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Ian Ransom

Flying Fijians ready to punish Wallaby mistakes - Dwyer

Sep 20 2019

MELBOURNE A fast and furious Fiji stand poised to derail Australia's campaign for a third World Cup triumph unless Michael Cheika's side can avoid their self-sabotaging tendency to cough up possession, according to former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer.

Dwyer backs South Africa in calling out referee bias

Sep 19 2019

MELBOURNE World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer has backed South Africa's calls for more balanced officiating at the World Cup and said referees have failed to crack down on negative tactics employed by the dominant All Blacks for a number of years.

Smith continues to paper over Australia's batting cracks

Sep 14 2019

Such is Steve Smith's dominance during a stellar Ashes campaign, his dismissal for 80 on day two at The Oval was something of a triumph for England's dogged pacemen and a cause for celebration in the British media.

Unfancied Wallabies look to reprise 2015 revival in Japan

Sep 13 2019

MELBOURNE Bookmakers hate them, their fans are sceptical and the Wallabies have won barely a third of their tests in the last two seasons.

Arnold says his Socceroos will be 'greatest' ever

Aug 30 2019

MELBOURNE Australia coach Graham Arnold has doubled down on his high aspirations for his rebuilding squad, declaring they will become the nation's "greatest ever" Socceroos team under his watch.

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game

Aug 23 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators.

Cricket: Cummins looms as Australia's strike weapon against England

Jul 29 2019

MELBOURNE Since carrying the drinks during the 2015 Ashes series, Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been counting the days until his chance to launch himself at Joe Root's England on their home pitches.

Cricket: Cummins looms as Australia's strike weapon against England

Jul 29 2019

MELBOURNE Since carrying the drinks during the 2015 Ashes series, Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been counting the days until his chance to launch himself at Joe Root's England on their home pitches.

Cricket-Cummins looms as Australia's strike weapon against England

Jul 29 2019

MELBOURNE, July 29 Since carrying the drinks during the 2015 Ashes series, Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been counting the days until his chance to launch himself at Joe Root's England on their home pitches.

Surprises in store as World Cup casts shadow over Rugby Championship

Jul 16 2019

MELBOURNE With the Rugby Championship being seen as little more than a World Cup warmup for the southern hemisphere's top four nations the abridged tournament could produce a surprise or two amid the tinkering with tactics and selections.

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