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This program is captioned live. Tonight, almost there - trapped miners. the final push to free Tasmania's 13 years jail for a Sydney man for nagging him. who bashed his mother to death And drag racing suspected a teenager fighting for life. in a shocking crash that's left

Good evening. Also tonight -

price of basic food on the way up. households slugged again with the And a show of force to smash crime rings. as police are given new powers this time tomorrow, all going well, But first -

I've been given this information,

Sophie Dell easio has been hit by

a car. We know she's been

transported to hospital. We don't

know her condition. The information

has been confirmed to us by her dad

Ron. We'll get you more information

on that as soon as we can. All going well, underground ordeal Brant Webb and Todd Russell's

will finally be over. the drilling of heavy machinery The two trapped miners can now hear as it moves closer to them. has been completed, 5.5m of the 16m rescue tunnel may still be to come. but the hardest part

Every hour of every day

Beaconsfield miners are fighting

each other for a place at the front

of the rescue mission. They eat and

work in the dark. That is paying off. It's not lost off. It's not lost on Russell and

Webb. These guys know we are doing

everything possible, that's what we

are doing. The raised bore machine

began drilling, taking 12 hours to

move 2 metres through the rock.

Progress had extended to 5.5 metres,

a sign of less resance. The large

drill is making its presence felt.

The men say they are well aware of

the it. They can hear the grinding of

the drilling machine on the wall.

The longer that goes on, it's an

indication they are closer to

getting out. Also fostering a

rapport with the men in their cabin,

paramedic Karen, sclik them as

cheeky, happy to talk for hours

about family and football, and the

moment that trapped them. They said

it was very quick and they didn't

have any warning. They didn't know

that it was going to happen.

Concrete and piping was taken into

the shaft to be used to shore up

the 16 metre tunnel or as part of

backup plans. If the drill bore

becomes unsuccessful as a method,

understand if something doesn't

work, we are satisfied they have

other options. For the men working

below ground in the rescue,

comforting news given the mine is

have guaranteed understand administration. Managers

have guaranteed their pay for the

next month so they can worry less

about their financial future and

more about their work. Matthew Gill,

mine mrk went below ground tooxed

the last time they were sleeping,

today they were awake and he could

speak to them. They wanted to know

whether we were preeshtive of their

conditions they call where they are

a two-star hotel. They are the two

stars. Family members had

stars. Family members had briefings

with mine management, discussioning

what is happening now and when

their loved ones are finally free. And we are joined live now at Beaconsfield. by Ten reporter Jeremy Pudney the men are becoming very anxious Jeremy, there are reports about the situation?

That's right. Todd Russell and Brant Webb

Brant Webb are into day 10 of their

ordeal, what we are being told by

the paramedics and doctors speaking

to them is they are becoming

increasingly nervous about their

predika: that is expected as the

critical phase of this mission

approaches. There's a large team

involved in the process, and the

final part of the rescue could be

performed by a single man? That's

right. What is happening at the moment is that one

moment is that one metre tunnel,

the rescue tunnel is being drilled

towards them. In the final few

moments one miner by hand could

dig a passageway in an upward

direction in a cavity where they

are, it's unstable and could be the

most dangerous part of the mission.

We've seen support from the miners

coming from all quarters,

internationally and around

offering Australia. Rock stars are now

offering help. That's right, we

told you previously among the items

passed to the men were iPod music

players. Brant Webb asked for the

Foo Fighters be amongst the music

downloaded. Dave, the lead singer

of the band heard about this. He

sent a fax which was conveyed to

the miners, saying he's thinking

of them and he'd like to meet with

them when their ordeal is them when their ordeal is over. It

will lift their spirits. 13 years jail for a Sydney man to death. who bludgeoned his elderly mother killing the 83-year old Phillip Parkes admitted her constant nagging. because he couldn't stand

with a metal pipe Grace Parkes was bashed to death as she sat watching television. It was a brutal murder community stunned, that left her Northern Beaches but not as shocked as her family was the identity of the killer. when they found out who'd been caring for her. It was her youngest child, Phillip, It certainly makes you wonder,

and we were a model family. coming from a model family - and didn't want for anything. We were all very well educated was playing the concerned son. At the time, Phillip Parkes She was very frail. why anyone would do this. I just can't understand he confessed to the killing, But within a month,

had driven him crazy, saying his mother and treating him like a servant. nagging him had refused to go to a nursing home. The frail 83-year old solution to everyone's problem. I was thinking it was the only Phillip's answer - to knock her out.

I had it in my hand. and hit her in the forehead. I swung it back Grace's other children and loved ones at the sentencing today, comforted each other

their brother's life unravelled hearing how a heavy user of cannabis when he became for a Hari Krishna sect. and his wife left him of Parkes struggle in life emerged Signs of the extent when he was jailed for robbery. in women's clothing He'd been holding up banks disguised in a desperate bid to support his family. At the time he was the sole parent of three children, one of whom was disabled. The family says they'll stick by their brother, recognising he's done wrong but obviously has problems. Amber Muir, Ten News. A Sydney teenager may have been street racing

when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree. Two cars were travelling parallel along Gardiner's Road, at Rosebery,

when one clipped the other. The runaway vehicle careered into the tree, the 17-year old driver's legs crushed in the wreckage, trapping him for three hours. Paramedics and a medical team from a nearby helicopter rescue base rushed to the scene.

The teenager's in a serious condition in St George hospital. Crash investigators are looking into claims by witnesses that the cars were drag racing before the smash. A crackdown tonight on bikie gangs and drug dens,

with police promised new powers to smash organised crime rings. Officers will also be operating under a new banner,

changing the name from a Police Service, back to a Force. Graduation day for 153 new front-line recruits at the Goulbourn Police Academy complete with high-profile political involvement. The Premier boasting more police and greater police powers to match organised crime, by destroying fortified bikie clubhouses and illegal drug labs.

The police are going to have the

power to smash through. Breaking through, like West Australian Police during raids on bikie fortresses in Perth. Proposed NSW legislation will give police the power to cut power supplies and disable alarms while blocking drains to stop drugs being flushed away. If necessary, bulldozers will be used.

If it's necessary, to the optimum degree of force. It will be used. This is all about reinforcing a tough law and order stand, and it comes with a new label from the NSW Police Service, to the NSW Police Force. It is a Force that is there to protect the community

and round up criminals.

The change of name and tougher laws have Opposition support. If the police need the powers, we'll support them. But as the Government and graduates celebrate, a warning from the Opposition, that the new recruits haven't made up for the 600 officers lost from the Force in the past two years. Paul Mullins, Ten News. Fears of a major catastrophe

An Australian special forces soldier has been wounded in action in Southern Afghanistan. He required surgery after being wounded during an encounter with anti-coalition militia. He's now recovering at home in Australia. It's the fourth SAS casualty since the Australian deployment to Iraq last year.

It seems we're all now paying more for less. Fears of a major catastrophe at Sydney's Lucas Heights nuclear reactor. ANSTO has cut back on overnight monitoring for radiation leaks,

firefighters insisting they won't clean up the mess if the worst happens. It's due to be shut down next year, but if some insiders are to be believed, the process has already begun, and that spells danger.

Disgruntled workers say the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation is putting staff and the community at serious risk

by eliminating overnight monitoring of radiation levels inside the 50-year-old reactor. Qualified experts keep watch until 11pm,

but there'll be no-one again until 7:00 the next morning.

We no longer require these operations to be done at night

and so we no longer require health physic support. As for thousands being placed at risk by the cost-cutting move... This is clearly untrue. Our detector systems are still working. Our ability to respond to any incident is still the same, so there's no change in risk to people. Fearful of what may happen to them, firefighters will refuse to clean up a radiation leak. It's the 20th anniversary of Chernobyl.

That disaster occurred at 1:30-2:00 in the morning, safety breaches. people may be a little bit tired and things like that, and from that incident there were about 30 deaths and the majority were firefighters. Firies say they're called out up to 20 times a year already to the old reactor. There's no radiation associated with that, that's just a normal process of power to the reactor. It's a nuclear facility and anything can happen.

This latest controversy aside, ANSTO's attention is slowly turning its attention away from the old HIFAR site, with the new OPAL reactor behind me nearing completion. The $320 million facility will be in operation later this year. Frank Coletta, Ten News. It seems we're all now paying more for less. As Australians struggle with rising petrol prices and an interest rate hike,

households are now being slugged with higher costs for basic foods. Rising prices - it's a trend the Federal Government and the Reserve Bank are worried about. Milk, the first of a series of basic food items expected to go up because of spiralling fuel costs. The first to move, National Foods, putting up the price of Pura milk and other dairy products by 3%. Prices in some States will rise immediately.

Elsewhere they're under review. Bread prices are already edging up, other grocery items expected to follow. But John Howard is refusing to consider a cut to the GST on transporting foodstuffs. What is driving the high cost of some of the things we are talking about and the cost of petrol, is not the GST.

House prices are also sparking concern,

a report revealing tumbling home values in the eastern States where prices are down 1% this year. Perth's prices are booming, Darwin's rising, and homes in Adelaide have had modest increases. The worst affected - Sydney's prices down an average 9% since the peak of the housing cycling in early 2004. People have been buying homes on loan-to-value ratios of 100%

so straightaway they're in the red. Despite the gloom in its quarterly review released today, the Reserve Bank has also signalled there's no need for another rise in interest rates. Commodity prices rising sharply, share prices rising sharply, the local economy is growing solidly. The unemployment at 5% is the lowest we've seen in three decades, so wage pressures are elevated.

John Hill, Ten News. Ryan Phelan with a look at sport - and tonight's league Test could get a little heated. With all the tough talking during the week Deb, there are fears of a flare up, tThe Aussies unwinding earlier today, but the game will be anything but a walk in the park despite the Kangaroos being favourites. Also, the ARU hits the Western Force with a heavy fine

for trying to illegally poach a NSW player.

More on that breaking story - Sophie Delezio's condition after being hit by a car. That's next. Also tonight -

a pilot cheats death when his vintage plane plummets to the ground.

And baby gifts for Tom and Katie as the proud new parents cruise the red carpet in LA.

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Returning to our top story - little burns victim, Sophie Delezio,

has been involved in another dangerous accident. She was in a pram, crossing Frenchs Forest Road at Seaforth, when she was struck by a car. Sophie is being airlifted to Randwick Children's Hospital and is in a critical condition. We'll bring you more details through the bulletin. A man has died six days after being hit by a car that ploughed into a crowd at the Bathurst Show. The 76-year-old Cowra man suffered serious head injuries

in the crash on Sunday. He was airlifted to Westmead Hospital where he died overnight. Nine others were injured in the accident. The 82-year-old female driver is still helping police with their investigation. A pilot has survived his vintage plane crashing on the Sunshine Coast. The Ryan ST aircraft came down heavily and flipped after its engine failed on take-off. The propeller ended up in the cockpit,

just centimetres from the pilot's head. Owner-pilot Guy Kendell is the son of the Kendell Airlines founder. The plane was left to him by his father. It's been in the family for years and he was very upset with himself. Mr Kendell suffered serious leg injuries in the crash. Taxpayers will fund a terror suspect's mercy dash to see his dying brother in Sydney, the trip costing more than $8,000 for charter flights, because commercial airlines refuse to carry the man.

After two days of arguing, a deal has been thrashed out by the terror suspect's lawyer. There must be a sense of relief? Melbourne man Izzydeen Atik has been granted supervised bail to visit his brother, who's dying of liver disease in a Sydney hospital. One of 13 Victorian terror suspects,

the 25-year-old is charged with belonging to, funding and supporting a terrorist organisation. The court heard he has a history of deceiving police and failing to meet bail conditions. Magistrate Paul Smith granting Mr Atik's bail under exceptional circumstances, but stressing public safety is paramount. Should the Australian public be worried?

Two commercial airlines have refused to transport the terror suspect, so charter flights, costing $8,000, have been organised. Mr Atik will be under constant State and Federal Police supervision, and as many as 20 members may need to accompany him to the hospital where his 33 year-old brother, Merhy, lies unconscious. He's understandably very panicked. He needs to get there. The magistrate reminded the court on several occasions

that time is of the essence, adding that those who live in a civilised society should be allowed to say goodbye to loved ones. Mr Atik has less than two days to say goodbye to his brother. He'll go back behind bars on Sunday night. Kate McGrath, Ten News. A measles outbreak has health officials warning parents to vaccinate their children immediately. 38 people have come down with the potentially deadly virus

since March. That compares to just three cases over autumn last year. While most adult cases

have stemmed from the recent tour of a popular Hindu religious leader, children have picked up the measles around Darling Harbour. We've had a number of people hospitalised with pneumonia and it makes them very, very sick. Doctors are warning anyone who develops symptoms to quarantine themselves to stop the virus spreading. Muslim outrage over controversial claims by Cardinal George Pell

that the Koran promotes violence. In a statement, the country's highest-ranking Catholic says Islamic terrorists are not a figment of anyone's imagination. Cardinal Pell says he's made his conclusions after reading Islam's most sacred text. I'm very shocked to hear the cardinal actually has come to the conclusion Islam promotes violence.

Mr Seyit says Islam actually promotes peace, kindness and charity among followers. He's urged Dr Pell to discuss his grievances with Muslim scholars.

Time to check the weather, Tim

you'll be sad about Sophie's news,

we've become good friends with the

family. Our prayers are with the

family, it's

family, it's unthinkable what

happened at frenches forest this

evening. A lovely sunset, it's the

end of the working week, that's

something to celebrate at least.

Seat and Sunday tomorrow, will put

a smile on our faces, it will be

about 22 degrees, blue sky, so mild

and beautiful across Sydney, 21.

Let's have a look at Skywatch. It

was that colour all week, Bailey

blue, I call it.

blue, I call it. It didn't move.

It's like it's painted on up there.

Likely to move away on Sunday, a

late southerly change and another

week of bright blue bl next week.

No problems with the pollution

levels. Tomorrow - Saturday's

forecast, 22, fine and sunny, see

you again in around about 10. Fans injured in a wild football crowd crush - that's next. And is she too old?

The British woman set to become a mum at 63.

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Returning to our breaking story - and little Sophie Delezio, the 5-year-old burns survivor, is in a critical condition and has just arrived at Randwick Children's Hospital after being hit by a car. Her father says she was in a stroller crossing Frenchs Forest Road

in Seaforth, when she was struck down.

Sophie suffered significant injuries and was put on life support at the scene. Her parents are being given a police escort to be with her.

We'll go to Vik, now, you are over

the scene now where Sophie was hit

a short time ago. We sure are.

We've seen The Oval where the

helicopter has landed. We are at

the busy frenches Forrest road. It

is completely blocked to traffic.

This is where police closed the

road and where Sophie was struck by

the car in the pram where the

witches hats are at the moment.

Spit Road is closed. Traffic

diversions in place. The rescue

helicopter has left. Her parents

are under police escort to Randwick.

We are going to track that and have

an update with Deb after sport. The only man jailed over the 9/11 terror attacks has blasted America one last time in court, warning Al Qa'ida will be back. But the sentencing judge told Zacarias Moussaoui he'll die with a whimper not a bang. Zacarias Moussaoui is the only man

Moussaoui had a final chance to

speak. He hit-out. It was extremely

hard to me sitting in that courtroom

listening to him, without jumping

across that little fence and doing

bodily harm to him. After entering

the court smiling and flashing the

victory sign, he launched an attack

on the US warning:

I think he'll rot in jail and every

day that he misses the sunlight and

the freedom, as the judge said,

will be a day - another day that we

win. The judge made sure she

claimed the final victory. In

sentences Moussaoui to life in

prison without parole, she told him:


repeatedly tried to interrupt the

judge, but she spoke over him

saying "You will never get a chance

to speak again, and that's an

appropriate ending". Moussaoui's

mother accused America of using her

son as a scapegoat, asking he serve

his sentence in France.

TRANSLATION: I feel like a part of myself is dead,

myself is dead, buried, with my son,

who is going to be buried his

entire life at 37 years old.

Moussaoui will live his life in a

small cell, his only contact with

the outside world, a black and

white television. Embarrassing new video of Al-Qa'ida terrorist Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi. The raw footage seized by US troops during a raid last month shows the Iraqi militant leader unable to operate an automatic rifle. A warrior leader, Zarqawi,

who doesn't understand how to operate his weapons system and has to rely on his subordinates to clear a weapon stoppage. The video also shows Al-Zarqawi wearing American-brand trainers. Not surprisingly,

the scenes were omitted from the terror tape he released last month. Police have clashed with rioting fans at a soccer match in Brazil. With their side trailing by two goals and time running out, local fans tried to invade the pitch.

Police successfully fought them back, leaving some officers injured in the process. Players from both sides escaped to the safety of the change rooms, but several fans were hurt. The match was awarded to the visiting team from Argentina. A 63-year-old woman is set to become Britain's oldest new mum. The pensioner's pregnancy is causing controversy among doctors

with many saying she's simply too old. Seven months pregnant and under siege. Patricia Rashbrook and her 60-year-old husband say they're delighted. She will be 63 when the baby is delivered in July. We take our responsibilities very seriously and regard the best interests of the child as paramount.

Dr Rashbrook used a donor egg which was fertilised and then implanted in her womb. The treatment was carried out in a former Soviet block country by this maverick Italian doctor. Even the women in a good condition,? good pressure, good cardiovascularity, good life expectancy. Age is not significant.

But fertility experts in Britain say? it was wrong arguing the older the mother, the greater the risk of complications. There are all sorts of medical problems which can happen during the pregnancy which will affect both the mother and the baby, and there will also be potential problems at the time of birth. The Rashbrooks say they've thought hard about their child's future and social wellbeing. For now, they just want to be left alone. A $50 million lifeline for the country's struggling car industry - Also, the staggering number of Australians

who admit to smoking cannabis. And a Sydney nurse's invention keeping patients cool in times of emergency.

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Top stories this newshour - the waiting game continues at the Beaconsfield goldmine as rescuers drill their way toward Brant Webb and Todd Russell. 5.5m of the 16m rescue tunnel has been completed. 13 years jail for a Sydney man who bludgeoned to death his elderly mother.

Phillip Parkes admitted killing the 83-year old because he couldn't stand her constant nagging. And burns victim Sophie Delezio is in critical condition in hospital

after being struck by a car.

Her father Ron says Sophie was being pushed across a pedestrian crossing in a stroller at Frenchs Forest when she was hit. She was put on life support at the scene, and airlifted to the Children's Hospital at Randwick. A drop in oil, a strong lead from the US and booming metals prices have all helped the local share market stage a big comeback.

A staggering snapshot tonight on cannabis use in Australia. One in three people admit they've smoked the drug, forcing the government to launch a new education campaign. Marijuana is still the most commonly used illegal drug. 300,000 Australians smoke cannabis every day. Of those, one in 10 is a dependent user. That was Gary's life until recently. You're well and truly an addicted regular smoker before you even think about the fact you're addicted. To make sure users have all the facts, the National Council on Drugs has released this booklet. This is not reefa madness revisited, we're trying to scare everybody, "Don't touch cannabis, it can send you mad."

But studies show the most common mental health problems linked to cannabis is anxiety and depression, and, more seriously, for those who have a predisposition to it,

marijuana can also lead to an induced psychosis or schizophrenia. Psychiatrists fear the Federal Government's book may be downplaying the dangers.

They're trying to treat it with spin - that is, they're trying to avoid doing anything real and constructive which, of course, would cost money. Dr Lannine argues if the Government doesn't deal with marijuana-related mental illness... We will be in complete chaos.

We will have several thousand young people dead. We will have even more in jail or on the streets. It's not worth the risk to try it even once. Catherine Kennedy, Ten News. A Sydney nurse has helped invent a special suit to keep intensive care patients cool and protect them from brain damage.

It also saves staff from having to run down to the local servo for bags of ice. This may not look like standard operating procedure, but until Australian nurse Sue Elder came up with this cool suit, that's exactly what intensive care staff did. As you know with party ice, it all forms in big lumps. So we had all sorts of weapons being used to break up the lumps of ice. And, apart from that, ice melts. Far from a laughing matter, it was life or death, with research showing inducing mild hypothermia in patients post cardiac arrest.

lessens the chance of brain damage.

But fed up with messy ice, Sue Elder saw the cool vests former Brisbane Lions player Andrew Bews and trainer Shane Williams had designed for sports players. and set about adapting them. The result is now saving lives. For less than $500, this cool kit suit goes in the freezer for two hours and can bring down a patient's temperature by up to 17 degrees. It works on the main arterial areas of the body. By doing that, it works by cooling the skin temperature that cools the blood. Less distress for families too, who don't have to see a loved one packed in ice.

So that treatment can start even before a patient reaches hospital, there's a travel kit. No freezer required. All that's needed is for a little water to be poured over the suit in this cool bag and in seven minutes it's ready to go. The Australian company has designed similar vests to cool our soldiers in Iraq and to help burns victim Sophie Delezio. Sue's heading to Norway tomorrow to promote it internationally. a long way from the first reaction she got from colleagues. Oh, granny's at it again! Jacinta Hocking, Ten News. Katie Holmes has made her first public appearance, two weeks after giving birth to daughter Suri.

27-year-old Holmes accompanied fiance Tom Cruise to the Los Angeles premiere of 'Mission Impossible III'. Baby Suri stayed home. Katie says she's doing well. The couple refused to comment on reports Katie's signed a prenuptual agreement ensuring she gets $52 million if the upcoming marriage doesn't last, and $19 million if the wedding does not go ahead.

Tim we know what you think of Ron

Wilson's fashion sense, we've heard

about the cardigan, I hear you have

been getting fashion help from Mr

Wilson. Ron Wilson has been a

professional tie tier for me for

about 10 years, his second job is

as a news reader, he's old and as a news reader, he's old and wise

and knows how to tie a Windsor, I

get a glow on Friday afternoons,

mother nature doing a good job. The

weekend over the horizon, it will

be a beautiful looking Saturday. A

bit of a change Saturday, a presip

itation. Let's look at the map:

22 form, or 23, fine and sunny. As

I throw back to the desk, I said

Ronny was old and wise - well, he's

old. It's part of my campaign old. It's part of my campaign to

make him look respectable. Ryan Phelan with Sport, and plenty to play for between the Kangaroos and Kiwis.

Yes, and to fight for, Deb. Could be some fisticuffs. More on what's likely to be a firey test shortly. Also, the Kiwis have their say on the Aussies lining up as favourites, for the Johns and Kennedy Test farewells. And John Hopoate's new ambition to be king of the ring.

There's been a war of words all week between Australia and New Zealand ahead of tonight's Test, and insiders say the ill feeling between both camps

could result in a flare-up. The

calm before the storm as the

Kangaroos filled in their day,

Andrew Johns and Ben Kennedy's

final Test match. Some are

predicking onfield fireworks will

be part of the throw. They'll take

a backward step, those thoughts. It

makes for a bit of

makes for a bit of a fiery opening,

certainly it will be aggressive and,

you know, they'll be at each other

I imagine. The Tri-Nations

champions are unhappy that the

bookies have the Kangaroos as

favourites. They write us off every

game. It's something for the

punters. If they want to win some

money, I guess. If Benji Marshall

gets through the Test unscathed, he's no he's no guarantee to play Manly

Sunday. If he does, they'll go

after him. You don't do that

because of his injuries, most team

target the other team's playmakers,

Benji gets that every week, he's

adjusted and knows he'll get it

most week. There's plenty of

feeling when Cronn you will haste

St George, they not beating the

Dragons since 2003. Dragons since 2003. They have won

two in a row, Dragons without Ryles

and Bailey. Losing the two

international props, and us losing

Ros is a big thing, we have to fill

his gap. Without the big go-forward

men it's harder. South played Storm

on Saturday, the Bunnies are

winless and feeling the he. Am I

winless and feeling the he. Am I frustrated and agitated we haven't

won, of course I am. You wouldn't

be human if you weren't. The Western Force have been fined $110,000 for breaching contract protocols when they made approaches to Waratahs forward Al Kanaar. Meanwhile the Tah's have secured 120kg lock Wycliff Palu to a two-year deal. The team will play without the injured backrower for the third week since he injured his shoulder. Coach Ewen McKenzie believes Palu is a Wallaby in the waiting. He also dismissed talk the Tah's will be on the outer

when Test spots are decided.

I think if you pick up the paper

any given day, someone else will be

in the Test team, realistically,

you know, there's 7 new candidates

spoken about at the moment. The side faces the Chiefs in Hamilton tomorrow. Paul Roos will stick with the same line-up which was so impressive against Geelong last week. The Swans are hoping to chalk up back-to-back wins for the first time this season against the Lions at the Gabba on Sunday.

Just how hard the Swans will have

to stretch to beat Brisbane on

Sunday remains unclear. In spite of

the Lions being on the bottom of

the ladder the Swans aren't dropping

their guards yes. You have to look

at the experience they have, and

the ability and take them and know

it will be a tough match. The last it will be a tough match. The last

time the teams met at the venue it

took a huge comeback and a Barry

Hall goal after the siren to snatch

victory. When the Lions were at the

top of the AFL tree, the Swans

maintained a very good strike rate

against them. The challenge for the

reigning premiers to maintain the

intensity, now the hunter rs the

hunted. We are not playing well, hunted. We are not playing well, we

have to concentrate and play good

footy. Some of the Swans were

getting revved up for the match when

Michael Gest took them for a swim

in the new Ford focus XR5 turbo.

It's totally different to what I'm

used to. I'm used to kick cars, but

corner and the way he drove impressed me. Former League bad boy, John Hopoate, has taken a positive step on his new career path as a boxer, winning an exhibition bout with his professional debut less than two weeks away. In Aussie green and gold, Hoppa soon had former All Black, Ofisa Tonu, on the back foot. The punishment continued until the ref stepped in, midway though the third. Hopefully I am ready, 13 days, and the Mundine under card. We'll see how we go from there.

He did it all in the aid of charity. Round two of the SK Golf Open in South Korea today could well see a slice of history Michelle Wie's on target to become the first female to make the cut in a men's event since 1945. Both of the teenage prodigy's parents were born in South Korea and the local fans have adopted her as one of their own. She was five shots from the leader after the first round, Australia's Adam Le Vesconte. And players at the Wachovia Championship on the US tour

will think twice about chasing their ball into the rough after this visitor slithered past South Africa's Ernie Els, Brad Faxon stepping in to gently shoo away the legless streaker. To the tips, and Michael Sullivan's selections for Rosehill tomorrow -

And later in Sports Tonight with Leigh Diffey - all the action and reaction from tonight's Test match. And we catch up with Mark Occhilupo in Tahiti.

Vic Lorusso joins us again, he's

Vic Lorusso joins us again, he's over the site of the tragic

accident involving Sophie Delezio

in frenches Forrest, do you in frenches Forrest, do you have

more information on what happened,

how she was hit. It seems Sophie

was crossing the busy road . Her

dad was pushing Sophie, who was in

a pram. There's a pedestrian

crossing where the accident

occurred, as we zoom in. Police

have an operation. We know a

helicopter was called, it landed and transported Sophie towards

and transported Sophie towards Randwick hospital. Her parents

under police escort down Military

Road and Spit Road. Our thoughts

with her at this stage. We'll cross

live to the hospital where Sophie

was airlifted to after the break.

Tim Bailey is back with the weekend

weather forecast next.

Your Deli Choices roll, sir.

To our top story - burns survivor Sophie Delezio is fighting for her life again tonight after being run down by a car. Ten's James Boyce is at Randwick Children's Hospital. James, what's the latest information?

What's the latest information you

can give us. Doctors are

frantically working with Sophie in

the emergency ward at the Sydney Children's Hospital. Children's Hospital. Her parents,

Ron and Carol arrived in a police

car a few moments ago. The sirens

were blaring, they pulled up

outside the emergency ward. As they

got out the car the emotion on Mrs

Delezio's case, she said as she Delezio's case, she said as she

rushed past the cameras "Say a

little prayer for my little girl",

I'm sure that's what everyone is

doing tonight. Thank you doing tonight. Thank you James, a doing tonight. Thank you James, a

terrible story. We are shocked with

the news, perhaps we can lighten

the news, Tim, do you have good

news. That is the last of Friday

disappearing, a blue sunny sky

tomorrow, and that will be pretty

much the case all the working week.

There'll be a bit of cloud on

Sunday, not a great deal in that.

Very little precipitation, the

first couple of weeks of May first couple of weeks of May looks

to be coloured in blue after all of

April was that colour, the driest

on record for about 10 years. 127mm

on record for about 10 years. 127mm of rain is our average rainfall in

April, we had 9mm and at this stage

in May we are bone-dry. Into your

backyard. Right now:

So the satellite - a cloud band

crossing Victoria with a cold front

bringing isolated showers, low

cloud across Victoria, SA,

south-westerly winds across the

front causing showers, showers

along nrn Queensland generating

patchy rain. Tomorrow's weather map for Saturday,

for Saturday, dool westerlies in

the south-east easing causing

showers to clear from Victoria.

Approaching front will cause winds

to become strong and showers

redeveloping in SA during the day.

A high-pressure cell keeping NSW

dry. The business of the brolly,

predicted precipitation, not a lot

for the State. Isolated showers

for the State. Isolated showers along the coastlines. Clearing from

Victoria and Tasmania, showers

along the Queensland coast and NSW

doesn't get a guernsey. Sunday - a

cold front generating cold showery

winds across Tasmania, Victoria,

coastal SA, NSW. The white stuff,

snow falling to low levels in the

higher peaks of Victoria and

southern NSW. A high southern NSW. A high easing winds

in SA and warm seestly winds

affecting the Northern Territory.

The weekend fine and sunny. A

cloudy one late Friday. 23 tomorrow.

A sunshiney week Monday to Friday.

Temperatures 22, 23, 24, 25 next

week. Interstate we go:

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