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Monday, September 27, 2010

Mark Bomber Thompson Director Of Coaching At Essendon


Sounds like the drums are beating ...

Quote:

ESSENDON appears poised to leave Geelong in turmoil, after pulling off a massive coup by poaching dual Cats premiership coach Mark Thompson back to Windy Hill.

Thompson, a past Essendon captain, dual best-and-fairest winner and multiple premiership player, has agreed to work as James Hird's boss in what is an extraordinary boost for the flagging Bombers, which have lost their way since Kevin Sheedy was axed three years ago.

The imminent announcement that Thompson will next year be the Bombers' director of coaching, above senior coach-in-waiting James Hird, is expected to rock the foundations of Skilled Stadium, where Thompson is contracted as the Cats' senior coach for another season.

Geelong has long maintained an emphatic stance that Thompson would not be leaving this year.


source - full article

North hits timely ton as first Test draws near - Sydney Morning Herald

via Sports - Google News on 26/09/10


The Age

North hits timely ton as first Test draws near
Sydney Morning Herald
Inflicting pain . . . Tim Paine got some valuable time at the crease with 45 runs as Australia piled on 505 against an Indian Board XI. Photo: AFP CHANDIGARH: Marcus North has secured a much-needed century as Australia continued to dominate their tour ...
'Vulnerable' North hits timely ton to silence criticsThe Age
North looks to develop consistencyCricInfo.com
Mixed bag for Aussies in President's XI drawCricket365 News
Yahoo! Eurosport UK -Cricketnext.com -AFP
all 56 news articles »

AFL Should Award Medals For All Players That Played In Either Grand Finals


AFL Should Award Medals For All Players That Played In Either Grand Finals - Good Call Bad Call

Australia seek new bowling coach ahead of Ashes series - BBC Sport

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Daily Mail

Australia seek new bowling coach ahead of Ashes series
BBC Sport
Australia could be without a specialist bowling coach when the Ashes starts in November after farming out Troy Cooley to their Centre of Excellence. Cooley, one of the masterminds behind England's 2005 Ashes success, defected to his native Australia to ...
Cooley goes to Centre of ExcellenceThe Press Association
Cooley new head coach of Australian academyAFP
Troy Cooley appointed Head Coach of CA Centre of ExcellenceThe Hindu

all 36 news articles »

Hay List's star continues to rise - ABC Online

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New Zealand Herald

Hay List's star continues to rise
ABC Online
Sprinting phenomenon Hay List has demolished a field of some of the country's best in the Group One Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley. In an awesome display, John McNair's monster five-year-old ran 1:09.94 for the 1200 metres, ...
What a difference a day makes for Hay ListSydney Morning Herald
Hay's spring hit listHerald Sun
Hay List a surprise starter for GilgaiHerald Sun
The Australian -New Zealand Herald -Racing Post
all 16 news articles »

Andrew Walker Trade Talk


afl.com.au
CARLTON’S Andrew Walker is being targeted by the Western Bulldogs, and has been given permission by the Blues to speak to the Dogs
The 24-year-old has already met with Adelaide and there is much speculation that he will go to either one of these clubs.

The scenario for the Dogs is complicated because they will be using their first two pics - in a draft already affected by the arrival of Gold Coast - on father-son picks Mitch Wallis and Thomas Liberatore.

However, they do have the use of their compensatory first-round pick that they received for Jarrod Harbrow's departure to the Suns.

The Blues have rejected a direct swap for out-of-favour Bulldog Andrejs Everitt, but it looks as though he will be traded out as he looks for a fresh start, along with Brennan Stack and Josh Hill, while the Dogs are apparently interested in Geelong's Nathan Djerrkura, who is chasing more senior opportunity.

Magpies Have The Psychological Edge For This Weeks 2nd Grand Final


Magpies Have The Psychological Edge For This Weeks 2nd Grand Final - Good Call Bad Call?

Kewell back for Socceroos - Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney Morning Herald

Kewell back for Socceroos
Sydney Morning Herald
Harry Kewell and Josh Kennedy are set to make their first appearances for Australia since the World Cup after being named in a 19-man Socceroos squad for next month's friendly against Paraguay in Sydney. Injuries prevented Kewell and Kennedy from ...
Six A-League players named in Australia squadESPN
Holger Looks LocalAustralian FourFourTwo
Osieck names Socceroos squad for Paraguay friendlyTribalfootball.com
The Roar
all 12 news articles »

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

AFL Shows Favoritism Towards Collingwood & Essendon


AFL Shows Favoritism Towards Collingwood & Essendon - Good Call - Bad Call?

AFL Inconsistent With Its Concessions Towards The Gold Coast!


AFL Inconsistent with its concessions towards the Gold Coast! Good Call Bad Call?

The AFL has spent the last few years taking the concessions off the clubs to level the competition ie salary cap concessions, drafting concessions via priority picks & list sizes, leveling of the fixture discrepancies.

Yet when the Gold Coast are "born" who are backed by the AFL .... Bingo they all return.

Drags to thunder at Calder - Brumby - Herald Sun

via Sports - Google News on 22/09/10


BigPond News

Drags to thunder at Calder - Brumby
Herald Sun
UPDATE 1.23pm: DRAG racing is the priority for a study into a Calder Park upgrade, not Formula One, Premier John Brumby says. The State Government, the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport and Calder Park owner Bob Jane have signed an agreement to ...
Brumby rules out moving grand prixSydney Morning Herald
Grand Prix 'will stay at Albert Park'Sydney Morning Herald
New site for Australian GP being investigatedThe F1 Times
Motorsport.com
all 19 news articles »

AFL October Exchange Period Date


AFL Exchange Period has been extended this year from 5 to 7 days

AFL Exchange Period - Monday October 4 - Monday October 11

AFL Trade Whispers & Rumours Silly Season Gone Wild


Here is a very interesting rumour ... wonder if there is any truth to the rumour?

Clubs, player managers & GWS are initiating "Stupid rumours that Player XXXX with a contract will go to GWS at the end of his contract (end of 2011 or 2012). Club x would prefer to sell him now for pick x than lose him later for a compo pick."

Australian's allowed to leave tour of India if concerned with safety - Fox S...

via Sports - Google News on 22/09/10


The Hindu

Australian's allowed to leave tour of India if concerned with safety
Fox Sports
A Bomb Detection Squad vehicle was parked in the grounds of the Australia team's hotel as it was revealed any player was free to leave the tour of India because of security fears. Cricket Australia spokesman Peter Young confirmed the ...
Players 'are free to leave'Adelaidenow
George joins Australian squadSydney Morning Herald
George released to join Test teamSportsAustralia.com
Hindustan Times -Sify -Cricketnext.com
all 58 news articles »

ACCC urges caution on 3D television - SmartCompany.com.au



ACCC urges caution on 3D television
SmartCompany.com.au
... together with the Australian Communications and Media Authority have urged shoppers to be cautious when buying 3D televisions to watch sports broadcasts ...

and more »

More athletes may pull out of CWG: Australian sports minister - Bharat Chron...

Trade Rumours Herald Sun


This year they are flying thick & fast ... the "noise" levels are a media feeding frenzy. The "seagulls" are poised to pick every morsel the clubs or player managers want to leak.

Here is a article from John Ralph from the Herald Sun

What your club needs | Herald Sun

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