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23 October 2019

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Chris the Merino sheep famed for his record-breaking fleece has died (8)
The Merino sheep was found wandering near Canberra in 2015 with a 41kg fleece Graham Readfearn @readfearn Tue 22 Oct 2019 10.10 BST Chris the Merino sheep who made international headlines after being found wandering and barely visible under a world-record 41kg fleece has died, his "heartbroken" carers have announced. "Chris the sheep has passed away.
Lockie Ferguson, Colin Munro to face England in T20 warm-ups (4)
ANI The Auckland Aces fast-bowler has been cleared fit to play after fracturing his right thumb in Sri Lanka last month. Pacer Lockie Ferguson has returned from injury in the New Zealand XI to play against England in two T20 warm-up games.
Shares mixed after Wall Street decline, EU open to Brexit delay (6)
This is a file image of various stocks. Joe McDonald, The Associated Press BEIJING - Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street fell and an EU leader said he would recommend that the trade bloc let Britain delay its departure. In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.4% to 7,245.85 and Gemany's DAX added 0.2% to 12,767.90.
England can beat All Blacks, says confident Anthony Watson (6)
o Watson has no grudge with Sonny Bill Williams after 2017 Lions o 'I was never too fazed by the All Blacks' mystique' Robert Kitson in Tokyo Tue 22 Oct 2019 22.00 BST Anthony Watson says he is convinced England can beat New Zealand on Saturday and end the All Blacks' quest for a third successive World Cup triumph.
Lomu, a prince and a draw: England v NZ classics (5)
Reigning champions New Zealand face England on Saturday in what promises to be a tough encounter ByJulian Guyer England face reigning champions New Zealand in a World Cup semi-final in Yokohama on Saturday. The teams have met 41 times since their first encounter in 1905, the All Blacks dominating the fixture with 33 wins to England's seven and one draw. New Zealand have won all three of their World Cup matches, meaning England
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