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  1. As GWS Giants academy spreads, so does rival AFL clubs' angerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Age

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  2. Dead rubber the last shot for makeshift home XIRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Adelaide Oval concludes Australia's home international season the day after the drop-in pitches have been removed from the MCG, and the night before the Test team starts a series in India. These two events say much about how football has encroached upon the traditional Australian season, and also about why the international schedule is in serious need of greater context and better organisation.

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  3. Stanlake cashes in on new found fameRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Australia has lost its way in Twenty20 but big Billy Stanlake feels like a rolled gold winner after coming from the clouds to clinch international debuts and an Indian Premier League pay cheque. Stanlake, 22, has extra beer money after Virat Kohli's 2016 IPL runner-up Royal Challengers Bangalore picked up the 204cm speedster for $58,000 in the 2017 player auction.

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  4. Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I at Adelaide: Likely XI for both teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    The defeat at Geelong has extended Sri Lanka's domination over Australia by 5-0 in T20I cricket Down Under, and the hosts are presented with an opportunity to dig deep A Getty Images Sri Lanka will eye a historic clean-sweep over the second-string Australian side in a three-match series, when the two teams clash in the third and final T20I at the Adelaide Oval. Sri Lanka have taken an unassailable lead in the three-match series by 2-0, having won two thrilling games against the hosts who are without their preferred XI.

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  5. Referee officiates under-18 final tieRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    McLoughlin was handed the opportunity to officiate the under-18 division one grand final at the Basketball Victoria Country State Championships between Echuca and Geelong at Shepparton on Sunday. He has been a regular Country Basketball League referee and has previously officiated at the Australian Junior Country Basketball Cup.

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  6. BRIEFLYRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Rad Belgrade's match against visiting city rivals Partizan was marred by racist incidents and a player brawl on Sunday when Serbia's top flight resumed after a two-month winter break. Partizan's Brazilian midfielder Everton Luiz was subjected to monkey chants from Rad fans throughout the match and made an obscene gesture after the final whistle, prompting the home team's players to confront him.

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  7. Tough questions to be asked after T20 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    Cricket: David Warner says the Australian team won't be engaging in any verbal warfare with Indian superstar Virat Kohli. EVEN Aaron Finch wasn't sure what to make of what happened in Geelong on Sunday night, or what it means for his national Twenty20 side, or the point of this series.

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  8. A French accent? Holden's latest upheavalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Mercury

    Holdens of the future could have French flair if Peugeot-Citroen buys General Motors' German brand Opel this week. Photo: Supplied.

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  9. Australia's Victoria to get its first large-scale solar plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    After years of unfulfilled promises, Victoria, Australia, is on the cusp of getting its first large-scale solar power stations. Three farms in the state's northwest are promised to be operating by the start of next year.

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  10. 'It just blows me away': Judge stunned by church's legal aid to paedophileRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

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  11. Cricket Australia 'really pleased' with Geelong Twenty20 international crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Cricket Australia says it was "really pleased" with the crowd for Sunday night's Twenty20 international in Geelong despite the attendance being smaller than at any AFL home and away game played at the venue in more than 25 years. Not helped by a day of persistent drizzle, 13,647 ventured to Kardinia Park for the historic double-header in which Australia hosted New Zealand and Sri Lanka in women's and men's T20 matches respectively.

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  12. Australia v Sri Lanka T20 series: Two-team Australia must be hit for sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    A cramped fixture and the need to host reciprocal matches will hopefully be eased when the new future tours program is released by the International Cricket Council. For the second time in Victoria this weekend, Australia's understudy Twenty20 team has lost a match to Sri Lanka at the death.

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  13. Asela seals it for Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    Geelong: Asela Gunaratne slammed a pulse-racing 84 to power Sri Lanka to a last-ball victory against Australia here on Sunday, clinching the T20I series for the visitors. Gunaratne pounded the Australian bowlers with five sixes and six fours off 46 balls to get the Sri Lankans home by two wickets that led to scenes of jubilation at the visitors' camp.

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  14. Gunaratne inspires Sri Lanka to series victory over AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Rediff.com

    The touring side needed 48 runs off the last three overs to clinch the series and Gunaratne, who smashed five sixes and six fours, led them home. Australia got off to a flying start, hitting 60 runs in the first six overs, and although medium-pacer Nuwan Kulasekara took four wickets, Moises Henriques made an unbeaten 56 off 37 balls to lift the hosts to a decent total of 173.

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  15. 'It was like we were playing in Sri Lanka' - GunaratneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Cricketer International

    A partisan Melbourne crowd played its part in Sri Lanka's exquisite series victory, Asela Gunaratne said after his unbeaten knock of 84 from 46 balls in only his sixth T20 international propelled Sri Lanka to their 174 target in Geelong . Partisan because although the first two T20s were ostensibly away matches, Sri Lanka's limited-overs games in Melbourne have long attracted booming support from the large Sri Lankan population in the city.

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  16. Sport24.co.za | Gunaratne fireworks win T20 series for Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News24

    Asela Gunaratne slammed a pulse-racing 84 to power Sri Lanka to a last-ball victory against Australia on Sunday, clinching their Twenty20 series. Gunaratne pounded the Australian bowlers with five sixes and six fours off 46 balls to get the Sri Lankans home by two wickets to scenes of wild jubilation at Geelong.

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  17. Sri Lanka take unbeatable 2-0 lead against Australia with narrow Geelong Twenty20 winRead the original story

    Sunday | Newkerala.com

    Melbourne [Australia], Feb.19 : Sri Lanka on Sunday took an unbeatable two nil lead against Australia in a three-match Twenty20 international series through a two wicket win in Geelong. The Lankans, chasing an Australian score of 173, scored 178 for the loss of eight wickets, and had middle order batsman Asela Gunaratne to thank for his swashbuckling innings of 84 not out.

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  18. Gunaratne secures T20 victory for Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    He hit the match-winning boundary off the last ball on Sunday night to cap his outstanding 84no from 46 balls, as Sri Lanka snatched the win from the home team's grasp. Sri Lanka have an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the series ahead of Wednesday's last game at Adelaide Oval.

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  19. Anna Peterson becomes 1st New Zealand women's cricketer to take hat-trick in ODIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CricketCountry.com

    During the second Twenty20 International between Australia Women and New Zealand Women at Simonds Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria, Anna Peterson became the sixth bowler to take a hat-trick in women's ODIs. Anna bowled only one over in which she managed to take the hat-trick by conceding only 2 runs.

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  20. Kiwi hat-trick thwarts Southern StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Mercury

    ANNA Peterson's hat-trick trumped Molly Strano's record Australian bowling figures as New Zealand levelled their T20 series with a rain-affected win in Geelong. Peterson bowled her only over at the end of the Australian innings, with the home side needing 11 to win.

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