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(generated from captions) Tonight - an all-out attack

in Afghanistan has Australia

soul searching about

myself Australia's role there I ask

myself as commander that myself as commander that many

times and I really, really

struggle with T Also ahead, no

remorse. Norway's alleged mass

murderer goes on trial in capital, Oslo. Security murderer goes on trial in the concerns as the Government

online. moves to put health records

And later on 'Grandstand' with Peter Wilkins, with Peter Wilkins, the

Kiwi-turned-Kangaroo who has

become New Zealand's become New Zealand's black

sheep. Being born in New

Zealand it's my home, but this

is a career decision. This Program is Captioned Live. Live

across Australia, this is ABC

News 24. Hello. I'm Andrew Geoghegan.

Geoghegan. Thanks for joining

us. The former commander of

Afghanistan has questioned Australia's troops in

whether the lives lost in the

conflict have been worth it. Major General John Cantwell

says he understand the

political reason for the war,

but not the cost. Ben Worsley

reports. The spring offensive

begins in the heart of the

capital. a coordinated plan

carried out with precision on high-profile targets. Six embassies were struck,

including the US, the British

attacked and the and German. NATO officers were

attacked and the insurgents

tried to storm the Parliament.

Further afield, Jalabad Airport was hit.

TRANSLATION: They were wearing

local cloths. One of them

opened fire on a policeman and

killed him. But that was killed him. But that was the only police casualty, while 19 Taliban militants were killed. The international Coalition

calls it progress, an

indication the local forces are ready to repel their opponents. They might opponents. They might have

entered the city today, but

Afghan National Police are

showing them very very moment very clearly where their limitations are. Fire!. At

fighting continues, so the debate about the merit of fighting continues, so too does

the conflict. Is it worth it? I

as a commander ask myself that

question many times and I

really, really struggle with it. John Cantwell led

Australia's forces in

Afghanistan in 2010. He says he

understand the political

imperative behind the war, but

doubts the human cost is worth

it. You could never look at it. You could never look at any

soldier, sailor or airman and

say, "Your life's for fit for

some political purpose." That's just That's just unacceptable.

We're still there because it's in our national interest, it's in our national security interest to stay interest to stay and finish the

job. The 32 families who grieve

on a daily basis are not dooing that grieving in

vain. Australia's troops are

due to withdraw at the end of

2014. Back home, a nine-hour

stand-off between police and a

man armed with a knife south of

Brisbane has ended with a woman

and two children being and two children being released unharmed. Officers were called

to a house at Crestmead in

Logan this morning after

reports of a domestic dispute.

The man was holding his ex-partner and two children

hostage. Police say a

relationship breakdown sparked the siege. He has threatened to

harm the children and himself

and police and of course any

threats such as that we treat

very seriously and we're very

concerned for the safety of all

involved. The area was cordoned

off all day and the incident

surprised locals in neighbourhood. I was just surprised locals in the

inside and I come to check the

mailbox and I seen all the

police cars and thought,

"What's going on here?" Too

close to home. Specialist

negotiators spent the day

talking to the man who is

believed to be still inside.

Police say they shot dead a man in rural New South Wales last

night when they couldn't subdue

him with a Taser. Officers went

to a property at Rocky River near

near Tenterfield after locals

raised the alarms. The third fatality in a month. Police

were called to this remote

property, a commune known as

the School of Happiness. People at the property claimed they

had been threatened. When

police arrived, they were

confronted by a man armed with

a knife and crossbow. At a knife and crossbow. At some

particular point in time,

police have fired a number of

shots from a service pistol

that have resulted in the fie

tal injury of that male

person. The police

investigation of events was

today supported by the people

at the commune. In a statement

hostage they said the man had held them

hostage with a knife. They said

he ran off when police arrived

but then reappeared with a

crossbow.

They thanked the police for

saving their lives. The man saving their lives. The man is

the third person to die in a

confrontation with police over

the past month. In March,

34-year-old Darren Neil was

shot dead in a Parramatta

shopping mall after committing

what police say were serious

offences. A week earlier

Brazilian man Roberto Laudisio

died when police fired a Taser

at him in Sydney's CBD The

question is why do they have

Taser fs they don't work or if

they kill people when they they kill people when they are

used? What we need to do is

have a review of procedures and

look at what sort of equipment is appropriate for the questions continue, the is appropriate for police. As

funeral of Roberto Laudisio was

held in Brazil. His family and

friends say they want justice.

Meanwhile, in Western

Australia, the corruption

watchdog has recommended charges against two police

officers for excessive use of

Tasers. Can Kevin Spratt Tasered at least a dozen times Tasers. Can Kevin Spratt was

in a single incident after

being taken into custody by WA

police in August 2008. police in August 2008. Police initially claimed he had

violently resisted officers who had been forced to use their

Corruption and Crime Commission Tasers to avoid injury, but the

concluded it was the police

that triggered the event. I think we accept that and we

accept also and I've said this

in the public domain, that the

actions of the officers on that

night were clearly not in

agreement with policy. They were outside of policy, outside

of how we manage prisoners, and it

it was wrong. The commission made misconduct findings

against two officers, saying

the use of force was excessive. The Director of Public

Prosecutions will now consider whether they should face

charges. In Central Queensland

there is still no sign of a missing kayaker who is feared

to have drowned in a river to have drowned in a river near Emerald. Two men were kayaker

yesterday morning when a strong current pulled them under

water. One man-made it to

shore, but his shore, but his companion disappeared of the search will continue tomorrow. In Victoria,

an inquest into the death of a

teenager who was punched at a

party four years ago has heard

most of the guests were drunk.

16-year-old Justin Galligan was

knocked unconscious, but

managed to go home in a taxi and later died in hospital of

the inquest is examining a

variety of issues, including

safety measures at parties safety measures at parties and consumption of alcohol by teenagers. Justin Galligan was

an invited guest at the party

at Balwyn which was at Balwyn which was gatecrashed by around 15 people. He was

punched during a fight in a

nearby car park and was knocked

out. He came to and complained

of a headache and of a headache and vision

problems but went home in a

taxi. His parents couldn't wake

him the next morning and he

later died in hospital from a brain injury. The State brain injury. The State Coroner were told Randolph and

Christine Bowden organised Christine Bowden organised the party for their daughter

Sheridan who was 15 at the

time. They said the party was

well organised, with a well organised, with a guest

list and alcohol was allowed

even though the guests were

underage. Sheridan Bowden says

the guests were all 15 or 16 and almost everyone was drunk or affected by alcohol. The Bowdens told neighbours they

were having a party but didn't

tell police. The Bowdens had

held a similar party six months

before that they had registered with Victoria's Party Safe program, but they program, but they didn't register this party because

they didn't see the benefit of the scheme. Randolph Bowden

said he expected police said he expected police patrols during the first party during the first party but never saw them. No-one has been

directly charged with causing

Justin Galligan's death. The

inquest continues. The

Victorian Government is suing the electricity the electricity distributor SP

Ausnet for more than $22

million over one of the Black

Saturday bushfires. A writ

filed in the Supreme Court

details claims for widespread

damage caused by the Kilmore East fire three years ago. It

was one of the worst Black

Saturday fires, killing 119

people and destroying more than

a thousand homes. 10 primary

schools were either damaged or

destroyed and the fire also

severely damaged State assets

like roads, state forests and national parks. The government

holds SP AusMet and its

contractor responsible claiming

they failed in a duty of care

to maintain the safety of

powerlines in the area. Six people including four teenagers

have escaped a ferocious house

fire in Sydney's west. This amateur footage shows the

intensity of the blaze which

broke out around 2am in

suburban Hebersham . A man suffered minor injuries while

rousing his family and a number of teenager whose had been

sleeping over. Firefighters are

still investigating the cause of the blaze. Burma's

flirtation with democracy has

earned a reprieve from

Australian sanctions. About 260 Burmese leaders including the

President seen here last week

with the visiting British Prime

Minister will now be removed

from Australia's visa black list. The easing of list. The easing of the sanctions formally recognises Burma's democratic progress as genuine. I think the President

is sincere, I think he deserves

these rewards. But of course

it's always possible to it's always possible to resume these sanctions. Australia is

moving in step with the US, Europe and Asian countries. A relaxation of trade and investment is also being considered. We're considered. We're just going to

take you live to Norway to the trial of Anders Behring

Breivik, the man accused of

carrying out one of the biggest

terror shooting sprees in

history. Last June he allegedly

set off a bomb in Oslo before fatally

fatally shooting teenagers at a

youth camp, leaving 77 people dead. Psychiatrists have rule

ud that he is sane and can

stand trial for terrorism and premeditated murder. Well, an Indonesian Supreme Court judge

has recommended Schapelle

Corby's sentence for drug

smuggling be cut by five years.

That's much shorter than

previously speculated. The

judge sent his judge sent his recommendation to Indonesia's President almost two years ago. It led to

speculation he had suggested

Corby's 20-year jail term be

cut by half, but the ABC has

now seen the confidential

document and can confirm that

he suggests a reduction of five

years. No immediate decision is

expected as Corby's case is not

being actively considered by the President's

advisers. Dozens of deadly tornadoes have torn through

America's Midwest. Three young

girls were among those killed after warning sirens in the

town failed to go off. The

governors of Oklahoma and

Kansas have declared states of

emergency, while parts of Iowa

have also suffered significant

damage. Suddenly we heard all

this loud noise and I said,

"Let's get out of here!" The

storm front is moving east storm front is moving east with

tornado warnings in place for

parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin. The polls have closed an the counting closed an the counting has begun in the final round of East Timor's presidential

election. The winner were take

over from outgoing President

Jose Ramos Horta who Jose Ramos Horta who lost in the first round of the election. Sara Everingham

reports from Dili East Timor

will haveny new President next month and today voters around

the country went to the polls

to decide who that will be be. One of the candidates is Taur

Matan Ruak who says he is particularly concerned about youth unemployment and has

suggested that compulsory

military service could help

provide young people provide young people with

skills and with work. Well, my

big problem is how we will

integrate our young people. More

More than 50% of people below

20 years old. He is up against

the former parliamentary Speaker Franciso Guterres Speaker Franciso Guterres from

the large Fretilin party. He

says the outgoing President

Jose Ramos Horta has left large

shoes to fill on the

international stage, but he

says is he keen to says is he keen to develop diplomatic ties with countries

such as Australia. TRANSLATION: Naturally in five

years of international

diplomacy, he left a lot for

us. I will further his work and I will further relationships

with every country. Here? East

Timor, the President is a head

of state with no role in government, but still it's an

influential position influential position and whoever wins will help lead

East Timor at a crucial time.

The United Nations peacekeepers are planning to are planning to leave East Timor at the end of the year.

Doctors and security Doctors and security experts have raised serious concerns

about the Federal Government's

e-health record system to be

rolled out in July. They say

the safety of electronic health

records can't be guaranteed and

personal information will be

vulnerable to hackers. The idea

behind electronic behind electronic health records is that patients can access their own medical information, information, making it

available to doctors when they

need to. But some medical and

computer experts are worried

about the security of the new

system the Federal Government

is introducing. Until we get the security issues resolved, satisfactorily, I would satisfactorily, I would suggest

to all Australians that you

simply do not opt into this

system. Patient also be able to access sensitive access sensitive medical information from home

computers, smart phones computers, smart phones and even public computers. even public computers. Internet security experts say hacker

also be able to access confidential medical records

because it will be up to patients to make sure their information remains

secure. What we'll end up is that these electronic that these electronic health records will be stolen and used

for identity theft. They

estimate as many as 4 million

personal computers are

improperly accessed by hackers

every year, but those involved

with developing the system

insist it's secure. There is

multiple points of defence. One is the individual taking responsibility for their own information as well, but in

order to get onto the system,

they need to be able to have a

log beyond which again brings more

more security. In an article in

the 'Medical Journal of

Australia', doctors outline potential problems that might

occur. A medication name might

get swapped, a dose for a get swapped, a dose for a drug

might get changed or your

allergy might not appear, for

example. We need to manage

these errors now rather than

George W. Bush rush to a July 1

deadline and then manage these errors post-implementation. The National E-Health transitional Authority say it is will

recommend ways to reduce any

risk. A new study has found the draft Murray-Darling Basin plan

could result in more than 2,000

job losses in one of the more vulnerable vulnerable irrigation

communities. The study examined

the effects of the water bye

back on the region. The Bear sin today completed a 20-week

consultation period for its

draft basin plan. It's harvest time for rice growers time for rice growers in New South Wales Riverina and it's also time to finalise submissions for the

Murray-Darling Basin plan. I

don't see that people

understand any more than what they did 20 weeks

ago. Irrigator Dick Thompson

says the proposal to return

nearly 2800 gigalitres of water

to the environment through

voluntary buybacks and infrastructure improvements will damage the local economy. Irrigators can take

their money and run, but the communities will be in trouble. And that's the

conclusion drawn by an economic

study commissioned by Murrimbidgee Irrigation With

the local economy contracting by around 9% by around 9% which translates

to a loss of about 2100 jobs. The Basin Authority has

visited communities throughout

the river systems and is now

combs through thousands of submissions For every

submission and every point

that's made in those

submissions there will be

another submission with a

counter point to make. The New South Wales and Victorian

governments oppose the plan

because they say it returns too

much water to the environment,

about you they do see merit in

some of the details. South

Australia also opposes the

plan, but for a different reason. It would like to reason. It would like to see

more water returned to improve

the health of the river

systems, and the new Queensland

Government has been given more time to finalise its

response. From where I sit,

this is ultimately will be about leadership, leadership in

the broader sense of the world

by our governments. So, the

debate has progressed somewhat

since angry farmers set on fire

the original draft Basin plan

outside this very building 18

months ago, but although the

situation is less volatile,

there is still plenty of work

to be done to bring irrigation

communities on board. In the

wake of the audit of the ACT plooeder's office, the ACT's Chief Minister has Chief Minister has flagged tougher accountability tougher accountability rules

for MLAs and their staff. The

changes include the creation of

a lobbiest register and a

re-written code of conduct for

ministers. New rules have also been drafted for their

staff. Which really again outlines outlines the privileged

position that staff are in and the importance that they act at

all times with integrity.

It will be interesting to see

what the new code of conduct

puts forward but until we see

it and have time to look at the

code of conduct, it's very hard to give it the tick. The ACT

Chief Minister wants the

changes in place before October. The aviation safety investigator has found

fractured blades on the plane

when the Boeing 747 encountered

trowel at 25,000 feet on a

flight to Sydney. The Transport

Safety Bureau says the engine

casing was punctured because casing was punctured because of

the faulty blade. The plane was

forced to make an emergency

landing in San Francisco, but no-one was injured in the

incident. There was a heavy

security presence at Toyota's Melbourne production line this morning as the company gave 260

workers their marching orders. Toyota foreshadowed the job

cuts earlier this year, citing falling exports and the high Australian dollar, but it was

the manner of the sackings that

attracted controversy. They've

been dark days at Toyota since January when big job losses

were foreshadowed. At were foreshadowed. At first

shift, workers arrived to find a massive security presence stationed even across the

stationed even across the road.

Guards were used to escort

workers first to their lockers

and then off the premises. The

end of an 18-year job for

Charles Allan Oh, Charles Allan Oh, yeah, shocking over Easter. Shocking.

You couldn't sleep. Of you were

thinking, "Am I going to be the

one?" It became apparent that Toyota

Toyota was bussing the sacked workers to a nearby function

centre where the reception

wasn't a friendly one It is a private property Are you

sacking the workers in here sacking the workers in here or

letting them know If you could

just call that person and they will let you know. Inside,

workers were given their papers, told their payout figure and offered financial

counselling from centre link

staff, but they were also staff, but they were also told

they had been rated as low performers on the factory floor in comparison that their colleagues working on the

line You go on the shop floor,

you be called from it, humiliated,

humiliated, man, everyone. Humiliated? Yes, of

course. I feel a little bit

disappointed because the way

they told to us I think is not

fair. The union is far from

happy with the rating system, the manner of the the manner of the sackings and all the security guards who

also asked the media to

leave Well, a lot of them are going to find it hard - age,

English and a lot of people

have been here 20, 30 years and

although know is how to build

cars. Nobody from Toyota would

be interviewed but in a

statement the company said it

didn't take the redundancies

lightly and was pleased lightly and was pleased with the outcome for employees.

There will be an appeal against the sackings the sackings at Fair Work

Australia. Let's check finance

now and global now and global worries about Spain's debt Spain's debt problems

contributed to another contributed to another fall on

the local share market the local share market today. Here's Alan Kohler. Well, the

focus is now firmly back on

Europe after two months of arm following the 130 following the 130 billion Greek bailout in February. So

now Spain's turn to rain on the

plains, after it held a bond

auction last week that auction last week that didn't

really work. Since then yields

on its debt have continue to rise

rise and Madrid share prices

have continued to tumble,

leading to pretty heavy fall as cross Wall Street and Europe

which carried over into Asia this afternoon. In this afternoon. In Australia, the All Ordinaries fell half a percent

percent today to below 4400

again. Investors gave ANZ a round after applause for putting up interest rates on

Friday night and took some

money out of the other banks money out of the other banks to

invest more in ABC. Of Fairfax

had one of the biggest falls

among the leaders, down 3.5%.

Commodities were down on Friday

so that since February the CRB

has fallen 7% but has fallen 7% but having tracked the CRB pretty closely

for more than 12 months, the

All Ordinaries has been steady

over those 7 weeks and that's

because the value of China's commodity imports have stayed very long, offsetting the fall

in prices. This chart shows

iron ore, copper and crude oil

imports in volume, not value

terms, even as China's GDP growth has come down to 8.1%

and seems headed into the 7s,

imports continue to growth. imports continue to growth. The Australian dollar is down a bit

from where it was this time on

Friday. And that's finance. Friday. And that's finance. The

comedian Hamish Blake took the

gold but the ABC stole the show

at last night's Logie Awards in Melbourne. The national

broadcaster picked up 8 gongs

broadcaster picked up 8 gongs .

Adam Hills won a silver Logie for most popular presenter, and

'The Slap' and 'Four Corners'

were also recognised. TV's stars showed off their suits

and frocks on the red carpet

before packing the room for the

54th annual Logie 54th annual Logie Awards. The

ABC was a big winner, with a

shocked Adam Hills, host of

'Spicks and Specks', named most

popular presenter. Wow! I

wasn't expecting this. Shit - don't swear. The ab's 'The

Slap' snared the award for most

outstanding drama series and

'Four Corners' won an award for

its investigation into the

abuse of Australian cattle

slaughtered in Indonesian

abattoirs. Star of the ABC's 'Paper

'Paper Giants', Asher Keddie

picked up the most popular actress award, while actress award, while co-star

Rob Carlton was named most

outstanding actor. When my

agent first rang and asked me

if I would read the script and consider playing Kerry Packer,

like all good Australian actors

I thought to myself, I thought to myself, "Shit, Kerry Packer. If I get this

right, there will be a Logie in

it." TV's night of nights was

punctuated with plenty of entertainment from mature

crooners like Tony Bennett to that boy band, One Direction.

Also a moving tribute to Also a moving tribute to Molly

Meldrum who was inducted into

Logies Hall of Fame as he

continues to recover from a bad

fall. Molly has done more for

the Australian music business than anybody in than anybody in its history. The evening went on

until after midnight, until after midnight, but

finally the coveted gold Logie

Award for most Award for most popular

personality on TV was announced. Hamish Blake! The

Channel Nine comedian was initially a little lost for

words. If you hold it up to

your ear, you can hear Bert. It's like a seashell. (LAUGHTER)

What's that? Thank heaps What's that? Thank heaps of

people? OK. But he took the

moment to thank his comic

partner, Andy Lee, and those in

the industry. Because you are

genuinely good people and you

want to make good things and that's an incredible thing

that's an incredible thing to

be a part of. The party undoubtedly continued well into

the night. A fairy penguin is feeling the love again after

being stolen from a theme park

on the Gold Coast in a late

night prank. Dirk was today

back in his enclosure after

being found swimming in a

nearby waterway. Keep s say nearby waterway. Keep s say the penguin it exhausted but

otherwise OK from his ordeal.

Dirk was back with his

partner Peaches This is a

captive breeding animal, never

exposed open spaces or boats.

So we're pleased to see Dirk back with his mates

again. Three men aged 18, 20

and 21 have been charged.

Keepers say dirg's return has

come just in time for the breeding season. Graham breeding season. Graham Creed

with the two-day outlook and

we're going to see some wet

weather through parts of the country, all country, all in association with troughs through with troughs through the

eastern parts. A trough off the

coast of New South Wales,

another trough sitting through the Coral Sea and up into the north-east of the Northern

Territory, so that's going to

trigger some showers trigger some showers and thunderstorm as cross the

tropical region, but this

trough is going to trigger trough is going to trigger some

rain along the New South Wales

coast. Maybe showers and

thunderstorms about parts of

south-eastern Queensland. This

will be a feature as we head

towards the end of the week.

Rainfall totals not really

starting to ease back until

about Friday at this stage.

This frontal system moving up

towards the south-west of

Western Australia is going to

see an increase in cloud and

showers developing, about you

they should be mostly south of

Perth and through to around

about Albany by the evening. But we're not expecting significant falls with that. A

little bit of drizzle about southern Victoria and parts of eastern Tasmania, perhaps eastern Tasmania, perhaps one or two drizzle or two drizzle patches about

the north-west. Really the coastal fringe of New South Wales looking at widespread rainfall, showers and thunderstorms up into the south-eastern parts of Queensland and then also

showers and thunderstorms up across the north eastern

tropics. As we head into

Wednesday, there is little

change to that whole scenario.

The offshore trough in New

South Wales, the heaviest falls

pushing down towards the

Central Coast, anywhere from

Newcastle through to Wollongong

and that includes Sydney. Still

the northern east tropics and northern parts of the Northern Territory looking

Territory looking at widespread showers and thunderstorms, and

another frontal system moving up towards

up towards the south-west of Western Australia. Showers

across the region, but falls

are expected to be light and

isolated particularly anywhere

away from the coast. The showers might be bit more

frequent there, but over the

inland produce they little

rain. Mostly dry across the south-east. Not until we reach New South Wales that we are

likely to see widespread rain

and some of that tending to showers on and west of showers on and west of the

ranges but falls expected to be

a lot lighter. Showers and

thunderstorms about parts of south-eastern Queensland and

again the tropics - expects to

see moderate to heavy falls in association with a trough

through the region. The top

stories from ABC News - heavy streegt fighting in the Afghan capital Kabul capital Kabul has end.

Authorities say the Taliban

militants responsible for the attacks have all been killed

after more than half a day of

intense gunfire and blasts. 36 attackers were killed attackers were killed while eight Afghan soldiers and three

civilians died. Kabul was hit

by a wave after tacks in three

areas starting at noon on

Sunday local time. The trial of a right-wing extremist who killed 77

killed 77 people in twin

attacks in Norway last year has

opened amid tight security. Anders Behring Breivik who

presented himself to court as a

writer, told the judges he didn't

didn't recognise the court's legitmacy. The proceedings are

expected to last 10 nine-hour standoff between

police and a man south of

Brisbane has ended with a woman

and two children being released unharmed. Officers were

calleded to the house this

morning after reports of a dix dispute. The man was holding his ex-partner and two children

hostage. The man is believed to

be still inside speaking with negotiators. Police say they

shot a man dead in rural New

South Wales when they couldn't

subdue him with a Taser.

Officers went to a property

near Tenterfield after

residents raised the alarm. The

third police fatality in-the-State within a month.

Time for all of today's sports

news with Peter Wilkins. Wilko,

what's coming up what's coming up in 'Grandstand'? Andrew, tonight a

selection decision set to spice

up the an Zac rugby league

test. Born and bred Kiwi James

Tamou has pledged his

allegiance to the Kangaroos.

To play for the green and gold, that's the pinnacle, I guess of

rugby league and, like, it's

just a dream come true, is

really is. Also tonight, Ricky

Ponting fails again as the Australians toil hard in the

Second Test. hello, I'm Peter Wilkins

Wilkins and this is

'Grandstand'. This Program is Captioned

Live.

It's company. Later in the program we'll review the weekend in AFL

with Nick Holland, but first

tonight, rugby league. A little

more spice has been added to

this weekend's Anzac Test

between the Kangaroos and Kiwis in Auckland. The Australian selectors have picked selectors have picked prop

forward James Tamou in their

squad, despite the fact squad, despite the fact the

23-year-old was born and bred in Palmerston North on New

Zealand's North Island. The

Kiwis are unhappy but the 23-year-old himself simply

can't wait. James Tamou was

can't wait. James Tamou was in

New Zealand squad for last year's rugby league Four

Nations tournment. He Nations tournment. He didn't play. On Friday the 23-year-old

will line up for the Kangaroos

in a Test against the Kiwis. To

be picked this quickly for the

green and gold, I'm happy. I

can't wipe the smile off my face. Tamou has had dualliability. Those he was

born in New Zealand, he played

his first league as a Sydney junior. As far as Australia junior. As far as Australia is concerned he fits the selection

criteria and playing is his choice. COMMENTATOR: Big James

Tamou bull dodzers his way over the line.

It is a talking point in New

Zealand, but the lad has made his decision and that's what his decision and that's what he wants to do. The new Australian

skipper expects the cowboy to

be under pressure for the challenge Under pressure challenge Under pressure they

play the best footy. I hope that's the

that's the way James takes it

as well. If he they come at me, so