Exciting Appointment

Huntly-born rugby league half-back Jeremy Smith, 29, who currently plays for the UK team Salford City Reds, has signed a one-year contract with another British club, the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. Smith, who can play at both scrum-half and stand-off, has played three times for his country, having represented Aotearoa Maori in the 2 World Cup. “He’s an international quality player and will add an extra competitive edge in the middle of the field,” Wakefield coach John Kear said. “He’s an exciting footballer who has played at the highest levels.” Smith has made 44 appearances for Salford joining the club in 29 after moving from South Sydney.


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One Point Closer to Hall of Fame for Lydia Ko

One Point Closer to Hall of Fame for Lydia Ko

New Zealander Lydia Ko has started her new season in style with victory at Florida’s Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions on the LPGA Tour, Mike Hall reports for the UK…