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Wildcats into NBL grand final series

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The Perth Wildcats are headed to the grand final series after a clean sweep of the Cairns Taipans. Perth have the chance to defend their title after a 74-66 win at home on Monday night. Casey Prather continued his superb form with 24-points while Jesse Wagstaff stood up to shoot …

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Mariners hunting first win of the season

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Rockingham-Mandurah have given themselves their best chance of victory this season in the latest round of WA Premier League Cricket. The Mariners were in the field on day one and restricted to Midland-Guilford to 260. Spin dominated the bat with left-arm spinner Craig Simmons claiming six wickets and leg-break bowler …

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Mandurah City lose debut NPL clash

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Mandurah City have lost the opening match 3-1 in their NPL debut against Perth SC. To run salt into the wound star player Fernandez was taken to hospital with a shoulder injury. City went down 2-0 early in the clash and missed two golden opportunities to bring the game back …

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Glory share points with Brisbane Roar

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Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar have shared the points 2-2 in an entertaining encounter on Saturday night. The home side came from behind twice in the match in front of over 10,000 fans at NIB stadium. Markinkovic was the first to step up to plate for Perth when he collected …

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Wildcats win game one on the road

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The Perth Wildcats are one step closer to another grand final series after a 91-69 smashing of the Cairns Taipans. It was the perfect way to start the three game series with a win on the road. Bryce Cotton scored 34-points the highest from a Wildcat since 2008. Casey Prather …

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Voges calls time on international career

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WA skipper Adam Voges has announced his retirement from international cricket. Voges will lead the Prime Ministers XI against Sri Lanka on Wednesday and told reporters on Tuesday of his intentions. “I’m certainly looking forward to getting out there and playing this game. I’ve had an amazing couple of years …

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Wesfarmers CEO to take charge of the AFL

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Wesfarmers CEO Richard Goyder will replace Mike Fitzpatrick as the Chairman of the AFL commission. Goyder will take the reins from April 4 when Fitzpatrick steps down from the role after 10-years in the job. “I take over as chairman with the competition in a very strong position, and I …

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Nat Fyfe to skipper Fremantle in 2017

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Nat Fyfe has been announced as captain of the Fremantle Dockers for the 2017 AFL season. The Brownlow Medallist takes the reign from David Mundy, who led the side in 2016, after Matthew Pavlich. Tuesday’s vote also saw two new faces included in the leadership group, with Michael Walters and …

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Wildcats to play in 31st consecutive playoff series

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Casey Prather of the Wildcats  drives to the basket during the round 19 NBL match between Melbourne United and the Perth Wildcats at Hisense Arena on February 12, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

The Perth Wildcats are in another NBL playoff series after a two-point win over Melbourne United 96-94. Perth could have finished as low as seventh if they couldn’t pull off victory but some stunning play in the remaining seconds mean’t they keep their flawless record in tact of making the …

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