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NZ down Aussies for gold in netball

Australia’s netball arch-rivals New Zealand have denied them Commonwealth Games gold for the second straight time, in the most dramatic and gut-wrenching way imaginable. Continue Reading

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Two marathon medals for Australia

Australians Michael Shelley and Lisa Weightman got stronger as the conditions got tougher to claim hard-earned marathon medals at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Continue Reading

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Diamonds to play fast and loose with Silver Ferns

Australian netball coach Norma Plummer has called for the Diamonds to loosen up and use their speed and skills to beat New Zealand in Thursday’s Commonwealth Games gold medal match. Continue Reading

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Deborah Acason, our bronzed Aussie

I had the privilege of talking to Deborah Acason before she went off to the Commonwealth Games. It was fantastic to watch her win the Bronze medal, although there were a few heart stopping moments prior to her lifting 110 kilograms, a Commonwealth Games record. The record was then broken again by the Gold and Silver medallists. Continue Reading

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