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  1. Norfolk Islanders bow out in badmintonRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Age

    ... of pool, where if the loser fails to pot a ball it's a round of the table with pants down. The five-person Norfolk Island team train in a community hall where they use masking tape to lay out the court. "Every time we come out to play, people cheer ...

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  2. Australians face key badminton duelRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Age

    ... a crucial duel in Commonwealth Games badminton. The pair predictably needed just 17 minutes to dispatch Norfolk Island's Terry Gray and Joanne Snell on Wednesday night 21-2 21-3 in their opening women's doubles match. But Australia's unseeded status ...

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  3. Taking the Norfolk back-door to the GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Two years ago, in a bid to re-float the economy on tiny Norfolk Island, the immigration rules were loosened to essentially allow Australians and New Zealanders to turn up, and stay for good.

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  4. Commonwealth Games: Mixed fortunes for Scots bowlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... for the knock-out stages of the triples in second place to England. In their table topping clash against Norfolk Island, Brown trailed the jack with her last bowl to snatch a 14-13 victory, then in their last section qualifier against South Africa ...

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  5. I'm an athlete ... Get me over thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Age

    Two years ago, in a bid to re-float the economy on tiny Norfolk Island, the immigration rules were loosened to essentially allow Australians and New Zealanders to turn up, and stay for good.

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  6. Robert MacklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | ABC News

    Norfolk Island became one of the cruellest prison islands in the history of the British empire and the job of commandant attracted some of its worst sadists.

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  7. Australian skipper Matt Flapper shinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | The Age

    ... 21-12. The men's pair of Brett Wilkie and Aron Sherriff had to stave off a strong challenge from the Norfolk Island duo of John Christian and Tim Sheridan, who doubles up as the island's finance and sports minister. The islanders had Australia tied ...

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  8. Commonwealth Games: 'Team Ballarat' overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | The Courier

    ... picking up five shots on the 13th end and then moving out to a 15-13 lead with two of the 18 ends remaining. Norfolk Island pushed them all the way in a 14-10 result in round three, but it was easier going in a 20-7 win over Jersey. After defeating ...

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  9. Aust well placed at Games lawn bowlsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... The mens pair of Brett Wilkie and Aron Sherriff are also on top of their group after beating a tough Norfolk Island 14-10 and the Cook Islands 25-11. And women's singles hope Kelsey Cottrell beat Guernsey's Lucy Kate Beere 21-12, while the women's ...

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  10. Commonwealth Games: Relaxed atmosphere as Ellen Falkner prevails in opening game at Glasgow 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... well as a unit. Ultimately we've put in a decent performance and got a good result." Falkner's team take on Norfolk Island's Tess Evans,Wendy Nagy, Petal Jones and Essie Sanchez in their second game today. The Pacific islanders, who hail from the ...

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  11. Glasgow 2014: Bothwell ace Kirsty Gilmour moves up to second in Commonwealth rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Daily Record

    ... in the semi-finals. In the men's singles, Kieran Merrilees is eighth seed and begins against Richard Cribb of Norfolk Island, but England's 2010 silver medallist Rajiv Ouseph is likely to test him in the quarter-finals. Martin Campbell and Patrick ...

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  12. Welcome to the worldRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Carnoustie Today

    ... the teams. Representatives from across the Commonwealth including New Zealand, India, Canada, the Maldives, Norfolk Island, Isle of Man and Anguila, together with local dignitaries and invited guests were treated to an evening of Angus talent at the ...

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  13. Kent athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day 2 - Friday, July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Kent Online

    ... England Fours side. The former Whitstable BC player whose married name is Honnor is in the team to take on Norfolk Island at 8.45am, having helped England open their group campaign with a 21-11 win over Canada on Thursday. Tonbridge judo star Katie ...

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  14. Call to dissolve Norfolk Island GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | ABC News

    Norfolk Island, which has been bankrupt for several years and is being bailed out by the Australian Government, is the subject of a parliamentary inquiry.

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  15. Amateurish, eccentric and so very British: Was the Commonwealth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... the Athletes' Village, you can find some of the world's fastest sports stars queuing for lunch alongside the Norfolk Island's badminton team. Only six people on Norfolk Island play competitive badminton - and five of them have come to Glasgow. They ...

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  16. Spirit of the Home Games in AngusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Montrose Today

    ... piped into a special civic reception. Representatives from India, New Zealand, the Isle of Man, the Maldives, Norfolk Island and Canada were joined by ambassadors from Angus Council and invited guests at Carnoustie Leisure Centre to celebrate the ...

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  17. Commonwealth Games: Ellen Falkner gets off to winning start at Glasgow 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Chinery. Falkner, who won the fours in Manchester in 2002 and the pairs in Delhi four years ago, now faces Norfolk Island, who beat South Africa 17-13 this morning, in their next match tomorrow. Areyou interested in sports such as Cambridge tennis, ...

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  18. Marine protected areas to be set upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | BBC News

    ... who lost -57kg quarter-final v Canada's Jessica Klimkait. She gives everything to judo. Bronze maybe? As Norfolk Island begin their lawn bowls campaign today against Canada, read the story of the island's sports minister Tim Sheridan who has left ...

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  19. Lift-off in Glasgow after Commonwealth Games opening ceremony......Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... flotsam and jetsam of a lost empire fighting over 261 gold medals. Before we leave the subject of Norfolk Island, that idyllic speck in the Pacific Ocean, we should record their team of 24 athletes and nine officials were led out at the opening ...

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  20. Norfolk shuttlers just happy to be in GlasgowRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Star Online

    Norfolk Island badminton player Richard Cribb shares a joke with team-mate Tez Gray and coach Tony Mordaunt after their training session at the Emirates Arena on Wednesday.

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