World Cup has suffered a blow with all-rounder Ellyse Perry ruled out of the remainder of the tournament due to a serious hamstring injury. Perry hobbled off the pitch during the host nation’s win over New Zealand on Monday after sustaining the …

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Australia’s coronavirus pandemic plan: mass vaccinations and stadium quarantine | World news

Victorian health minister Jenny Mikakos speaks to media at the Royal Children’s hospital to address concerns about growing racism towards hospital staff

Governments may order mass vaccinations of entire suburbs, cities or groups of people; sports stadia may be sequestered as quarantine sites; and police could be ordered to guard critical medical supplies under Australia’s pandemic health plans. Under worst-case scenarios being contemplated by state and federal governments, forecasts say a pandemic …

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Pressure of Women’s T20 World Cup favouritism looms as Australia’s fiercest foe | Melinda Farrell | Sport

Ellyse Perry

Pressure does the strangest things. It melts the coolest of heads, obscures the most obvious move or turns the ball to liquid as hands close around it. Players say they thrive on it, that it brings out the best in them and sometimes they are right. And often wrong. Pressure …

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Tri-series exposed Australia’s flaws but lessons can be learned for T20 World Cup | Megan Schutt | Sport

Our Twenty20 World Cup uniforms have just arrived and it’s pretty special to be able to read Australia on that shirt. We’ve just come off a hard-fought tri-series win, but we’re so ready to begin our campaign. It has been a long series for what was only five games of …

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David Warner and Ellyse Perry scoop Cricket Australia’s top awards | Sport

An emotional David Warner completed a stunning return to international cricket by claiming his third Allan Border medal, finishing a single vote ahead of Steve Smith. Australian cricket’s other highest individual honour went to star women’s allrounder Ellyse Perry, who picked up her third Belinda Clark award with 161 votes. …

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South African teams eclipse Australia’s Super Rugby efforts | Bret Harris | Sport

There have been reports South Africa will leave Sanzaar after the 2023 World Cup to play in an expanded Six Nations tournament – but perhaps the Springboks can have the best of both worlds. The country is committed to Sanzaar until 2025, but that arrangement does not necessarily need to …

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