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Illawarra Mercury
Clarke looking to turn Hawks tide at homeHARD WORK: Hawks import Rotnei Clarke puts in countless extra hours with the sh
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
HARD WORK: Hawks import Rotnei Clarke puts in countless extra hours with the shooting machine. Picture: Adam McLean SHOW up early to Illawarra Hawks training and Rotnei Clarke will probably still beat you there. The diminutive sharp-shooter will... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Patience the key as two-day games beginand ball. Key wicket: Wollongong will be hoping to claim the wicket of Helensb
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
and ball. Key wicket: Wollongong will be hoping to claim the wicket of Helensburgh captain Mitch McCrae early. Picture: Adam McLean “Obviously we’ve got to show a bit more patience, we’ve got to work harder to get wickets, especially against... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra’s ‘deadly’ kids celebratedCross, Shahne Hocking, Zoe White, Kyle Lachlan, Taliah King, Taneeaha Nye, Kara
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
Cross, Shahne Hocking, Zoe White, Kyle Lachlan, Taliah King, Taneeaha Nye, Kara Donald and Hayley Marshall. Picture: Adam McLean An awards ceremony celebrating ‘deadly’ kids doing great things in their community was again held in the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong and Shellharbour mayors join forces to urge residents to vote yes– you’ve got to get it in the post box," national Yes campaign leader Tiernan B
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
– you’ve got to get it in the post box," national Yes campaign leader Tiernan Brady said in Wollongong on Friday. Picture: Adam McLean. The two Illawarra mayors joined with the national Yes campaign leader on Friday to declare their strong support... Read more
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The North West Star
Baby formula shortage frustrates mumto obtain formula for her little boy Eli, 12 months, with stocks quickly snappe
The North West Star / Posted 4 hours ago
to obtain formula for her little boy Eli, 12 months, with stocks quickly snapped up by bunches of shoppers. Picture: Adam McLean Figtree mother Leona Letham drives around for hours each week to try and get infant formula for her son Eli. In... Read more
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Manning River Times
Baby formula shortage frustrates mumto obtain formula for her little boy Eli, 12 months, with stocks quickly snappe
Manning River Times / Posted 5 hours ago
to obtain formula for her little boy Eli, 12 months, with stocks quickly snapped up by bunches of shoppers. Picture: Adam McLean Figtree mother Leona Letham drives around for hours each week to try and get infant formula for her son Eli. In... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Figtree mum frustrated by baby formula shortageto obtain formula for her little boy Eli, 12 months, with stocks quickly snappe
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
to obtain formula for her little boy Eli, 12 months, with stocks quickly snapped up by bunches of shoppers. Picture: Adam McLean Figtree mother Leona Letham drives around for hours each week to try and get infant formula for her son Eli. In... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong protesters rally to save NPWS jobsSPECIES: Protesters rally in Wollongong against government cuts to the National
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 hours ago
SPECIES: Protesters rally in Wollongong against government cuts to the National Parks and Wildlife Service.Picture: Adam McLean It’s the 50th anniversary of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) but staff and supporters at a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
National science award for Mount Ousley PS teacherteacher Neil Bramsen has won the Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Scien
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
teacher Neil Bramsen has won the Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools. Picture: Adam McLean Neil Bramsen gets a kick out of making science more engaging, interesting and hands-on for his students. That’s... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Things to see, hear and do around the Illawarra this weekOktoberfest at the German Club in Kembla Grange is on again - scroll down for m
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Oktoberfest at the German Club in Kembla Grange is on again - scroll down for more information. Picture: Adam McLean The Popular Mechanicals Shakespeare’s greatest clowns — the six endearingly amateur actors who give a daffy royal command... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Paralympian feeling empowered to tee offRenewed connections: Nick Taylor (left) has credited Empower Golf with helping
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Renewed connections: Nick Taylor (left) has credited Empower Golf with helping him develop social connections. Picture: Adam McLean Nick Taylor is a wheelchair basketball Paralympic medalist who has always wanted to play sport alongside able-bodied... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Repac to emulate tennis heroesbound: Mia Repac will face the country's top junior tennis players at the Austr
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
bound: Mia Repac will face the country's top junior tennis players at the Australian Championships in December. Picture: Adam McLean Competing in the Australian Championships, Repac will play on the same courts that her heroes Novak Djokovic and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Repac to emulate starsbound: Mia Repac will face the country's top junior tennis players at the Austr
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
bound: Mia Repac will face the country's top junior tennis players at the Australian Championships in December. Picture: Adam McLean Competing in the Australian Championships, Repac will play on the same courts that her heroes Novak Djokovic and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s Breakout Bar and Escape Room to open Thursdaylights, once we worked that out the fun kicked in. Owners of the Breakout Bar,
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
lights, once we worked that out the fun kicked in. Owners of the Breakout Bar, ​Colin Bloomfield and Brett Baker. Picture: Adam McLean For the next 60 minutes we fumbled our way through different clues finding ways to unlock more and more clues... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Candlelight vigil held for Shellharbour HospitalGroup coordinator Irene Hatzipetros (front) with residents and staff at Thursda
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Group coordinator Irene Hatzipetros (front) with residents and staff at Thursday evening's candlelight vigil. Picture: Adam McLean Health workers and community members held a candlelight vigil outside Shellharbour Hospital on Thursday evening,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s Breakout Bar and Escape Room to open Thursdaylights, once we worked that out the fun kicked in. Owners of the Breakout Bar,
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
lights, once we worked that out the fun kicked in. Owners of the Breakout Bar, ​Colin Bloomfield and Brett Baker. Picture: Adam McLean For the next 60 minutes we fumbled our way through different clues finding ways to unlock more and more clues... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Stem cell scientist presents Wollongong talkAlan Mackay-Sim, delivered a public talk at the Illawarra Health and Medical Re
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Alan Mackay-Sim, delivered a public talk at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute on Monday. Picture: Adam McLean The stem cell scientist whose research helped a paraplegic walk again told Wollongong researchers on Monday that... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Injured Bald Hill paraglider pilot ‘in good spirits’The view south from Bald Hill. File picture: Adam McLean A man has been injure
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
The view south from Bald Hill. File picture: Adam McLean A man has been injured in a paragliding mishap north of Bald Hill at Stanwell Tops. The 49-year-old man got into trouble after launching off the hill about 4pm Sunday. He suffered a lower... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Campbell reigns supremeShane Campbell during the Battle Royale surfing competition at Coledale Beach.
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Shane Campbell during the Battle Royale surfing competition at Coledale Beach. Picture: Adam McLean Cronulla’s Shane Campbell has held off a wave of South Coast residents to claim the Battle Royale surfing competition at Coledale Beach on... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
MPs push for federal funding for Princes Highway... South Coast MPs want the the federal government to chip in to upgrade futur
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
... South Coast MPs want the the federal government to chip in to upgrade future sections of the Princes Highway. Picture: Adam McLean Two South Coast MPs are pushing for the federal government to start spending money on the Princes Highway on the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
New York rugby league team eye admission to English championshipAmerican Mark Offerdahl played for the London Broncos this season. Photo: Adam
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
American Mark Offerdahl played for the London Broncos this season. Photo: Adam McLean Ambitious plans have been unveiled for a New York rugby league team to follow Toronto into the English game. A business plan has been submitted to the Rugby... Read more
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The Age
New York rugby league team eye admission to English championshipin time to enter the competition in 2019. American Mark Offerdahl played for t
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
in time to enter the competition in 2019. American Mark Offerdahl played for the London Broncos this season. Photo: Adam McLean The project has been inspired by the success of Toronto, who achieved promotion from Kingstone Press League 1 at... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dancers take next step at ThirroulDaniel Brough and Lisa Dite at the South Coast Ballroom Spectacular event at An
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Daniel Brough and Lisa Dite at the South Coast Ballroom Spectacular event at Anita's Theatre, Thirroul on Sunday. Pictures: Adam McLean Ballroom dancers from throughout Australia, New Zealand and China competed. An estimated crowd of 500 people... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dancers take next step at ThirroulDaniel Brough and Lisa Dite at the South Coast Ballroom Spectacular event at An
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Daniel Brough and Lisa Dite at the South Coast Ballroom Spectacular event at Anita's Theatre, Thirroul on Sunday. Pictures: Adam McLean Now in its 52nd year, the event featured a total of 200 competitors from primary school aged children to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Bridge Walk For Babies’ raises awareness and fundsfacilitator of Illawarra Baby and Child Loss Support (front row, right) and oth
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
facilitator of Illawarra Baby and Child Loss Support (front row, right) and other supporters during Sunday's walk. Picture: Adam McLean Bereaved families from throughout the Illawarra gathered on Sunday to “take the steps these precious little... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Jeff Apter’s advice to writers – don’t give up your day jobApter will be sharing some of the secrets of biography writing at an event in W
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Apter will be sharing some of the secrets of biography writing at an event in Wollongong Art Gallery next month. Picture: Adam McLean The best piece of advice Keiraville author Jeff Apter can give to those who want to be a writer isn’t about the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Firies have a red hot go climbing 1504 stairs for Motor Neurone DiseaseMotor Neurone Disease and now her brother has it. On Saturday she climbs the Sy
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Motor Neurone Disease and now her brother has it. On Saturday she climbs the Sydney Tower Eye to help fund a cure. Picture: Adam McLean Naomi Cocksedge lost her mother and sister to Motor Neurone Disease and now her brother has been diagnosed. She... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Race against time to save Woonona girlVanishing White Matter disease. He is leading a ride from Melbourne to Wollongo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Vanishing White Matter disease. He is leading a ride from Melbourne to Wollongong to raise funds for research. Picture: Adam McLean Chloe Saxby has struggled for six years with a degenerative brain disease, but thanks to her family’s efforts a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A chance summer could be damp and soggy for Wollongongout its three month outlook with gardens set to get greener. Odds are summer w
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
out its three month outlook with gardens set to get greener. Odds are summer will be damp and soggy for Wollongong. Photo: Adam McLean Those hoping for a mostly sunny festive season playing beach cricket and soaking up the stun could be in for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Dapto needs APR Bypass access, says NRMAgeneral manager Peter Colacino at Friday morning's members meeting at Dapto's A
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
general manager Peter Colacino at Friday morning's members meeting at Dapto's Australian Motorlife Museum. Picture: Adam McLean The government would be “short-sighted” not to include a northern interchange in the Albion Park Rail Bypass –... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BEVO’S PLAYBOOK: Battle fought in the mindcoach Rob Beveridge says his team will need to scrap on every play to beat the
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
coach Rob Beveridge says his team will need to scrap on every play to beat the Wildcats in Perth on Friday. Picture: Adam McLean IF our loss to Cairns last week was an illustration of anything, it’s that basketball – and professional sport... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Seven things to do in Kiama this weekendPhotos from the 2015 Oktoberfest at the German Club in Kembla Grange. Picture:
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Photos from the 2015 Oktoberfest at the German Club in Kembla Grange. Picture: Adam McLean. Kiama Golf Club is celebrating Oktoberfest every Saturday night in October. Get along and celebrate with German Food and German Beer. Sunday, October 15,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Another truck accident on M1jackknifing before hitting two cars in almost the same spot as a truck accident
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
jackknifing before hitting two cars in almost the same spot as a truck accident on Tuesday. Illawarra Mercury photographer Adam McLean who was at the scene of both accidents said today’s accident looked much worse than Monday’s. It’s believed the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Truck accident causes traffic havoc on Mt Ousley Roadon a third semi-trailer that is stuck in traffic. The cause of the crash is un
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
on a third semi-trailer that is stuck in traffic. The cause of the crash is under investigation. 12.01pm: Video by Adam McLean 11.47am: One lane of Bulli Pass will be opened for southbound traffic in half an hour. Both lanes of Bulli Pass... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Fourteen things to do around the Illawarra this weekendqualms that the show is ‘like literally’ about him. Illawarra Pipe Band member
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
qualms that the show is ‘like literally’ about him. Illawarra Pipe Band member ​at the Albion Park showgrounds. Picture: Adam McLean Dapto Scottish Fair Illawarra Scottish Fair and Pipe Band Contest, Dandaloo Sports Grounds, Kanahooka Road,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Hawks banking on bounce back factorFORWARD: Hawks forward Tim Coenraad says his side need to bring aggression when
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
FORWARD: Hawks forward Tim Coenraad says his side need to bring aggression when they travel to Perth on Friday. Picture: Adam McLean THE Hawks may yet come to rue a one-point loss to Cairns in their season-opener last week, but swingman Tim... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
It’s strictly ballroom at Anita’s Theatre this weekendMichael Malyshenko and Isabella Petrovaat at the 2015 South Coast Ballroom Spec
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Michael Malyshenko and Isabella Petrovaat at the 2015 South Coast Ballroom Spectacular at Anita's Theatre. Picture: Adam McLean “It’s a very glamorous sport and I think it’s a lovely thing because there’s a lot of social graces lost today... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Local stars rock Beach BashREADY: AMMA team members Dani Rayias, Nick Moulas, Anthony Rayias, Maritsa Moul
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
READY: AMMA team members Dani Rayias, Nick Moulas, Anthony Rayias, Maritsa Moulas and Carlene Clout. Picture: Adam McLean THREE belts will go on the line when AMMA Oak Flats holds it’s third Beach Bash fight night at the Towradgi... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
BlueScope investigated over possible price-fixingup: BlueScope CEO Paul O'Malley announced his retirement on Monday, as the comp
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
up: BlueScope CEO Paul O'Malley announced his retirement on Monday, as the company recorded a $716 million profit. Picture: Adam McLean BlueScope employees at Port Kembla could be caught up in an investigation over possible price fixing. At... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Get advice from rock writer Jeff ApterKeiraville author Jeff Apter has written more than 20 biographies. Picture: Ada
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Keiraville author Jeff Apter has written more than 20 biographies. Picture: Adam McLean. Keiraville rock writer and author Jeff Apter will pass on his hot tips at a biography writing workshop and talk on November 4. In the workshop, Apter will talk... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Get advice from rock writer Jeff Apterand what lessons he has learned along the way. Keiraville author Jeff Apter ha
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
and what lessons he has learned along the way. Keiraville author Jeff Apter has written more than 20 biographies. Picture: Adam McLean. Keiraville rock writer and author Jeff Apter will pass on his hot tips at a biography writing workshop and talk... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Norton wary of Cotton threat in GF rematchseries last season. UP FOR THE CHALLENGE: Hawks guard Mitch Norton is ready to
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
series last season. UP FOR THE CHALLENGE: Hawks guard Mitch Norton is ready to face defending champions Perth. Photo: Adam McLean Norton had a front row seat as Cotton put in arguably the best display in a decider in NBL history. The Cats’... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Norton wary of Cotton threat in GF rematchSPORT Pic shows Mitch Norton during Hawks training at the Snake Pit. 24th of Au
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
SPORT Pic shows Mitch Norton during Hawks training at the Snake Pit. 24th of August 2017 Story by Mitch Jennings. Photo: Adam McLean Norton had a front row seat as Cotton put in arguably the best display in a decider in NBL history. The Cats’... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Keiraville author looks at the life of Angus Youngauthor Jeff Apter's new book High Voltage is the first biography of AC/DC guita
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
author Jeff Apter's new book High Voltage is the first biography of AC/DC guitarist Angus Young (inset). Picture: Adam McLean AC/DC's guitar god Angus Young is the subject of a new biography from Jeff Apter. The author talks with GLEN... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra’s ready for ABL team: D’Antoniofor a professional team: Sydney Blue Sox Trent D'Antonio (Right) is hopeful for
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
for a professional team: Sydney Blue Sox Trent D'Antonio (Right) is hopeful for a Wollongong-based ABL team. Picture: Adam Mclean. “There’s even an idea that possibly, if the league does expand, one of the places to have an extra team is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rock’n’roll writer to share secrets at Wollongong Art GalleryJohn Farnham and Angus Young Keiraville author Jeff Apter with his book 'High
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
John Farnham and Angus Young Keiraville author Jeff Apter with his book 'High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young'. Picture: Adam McLean If you’ve ever thought about penning someone’s life story – perhaps an interesting personality such as John... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Sharks give Eagles the run-aroundis grabbed by a defender during his side's big win over Albion Park-Oak Flats a
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
is grabbed by a defender during his side's big win over Albion Park-Oak Flats at Ron Costello Oval on Sunday. Picture: ADAM McLEAN IN cold, blustery conditions at Ron Costello Oval on Sunday, Shellharbour City Sharks continued their good run... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rejuvenated Nic Maddinson leads way for NSW Blues with second century of JLT Cupthe frame: Nic Maddinson scored 123 runs from 113 balls in NSW's 93-run win ove
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
the frame: Nic Maddinson scored 123 runs from 113 balls in NSW's 93-run win over the Cricket Australia XI on Sunday. Photo: Adam McLean National selectors Darren Lehmann and Greg Chappell were interested observers at Hurstville Oval as Maddinson... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rejuvenated Nic Maddinson leads way for NSW Blues with second century of JLT Cupthe frame: Nic Maddinson scored 123 runs from 113 balls in NSW's 93-run win ove
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
the frame: Nic Maddinson scored 123 runs from 113 balls in NSW's 93-run win over the Cricket Australia XI on Sunday. Photo: Adam McLean National selectors Darren Lehmann and Greg Chappell were interested observers at Hurstville Oval as Maddinson... Read more
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The Age
Rejuvenated Nic Maddinson leads way for NSW Blues with second century of JLT Cupthe frame: Nic Maddinson scored 123 runs from 113 balls in NSW's 93-run win ove
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
the frame: Nic Maddinson scored 123 runs from 113 balls in NSW's 93-run win over the Cricket Australia XI on Sunday. Photo: Adam McLean National selectors Darren Lehmann and Greg Chappell were interested observers at Hurstville Oval as Maddinson... Read more
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