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Roy Ward is a sports writer, live blogger and breaking news journalist. He's been writing for The Age since 2010.

AFL round 18 key takeouts and match review news
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AFL round 18 key takeouts and match review news

Our reporters give you the lowdown on all the action from round 18 of the AFL season.

  • by Peter Ryan, Steve Barrett, Jon Pierik, Andrew Wu, Roy Ward, Marnie Vinall and Russell Bennett

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Papenhuyzen faces knee surgery as Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm
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Papenhuyzen faces knee surgery as Canberra Raiders beat Melbourne Storm

Ryan Papenhuyzen’s season appears over after going down with a knee injury as Melbourne slumped to a third straight defeat.

  • by Roy Ward
Wild weather eases across Victoria, cold snap to drag on

Wild weather eases across Victoria, cold snap to drag on

Damaging winds were easing across Melbourne on Sunday, and the forecast for the week ahead includes a very chilly day again on Monday.

  • by Ashleigh McMillan and Roy Ward
Swans charge to overhaul Dockers; Lions too strong for Giants

Swans charge to overhaul Dockers; Lions too strong for Giants

Sydney stormed back in the final term to beat Fremantle in WA and set up their run to the top four, while four goals from Hugh McCluggage helped Brisbane take care of the Giants.

  • by Roy Ward
Manchester United draw 74,000 fans in MCG victory over Melbourne Victory
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Manchester United draw 74,000 fans in MCG victory over Melbourne Victory

Manchester United claimed a 4-1 victory in a friendly against Melbourne Victory at the MCG on Friday night.

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‘They refer to Delly, not the coach’: Goorjian sees Rose Gold Boomers influence on next gen; Boomers beat China
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‘They refer to Delly, not the coach’: Goorjian sees Rose Gold Boomers influence on next gen; Boomers beat China

Brian Goorjian has hailed the leadership of Matthew Dellavedova as his inexperienced Boomers look to complete the first round of FIBA World Cup qualifying with a win over China on Sunday.

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50,000 Victorians per day using Foodbank services

50,000 Victorians per day using Foodbank services

The charity hosted drive-through food pickups on Sunday with thousands of people visiting sites in Dandenong and Epping to receive free hampers of vegetables and pantry essentials.

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Core connections: The bonds Vixens hope will burn Fever

Core connections: The bonds Vixens hope will burn Fever

When Melbourne Vixens stars Kate Moloney and Liz Watson are exchanging passes in the heat of Sunday’s Super Netball grand final, they will be calling on a connection that dates back to their teenage years.

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Durant’s Brooklyn bombshell but Mills to stay; Ingles to join Bucks; Boomers down Japan
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Durant’s Brooklyn bombshell but Mills to stay; Ingles to join Bucks; Boomers down Japan

On a day Kevin Durant dropped an NBA free-agency bombshell, Australian Joe Ingles is on the move again, this time to the Milwaukee Bucks, but Patty Mills is expected to stay with Brooklyn.

  • by Jon Pierik and Roy Ward
Gaze says Mills will have plenty of NBA suitors; Boomers beat China

Gaze says Mills will have plenty of NBA suitors; Boomers beat China

Patty Mills is heading into NBA free agency and Andrew Gaze believes the bronze-medal-winning Boomers star will have plenty of suitors although his current club Brooklyn Nets will also want to keep him. Meanwhile, the Boomers have held of a big China comeback to win their World Cup qualifier.

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As it happened: Albanese meets leaders at NATO Summit, NSW government agrees to union terms, wants industrial action to end

As it happened: Albanese meets leaders at NATO Summit, NSW government agrees to union terms, wants industrial action to end

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