Aussie women finish seventh at the Amsterdam Sevens

THE Australian women finished seventh at the Amsterdam Sevens yesterday, and fifth overall at the end of the inaugural IRB Women's Sevens World Series.

The Aussies won two of their three pool games before crashing out of Cup contention after losing 19-10 against Russia in the quarter-finals.

They then lost 15-5 against Spain, before beating France 14-12 in the seventh-place playoff.

New Zealand won the series after beating Canada 33-24 in the final to secure their third Cup of the four-round season.

The result meant the Kiwis completed the double with both the women and men winning their respective series.

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Snitz sizzles to win qualifier with ease

IN FULL FLIGHT: Brisbane jockey Robbie Fradd streaks clear to win the $150,000 NRRA Country Championships qualifier on board Snitz, trained by Matt Dunn, at Clarence River Jockey Club.

SHORT priced favourite sends everybody home happy.

Ballina Players brings popular military drama to the stage

ON STAGE: John Rado as Colonel Nathan Jessep and Dylan Wheeler as Lt Daniel Kaffee in the Ballina Players production of A Few Good Men.

Tickets are on sale for their new production of A Few Good Men

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