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Crows have earned the right to wear their home strip in the AFL grand final: Andrew Fagan

Adelaide has no intentions of wearing a clash strip in next Saturday’s AFL grand final, saying it has earned the right to wear its traditional guernsey as the highest-ranked team in the premiership playoff. Crows chief executive Andrew Fagan said the only fair answer to any possible jumper clash would be to allow the top-ranked team first choice – as ...

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West Coast to wait until after trade period to determine Sharrod Wellingham’s future

The AFL future of Sharrod Wellingham, Josh Hill and Tom Lamb remains unclear after West Coast pledged to wait until after next month’s trade period to determine if they would be offered new deals. The Eagles were this week quick to end speculation about the status of two of their out-of-contract veterans, with Mark LeCras and Eric Mackenzie earning one-year ...

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Dennis Cometti’s odd assortment of Subiaco Oval memories

Nostalgia has its place and currently Subiaco Oval is nostalgia central. There’s no doubt my fondest memories will always be from Subi because that’s where I saw and felt footy first but I’m also a realist, keen to head east, cross the river and trade decay for decadence. Here I’ve decided to highlight just a few games pivotal and personal ...

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Why Dustin Martin should prepare his Brownlow Medal speech

The fend-off. Is there anything as fun in football?Picture: Getty Images Dustin Martin is set to live up to his status as the shortest-priced favourite in history and shatter Brownlow Medal records on Monday night. The Richmond star is a white-hot $1.03 to win the game’s most prestigious individual honour — a far cry from the $12 on offer back ...

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Wattle Grove store The Bird and Fish Place offers reward after theft of 12ft fibreglass giraffe

The lifesized fibreglass giraffe taken from the Wattle Grove store A Wattle Grove animal supply store is offering a reward for the return of a life-size fibreglass giraffe worth $3400 after it was stolen overnight. The 12ft giraffe was stolen sometime between midnight and 5am this morning from The Bird and Fish Place on Lewis Road. Manager Connie Stevens said ...

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Will this hit cost Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin a grand final?

Will this hit cost Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin a grand final? No Description It’s the contest which could cost Trent Cotchin a grand final. The Richmond skipper will be walking a tightrope should his side beat GWS today after collecting opponent Dylan Shiel in the head while contesting a ground ball in the first quarter at the MCG. Cotchin’s record ...

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WA Government to cover $5 million in WA Football Commission debt for footy deal at Perth Stadium

WA Government to cover $5 million in WA Football Commission debt for footy deal at Perth Stadium WA is the only state to not be given federal funding for a stadium in recent years The State Government will cover more than $5 million in WA Football Commission debt as part of the financial arrangements to shift football to the Perth ...

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WA to vote emphatically in favour of same sex marriage according to new poll

WA voters will emphatically endorse same-sex marriage in the Federal Government’s postal vote, a poll has found. The ReachTel poll, conducted by The West Australian this week, found 63 per cent of voters agreed the law should be changed to allow same-sex marriage, with 37 per cent opposed. More than 90 per cent of the 1723 people polled said they ...

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Altitude worries all in our heads: Cheika

Michael Cheika has challenged the Wallabies to produce the mental strength required to smash their hoodoo on South Africa’s Highveld. Australia has won just three Test matches in the high-altitude cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Bloemfontein – and only one in the last 54 years. But Cheika reckons their poor record isn’t down to the physical challenges of playing 1500m ...

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Waikiki woman charged after allegedly pointing gun at people dining in Rockingham bar

Crash at the corner of Harris and Pembroke in Bicton resulting in fatality possibly due to Police pursuit. The Police car involved. ###Please check legals### Car Rego obscured for sensitivity to family### 12/02/13 Picture : Lincoln Baker/The West Australian. ***Fairfax Online/Financial Review Out*** A 33-year-old Waikiki woman has been charged after she allegedly pointed a gun at people dining in ...

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