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The lunch box - 12/11

The lunch box - 12/11

Tiger watch - the Australian Masters 2009, Day 2

For all the channel golfers. Due to unprecedented interest in the appearance of Tiger Woods we've got a few links that will lead you to the latest from the course. Plus feature news and articles on the tournament.

On the board - 10.00am:

  • -6 Branden Grace, Tiger Woods, James Nitties, Jason Dufner
  • -5 Matthew Goggin, Ashley Hall, Doug Holloway, Cameron Percy
  • -4 Greg Chalmers, Peter Nolan, Stuart Appleby, Manny Villegas
  • -3 Ryan Haller, Damien Jordan, Scott Laycock, Lee Slattery

Tap in:

State of the market

  • After a sixth successive day of growth on Wall St's Dow, the Australian markets opened in the black but not strongly. After gaining as much as 25 poinst it fell away in the afternoon. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 was down 9.1 points at 4747.9.
  • The Aussie dollar was up at $US0.9342. Gold was up $US12 to $US1114.5 an ounce while oil slipped marginally to $US79.0 a barrel.

General news

Sport

  • Cricket: Ashes may be played at Homebush Bay
  • Cricket (2): Hughes poised to knock Watson down a few pegs
  • Swimming: Near naked and exposed by rivals, but it suits slowcoach Phelps
  • new Corica's on track for return against Perth
  • Rugby league: JT's forgetfulness raises England's hackles
  • Rugby league (2): Sheens throws Lewis at Lions as mystery surrounds final line-up
  • Rugby union: Cheeky Gits grinning again as leading light
  • Football: Country comes first for Vidosic, despite the cost

Entertainment

For the evening:

  • Here’s a good one – Powerfinger fans, get ready. There will be a livestream tonight. Click here for the details.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance morning shower. Min: 18, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 16, Max: 31
  • Brisbane: Late shower. Possible storm. Min: 16, Max: 29
  • Perth: A few showers, easing. Min: 18, Max: 25
  • Adelaide: Dry. Sunny. Min: 23, Max: 39
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 24
  • Canberra: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 13, Max: 28
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 26, Max: 35

Product Wars: Movie/TV inspired gadgets

  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Doctor Who K9 style Roving security sentry - 87%
  • 2nd - Transformers style “All Spark” Hub - 74%
  • 3rd - Dick Tracy inspired touch-screen internet watch - 67%
  • 4th - Get Smart Shoe Phone - 66%
  • 5th - James Bond hidden video-camera watch - 64%

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