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Wednesday October 15, 2008INDIAN paceman Zaheer Khan has attacked Australia on all fronts, denigrating the Australian bowling as toothless and promising to maintain his stranglehold over Matthew Hayden.
Wednesday June 11, 2008INTERNATIONAL Dennis Dalton is under a fitness cloud for Maitland City heading into this afternoon's Newcastle District Bowling Association midweek No.1 grade pennant decider.
Sunday December 9, 2007THINK Nathan Bracken doesn't have mongrel? Think he doesn't possess the sheer guts required to survive Test cricket? Think bowling fleeting spells for Australia in Twenty20 and international one-dayers is the limit of his mental and physical capabilities?
Friday November 30, 2007ADAM Jordan, owner of game fishing boat Iona, or put another way, Iona's owner, returned yesterday from Cairns a very proud father.
Saturday November 3, 2007TALK about stealing one's thunder. On a day when Mitchell Johnson had the perfect chance to drive the final nail into the coffin of Shaun Tait's remote Test aspirations, in stepped Ashley Noffke to rudely shred the Sri Lankan top order in the three-day tour game in Brisbane.
Thursday January 18, 2007IN MOST respects, Shane Warne advanced the cause of leg-spin bowling better than anyone the game has known. In a period dominated by pace he confirmed the enduring possibilities of his craft. But in one respect, he served his fellow practitioners poorly.
Thursday January 18, 2007IN MOST most respects, Shane Warne advanced the cause of leg-spin bowling better than anyone the game has known. In a period dominated by pace, he confirmed the enduring possibilities of his craft. In one respect, though, he served his fellow practitioners poorly. Wrist-spin is supposed to be the hardest and darkest of the game's skills. Decades of devoted attention are supposedly required before mastery can be imagined let alone attained. Warne made it look ridiculously easy. He was much too ...
Friday December 29, 2006ALAS the MCG will be empty for the last two scheduled days of this Test match. Alas the players have packed their bags. Thousands of visiting supporters must content themselves with museums, botanic gardens and golf courses. Others may seek solace in liquid form. Although the stands will be packed again in Sydney in a few days, the contest will feel empty. Alas the chief point of interest will be the farewell performances of two great cricketers and the host's attempt to complete a 5-0 rout.
Wednesday October 18, 2006FUN, food and fashion can be expected at the Fraternity Bowling Club's ever-popular 'Melbourne Cup' festivities.
Thursday October 12, 2006While celebrities' waistlines are shrinking (witness the horrifying size 0 trend), their accessories are ballooning: handbags as big as airline luggage carried on bony wrists, sunglasses the size of saucers and pendant necklaces dangling down to navels. It's the new Hollywood look, pioneered by starlets such as Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Richie on advice from super stylist Rachel Zoe.
Saturday September 30, 2006When Jill Bowling died in a Nepalese air disaster, conservationists lost one of their most passionate advocates Andra Jackson and Liam Cochrane report.
Monday February 20, 2006MICHAEL Clarke's unexpected appearance for his state a few hours before he was due to fly to Africa spoke volumes about his attitude to the game. Apparently, the engaging batsman rang selectors on Saturday afternoon to tell them that he was eager to play. Bear in mind that NSW had already reached the finals and the only issue at stake was the location of the decider. Remember that he had bags to fill, clothes to clean, loved ones to farewell. Not that it ever takes the male of the species long to pack.
Monday February 13, 2006FEISTY former Sri Lankan skipper Arjuna Ranatunga says ace spinner Muttiah Muralitharan should stop playing in Australia because of crowd taunts over his bowling.
Wednesday October 6, 2004A MIDDLE-AGED bandit who attacked a 75-year-old bowling club volunteer during a robbery apologised to his victim as he left the crime scene.
Tuesday September 28, 2004A SERIAL bag snatcher who is terrorising elderly women struck again last night, attacking his seventh victim in 16 days, as she walked out of a bowling club.
Monday March 22, 2004SHANE Warne is on the cusp of one of the great bowling performances in the history of Test cricket.
Saturday November 1, 2003A WEEK ago Kangaroo Valley residents wound their clocks forward an hour - yesterday they wound them back decades.
Saturday September 6, 2003Vadim Steven Kerr Restaurateur 1927-2003
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Friday May 30, 2003Australia's one-day cricketers are seething as they head into the last two games of their Caribbean tour on Friday and Sunday after $10,000 worth of equipment was stolen from their bags in transit through Trinidad airport.
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