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Jon Pierik

Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.

Beveridge gives Dogs a bake after narrow loss to Roos

Beveridge gives Dogs a bake after narrow loss to Roos

Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge made his feelings clear after his side squandered the lead and fell to a two-point loss to North Melbourne.

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Roos deny desperate Dogs with seconds to spare

Roos deny desperate Dogs with seconds to spare

The Kangaroos trailed by three goals at half-time but rebounded to topple the Western Bulldogs in a thriller.

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New partnership: Slater joins Channel Seven

New partnership: Slater joins Channel Seven

Michael Slater, once a key member of Channel Nine's cricket commentary, has joined Seven.

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Four changes as Blues look to restore faith

Four changes as Blues look to restore faith

After a horrid loss to Fremantle, the Blues have made four changes for the clash against the Magpies.

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Back in the groove: Pattinson eyes comeback in domestic one-day series

Back in the groove: Pattinson eyes comeback in domestic one-day series

James Pattinson hopes to return to action in the JLT one-day series in September.

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Watts that? Power opt against allowing Jack to face his former Demons

Watts that? Power opt against allowing Jack to face his former Demons

Jack Watts won't have the chance to go up against his former club on Friday night.

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Heppell, Smith declared fit to face Eagles

Heppell, Smith declared fit to face Eagles

Bombers captain Dyson Heppell has recovered from a heavy hit from Luke Hodge.

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Bulldogs leadership group has 'let the team down': Johannisen

Bulldogs leadership group has 'let the team down': Johannisen

Western Bulldogs playmaker Jason Johannisen says the leadership group has not performed consistently on field.

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'The ones I feel for are the young Carlton supporters': Rhys-Jones

'The ones I feel for are the young Carlton supporters': Rhys-Jones

Blues great David Rhys-Jones says supporters need to stick with the club's rebuilding plan.

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Sri Lanka captain to escape Cape Town ball-tampering fallout

Sri Lanka captain to escape Cape Town ball-tampering fallout

Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball tampering, but tougher new penalties haven't been introduced.

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'It could have got worse' - Bolton hopes supporters stick with Blues

'It could have got worse' - Bolton hopes supporters stick with Blues

Carlton coach Brendon Bolton said a second-half rally saved the Blues from another dark day.

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