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Maddy Friend

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A long-suffering St Kilda fan waiting for the day the premiership cup returns to Moorabbin. Just taking it one week at a time.

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The left-field AFL trade targets nobody is talking about – but should be

The left-field AFL trade targets nobody is talking about - but should be

11 Jul 2018

It’s around this time every year that the trade rumour mill starts going into overdrive, particularly around the big-name free agents such as Rory Sloane, Tom Lynch, and Jeremy McGovern.

Wimbledon Week 1 review: Men’s finalists all but set as Aussies crash and burn

Wimbledon Week 1 review: Men's finalists all but set as Aussies crash and burn

9 Jul 2018

Five Australians made it through to the third round at Wimbledon, but, unfortunately, none progressed to the fourth.

2018 Wimbledon preview

2018 Wimbledon preview

2 Jul 2018

It’s been exactly ten years since Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer played their epic, five-hour final here, which handed Nadal his first Wimbledon victory.

Trout out: Saints fishing in the wrong pond for a long-term solution

Trout out: Saints fishing in the wrong pond for a long-term solution

27 Jun 2018

Last week, news emerged that long-time St Kilda recruiting manager Tony ‘Trout’ Elshaug had decided to step down as a response to the team’s dismal season.

Can the Suns shine between a rock and a hard place?

Can the Suns shine between a rock and a hard place?

13 Jun 2018

With another mammoth loss by the Gold Coast over the weekend, it seems almost certain that captain Tom Lynch will look to move back to a Victorian club, where he will likely see much more success.

Roland Garros: Halep breaks through, Nadal still the clay king

Roland Garros: Halep breaks through, Nadal still the clay king

11 Jun 2018

On Saturday afternoon, Simona Halep entered the Roland Garros women’s singles final with the mental scars of last year’s anguishing capitulation to Jelena Ostapenko on this same court lingering in everyone’s minds. Two hours later, she emerged a Grand Slam champion.