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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Watching the All Blacks demolish the Wallabies on Saturday night from a Australian perspective, was an interesting experience for this long time rugby fanatic. Free to air on Channel...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid and Mrs Sid picked the wrong time for their annual sojourn to the Queensland's Sunshine Coast, with the Rio Olympics in full swing. Kiwi participation and results is non...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Last Saturday saw Baywide club rugby done and dusted for another season - and what a season it has been. The return to the tried and true Baywide format of two divisions of 12 teams...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Doping is the scourge of modern sport and the can of worms that is the systematic Russian sport doping looks set continue to hog the headlines at the Rio Olympics. The ability to grab...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid got a taste of being a time-traveller last week. Having been the custodian of the early Tauranga Rugby minute books for some time, he dusted of the cobwebs and delved into...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Western Bay of Plenty rugby teams sit in contention in all six grades of the Baywide rugby championships, which conclude with six Grand Finals on the first Saturday in August. While...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The final countdown to the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which are more commonly known as the Rio Olympics, is well and truly underway. As always, expectations are high for the large...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The sight of Black Caps' bowlers Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Mark Craig along with keeper BJ Watling in the grass nets the Bay Oval last week, suggested that...

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Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Last Saturday's race meeting at the Gate Pa course in Tauranga was a testament to the course manager who presented a track that completed a full card of racing, on a day which...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Last Wednesday, Sideline Sid and Mrs Sid had a taste of country thoroughbred racing at its best when they journeyed to the Whakatane Racing Club's winter meeting at the Te Teko...

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