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Cricket Curiosities (No. 73) – Dying Cow Stops Game

In January 1930 Sydney’s The Sun newspaper and The Newcastle Sun reported the following unusual occurrence of many years prior: The Sun (Sydney) Tuesday, 28 January 1930 A long-lost Sydney urban myth? Or the exhausted rantings of a sports journalist … Continue reading

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The Staying Powers of Men – Macdonaldtown Park 50yd Race

Good grief. Who knows how it came to this. Now some blokes have been known to overstate their athletic abilities, but I reckon that if you weighed 17st. (108kg) you’d have realised a running race probably wasn’t worth staking your … Continue reading

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