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What Magpies' Jaidyn Stephenson bet on

What did Collingwood's Jaidyn Stephenson bet on:Three games:Round 4 Collingwood v Western BulldogsRound 6 Collingwood v EssendonRound 9 Collingwood v St KildaBets included legs on: Collingwood to win, Collingwood winning margin, Stephenson to kick a goal, Stephenson to kick multiple goals, Collingwood teammates to kick a goal, Collingwood teammates to...

Guide to the NSW Origin team

HOW NSW SHAPE UP FOR ORIGIN IIFullback - James Tedesco (age 26)Origins: 8Origin tries: 3Arguably the Blues' most dangerous threat in game one, producing a team-high 256 metres from 25 carries with five tackle breaks, two offloads and a try assist.

Gutted Fifita banned at NRL Judiciary

Just as Cronulla looked to put their injury crisis behind them, they'll have to contend with missing forward enforcer Andrew Fifita through suspension for two crucial NRL games.

Aust first peoples migration was planned

The first arrival of Indigenous Australians to the continent more than 50,000 years ago was deliberately planned using complex technologies as they migrated in large groups, a scientific study has revealed.

Brain device gets medical research funding

A brain device that can help restore people's eyesight will be further researched to discover other ways it could change lives, with the federal government stumping up more than $900,000 for the project.

Qld's Chambers happy to avoid Origin axe

A revitalised Will Chambers says he "couldn't care less" about rival Latrell Mitchell's State of Origin axing but is grateful for being spared the same fate by Queensland selectors.