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OPINION: In his new column, Tracker sports editor Phil Mundine pays tribute to our past sporting heroes..

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THE CUSTODIAN: Doing it for ourselves

Aboriginal superstar Ben Barba playing for the Indigenous All Stars.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Canterbury Bulldogs fullback Ben Barba won the Dally M award last year and was a key player in taking his team to the grand final. This month Barba signed on as an ambassador for the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, and hopes to promote land rights throughout the state. This is his first monthly […]

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THIRD UMPIRE: NSW… Queensland… Australian?

Queensland players Justin Hodges (left) and Greg Inglis celebrate following their State of Origin 3 match against New South Wales at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Queensland defeated NSW 21-20. (AAP IMAGE/DAVE HUNT)

NATIONAL: PHIL MUNDINE* presents his monthly round-up of the winners and losers in the world of Australian sport.

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THIRD UMPIRE: Farewell to a talented trio

A picture of the 1973 Aboriginal rugby league side who took on the New Zealand Maori team. Bruce Stewart can be seen bending over to the left of the man with the baby (IMAGE SUPPLIED).

NATIONAL: PHIL MUNDINE* presents his monthly round-up of the winners and losers in the world of Australian sport.

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THE HARDEST HIT: Learning from the All Stars

: Indigenous All Stars players Greg Inglis (right) and Greg Bird (centre) celebrate after Nathan Merritt (left) scored a try during their match against the NRL All Stars  last month  	(AAP IMAGE/DAVE HUNT)

NATIONAL: JAMAL IDRIS* is getting ready for the NRL season, but he reflects back on the Indigenous All-Stars game last month.

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THIRD UMPIRE: Cricket’s changing of the guard

India’s Zaheer Khan bats against Australia during the cricket test match in Adelaide, Australia,  January 28, 2012.  (AP Photo/David Mariuz)

NATIONAL: PHIL MUNDINE* presents his monthly round-up of the winners and losers in sport.

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THE HARDEST HIT: A new life on the Gold Coast

New Gold Coast Titans recruit Jamal Idris during a training drill at the Titans pre-season training session at Robina on the Gold Coast, last December.	 (AAP IMAGE/DAVE HUNT)

NATIONAL: JAMAL IDRIS* has been busy getting ready for the Indigenous All-Stars game, and also his new role at the Gold Coast Titans.

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THIRD UMPIRE: Lockyer’s long farewell tour

Australian captain Darren Lockyer.

NATIONAL: PHIL MUNDINE* presents his monthly round-up of the winners and losers in sport.

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THE HARDEST HIT: Reflecting on my time as a Bulldog

Former Bulldog Jamal Idris could line up against his old teammates this weekend, when Canterbury play the Gold Coast Titans.

NATIONAL: JAMAL IDRIS* pens his piece the night before the Canterbury Bulldogs took on the Newcastle Knights. The Bulldogs won 32-22.

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THIRD UMPIRE: Soccer’s holy trinity: seniors, women, youth

Socceroos star Harry Kewell in his Australian strip.  (AP PHOTO/HASSAN AMMAR,FILE)

NATIONAL: PHIL MUNDINE* presents his monthly round-up of the winners and losers in sport.

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