Australian Kangaroo


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Australian Kangaroo

A one-ounce gold bullion coin minted in Australia. The obverse is stamped with the Sovereign of Australia and the reverse with a picture of a kangaroo.
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St James' Park has held big-time rugby league only once before, more than a century ago when the 1909 Australian Kangaroos tackled Great Britain in only the second ever international test match.
Picture story books about the Australian kangaroos have a long and distinguished history and kangaroos have long been part of the literature for children in this country.
NANOL: Former Australian Kangaroos and Clive Churchill Medal winner, Dennis Ward is in Papua New Guinea to help promote the concept.
"I have today advised the chairman of the ARL, Colin Love, that I will not be putting my name forward for consideration to coach the Australian Kangaroos in 2009," Stuart said in the statement.
POWER PLAY: Keith Senior of England breaks through a tackle during the World Cup Pool 1 match between the Australian Kangaroos and England at the Telstra Dome; BELIEF: Paul Sculthorpe says England can rise to the occasion
The nugget series unfortunately ended there; since 1989 Australian gold bullion coins have carried depictions of kangaroos, and so, although they used to be referred to as "Australian Nuggets" (and some people still do call them that), the coins are now more generally referred to as "Australian Kangaroos."
He first came to Tyneside as part of the Fiji 2000 World Cup side, which took on the Australian Kangaroos at Gateshead International Stadium.

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