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Glen Forrest cause major upset

THE big upset of the year in Swan Helena A grade cricket happened last weekend when Glen Forrest grabbed the points for a first innings win by defeating Lesmurdie-Mazenod.� Tiernan Chisholm (5-24) and Jeff Carter ran through the strong Lesmurdie ...

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Swans tackle competition leaders

THE Swans First Eleven will face a major test this week when they travel to Wyong reserve to take on competition leaders Bentley. Although beaten in their last outing against Applecross, Bentley is a settled side boasting vast experience at ...

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Petrol Power draws wide

BULLSBROOK trainer Jim Taylor was hoping his boom colt Petrol Power might end up starting closer to the rails when he races in the $250,000 Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1100m) at Ascot today. When the barrier draw was announced Taylor ...

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Women show doubles style

The Midland Lawn Tennis Club hosted the Midland Open, attracting over 160 players in a 5 day event last month.� In the men’s open doubles Samuel Galati (Australind Tennis Club) and James Mitchell (North Beach) defeated Cameron Fenner (Midland) and ...

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Colt some comfort

TRAINER Jim Taylor of Bullsbrook has endured a horror start and end to Barakey’s� eastern states campaign with the top sprinter being scratched from one and finishing 11th in the other race. Then earlier this week� Taylor said scans had ...

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Chasing 12th win

CHASING his 12th straight win today top WA sprinter Barakey faces some tough competition in the $1 million Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington racetrack. His trainer Jim Taylor of Bullsbrook said he expected the biggest challenges would come from the ...

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Top WA sprinter at Caulfield today

The Jim Taylor-trained Petrol Power and jockey Jason Brown after finishing third at Ascot. Picture: ANITA McINNES UNBEATEN WA sprinter Barakey has drawn barrier eight in today’s Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield. On Wednesday afternoon trainer Jim Taylor of Bullsbrook ...

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Young cyclist in nationals

Jade Haines of Kalamunda is competing in the junior national cycling championships in Adelaide this week. Picture: TONY LUNDRUM WHEN Jade Haines of Kalamunda competes in the Cycling Australia junior nationals championships starting on Wednesday she will be cheered on ...

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Elissa wins U19 pursuit

BASSENDEAN cyclist Elissa Wundersitz has won gold in the U19 women’s 7.5km scratch race at the national track championships held in Sydney. Double world junior champion Kelsey Robson of Tapping was first in the U19 women’s individual pursuit while Sam ...

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Valley & Vines

GOURMET food and wine lovers are in for a treat next month with the debut of a new wine festival set to showcase the Swan Valley. Perth has not seen a Swan Valley wine festival since Spring in the Valley ...

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