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The day Kenny the cabinetmaker discovered Ryan Papenhuyzen

The day Kenny the cabinetmaker discovered Ryan Papenhuyzen

The Melbourne fullback was destined for greatness from a young age, according to one of Oakhill College's most astute judges of footballing talent.

  • by Brandon Jack

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AFL grand final 2020: Gabba finale the fairytale of a season to celebrate
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AFL grand final 2020: Gabba finale the fairytale of a season to celebrate

Fears of a fake premiership were whitewashed early as players sacrificed to play some frenetic football and set up a compelling and historic 2020 AFL grand final.

  • by David Prestipino
A tale of two coaches: A greater legacy awaits either Scott or Hardwick
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AFL Grand Final

A tale of two coaches: A greater legacy awaits either Scott or Hardwick

If the road to the 2020 grand final has been for Geelong and Richmond a test of toughness like no other, then for Chris Scott and Damien Hardwick the challenges have presented their own obstacles.

  • by Caroline Wilson
Trump learns from his mistakes but Biden has the last word in debate
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Trump learns from his mistakes but Biden has the last word in debate

Republicans ended the night of the final presidential debate feeling relieved. But while Trump's performance was a big improvement, so was his opponent's.

  • by Matthew Knott
Please Explain podcast: Why is the government investigating Australia Post?
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Please Explain podcast

Please Explain podcast: Why is the government investigating Australia Post?

In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by national affairs editor Rob Harris to discuss what's going on at our national postal service. 

  • by Tory Maguire
Farr-Jones' race comments emblematic of Australian rugby's perception problem
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Farr-Jones' race comments emblematic of Australian rugby's perception problem

To many, Australian rugby is still seen as a club run by Nick Farr-Jones et al, from which a significant number of Australians feel excluded and thus resentful.

  • by Paul Cully
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Have the Cats learnt enough to turn tables on Tigers?
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AFL Grand Final

Have the Cats learnt enough to turn tables on Tigers?

There were two key lessons for Geelong from their most recent meeting with Richmond.

  • by Michael Gleeson
'Black mass of US politics': Trump's rallies are his biggest campaign gamble
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'Black mass of US politics': Trump's rallies are his biggest campaign gamble

The Trump travelling sideshow is unshackled again and the President's rhetoric reaching its most extreme to the delight of his supporters.

  • by Heath Gilmore
Trump told Erie he would never have visited them. But the plague compelled him to
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Trump told Erie he would never have visited them. But the plague compelled him to

Join US correspondent Matthew Knott as he travels through the battleground states in the lead-up to polling day.

  • by Matthew Knott
Wayne Carey: Geelong have the armoury and depth to reverse round 17 result
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AFL Grand Final

Wayne Carey: Geelong have the armoury and depth to reverse round 17 result

It’s games like this where your ‘bottom’ five players come to the fore. The players who are basically between the 18th and 22nd picked in your side. Last time the Cats had some holes there, but not now.

  • by Wayne Carey
Terror, free speech and a 'counter-society': Macron tackles difficult truths
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Terror, free speech and a 'counter-society': Macron tackles difficult truths

The gruesome beheading of school teacher Samuel Paty has stunned France and forced it to consider some tough decisions.

  • by Bevan Shields