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Pre-season favourites Fremantle end AFLW season with a 54-point hiding from Melbourne

Fremantle’s disappointing AFL Women’s season ended with a whimper in a record 54-point thrashing at the hands of high-flying Melbourne at Casey Fields on Saturday. The Dockers were missing injured captain Kara Donellan and struggled from the outset, conceding five first-quarter goals as the Demons ran up a record score in their 11.4 (70) to 2.4 (16) triumph. The thumping ...

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Virat Kohli’s horror series continues with yet another cheap dismissal

Virat Kohli antagonised Australia from the balcony of the hosts’ change room in Ranchi, but the visitors dismissed India’s captain cheaply for a fifth time in the four-Test series. A smirking Kohli emerged on day three of the third Test to clap and cheer an unsuccessful review by the visitors. The crucial moment came at the end of the 58th ...

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Claremont down East Fremantle by 62 points, Tom Lee kicks five goals on return

Claremont have made a winning start under new coach Darren Harris, surviving a slow start to belt East Fremantle by 62 points at East Fremantle Oval. The Sharks booted the first four goals of the game within the first 13 minutes, but it was largely one-way traffic from there on the way to the 19.9 (123) to 9.7 (61) result. ...

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Xavier Ellis the match-winner as Swan Districts open season with 83-71 win over Perth

Boom recruit Xavier Ellis booted four goals in a match-winning debut as Swan Districts overcame an early scare to post a 12-point win over a gallant Perth at Steel Blue Oval on Saturday. Swans conceded the first four goals of the match before scoring in an extraordinary opening quarter that lasted 38 minutes and featured 12 goals. But the hosts’ ...

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Man shot dead at Paris airport

UPDATE: A man has been shot dead after trying to seize a weapon from a soldier guarding Paris’ Orly Airport. A French national police official said the incident occurred this morning (this afternoon, Perth time) at Orly. French media reports said the man seized the weapon and tried to flee before being shot. The soldier was part of the Sentinel ...

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Drama as police chase car through suburban Perth

UPDATE: A vehicle pursuit has ended after police chased a car for almost three hours through the Perth metropolitan area. A police spokesman said the pursuit started at 2pm at Warnbro Sound Avenue before heading north along the Kwinana Freeway towards the South Street exit. The car was turned around and headed back south along the freeway before taking a ...

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Masterstroke move leads to scintillating win for Royal Star at Ascot

Quality filly Royal Star rocketed into WA Oaks favouritism with a scintillating win in today’s Listed Natasha Stakes (2200m) at Ascot. In a surprise move, the heavily backed Royal Star ($2.90-$2.20 favourite) was sent forward by champion jockey William Pike to take the lead in the early stages. But it proved a masterstroke, with Royal Star shooting clear of her ...

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Family appeal for help in Coolbellup death investigation

Not a day goes by that Emerald Baz is not tormented by the mystery surrounding the death of her husband Ian Baz Bosch, who was fatally stabbed in November. During an appeal for any witnesses to come forward, Ms Baz, 41, said the tragic death of her estranged husband, who was stabbed while waiting at a bus stop near Coolbellup ...

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What is the Giant’s Causeway?

Giant’s Causeway, Co. Antrim. Picture: Tourism Ireland News of this extraordinary discovery spread throughout Britain. An amazing natural phenomenon in Northern Ireland had been found and there was much argument as to who or what created it. Did men with picks and chisels build it or perhaps a giant? What is it? This natural phenomenon is known as the Giant’s ...

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New shellfish akoya to be unveiled at Great Southern festival

People will be able to taste a new WA shellfish for the first time at this year’s IGA Taste Great Southern festival. Called akoya, the shellfish from the Great Southern are grown in the cool, clean waters of the southern ocean off the coast of Albany using environmentally sustainable farming practices. The mild temperatures, abundance of food and pristine water ...

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