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  • Ainslie pay a stirring tribute to the late Scott Gibson

    17 June 2018 8:15 AM 10

    In years gone by Gibson would have been one of those former players cheering from the hill, which made this victory extra special for the resurgent Tricolours. "It was a pretty big day for the club, especially with the passing of Scotty," Rourke said. "He was a really much-loved former player, and after he retired he would come down every week and stand

  • Optus working on World Cup woes after another patchy night

    17 June 2018 4:03 AM 10

    Optus staff are working around the clock to stop their World Cup stream from continually dropping out after some customers complained of patchy coverage for a second time on Saturday night and Sunday morning. The telco was met with a deluge of complaints on Friday night when subscribers' streams dropped out during the Egypt v Uruguay match, which was only broadcast

  • Shinnecock wins on day of carnage at US Open

    17 June 2018 3:44 AM 9

    Former US Open champion Justin Rose shot 73 to take outright fifth at four over. The third-round scoring average at the par-70 course on Long Island was 75.328, with only three players posting rounds under par. It prompted Mike Davis, chief executive of tournament organiser the USGA, to appear on host broadcaster Fox Sports and admit officials blew it with the course

  • England pound makeshift Australian attack to take 2-0 series lead

    17 June 2018 3:18 AM 9

    Centurion Shaun Marsh has backed Australia’s inexperienced bowlers to bounce back after Saturday’s mauling by the England batsmen. Already missing Ashes-winning spearheads Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc in addition to James Pattinson, the tourists were also without young Queensland quick Billy Stanlake in the 39-run one-day loss in Cardiff

  • Canberra Giants eye landmark ANL title on home court

    17 June 2018 3:11 AM 10

    “It was great to play in Canberra... we don’t get these crowds anywhere else in Australia," Rodrigo said. "It’s a great opportunity to have family and friends on the sidelines to cheer us on”. The Magpies are jostling for top spot with the Victorian Fury but the Tasmanian outfit - the state league affiliate of Super Netball's Collingwood Magpies - is guaranteed

  • Morgan's miracle Hail Mary rams Woden home

    16 June 2018 11:39 AM 11

    Morgan's kick capped a big afternoon for the forward. He also scored the try that sparked their second-half fightback for his first ever win over Tuggeranong. "I'm not allowed to kick, I don't have my kicking licence. I just saw that one on the fly and thought I'd go with it. Nothing else to lose," he said. "I saw [Taws] out of the corner of my eye the play before

  • Canberra FC down Gungahlin United to book spot in FFA Cup round of 32

    16 June 2018 10:37 AM 10

    Gungahlin were on the board first and although Canberra quickly equalised, they could have been reduced to 10 men on 43 minutes. United winger Thomas Muller burst down the right flank and was about to play Antoni Timotheou in on goal when he was brought down from behind by Marko Vrkic. It looked a blatant foul, which could easily have been a straight

  • Firth hopes Toucan can finally win at Lismore

    16 June 2018 3:00 AM 11

    Meanwhile, Peter Snowden will attempt to win the same two-year-old race with the same horse twice in a season at Muswellbrook on Sunday. Snowden has won the Greg Cribb Memorial Red Crown, which honours his late brother-in-law, on five occasions, but, with the race having been moved from November to June, it gives Californiasurprise a chance to be a two-time

  • France skipper predicting 'battle' against Socceroos'

    15 June 2018 1:04 PM 13

    "This is an official match, it’s going to be a much higher intensity, the teams are going to fight,it’s going to be a battle, we’ve studied the Australians and it’s going to be a very difficult game," Lloris said through an interpretator. "It’s going to be a battle, we're going to be present int he duals and w’ere also going to add a technical aspect

  • Full steam ahead for Merchant Navy at Ascot

    15 June 2018 9:00 AM 13

    “We are very happy with Rhododendron. The plan is to go to the mile race on day one at Royal Ascot, and there is no problems with her stepping back up to a mile and a quarter when needed,” O’Brien said. “If we go to the Cox Plate, we have to go with a very good horse and she would definitely be on the list for that. “ Sioux Nation won a group 1 last year and we are looking