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Adam Colemans spring tour is over, with Wallabies coach Michael Cheika confirming the lineout general has suffered a grade tour medial ligament strain. Paul Westphal Jersey .Coleman suffered the injury early in Saturdays 23-22 victory over Scotland, when a ruck collapsed and he copped a knock to the left knee.The 25-year-old had scans on Saturday night, travelled with the team to Paris on Sunday and was hopeful of playing a part later in the tour but received the bad news on Monday morning.Obviously Adam has got an injury thats going to rule him out of the rest of the tour, theres no doubt about that, Cheika said in Paris.Well get him home and get him healed and then he can have a holiday before next season starts.His role in the starting lineup will likely be filled by the experienced Rob Simmons, while a host of squad members - including veteran Kane Douglas, the versatile Dean Mumm as well as fringe options Will Skelton and Sam Carter - could also benefit.But theres no doubting Colemans absence is a serious blow to Australias grand slam ambitions, with the rookie forming a devastating combination with fellow towering youngster Rory Arnold in quick time this year.Coleman has also embraced the lineout calling and taken on a senior role within the team - but Cheika wanted to focus on having found a dynamic young locking combination, rather than lament losing him for the rest of the year.Its a bit of a shame for him because hes had a really good start to the year and hes worked his way through since June, Cheika added.In saying that it gives someone else an opportunity now.Theres two ways to look at it. Theres the discovery - weve been able to get these two guys playing good rugby and starting to improve at this level.Weve also got ourselves another very, very handy lineout caller and hes only in single digit Tests.(Coleman has) got a good future. Hes got to keep working on it, theres no doubt about that. He knows that.Hes disappointed but thats the way footy goes sometimes.Australia play France at Stade de France on Saturday (Sunday AEDT), before finishing off with Tests against Ireland and England. Paul Silas Jersey . Aaron Harrison scored a 22 points for Kentucky (6-1), which has won four in a row following a Nov. 12 loss to current No. 1 Michigan State. Julius Randle overcame a scoreless first half and added his sixth double-double in as many games with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Marvin Webster Jersey . 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SYDNEY -- That burns a little bit.With that, Adam Scott summed up his 2013 Australian Open implosion at Royal Sydney and showed just how badly he wants to win at the same course this week.The world No.7 is the highest ranked Aussie vying for the Stonehaven Cup, a tournament another local Geoff Ogilvy described as a major for all Australian players.Yet it is even more personal for Scott after he walked up the 18th green at Royal Sydney with a one-shot lead in 2013, only to bogey and open the door for Rory McIlroy.I certainly feel like Id like to get a win here at Royal Sydney after what happened a few years ago - that burns a little bit, Scott said on Wednesday.Also to win the Aussie Open is special, but it would kind of cap off what was a good year but it would make it feel just that bit better because I got another win.Looking back on the 8-iron error that helped open the door for McIlroy, Scott lamented a lack of judgement that saw him miss out on a win that would have completed the Australian Triple Crown.Yeah I just, from memory, obviously the 18th hole stands out and I made an error on the last hole, one I couldnt afford to, Scott said.Its just the way the game goes. If Id just hit a pretty average shot to the front of the green and two-putted, Rory probably doesnt make his putt and I win the tournament. But I just slightly pushed the 8-iron and misjudged the wind, it goes over the green into a tough spot and make a five.And then the doors open for Rory and being such a great player, you know youve got to take those breaks when theyre given to you and he knocks it in. It was a shame because Id had such a great run down here, but maybe a good motivator for me this week to try and get out and do it all again.While McIlroy proved his tormentor in 2013, Scottts main challenge at Royal Sydney this time around will come from world No. Al Tucker Jersey. .5, American Jordan Spieth.The 23-year-old two-time major winner has travelled to Australia the last two years, a win in 2014 and runner-up finish in 2015, but he is getting his first look at Royal Sydney this week.Still, Scott wasnt sure whether his extra course knowledge would be a factor this week.Over Jordan? Maybe, Scott said when asked if he had the edge due to his local knowledge.I mean hes such a good player he can figure a course out pretty quickly.I think even though hes young hes already got so much experience, playing everywhere around the world which is I think to his advantage that hes coming out here and playing this event. And in some small way Im sure its going to help him, whether its with an Open Championship or something like that in the future.But the young guys playing around the world I think get so much experience and hes got a very mature head on his shoulders so hell figure it out.But just having played here a fair bit over the years I feel very comfortable and I might have a little bit of an advantage in that sense.While Scott will be the sentimental favourite with the local fans, there is no shortage of other Australian players capable of taking out the Stonehaven Cup. And it will likely be well received, too, given the flailing fortunes of Australias other leading sports teams.Well theres heaps of us playing so the odds are pretty good, Scott said with a smile when asked if he could deliver and Australian victory.Well Jason had a good year again, hes No.1 in the world - hes holding Australian sport high at the moment. ' ' '
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