The fairest and the best
Port Adelaide might not have made it through to Saturday’s premiership game, but midfielder Ollie Wines last night took the honour as the player of the season, claiming the prestigious Brownlow Medal. He’s the first player from the club to win it – and he did it in style, raking in a record-equalling 36 points. And yes, there’s a red carpet gallery… Adding to the excitement this weekend was Manly and the Penrith Panthers advancing in the NRL finals – they respectively take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Melbourne Storm in next weekend’s preliminary finals – the last stop before the big GF. And it was another excellent result for the Wallabies – our national rugby side recorded their second win over the South African Springboks in a week. Their return to form has seen them rocket up the rankings to become the #3 ranked team in the world. That seemed like an unrealistic dream not that long ago…
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