Contrasts and comebacks Schloithe and Schlensog by Les Everett

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South Fremantle’s Blake Schlensog. Photos by Les Everett

WAFL round seven

In a round full of interest and some surprise the performances of the WAFL’s two AFL-linked teams were remarkably contrasting. West Coast, featuring just six AFL-listed players, were absolutely thrashed by East Fremantle. Peel, with five AFL-listed players, kicked eight straight goals in the first quarter and led all day to beat Perth. Continue reading

Solving decades old murders in dustbowl district by Richard Jones

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A look at The Dry (MA)

Even though he’s now in his early 50s Eric Bana remains one of Australia’s leading male actors. In this gripping murder-mystery he’s a Federal cop returning to his little hometown district where it hasn’t rained for 324 days.

Aaron Falk (Bana) is back home after 20 years away to pay his respects at an old mate’s funeral. In the town’s accepted folklore Luke (Martin Dingle Wall) committed suicide after murdering his wife and small son. Continue reading