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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL

    AFL player apologises for setting dwarf on fire

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 10:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Player apologises for setting dwarf on fire An Australian Football League player was fined and forced to apologise yesterday to a dwarf entertainer set on fire during a prank in arguably the sport's most bizarre end-of-season celebration. The incident also prompted an apology from the league's chief executive, Andrew Demetriou, who laughed and giggled ...

  2. FYI: What is the difference between Australian rules football and Gaelic (Irish) football?

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... 'football' was first recorded. What became known as Aussie rules began life around the mid-19th century. The Australians and the Irish like to form teams and play wherever they find themselves ... (who call their game football or Aussie rules) chase an oval ball similar to that used in rugby union. The Irish play on a square pitch, with two vertical posts at each end like those seen ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - AUSTRALIAN RULES

    'King Kong' remarks add to Goodes racism furore

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Adam Goodes during an Australian Football League match. McGuire, who went into the Swans dressing room after the match to apologise to Goodes on behalf of the Magpies club, suggested during a Melbourne radio programme yesterday that Goodes would be a good person to promote the musical King Kong. Goodes, an Australian Aboriginal, was upset last week after being called an ape ...

  4. All eyes Down Under focus on grand-final clash for cup

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Craig Francis

    ... rules football legend and dual premiership player Barry Cable, in Hong Kong as a special guest speaker at the grand final day function hosted by Hong Kong's very own Aussie rules outfit, ... Master, the 1.67-metre Cable won three prestigious Sandover medals as the best player in West Australian football and played a key role in the North Melbourne Kangaroos 1975 and 1977 premierships. ...

  5. Keep up with the latest in football action

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Don't miss the Young Post's Asia Cup football special! On January 5, we'll be carrying 20 pages jam-packed with team info, highlighted players and a mega poster for you to keep score. Make sure you get your copy of Young Post on January 5! ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - AUSTRALIAN RULES

    Port Adelaide legend Russell Ebert seals deal on Australian Rules scheme

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and everyone has skills, but those who make it to the top are those who thrive on a combination of hard work and discipline," said Ebert, arguably one of the greatest players in Australian Rules ... a reciprocal agreement with Hong Kong Football Club, which will also offer children of members, and non-members, the opportunity to play Aussie Rules under the Auskick programme. Promoted ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF

    Humble coin toss will confound fight against football graft

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... William Lai Seemingly simple flip of a disc will confound those battling graft in football, since there are no rules on how refs must conduct it Humble coin toss a match-fixer's dream ... And last week, Interpol met with Fifa officials at a conference in Kuala Lumpur jointly hosted by the Asian Football Confederation to set tougher laws in the battle against criminal syndicates ...

  8. News - World

    Australian woman loses relatives in both Malaysia Airlines disasters

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:50am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Woman's double tragedy In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines ... Football Club, with which the family was heavily involved. Albert, a real estate agent, was a member of the club's committee, Maree was a volunteer in the canteen and their son, James, plays ...

  9. Australian football gathers steam

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao To promote Australian Rules football among Hong Kong's youngsters, the Australian Rules Junior Football Club of Hong Kong organised a tournament at Tin Kwong Road sports ... It's also become a great community of families.' To continue the programme's development locally the Australian Rules Junior Football Club of Hong Kong and a modified competition ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    34 Aussie Rules players charged in doping investigation

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:19pm by Reuters

    ... current and former Australian Rules football players with drugs violations, rocking the country's richest and most well-attended sport. The charges are the culmination of a 16-month ... Anti-Doping Authority [Asada] has put formal allegations of possible anti-doping rule violations to 34 current and former players from the Australian Football League [AFL]," the agency said ...




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