NRL – Cowboys set stage for a fairytale 2017 Grand Final

Hatch NRL writer Andre Cupido previews Sunday’s big match between the Melbourne Storm and the resurgent North Queensland Cowboys

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Are experiences the new Burberry?

Australian adults prefer to spend on a night out than material products, according to new NAB data

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AFL fans flock to Melbourne for Grand Final

Tens of thousands of football fans have descended on Melbourne for today’s Grand Final Parade, ahead of tomorrow’s landmark match between Richmond and Adelaide.

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A hiding to nothing – why League’s coaches have tumbled

Rugby League guru Phil Gould speaks to Hatch’s Troy Whittaker about the tough life of NRL coaches. 

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When politics and sport collide

Player protests – TV star outbursts – presidential insults – marriage debates. Welcome to modern sport.

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Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

National survey shows links between drugs and mental health Gay and bisexual Australians are almost six times more likely to use illicit drugs than their heterosexual peers, the 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey has found. The detailed findings of The Australian

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REVIEW: Captain Underpants

The First Epic Movie – or not? Brooke Gibbs went to see if the controversial book was as funny on-screen.

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The Marriage Debate: A LGBTQI update

Joy94.9, Australia’s only LGBT radio station, is airing a weekly chat show addressing the Same-sex Marriage debate.

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The St Kilda Jew who inspired the VW Beetle

If you drive a Volkswagen, take a moment to ponder the man who helped design the iconic Beetle,

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NRL life bans: Why we’re talking about them in 2017

Life bans in the NRL are rare: only three have ever been handed down – two of them this year.

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