International events pack Australian sporting calendar

Rob Shaw
By Rob Shaw
May 16 2022 - 3:00am
TRY AGAIN: A packed York Park in Launceston watches Namibia versus Romania at the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

While Australia's immediate political future may remain unknown for another week, the country's sporting outlook is not only locked in but guaranteed to get most fans' votes.

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Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Sports editor

Heralding the impact of Tasmanian sport without saying "punching above its weight" is not as easy as it sounds.