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This program is captioned live. of serial arsonists Tonight - the hunt for a gang

who torched a Sydney shop. A mother's fight who murdered her son behind bars. to keep the transsexual from the war weary And joy and relief in the Middle East. as the cease-fire starts

and Deborah Knight. Ten News with Ron Wilson Good evening. injured in a Baghdad gun battle. Also tonight, Australian soldiers

backdown on immigration laws. The Prime Minister's humiliating into a wild brawl to protect her son. And the footy mum who threw herself But first this evening, a gang of serial arsonists police are hunting in Sydney's south-west. seen repeatedly torching a shop ramming a car into the building, Security cameras catching the men with Molotov cocktails. then setting it alight for just one week This fish and chip shop had been open to smash through the front window, when arsonists used a hammer before torching the premises - splashing petrol inside the dreams of a small businessman the flames destroying who lost thousands in the blaze. this wasn't a random attack. Police say shop's competitors burnt him out They're looking at whether the fish the motive. or whether a grudge could have been a very good business, The business appears to be

a very profitable business, that had only just opened up. the shopkeeper tried again, Having been burnt out once, for a week and he'd been back in business struck a second time, when the arsonists through the front window this time driving a stolen car ram-raid style and setting the building on fire. was completely destroyed, The interior total losses put at $400,000. doesn't owe anyone money Police say the owner of the business why he's been targeted. and has no idea Too scared to reveal his identity, and three children, he's a family man with a wife all of them now living in fear. I go to church every Sunday. I've got no problems with anyone. If I did, I wish they'd let me know. so I don't know why. Haven't been threatened, nothing, to these men, Police say they want to talk

camera near the fish and chip shop. caught on a State Rail surveillance to assist us with our inquiries We believe these males to be able and connected with these offences. most avenues of inquiry Police have exhausted to track the arsonists down. and want help from the public John Hill, Ten News.

for a transsexual killer Parole could be revoked by the victim's family. after a desperate legal bid for the hearing, They flew in from Adelaide from their son's murderer in court. sitting just metres away Arriving at Sydney airport, supported by her husband, Lyn Saunders' mother, preparing for a last-ditch bid behind bars. to keep her son's brutal killer The thing I really thought but was a privilege, was that parole was not a right has happened. and that's what I don't think

near Mildura in 1987, Lyn was murdered while hitch-hiking Madison Hall, shot dead by this person, known as Noel Hall three years ago. before a sex change in prison was redetermined to 22 years Hall's initial life sentence and last month parole was granted.

government lawyers claimed Appealing the decision today, out-of-date laws in the case. the Parole Authority applied

Marion and Lyn's stepfather, Rod, of the court, just metres from Hall. sat in the public gallery watched over by two jail guards - The transsexual killer being to make eye contact with her. the couple refusing to release Hall And it's not just the decision which has the family angry - has been managed. it's the way their whole case two letters on the same day - Prior to the hearing, Marion received Hall would stay behind bars, one saying for early release. the other saying she'd be considered the administration of this sentence The Government has been bungling from the very beginning. Sorry would go a very long way kindly disposed to the process here. to making me feel a bit more

she wants changes And, regardless of the outcome, has to go through a similar ordeal. to ensure no other family Daniel Sutton, Ten News. tonight A hefty cash offer from Canberra for converting our cars to LPG. drivers $2,000 The Prime Minister is offering to make the switch to gas over petrol. in a bid to ease voter anger to flow through to voter hostility, With petrol pump pain starting it was time to act. the Prime Minister thought of soaring global energy demand, Most Australians feel the impact

a larger pay packet not via a better job, or a bigger share portfolio, they feel it at the petrol bowser. to promote alternative fuels, The Government has now moved especially LPG and ethanol. over eight years A $1.5 billion package in new cars, will pay $1,000 towards LPG kits existing petrol-driven vehicles. and $2,000 to convert

The Government estimates for a 6-cylinder vehicle the fuel bill would be cut by $27 a week. travelling 15,000km a year

to encourage petrol stations There'll also be measures to supply 10% ethanol-blended fuel. Voters feeling the petrol price pinch on the home affordability front, are also under pressure the latest analysis showing up to 28% of their incomes first home buyers need to devote

to support a mortgage. points the finger at the States The Treasurer for not opening up enough land. a land affordability problem. What we have in Australia is we have of Peter Costello, I mean, this is so typical in Australian politics. the eternal blame-shifter when he attacked Kim Beazley Mr Costello had the last laugh for confusing Reserve Bank Governor Ian Macfarlane

with his namesake, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane. Whenver you see a statement from John Howard from now on, make sure it's not John Howard the actor. Greg Turnbull, Ten News. A humiliating defeat tonight for John Howard, forced to pull his asylum-seeker bill from the Senate. The final blow coming not from Labor but from his own side - John Howard unable to convince a key Liberal senator to back the bill.

The fate of the bill was written in the sky.

A last-ditch appeal for the Senate to say 'no' was pre-empted by a reality check when the PM did his numbers. The Government will not proceed with its migration legislation. Liberal Senator Judith Troeth was holding her fire

as she arrived at Parliament. Yes, I have made up my mind but I'll be making it clear in the chamber tomorrow. She did tell the PM, face to face, that she was resolutely opposed to sending asylum seeker women and children to Nauru. The Government's numbers were further eroded by the Nationals' Barnaby Joyce going to abstain. We saw no point in a prolonged debate leading to an inevitable outcome. Family First Senator Steve Fielding made way for the Immigration Minister outside Parliament

but refused to accommodate her bill in the Senate, denying the Government a fall back. I agree that Australia should determine who comes, but I don't agree that another country should determine who doesn't. Certainly, Indonesia had welcomed the bill and it went some way to repairing relations after Australia gave 43 West Papuans refugee status.

This was never about border protection, it was about appeasing Indonesia in the most callous way. This bill was not designed to get a tick in Jakarta. It's the biggest defeat John Howard has suffered in his 10 years as Prime Minister. But by cutting his losses he has short-circuited another week sure to be dominated by a parliamentary revolt. Labor is now promising to abandon the Pacific solution altogether. Paul Bongiorno, Ten News. Some breaking news now - four Australian soldiers have been injured in a rocket attack in Baghdad. Three missiles were fired into the green zone early this morning. One of them found its mark, exploding near the Australian barracks. A female soldier remains in hospital.

Her family is yet to be informed. Her condition is stable and she is in very capable hands

in the combat support hospital in Baghdad and I think the outlook is reasonably good.

It's the largest number of Australians injured in an insurgent attack in Iraq since military operations began. For the first time in more than five weeks the guns have fallen silent in the Middle East. The Israeli-Hezbollah attacks formally ending two hours ago. The fighting continuing right up to the last minute. Embracing peace - Israeli soldiers pull back from the front line. There was even time for a quick jig.

It might be a mutual cease-fire but at least these Israelis are claiming victory. We won. We won. Only minutes before, they had been trying to flush out Hezbollah guerillas. It was dubbed "the storm before the lull", each side pounding the other, causing as much damage as they could right up to the deadline. SIRENS WAIL In one day, Hezbollah fired a record 250 rockets into Israel. Earlier, the Israelis had shot down two flying drones packed with explosives. And the locals remain defiant. We'll overcome. Don't worry. The Israelis also bombed Lebanon with leaflets with a simple warning about breaking the truce. If, unfortunately, however, Hezbollah acts violently, of course we will have to respond. There are a lot of ifs and a lot of buts about the resolution and it remains unclear as to whether it will be effective. For now, it's working. The troops are at rest, ending a war which has claimed the lives of 1,000 Lebanese, some 150 Israelis

and, depending on which side you believe, either a few dozen or many hundreds of Hezbollah guerillas. The world now has to wait for UN peacekeepers to move in to ensure the truce continues, and that could take over a week. But in Lebanon and Israel tonight, the cease-fire is holding. Patrick Burns, Ten News. Britain's security alert level has been downgraded, but authorities believe

it's still highly likely terrorists will strike again. There are fears other suspects still on the run will push ahead with plans to blow up a plane. Britain's security threat has been downgraded from critical to severe, in part to help relieve airport chaos. Yet passengers at Heathrow are still weathering the terror storm, braving lengthy delays. Despite 23 arrests over the plot to blow up 10 planes, the UK's security chief today delivered a chilling warning. It is highly likely there will be another terrorist attempt. Taking no chances,

a British Airways plane on its way to New York was turned around mid-flight when a mobile phone rang and none of the 217 passengers claimed it. It returned to Heathrow, where already a third of all flights were cancelled due to the delays. As the search for suspects continues, disturbing reports that Scotland Yard has questioned a husband and wife who, they believe, planned to hide a liquid bomb in their baby's bottle. That would be an appalling reflection on the lack of humanity of that poor child's parents. Caught in the fallout, Richard Delaney and his young family, who today were flying to Heathrow. As a parent, I can't believe people would do that sort of thing with children,

contemplate it. For us it's a bit of a pain we can't carry on the things we'd like to. But it's here in Australia where there could be a solution. A Perth company is the only one in the world with the technology to detect plastic explosives in carry-on luggage. QRSciences is in talks with the biggest supplier of checkpoint equipment in the US,

as well as the Australian and British governments. Ali Donaldson, Ten News. Tim Webster joins us with a look at what's ahead in sport, and the NRL cracks down on Andrew Johns. Yes, his animated spray could end his season. Johns is facing a minimum three weeks for abusing a touch judge. The Knights coach has also been fined. Reaction shortly, including some support for Johns.

And tempers flare again on the Champ Car circuit. Ahead, why there was no backing down from either driver. Also later - he almost gave it away, but Kevin Muscat to skipper the Socceroos on Wednesday night. A young couple's quest to find out why their baby died at a Sydney hospital - that's next. Also tonight, new laws to stop retirement villages residents from being ripped off. And the mother who jumped into a footy brawl to protect her son.

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This program is captioned live. Uncaring and inadequate - that's how a mother has described the staff at Camden Hospital who delivered her daughter. The baby girl died a few days after being born. Vera and David Lalic's daughter, Natalia, would be three years old by now. Instead, her parents are attending the coronial inquest into how she died

just five days after being born at Camden hospital. Mrs Lalic and then Opposition leader John Brogden had blamed the State Government, claiming the Camden maternity unit was opened too soon and she received inadequate care. You did nothing! Nothing! The Coroner today heard from midwife Carol Eather,

who resuscitated Natalia after she was born with no heartbeat and the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck. It was Nurse Eather who'd earlier monitored the baby's heart rate during labour. She noticed when it slowed and was concerned. But when asked: Nurse Eather answered: According to Mrs Lalic, obstetrician Dr Charles McCusker was uncaring, caused her excruciating pain during an examination and refused to call a paediatrician before Natalia was born. But the court heard Dr McCusker had concerns of his own, recalling both Vera and David Lalic were worried Mrs Lalic's smoking had been heavier than the 10 cigarettes a day she'd admitted to during her pregnancy. Dr McCusker has previously been cleared by a medical tribunal. Danielle Isdale, Ten News. A mysterious death in under investigation on the Central Coast. Concerned relatives found the body of a 64-year-old man in his Bateau Bay home this morning. He was lying in a pool of blood and had multiple injuries to his torso. A post-mortem examination will be needed to confirm exactly what killed him. In the meantime, the home is being treated as a crime scene. Administrators are tonight expected to take over the controversial Cowra abattoir in central-western NSW.

The owners of the abattoir, which has been losing $1 million a year, thought they had sold the business to a Victorian buyer, but that fell through on Friday. Now the future of 200 workers is in doubt. Every endeavour will be made to protect the entitlements of workers and hopefully ensure the longevity of the company as well. The abattoir attracted controversy earlier this year,

when it sacked 29 workers, then offered some their jobs back at reduced pay. New laws are being introduced to better protect the rights and security of retirement village residents. But they've come too late for one group of retirees who've already lost hundreds of thousands in life savings. They're changes which will affect more than 40,000 residents living in retirement villages across the State - new laws promising to safeguard the rights of the elderly and protect their financial assets. This will ensure

that when people are part of a retirement village that goes under they are a secured creditor.

But that's little comfort for Dorice Noy, who's lost $160,000 of her life savings that was tied up in this Wahroonga apartment. I don't think any of us or anybody else in our age group

should have to put up with this sort of thing.

The new laws aren't retrospective, which means she and seven others in the same block aren't protected. It would have been nice if we'd have been taken into consideration. A 90-day cooling-off period will apply to new investors, eliminating hefty exit fees. And operators face severe restrictions when it comes to billing residents after they've left. We've had one woman in the Hunter Valley

who's been charged for meals seven years after she left the retirement village. We pay when we go in, we pay while we're there, and, God help us, we even pay when we drop off the twig. Residents will be told what fees apply and what the operator's responsibilities are before they're allowed to move in. The new laws will also ensure every retirement village undergoes an annual health and safety inspection. Operators will also be forced to hold a meeting at least once a year to address residents' concerns. The new laws come into effect later this year. Ebbeny Faranda, Ten News.

A violent end to the country rugby league season

with a number of wild on-field brawls. One game was abandoned, another cancelled, and a player's mother even ran onto the field, joining in the fight. Just two minutes before full-time, an all-in brawl erupts between the Gimbisi Warriors, in red, and Port Macquarie. The Group Two Country Rugby League game ending with fists flying. The violence then spread to the crowd, the referees deciding to abandon the match and refusing to take part in the first grade game. The Gimbisi Warriors were kicked out of the competition

earlier this season but, on appeal, were reinstated by the Country Rugby League. It's not the first time the club has been at the centre of violent brawls, only recently returning to the league after a 9-year ban. The Country Rugby League has refused to comment but the Warriors are blaming the referee. If the referee had done his job in the first place, took control of the game in the first 10 minutes, this incident would never have happened. In another ugly incident, the mother of a junior player ran on to the field

to confront one of her son's opponents during a brawl in an under-18s match between Orara and Woolgoolga near Coffs Harbour. MAN: That's a woman. Jesus Christ. LOUDSPEAKER: A little bit of security up here, please. The ARL says it's disappointed the matches ended in violence. It's not clear what action, if any, the Country Rugby League will take.

Tim Potter, Ten News.

Top marks for the weekend, Tim.

Glorious, Ron. It's just special

out on Sydney Harbour this

afternoon. That was our fourth day

in a row of above-average

temperatures. We got to 22.2

degrees today, 4.5 above average.

Richmond started chilly. The

minimum temp was zero, four below

average. Tomorrow, an increase in

cloud, a coastal shower and 18

degrees but plenty of sunshine

returning through your weekend and

they're picking that next Monaco be

25 degrees. So that will be a

preview of spring if it happens. We

love your weather photographs and

when in doubt sent us a water spout.

That's what Lee Francis did. Look

at this spectacular spout off Newcastle.

If you've got an image, please send

it to me:

A quick look up at Skywatch and it

was just glorious. It started light

pink, went Bailey blue and that

will do. Currently 19 degrees. No

pollution problems. Partly cloudy

tomorrow with tops of 18 and on the

coast, you might even get a shower.

That's it from us at brilliant

Bradleys Head. See you again in around about ten. The mother of three little boys who drowned in a dam says she doesn't believe their father murdered them -

that's next.

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Let's check the traffic now with

Vic Lorusso in the Mix 106.5

traffic helicopter. He's on

Victoria road. It's an ordinary

start for traffic out to Parramatta.

Four cars colliding near James

Ruse Drive on Victoria Road. If we

zoom in, could see it starting to

get slow through here and then from

the set of traffic lights on Park

Road. These delays continue to

Irming it is ton. A slow run on

Victoria Road as RTA and ambulance

crews try and move the vehicles

ourt. We'll have an update for you later. New measures to tackle the growing problem of bad behaviour in schools. The State Government announcing plans

to open more suspension centres to house problem students. The Premier inspects the latest facility for some of the State's worst-behaved school kids.

Canterbury Vale School will house 21 students kicked out of their old schools for violence, bullying and disruptive behaviour. Those that are headed for the wrong side of the tracks can get specialist assistance to make something worthwhile of their lives and their future get back on the right tracks. Here they have the opportunity to work on individualised programs. We can really hone in on what issues they're having. There will be 35 behaviour schools and 22 suspension centres

across the State by 2007. Students will spend one year in the centres before returning to their original high school. It is giving these students another chance because, if they don't stay connected to education, then their likelihood of making a success of their life is greatly minimised. But most school principals believe prevention is better than cure. They're demanding more school counsellors across the State, claiming most students' problems are treatable if quickly detected and addressed on school grounds. The current counselling service is either unsatisfactory or grossly inadequate. On average, there's just one counsellor for every 1,000 students and most of them are now reaching retirement. If we don't have an increase in counsellors, trained counsellors, in our government schools, all we're doing is creating children who are going to end up in juvenile justice or our jails. James Boyce, Ten News. A State Labor MP is suing Fairfax newspapers for defamation after an article suggesting he was corrupt and seeking million-dollar bribes. Lawyers for Eddie Obeid described the 'Sydney Morning Herald' report as one of the worst examples of "disgraceful and dishonest journalism".

Mr Obeid says it ended his ministerial career. The article claimed he'd offered to help the Bulldogs rugby league club with a development in exchange for a donation to the ALP. The corruption watchdog cleared Mr Obeid of any wrongdoing,

but he never received an apology from Fairfax. The mother of three boys who drowned in a dam on Father's Day says she doesn't believe her ex-husband deliberately drove them to their death.

Robert Farquarson has faced court, accused of murdering his sons. Cindy Gambino walks from court with her new boyfriend and the father of her unborn child, but maintains her ex-husband didn't kill their three boys. Ms Gambino, do you maintain the father of your children is innocent of this crime? I'm not commenting. On Father's Day last year, Jai, 10, Tyler, 7, and Bailey, 2, drowned

after their father, Robert Farquharson, drove their car off the road and into a dam. Ms Gambino said the accused was an attentive father and when asked to recall his behaviour on the first Father's Day since their separation, Ms Gambino said: Late that evening, Cindy found her ex at her door soaking wet

without the children. She said:

The mother told police she believed in her heart of hearts this was an accident, and in court Ms Gambino said she didn't think it was murder. Mr Farquharson told doctors he suffered a coughing fit and blacked out. An emergency doctor diagnosed him with cough syncope - which causes loss of consciousness during violent coughing fits. A member of Major Collision said at the scene there was no indication the car had lost control and the ignition and lights had been turned off manually. Kate McGrath, Ten News. Several people are lucky to be alive after a crane accident on the Gold Coast. The 50-tonne rig was lifting concrete slabs

when it toppled into the marina, narrowly missing workers and millions of dollars worth of luxury boats. One of the fellas yelled out, "Look out!" and I looked up and the crane's coming straight down for me. It's missed the bow by a good two feet and scared the absolute buggery out of me. The driver escaped unharmed.

A larger crane will be brought in for a salvage attempt tomorrow. The day's finance news is still to come.

Also, Jetstar's strict new industrial conditions for its international flight attendants. And no saving this pig's bacon - a family loses a legal battle to keep their beloved pet.

These days, it seems you can claim almost anything. But there's one thing that's independently tested. It can't just be bought - it must be earned. The Heart Foundation Tick.

In Sydney, when news breaks, we're there. I'm just

there. I'm just glad it's over. Ten

News at 5:00. Time to put new the picture. The top stories we're following this news hour: The Prime Minister has suffered an embarrassing defeat on his controversial asylum seeker laws. He's been forced to withdraw the bill from the Senate, after he was unable to convince Liberal senator Judith Troeth to back the bill. Parole could be revoked for a transsexual killer after a desperate legal bid by the victim's family. The parents of Lyn Saunders are trying to keep their son's killer, Madisson Hall, who has now had a sex change, behind bars. And police are hunting a gang of serial arsonists who torched a shop in Revesby. Security cameras caught the men ramming a car into the building then setting it alight with Molotov cocktails. Jetstar has fired the first shot in its battle to weaken the power of transport unions.

All flight attendants on the airline's new international services will be recruited on individual contracts. Jetstar is hoping to fly to Thailand, Bali, Vietnam, Japan and Hawaii in three months. And new IR laws have allowed the low-cost airline to bypass any potential turbulence from the unions. 200 new recruits will be employed on individual agreements. This is not about ideology.

This is about what's right for the company. If a collective agreement had applied, we would have offered the same terms and conditions. And the union would have fought it,

delaying the planned November take-off saying it compromises safety, service, and will see Jetstar staff take home $160 a week less than their Qantas colleagues. It's obscene when you think about a chief executive who has just taken a $7 million bonus for himself while driving down wages and conditions. But Jetstar says there's potential for greater commissions from on-board sales of items such as food and pillows. The opportunity will be bigger on long-haul flights, given people are on the flight longer, so there is potential to earn more money. Far from turning attendants into sales pests, Jetstar says it's about better service. The Federal Opposition fears Qantas will follow suit. I don't want to see an industrial system in this country where middle Australians are working for American-style tips. Kellie Morgan, Ten News. The Australian share market has enjoyed a solid day, pushed higher by a round of strong company results.

A Melbourne family is devastated after losing a court battle to keep their pet pig. Arnold's owners, who've already spent more than $10,000,

have vowed to keep fighting. At the moment, he's as happy as a pig in mud, but Arnold's days in suburban Melbourne look numbered - a magistrate today making a ruling

that'll force the 160kg pet to be moved. His owners are shattered. He's everything, he's everything. Gorge and Vicky Lazaridis saved Arnold's life

almost five years ago, when he was a piglet. But as he grew, so did a next-door neighbour's anger. They complained to the local council, who refused to issue a permit on the grounds Arnold was a detriment to the area. The magistrate ruling today the boar is livestock and needs that permit to stay.

If they have to discriminate against us because our pig is livestock,

what about people with rabbits?! 1,700 people have signed a petition to keep Arnold, but to no avail. If you're going to keep a large pig, a suburban backyard is not the place. The Lazaridis family has chosen to appeal the decision - a move they say will take them to the Supreme Court and cost thousands of dollars. But they maintain Arnold is worth it. He's my baby. He's like a little ballerina. That's how graceful he is. The council says they'll work with the Lazaridises to find Arnold a suitable home.

Mignon Henne, Ten News.

No dispute shall - it was golden

start to the working week even

though it's Monday. Absolutely

beautiful out here. Folks, I think

beautiful out here. Folks, I think I can be intimate with you. I've

known you for around about 15 years.

When you look like I do on the

television, perfect lighting is

very important and Mother Nature

and Dan our cameraman are doing a

good job. The harbour is glorious.

Starting to glass off as the wind

goes away on our fourth day in a

row above average. Let's have a

look at the map of NSW.

Tomorrow - 18 degrees, partly

cloudy and the odd coastal shower.

I'll see you again I'll see you again at 5:55. Tim Webster with sport and Andrew Johns's season could be over? Yes. A huge drama at the Knights. Ahead - the new evidence that could cost Johns a lengthy suspension. All the fallout shortly Also - how two Aussies called Green starred in world golf. And - look who's involved again in another champ cars flare up.

This program is captioned live.

A major blow for Newcastle's premiership aspirations - Andrew Johns has been charged with contrary conduct for allegedly swearing at a touch judge. The Knights skipper could face a ban of up to four matches. His management is already exploring legal avenues for an appeal. The club was also hit with a $5,000 fine for coach Michael Hagan's post-match support of Johns's tirade. Andrew Johns emerging from a team video session

fighting for his season. Johns accused of swearing at touch judge Matt Cecchin after a crucial call went against the Knights. Long after the event, long after the penalty... Stay here, Andrew. ..he's looked at me and said effing c. Johns to be banned for three matches with an early guilty plea. With the Knights having a last-round bye, that sidelines Johns for week one of the finals. The NRL today admitting the decision that caused the controversy was wrong. The Match Review Committee decided on the heavy charge after seeing a new camera angle that shows Johns directing his comments at Ceccin. Johns finding support from rivals. I think you should be able to swear at the touchy if the decisions are wrong - then it's justified. Then, you know, if you look at the tape and you go, "Ooh, hang on, that probably was alright," I think then you should get in trouble.

But if you - if it's a bad decision,

then you should be able to swear, I think. Coaches also unhappy, Tim Sheens ringing referees' boss Robert Finch and left angry after being told Steve Clark was right in not ruling Canberra offside in extra time. I'm not particularly calling for Steven's head. I have senior players who make mistakes too. But what I want, though, is my players to stand up and accept the fact that, if they made a mistake, say so.

Sheens claiming referees are refusing to blow offside penalties when a game is on the line, a worrying trend heading into the finals. I don't think I've seen a field goal attempt yet where everyone hasn't broken early, markers and in the line. Melbourne's Michael Crocker again in strife for lifting. He faces a 3-match ban. Adam Hawse, Ten News. Rugby, and Canada has qualified to play in the Wallabies' group

Swans coach Paul Roos is happy with the efforts of forward Nick Davis

but admits it will be tough for him to regain his spot in a winning team.

Davis has spent the last five weeks in the reserves regaining fitness, form and the coach's confidence. And a return to the seniors for Jared Crouch looks even further away after he picked up a leg injury in his comeback game in the seconds. There's got to be a question mark over where he's at over the next three weeks, the remaining part of the season.

The Match Review Committee has thrown out the charging report against Paul Bevan during Saturday's win over the Demons. Socceroo veteran Kevin Muscat has been named captain for Wednesday's sell-out Asian Cup qualifier against Kuwait at Aussie Stadium. Muscat had to be talked out of retirement from international football by stand-in coach Graham Arnold. It's a massive challenge for us, you know, coming off back of the World Cup and the success that the team had there.

In terms of personnel, this is a shadow of that side. Muscat's Melbourne team-mate Archie Thompson is one of only two players in the side from the World Cup squad. Australia's European-based players were unavailable for the match. Liverpool have added this year's Community Shield to their already bulging trophy cabinet, downing Chelsea 2-1. The traditional curtain raiser between last season's champions and the FA Cup winners got off to a brilliant start when John Arne Riise took the ball from one end to the other and finished off with a stunning strike.

Big-name signing Andriy Shevchenko found the reply just before the break only to see Peter Crouch secure the match for the Reds

10 minutes from time. Australian golfer Richard Green has narrowly lost the Dutch Open in a sudden-death playoff.

Green had finished on 14 under par, tied with British golfer Simon Dyson. But it took just one extra hole to decide the winner. Green's putt went close but not close enough as Dyson managed to sink his birdie putt to seal the win. Meanwhile, as some at the US PGA International also got the sinking feeling, another Green - Nathan Green - staged a late charge, including this amazing shot from behind the grandstand.

COMMENTATOR: Oh, can you believe that? For eagle. He was the best of the Aussies, finishing ninth, with Rod Pampling tied for 10th. A wayward tee shot from American Tom Lehmann,

but when it came down to a playoff for the title, countryman Dean Wilson finished smiling for the cameras. There's been more argy bargy in the Champ Cars, and the sport's bad boy, Paul Tracy, has been at it again.

And just a warning - you can see the full race on Ten later tonight.

Already on probation for a stoush with Team Australia's Alex Tagliani in the last Grand Prix, this time Tracy took out series leader Sebastien Bourdais on the final corner, and the Frenchman clearly wasn't happy about it. I don't feel sorry for him. He took me out of five races last year, so I guess, you know, payback's a bitch. I'd like to see him come with his helmet off

and then we could have a real match, so next time he wants to come by, he should take his helmet off. Those fighting words almost overshadowing

A.J. Allmendinger's win, who's now much closer to the series lead, thanks to his team-mate, Tracy. In Sports Tonight - referee Steven Clark talks about that controversial decision which killed off the Wests Tigers' finals hopes.

Some heavy traffic tonight over

Brighton will sands? Unfortunately

so, Deb. That run through the airport through Brighton and

Ramsgate struggling this evening.

Barely any gap between the traffic

for that 3km stretch through to the

bay for Monday night. A nice warm one today, but will it last? Tim Bailey's back with the latest weather details next.

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You're watching the news. Time for

You're watching the news. Time for all the weather details now. Tim

Bailey keeps going on about soft

lighting. He thinks it makes him

looks better. We've done a straw

poll. We disagree. That comes from

a man, folks, who has worked in a

studio for 30 years with a Doris

studio for 30 years with a Doris Day filter. I know I've won that

Day filter. I know I've won that argument. Magnificent light. Look out your

out your window at the sun set but

not for long because ratings are important to us.

Today - brilliant. 4.5 degrees

above average. Our fourth day in a

row up that way. Tomorrow, a partly

cloudy offering. If you live on the

coast, you might get a shower. The

rest of the week looks dry, sunny

and by this time next week, up

around 25 degrees. Bailey's

birthday bulletin. Mark Gerard,

happy 50th. That's the father of

Mark Gerard, the Wallaby winger and

the Australian netballer and

fullback, Narrabeen's worst ever

football team. To Brooky, lovely to

meet you in Thredbo across the

weekend. Happy 14th birthday for

weekend. Happy 14th birthday for Friday and hello to your mates Lucy

and Maggie as well. Isn't that

cheaper than sending out birthday cards?

Cloud crossing the far sourt east

with a front is causing showers in

southern Victoria and Tasmania. Low

cloud pushes on to the south-east

SA coastline and that's been done

by westerly winds and brings

isolated showers. The weather

front tomorrow: front tomorrow: isolated

thunderstorms across south-west WA.

A big fat high will clear showers

from southern Victoria and far

south-east NSW.

Isolated showers clearing from south

Victoria. Showers in western and

southern Tasmania. Widespread

showers and isolated thunderstorms

across south-west WA. On Wednesday, a

a cold front will spread cool

showery winds along the southern

coastline and a high pressure

system will cause showers to

contract to the southern WA

coastline. A brilliant day today,

not quite as good tomorrow. Tops of

18 degrees. Then we get sunny again.

And then up to 22 or 23 for the

weekend and 25 next Monday.

I'm the best-lit man on television.

Thank you Mother Nature and Dan Lawson. A tiny woman has taken on the giants of the speed-eating world.

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