NATIONAL: PHIL MUNDINE* presents his monthly round-up of the winners and losers in the world of Australian sport.
LEAGUE: In a dramatic opening to the NRL season, the Dragons defeated the Knights with Aboriginal gun Jamie Soward’s 25-metre match winner coming at the end of extra time.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Canterbury enforcer Frank Pritchard and Newcastle’s Timana Tahu each face a week on the sidelines after being charged by the NRL match review committee over round-one incidents.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Timana Tahu says he owes his return to the Newcastle Knights to the NRL club’s incoming super-coach Wayne Bennett, describing his phone call as “words from heaven”.
AFL INDIGENOUS ROUND: This weekend the AFL celebrates and honours the contribution of Aboriginal players to the Aboriginal game of Marngrook, or as its commonly known, AFL.
AMAZING PEOPLE, PLACES: Chris Graham travelled to Central Australia to research the affects of the Northern Territory intervention.
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