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Runners make history on the Gold Coast

In a ground breaking first, all 12 members of the 2014 Indigenous Marathon Project squad crossed the finish line of their first two biggest runs, including the Gold Coast Half Marathon.

The team's first run was held in Canberra on June 1 which included a 10km run for the women and 15km for the men - the furthest most had ever run.

Just one month later, team members exceeded their own expectations by not only finishing but crossing the line well ahead of their goal times.

Cairns representative, Brendan Peeters crossed...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:15

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NRL interest increases pressure on ARU to re-sign Waratahs star Kurtley Beale

The Australian Rugby Union is under increasing pressure to secure star Kurtley Beale for next year's World Cup as a switch to the NRL looms as one of his genuine options.

League legend Andrew Johns said on Sunday Beale would be "an absolute sensation" as a fullback in the NRL, after it was reported the Canterbury Bulldogs wanted to sign Beale for the 2015 season.

One of the most gifted players in Australia - former Wallabies coach Alan Jones recently said the national team should build their entire game plan around him -

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:14

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