The Sunday Mail (Queensland)

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ACROSS

1 Wayne Ben­nett’s co-coach in guid­ing Can­berra Raiders to maiden grand fi­nal 1987 (6). 4 Western Bull­dogs’ 2008 Brown­low medal­list, Adam -- (6). 7 Foun­da­tion Ti­tan fig­ured Wests Tigers’ 2005 ti­tle, An­thony -- (10). 8 Bris­bane player tied with James Hird 1996 Brown­low Medal (4). 10 Gym­nas­tics dis­ci­pline, -- bars (6). 14 Eng­land Ashes all-rounder, Moeen -- (3). 15 David Hayes-trained im­port won 1993 Caulfield Cup (5). 18 Bri­tish Lon­don Olympics dual track gold medal­list, -- Farah (2). 19 English soc­cer/league sta­dium, -Road (6). 21 Com­pleted men’s ten­nis ca­reer Grand Slam 1999, ini­tials (2). 22 For­mer Wal­laby util­ity back, -Barnes (7). 23 NZ Su­per rugby fran­chise, Auck­land -- (5). 25 Aussie bats­man scored 1965 Gabba Ashes de­but Test, ini­tials (2). 26 Coached Manly to 1976, ’78 rugby league pre­mier­ships (7). 29 Golf’s “Big Easy’’ (3). 32 For­mer In­dian spin ace, – Kum­ble (4). 33 Three-time Dally M Player of the Year (8). 35 First Wal­laby to also play for NZ, -Con­nor (3). 37 Eng­land Test bat­ting “tor­toise’’ 1980s, Chris -- (6).

DOWN

1 Wal­la­bies’ full­back trump (5). 2 First name 11 down (6). 3 Aussie Team Sky cy­clist, Nathan -(5). 4 Manly hooker won rugby league’s then Roth­mans Medal 1986 (8). 5 Rode Media Puz­zle to win 2002 Mel­bourne Cup (6). 6 Par­ra­matta league nick­name (4). 9 Beat Crime Scene, Mourilyan to win 2009 Mel­bourne Cup (8). 11 Nine-time French Open ten­nis men’s sin­gles cham­pion (5). 12 Bart Cum­mings’ 2008 Mel­bourne Cup win­ner (6). 13 US grid­iron comp, ab­brev (3). 16 Nick­name rugby league caller Ray War­ren (5). 17 For­mer Queens­land Ori­gin half­back, -- Lam (6). 20 Cap­tained Syd­ney Roost­ers to 2002 NRL premier­ship (7). 21 Gold Coast Suns AFL cap­tain (6). 24 Na­tion­al­ity for­mer ten­nis star Martina Hingis (5). 27 23 across’s new coach, -- Umaga (4). 28 Aussie golf leg­end, Nor­man von -(4). 30 Don Brad­man’s suc­ces­sor as Aus­tralian cricket cap­tain, ini­tials (2). 31 Re­place­ment, ab­brev (3). 34 Bas­ket­ball tie-break, ab­brev (2). 36 Aus­tralian golfer won 1995 US PGA, ini­tials (2).

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