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Cleary family wins National Rugby League title with Penrith


BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Father and son got it done for the Penrith Panthers. Ivan Cleary won a National Rugby League grand final for the first time after two previous defeats as a coach and his son Nathan was named the player-of-the match as the Panthers beat the South Sydney Rabbitohs 14-12 in the championship match at Brisbane. The match was moved to Brisbane from its usual grand final home of Sydney’s Olympic stadium due to an ongoing new wave of COVID-19 in the city. And Sunday’s match in Brisbane was questionable for a few days due to a smaller outbreak in the Queensland capital.  

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